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Four good habits add up to lower weight gain

Researchers looked into the association between weight gain and meeting simple guidelines for four key behaviours by surveying a cohort […]

Low testosterone thresholds established for Type 2 Diabetes

Research into Type 2 Diabetes conducted by Western Sydney University has for the first time established a range of clinical […]

How your nerves are linked to obesity

A free public lecture at the University of Adelaide explained the important role of nerve signals in the gut in maintaining health, […]

Does weight loss surgery help with problem eating habits?

More Australians are turning to surgery to help treat obesity – but once their surgery is over, what impact does […]
Women choosing between fruit and hamburger

Comfort eating

Often when food is eaten, it is not just for the nutritional content or to appease hunger, but also for social or psychological reasons. Eating a meal can change your mood and emotional predisposition. Comfort eating is a way in which people deal with stress, anxiety, boredom,...