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Is fructose bad for the liver?

06 / 09 / 16

Fructose is claimed to have adverse effects on the liver but is there evidence for this? ..

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Diet and the microbiome

06 / 09 / 16

We hear a lot about the microbiome but what is it? How does it affect health? And how can diet optimise our microbiome?..

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Do food manufacturers hide sugars on food labels?

08 / 08 / 16

We explore the different sugars added to packaged foods and regulation around sugar labelling...

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Are Low Carb High Fat diets for sports performance all hype?

08 / 08 / 16

The Low Carb High Fat diet for sports performance: does the evidence match the enthusiasm?..

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Starch: The final frontier

04 / 07 / 16

Maltodextrins are now the number one sweetener added to food, but are they any healthier?..

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The problems with paleo

27 / 06 / 16

Interview with Adjunct Professor Neil Mann about how the paleo diet stacks up scientifically...

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New nutrition buzz-words: orthorexia and HAES

06 / 06 / 16

Interview with APD Susan Williams on the latest term of 'orthorexia' and rising trend of Health at Every Size (HAES)..

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What to do about triglycerides

02 / 05 / 16

Are high triglycerides as bad as high cholesterol and what role do carbohydrates play? ..

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How much added sugar is in that? A proposed method for calculating added sugars in foods

07 / 04 / 16

A new method has been developed by researchers at Sydney Uni and has now been applied to the health survey data..

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Our taste for sweet

10 / 04 / 16

Are we hard wired to prefer sweet foods and drinks? Discover the answers in an interview with Professor Russel Keast..

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