The decline in home food preparation and increase in convenience products has become a recipe for poor health.
It’s commonly known that wholemeal or wholegrain products are healthier than white, refined versions. But is smooth wholemeal bread just as healthy as cooked barley or steel-cut oats?
Does your super fund invest in cigarettes? Suzi Mahonen meets a campaigning cancer doctor who’s raising the alarm and hitting the tobacco industry where it hurts.
While tobacco multinationals are seeing their customer base shrink in Western countries, they’re wasting no time recruiting new addicts elsewhere. Kent Kingston reports.
Despite being used traditionally for all cooking methods in the Mediterranean, it’s often said you can’t cook with olive oil due to its lower smoke point, compared to other vegetable oils. But is that really the key to choosing safer cooking oils?
Could switching to a healthier diet lift your mood? New research suggests the likely answer is Yes.
Intermittent fasting has become popular as a weight-loss strategy. But what is it, and how does it compare to continuous calorie-restricted diets?
John Knight, aka media medic Dr James Wright, says he’s grateful after beating life-threatening cancer, twice.
Who knew so much good could come from a bucket lined with aluminium foil and a few LED bulbs?
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?
Sheila O’Connor provides some sage advice to anyone trying to control their diet and lose some kilos.
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?