Would you like your doctor to follow you around the supermarket while you do the weekly grocery shop, in order to help make sure you choose the right foods for your diet? It is the latest idea in the US...

Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) say that Australian manuka honey is just as powerful at fighting bacteria as New Zealand manuka honey. The difference between Australian and New...

Researchers at the Imperial College London have criticised the switch from sugar beverages to artificially sweetened beverages. Their commentary article published online by PLOS Medicine Journal on 3 January...

An internationally acclaimed neuroscientist says brainpower, rather than willpower, is the key to healthy eating. Professor Selena Bartlett is based at QUT’s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation....

The first time I ever ate a sushi roll was in Sydney – tuna and avocado as I was a bit wary of anything raw at that stage!  It would have been over 15 years ago and I remember how excited I was...

Consumer advocacy group, CHOICE, has struck out at Nestle Australia for offering fitness trackers alongside tins of Milo, which CHOICE says is 46 per cent sugar. CHOICE says offering the fitness trackers...

Australian doctors are calling for people to be more aware of iron deficiency, saying it is more common than is often thought. “Iron deficiency is very common”, say Dr Jonathan Baird-Gunning and Dr...

There is concern over a new trend involving bodybuilders injecting natural oils to help them gain muscle. The concern comes after the British Medical Journal Case Reports journal late-last week published...

A leading Sydney-based medical professor has written about cases of scurvy among patients in Sydney and the relationship of the disease to their poor diets. Professor Jenny Gunton, who heads the Centre...

A new piece of technology is allowing nursing mothers to easily monitor their baby’s feeding patterns and see exactly the amount of milk the baby has consumed. ‘Momsense’ works together with earset...