Jennifer Garth It starts first thing in the morning. The moment you open your eyes you're bombarded with food thoughts.
How to eat
Paula Goodyer Scientists from the University of Copenhagen believe this diet is the only diet to follow.
MEGAN JOHNSTON Three dietitians reveal which foods they tuck into between meals - and which ones they avoid.
Paula Goodyer The task of sweetening our food and drink has become more complicated as more sugar alternatives appear on the shelves of health food stores and supermarkets.
Sandy Smith Leading nutritionists say the popular eating plan is potentially hazardous to your health.
RACHEL CLUN Here are some foods that you should avoid if you want to stave off hunger pangs.
RACHEL CLUN It's a common misconception that you can't overeat healthy foods.
Michael Moss Has coconut water lived up the the hype since taking the world by storm as a miracle drink?
Paula Goodyer Tuning into your body’s inner appetite signals is more useful than observing external food ‘rules.’
Susie Burrell Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simply dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus.
RACHEL CLUN Exercising self-control can be hard, especially when it comes resisting your favourite guilty pleasures.
Tom Sanders Everything you need to know about fats. You might just be surprised.
Try these healthy and nutritious breakfast options from Lorna Jane Clarkson when recharging after your morning gym session.
Melissa Davey Melissa Davey's suggestions as to why raw foodies provoke such strong reactions.
60s diets v today
Niki Bezzant Vintage advice shows us there's nothing really new about modern weight-loss theory.
Food for long life
Kate Quilton Kate Quilton travelled the globe to countries with 80 per cent obesity, and one where a village has found the secret of eternal youth (two glasses of wine a day helps).
MELISSA DAVEY Intuitive eating might teach us how to eat 'normally' again.
Paula Goodyer Figuring out whether a high protein diet is healthy or not can be pretty confusing.
KATHLEEN LEE JOE Good riddance, #Fitspo! #Sitspo is your new motivational best friend.
Claire Hayhurst People who eat breakfast burn more kilojoules and have tighter blood sugar control than those who are fasting, a new study has shown.
Hope Warshaw Reaching for a sweet treat every afternoon? Read on to find out what you should eat earlier in the day to ward off those cravings.
Health extremists are cutting all gluten or dairy from their diets under the false pretence they suffer from an allergy, says a leading dietitian.
Brigid Delaney When Brigid Delaney embarked on a controversial diet, it unleashed primitive food cravings that had her behaving in unexpected ways.
Health myth busted
Susie Burrell If you are trying your best to eat ''healthy'', here are some simple ways to ensure your calories are also kept under control.
Nina Teicholz It's a counterintuitive move. But if you are trying to get healthy, purge the pantry of low-fat foods.
Susie Burrell With sugar's demonisation in full swing, what is the best way to sweeten food?
Susie Burrell Simply spending a little more time considering how you consume your calories each day could be all that you need to improve your nutrition.
SARAH BERRY "Claims for the established superiority of any one specific diet over others are exaggerated."
Susie Burrell As we learn more and more about nutrition, and the greater the number of "experts" out there publishing diet books inevitably leads to the propagation of new diet beliefs and trends, whether or not there is evidence to support them.
Sarah Knapton A new study reveals you should include 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day fior a longer and healthier life.
Eat yourself healthy
Paula Goodyer Headlines about certain vegetables reducing cancer risk are useful to a point but there's a problem.
SARAH BERRY Getting caught up in a numbers game extracts any joy from eating and can be detrimental to our health.
Paula Goodyer The Meat Free Week campaign starts Monday to raise awareness of the impact of our high meat consumption on animal welfare, as well as on human health and the environment.
Brigid Delaney Is juice fasting the secret to good health – or is it simply a dangerous fad?
Susie Burrell The importance of a nightly dinner ritual should not be underestimated.
Hair of the dog
NICKY PHILLIPS According to new research, the punishing effects of hangovers does little to delay your next drinking session.
1200 calorie myth
Sophia Herbst Who decided on this magic number?
Susie Burrell At times we all need to do it, pick up something for dinner on the way home after a long day. So, what are best options when you are tired, hungry but still wanting to try and eat as healthily as you can?
Linda McSweeny The simple act of drinking water can help us lift our mood and think more clearly.
Susie Burrell Ravenous between meals? This is what you should be snacking on.
Sarah Knapton Study finds that grandmothers who ate well during pregnancy and kept their daughters well-nourished in their first few years had heavier, and therefore healthier, grandchildren.
Rachel Clun We've highlighted a few common misconceptions about the dietitian trade.
What to eat
Gretchen McKay Attempting a long distance run on an empty stomach will not only be a disadvantage while you run, but will also inhibit effective recovery.
Paula Goodyer The secret to a healthy brain could be in a wisely chosen diet.
Leah McLennan Join the growing - yet thinning - number of cavemen and women among us.
Gary Taubes Before I make another dietary resolution, I’d like to know that what I believe I know about a healthy diet is really so. Is that too much to ask?
The latest Biggest Loser winner in the US, Rachel Frederickson, has heard the concerns but she's not listening. And she's not answering questions about whether her weight loss went too far.
Dr Max Pemberton Why we tend to forget everything we know about biology, physiology and nutrition at the start of the year.
STEVE DOW She talks to Steve Dow on the eve of her push into the US.
Are we over kale?
Leah McLennan Since the major supermarkets started to stock kale its popularity has boomed.
SARAH WHYTE Meat pies are less than one-third meat, while only half a chicken nugget is chicken flesh, a Fairfax Media investigation has found.
True or false?
Paula Goodyer We put common myths about nutrition to rest.
New super foods
MJ Angel Step aside blueberries and quinoa, here are the super foods we can expect to see gracing menus this year.
Susie Burrell A dietician finds out which foods you should be selecting on your lunch break.
Linda McSweeny Chocolate can have good and bad effects on your health.
Calm in a can
Paula Goodyer Herbal fizzy drinks that claim to help with relaxation and sleep are gaining fans.
LUCY CARROLL Forget your waistline - over-indulging at Christmas could take its toll on your brain cells, too.
LAUREN SMELCHER SAMS One author – and former anorexic – says they often do more harm than good.
Healthy v costly
Lydia Hales A healthy diet hits wallets harder than an unhealthy one, although opting for the latter may not be a bargain in the long run, a study suggests.
Say not to juice
Coming from someone that subscribed to/promoted raw and macrobiotic meal plans such a long time this is a little surprising.