Consume nuts to prevent weight gain
Eating nuts can help prevent weight gain and benefit cardiovascular health.
Plant-based or vegan diet better for diabetes
A plant-based or vegan diet is associated with better management of diabetes.
Nitrate-rich diet reduces risk of macular degeneration
Vegetable nitrates can reduce the risk of developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration.
Chewing gum as an effective vitamin supplement
Vitamin supplemented chewing gum is an effective delivery system for some vitamins.
Reduce LDL cholesterol with seed oils
A meta-analysis finds that seed oils are best for reducing LDL cholesterol.
Mediterranean diet cuts macular degeneration risk
Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
Why your mood changes when you're hungry
The sudden drop in glucose you experience when you are hungry can impact your mood.
Fussy eating prompts parents to pressure or reward children
Fussy eaters cause both mothers and fathers to respond with non-responsive strategies and behaviours out of concern for their children.
Wholegrains prevent against type 2 diabetes
All types of whole grains, whether it is rye, oats or wheat, offer protection against developing type 2 diabetes.
Traditional diet increases gut microbiota diversity in children
A traditional diet and lifestyle increases the diversity of gut microbiota in children but not in adults.
Reduce blood glucose levels with milk at breakfast
Consuming high protein milk with a high carbohydrate breakfast can reduce blood glucose levels and improve satiety.
9 Australian bush foods you should be eating for your health
We import “superfoods” from exotic lands but Australia’s own native foods hold their own in the medicinal and flavour stakes....
White button mushrooms regulate glucose levels
Eating white button mushrooms changes gut microbiota which can improve regulation of glucose in the liver.
Should you have breakfast before you exercise?
Breakfast before exercise may prime the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise.
Discover how chickpeas can help with weight management and heart protection
Chickpeas are legumes that are often called gram, garbanzos, chana or Egyptian peas. We take a look at the many...