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Australian public hospitals cannot meet the rising demand for obesity care

Despite our national waistline being touted as a major public health concern – new research, led by Western Sydney University, […]

Accept yourself, and you’ll eat better

The battle to correct eating disorders has taken an interesting turn with researchers finding that acceptance of weight, body and […]

Diet advice for the New Year

A new year often heralds the start of a new resolution to overcome the excesses of the festive season. Eating well […]

Brain cells that control appetite identified for first time

Dieting could be revolutionised, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which […]

Health app guide to protect customers

Researchers have designed a set of guidelines to help protect consumers and assist health app developers understand laws and regulations. […]

Taking a break from your diet may improve weight loss

Avoiding continuous dieting may be the key to losing weight and keeping the kilos off, the latest University of Tasmania […]

Personality Bites: Scientists find biggest diet derailers

With almost two in three Australian adults overweight or obese, a new CSIRO report has analysed the five main diet […]

Health benefits of seaweed

Researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) are about to embark on a second human trial to investigate the effect […]

Weighing up diet programs

New La Trobe University research has found that commercial weight loss programs frequently fail to deliver on their promise of […]

Modest Increases in Kids’ Physical Activity Could Avert Billions

Increasing the percentage of elementary school children in the United States who participate in 25 minutes of physical activity three […]