Health

Is fake meat healthy? And what's actually in it?

The popularity of plant-based proteins, or "fake meat," has increased in recent years as consumers look to eat fewer animal products. In fact, plant-based protein is projected to be a A$3 billion opportunity for Australia ...

Pediatrics

What's new this year for school lunches?

In the past, school cafeterias might have served as a source for more punchlines than nutrition. But lunch is a more dynamic and, these days, healthy part of students' lives than many people realize.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health tied to weight gain in obese people during pandemic

Weight gain in adults with obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with higher baseline body mass index deteriorations in mental health, maladaptive eating behaviors, and less physical activity and sleep, according ...

Overweight & Obesity

Toddlers eat more vegetables if they are rewarded

New research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, the Netherlands (4–7 May), has found that toddlers eat more vegetables if they are rewarded for trying them.

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