Angelina Jolie

What Angelina's ovary removal surgery means for women at risk

Preventative surgery on the cards for Aussies with faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes

Pre-cooking rice could be the easiest weight loss tip ever

Scientists figure out how to cut calories by up to 60 percent

Are you an extrovert? Scientists say your diet is doomed

How your personality affects what you eat

Fab or fad? Decode the new 'superfoods'

A nutritionist decides whether or not they're worth the hype

100 years of fitness in 100 seconds, by Benenden Health

100 years of fitness in 100 seconds

Who knew Jazzercise had gone out of fashion?

'One Day Young'
A portrait from One Day Young

One Day Young

Photo series captures mums and bubs during their first day together

DIET

Fab or fad? A nutritionist decodes the new 'superfoods'

We teamed up with The Gen Y Nutritionist Rosie Mansfield to decode whether or not they're worth the hype.

Scientists say a brisk, 15-minute walk key to curbing those chocolate cravings

It turns out the secret to beating those all-consuming cocoa cravings may be simply to walk away from it — and not in the general direction of a vending machine.

Is this the world’s healthiest wine?

Here’s a compelling incentive to get clinking (like you needed it).

Can bacon really sustain you through a marathon?

Have you heard the news? Fat is back in fashion!

Why are bodybuilders drinking breast milk, and where are they getting it?

When a protein shake no longer cuts it, bodybuilders and distance runners are turning to an unlikely source of nutrition.

Australian researchers say taxing soft drinks could improve the nation's health

If you already think you're paying too much to supersize your soft drink, you may want to look away now.

FIT MUM

'One Day Young' photo series captures mums and bubs during their first day together

Lewis' book contains 40 portraits of mother and child, which were selected from a collection of over 150 images taken over five years.

Study says breastfed bubs grow up smarter and richer – but is it just putting pressure on new mums?

A large–scale study showing that people who are breastfed as babies grow up to have higher IQs and earn more money by the time they are 30 has just been published by a Brazilian university.

Could excess weight gain in pregnancy be to blame for childhood obesity?

Mothers who gain more than just "baby weight" are 300 percent more likely to have an obese child, according to Columbia University researchers.

Could downward dog ease postnatal depression?

Yogis have been spruiking the mental health benefits of the ancient Indian practice for centuries — and science is continuing to back their claims.

Mothers banned from breastfeeding at breastfeeding conference

You'd think a conference designed to promote breastfeeding would welcome nursing mothers and their babies, but you'd be wrong.

Delay cutting umbilical cord by two minutes to give babies a better start to life: study

Waiting a couple of minutes to cut the umbilical cord of a newborn baby could improve their health, according to Spanish researchers who found the delay improves babies' resistance to oxidative stress.

Pregnant women who use plastic products could be harming their unborn babies' IQ

Certain plastics may join soft cheeses, sushi and booze on the list of items blacklisted for pregnant women, after studies continue to find that chemicals contained within them could be harmful to unborn babies.

Conceiving through IVF 10 times harder in your forties

Researchers from the University of California have found it's 10 times more difficult to become pregnant at age 43 than at 37, suggesting women wanting to achieve successful pregnancies should be freezing their eggs at a younger age.