A Christian Perspective on the World Today


Fasting for weight loss

Intermittent fasting has become popular as a weight-loss strategy. But what is it, and how does it compare to continuous calorie-restricted diets?

Hitting 90, and still here . . .

John Knight, aka media medic Dr James Wright, says he’s grateful after beating life-threatening cancer, twice.

Light therapy for Parkinson’s disease gives new hope

Who knew so much good could come from a bucket lined with aluminium foil and a few LED bulbs?

Edible gifts

The festive season is a time for giving. Yet many of the edible gifts we give may be recipes for disease further along. Why not present a loved one with something tasty and that benefits their health?

Feeding the body, starving the soul

Sheila O’Connor provides some sage advice to anyone trying to control their diet and lose some kilos.

Heart health trends and debates

A heart-healthy diet is the cornerstone for preventing heart attacks and strokes. Yet various controversial diets, foods and nutrients have become popular. What does the evidence say?

Beyond size

Suvi Mahonen says she struggles with her body image, but she learned an important lesson from her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter.

Go healthy for good – October 2017

The link between ADHD and risky sexual behaviour is much stronger than you might think.

The problem with business lunches

Frequent eating out may be harming executives and those working in a fast-paced business world.

How to survive after 40

Over the hill? Hardly. Lee Carseldine shares some tips on how to thrive mid-life.

Best diet for diabetes

If you’re seeking a dramatic improvement in your diabetes status, the evidence is in: a natural, unrefined plant-based diet will deliver!

Maritza Brunt’s sugar diaries

For Maritza, the plan was simple: one month without sugar. The execution of the plan was much, much harder.