The science of hangry

Do you feel the rage when you’re starving? Angela Tufvesson explains why you get hangry. Have you ever snapped at...

Supermarket sweep: fruit juices rated

The sugar content in some supermarket juices rivals that of soft drinks. Dietitian Jemma O’Hanlon assesses the risk from...

Bananas: the new sports drink?

Bananas may be better than a sports drink for endurance exercise, according to a new study – and dietitian...

Happy tummy

Keep your digestive system in check with this edited extract from The CSIRO Healthy Gut Diet cook book. Salmon and...

The summer protective vitamin

As the hot weather approaches, up your intake of vitamin E to shield your skin and hair for a...

What to eat and not to eat when training

The meals you eat before and after a workout have a direct impact on performance and recovery, explains sports...

Recover with a banana

Bananas may be better for recovery after exercise than a sports drink, according to a US study. The carbohydrates...

Start cycling

Cycling is for everyone, so if you haven’t jumped on your bike recently here are six ways to work...

The inconvenient truth

With low-carb diets a huge fad in health and fitness, some nutritionists are risking the ire of the keto...

When healthy turns harmful

If you believe everything social media tells you about food, you’re at risk of having a potentially serious eating...

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