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Scientists have discovered a way to 'switch off' hunger

New research explains why we're affected differently by hunger, and how it could be harnessed to tackle obesity

Babies as young as six months regularly looking at tablets and smartphones, study finds

But local experts say screen time guidelines are out of date, and putting unnecessary pressure on Aussie parents

The Superhero Project

Pint-sized superheroes

Mum's Superhero Project was inspired by son's heart defect 

'My kid can't eat this because the juice is too wet'

Parents share kids' hilarious excuses for refusing food

DIET

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Have scientists figured out how to 'switch off' hunger?

If you've ever wondered why your friend can remain un-phased if a waiter is slow on meal delivery, while you consider snacking on serviettes if your pizza takes too long, then this new research might explain a few things

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Nadia Lim's fish tacos with mango, coriander and tomato salsa with avocado quinoa salad

Nadia Lim's fish tacos are Friday night fast food with a healthy, fresh twist

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Yo-no: Study finds regular consumption of yoghurt does... well, nothing

A Spanish study found regular consumption of yoghurt had no impact on the physical and mental parameters canvassed

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Night-time snacking linked with increased diabetes, breast cancer risk

Researchers from the University of California have confirmed for the first time that fasting at night is crucial for maintaining regular sleep and metabolism cycles

FIT MUM

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Five diet tweaks to boost fertility as you age

It's becoming clear that while it's not the be-all and end-all of good fertility, what we eat can have an impact on our chance of conceiving

Woman lifts weights of up too 100kg – at seven months pregnant

Mother-to-be lifts 100kg weights – at seven months pregnant

While expecting the arrival of her first child in a matter of weeks, 39-year-old Katja is spending up to 12 hours a week working out

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Extreme morning sickness linked to developmental problems in kids

US research has found that children born to mothers suffering from HG are more likely to have attention disorders, speech delays and language problems.

Mums 'take back postpartum' through social media

New mothers are sharing images of 'real' life after birth using the hashtag #takebackpostpartum

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How much we weigh at birth can predict our future health

When we consider things like career success and health, we like to think the ball is in our court. If we study and work hard, we can scale the career ladder and if we eat healthy and exercise plenty, then good health is ours for the taking.