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A new study has found that following a vegetarian diet is twice as effective in
reducing body weight as conventional low-calorie diets.
On top of that, dieters who go vegetarian
may also boost their metabolism by reducing their muscle fat.
Published in the Journal of the American...
The Conversation has conducted its
own study on the benefits of a soft drinks tax and concludes that a
tax would benefit the wider economy through increased economic
productivity, by having more, healthier people in paid and unpaid
The Conversation compared a scenario - modelled on...
A study, published in theAmerican
Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has found that over an
eight-year period, people who regularly ate fried potatoes were
twice as likely to die.
Researchers analysed the potato consumption and health of 4,440
people aged between 45 and 79 in...
If the idea of losing 20 or 30 kilograms overwhelms you, the
good news is that relatively small changes in your weight, such as
losing 3 kilos, may have a significant effect on your health.
Research released by the Australian Institute of Health and
Welfare (AIHW) in April claims that if...
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An article in a recent Gastroenterology journal by George Thom
and Professor Mike Lean, both from the University of Glasgow, asks
and answers the question...
We use stock phrases to normalise our children's weight:
"She/He's just a big girl/boy." "It's in their genes." "I'm big so
my kids weren't ever going to be slim."
It's time to stop minimizing the danger we're putting our kids
in if we allow them to gain weight as a natural part of...
The Gold Coast Bulletin is reporting that leading sports doctor
Professor Peter Brukner is heading an anti-sugar campaign calling
for clubs to ban sports drinks - just days after leaving the
Gatorade-sponsored Australian cricket team.
After ending a five-year stint with Cricket Australia,...
Health Star Ratings should be extended to cover fast food
restaurants across Australia, a new report by The George Institute
for Global Health says.
The George Institute for Global Health and Cancer Council NSW
have analysed more than 1,500 products by assigning Health Star
STOCKHOLM - Globally, more than two billion children and adults
suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese,
and an increasing percentage of people die from these health
conditions, according to a new study.
They are dying even though they are not...
Sugar acts as a chronic, dose-dependent liver toxin (poison)
when consumed in excess, Dr. Robert Lustig, professor of
Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San
Francisco (USCF) says.
Access full videos from Dr Lustig's studies at the end