Need to justify your chocolate habit? Scientific research now confirms how much dark chocolate is good for your heart, mind and sports performance.
One of the largest ever scientific reviews looking at associations between food and beverages and the risk of diet-related disease has reinforced the fundamental nutrition keys and dietary patterns for good health. Diet plays a big part in health. As the typical western diet moved to more overly refined and energy dense foods, rates of […]
Eating only raw foods has emerged as a popular dietary trend. Proclaiming an emotive health message, it is enough to make you think twice before next adding heat to your food. But fear not – on the scales of health, there is little to tip the balance in either direction. Raw food advocates claim cooking […]
A comprehensive review of clinical trials involving a wide range of popular dietary supplements has found that with the exception of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids, there is little evidence to support their use in Western countries by the general population. Dietary supplements are big business, with around half of the Australian population using […]