Nutrition

Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD
Mental Health 15 Dec 2018

Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD

University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder using an amino acid supplement.
Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s
Mental Health 06 Dec 2018

Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s

Eating a Mediterranean diet could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by years, new research has found.
New report looks at Australians’ diets across different stages of life – and the results aren’t good
News 27 Nov 2018

New report looks at Australians’ diets across different stages of life – and the results aren’t good

According to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), one thing remains consistent across all ages: the quality of our…
Diet and depression link
Mental Health 24 Nov 2018

Diet and depression link

James Cook University researchers have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression.
Yo-yoing weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar may raise heart attack and stroke risk | USA
Heart 10 Nov 2018

Yo-yoing weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar may raise heart attack and stroke risk | USA

Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher risk of heart attack.
Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements
Fitness 31 Oct 2018

Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements

Pre-workout supplements claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training, yet a verification of the caffeine content of these products has never been conducted…
Diets high in vegetables and fish may lower risk of multiple sclerosis
Neurology 06 Sep 2018

Diets high in vegetables and fish may lower risk of multiple sclerosis

People who consume a diet high in vegetables and fish may have a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis, new research led by Curtin University has…
Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk, despite conflicting advice
Heart 02 Jul 2018

Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk, despite conflicting advice

University of Sydney researchers aim to help clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption, as a new study finds eating up to 12 eggs…
High vitamin D levels linked to lower cholesterol in children
Hormones 29 Jun 2018

High vitamin D levels linked to lower cholesterol in children

There is a link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children, new research from the University of…