Addiction

Hidden sugars making Australians' sweet habit hard to crack

Up to two-thirds of 'hidden' or added sugars in the Australian diet come from packaged foods, with Australians buying up to 11 teaspoons per person each day in their supermarket shop, according to new research.

Overweight & Obesity

Potential impact of post-Brexit trade deals on obesity and diabetes

Last week saw the publication of the government-commissioned National Food Strategy—an independent report led by restaurateur Henry Dimbleby which outlined how the country's food system and our diets need to change to meet ...

Health

Progress in the Pacific on sugary drink taxes

Pacific nations are leading the way regionally with taxes on sugary drinks in a bid to battle obesity and related diseases, new University of Otago-led research reveals.

Health

Soft drink ads target 'vulnerable'

What keeps consumers hooked on high sugar soft drinks? Advertising, of course. But why are some consumers more adept at ignoring these cues than others?

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Q&A: Gaining weight during menopause

I recently turned 50, and I walk about 1 mile daily and work out two to three times per week. I believe I am beginning to go into menopause, as I have not had a period in a few months. Also, I have noticed the number on my ...

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