Health

Nutritional new year's resolutions

The new year encourages creative resolutions after indulging throughout the holidays. Nutritional goals, when set in moderation, can have a lasting effect on overall physical health. A registered dietitian with Baylor College ...

Gastroenterology

Designing healthy diets with computer analysis

A new mathematical model for the interaction of bacteria in the gut could help design new probiotics and specially tailored diets to prevent diseases. The research, from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, was recently ...

Pediatrics

Dealing with fussy eating in children

If meals with your children are ruled by what they refuse to eat, consider a UNSW Sydney dietitian's advice on how to tackle fussy eating and win mealtime back.

Pediatrics

'Breast is best' push out of touch

University of Queensland researchers have discovered why only 34 per cent of mothers exclusively breastfeed to six months, despite the global push to increase rates to 50 per cent.

Health

What 'dry fasting' is and why you shouldn't do it

A new fad diet making the rounds on wellness influencer Instagram won't actually help you lose weight. And it could cause dehydration, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, organ failure—even death.

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