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.

Pizza, 4.01 out of 7 on the Yale Food Addiction Scale
Chocolate

Fat recognised as 'sixth taste', which explains why low fat foods aren't that appealing

Fat has been under-rated in terms of taste, according to Australian scientists who say it ticks all the boxes to be listed as an official sixth taste, alongside sweet, salt, sour, bitter and umami.

UK expert says selfies could be fuelling spike in eating disorders

While selfies are seemingly innocent, if slightly narcissistic and mostly annoying, one expert has warned they could be fuelling a spike in dangerous eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.