Does boiling green vegetables reduce their nutritional benefits?

The purpose of cooking is to make vegetables edible. Boiling is the most common and traditional…

A garlic clove a day may keep bad heart health away

Garlic has a long history of use for medicinal purposes. Ancient Greeks used garlic to treat…

Early treatment can help anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems and can be debilitating if left…

Depression symptoms can be improved by diet

Depression is a common and debilitating condition which affects around one million Australians each year. While some…

Hydrolysed infant formula shows no benefit in preventing type 1 diabetes

Hydrolysed milk formula is where cow’s milk proteins are broken down into smaller pieces in the…

The more you taste, the more on your waist

Increased taste sensitivity of complex carbohydrates may lead to increased energy consumption. Increased consumption of energy…

A diet for diabetes prevention

A diet high in carbohydrate and fibre and low in fat helps weight loss in people…

Many pregnant women still not exercising enough

Researchers have reviewed attitudes towards physical activity during pregnancy and highlighted enablers and barriers. There are…

Frozen fruit and veg in your freezer boosts consumption

A study finds that having convenient frozen fruit and vegetables on hand in the freezer is…

Breastfeeding feeds good gut bacteria to infants

The gut microbiome is made up of all the resident bacteria and other microbes that have…

Do self-management support programs work for chronic conditions?

The prevalence of chronic health conditions continues to rise in Australia alongside our ageing population. In…

Healthy weight during pregnancy good for baby

It’s normal to gain weight during pregnancy. It ensures a mother and her baby stay healthy…