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A healthy but complex community is living together peacefully, until an unruly mob of hooligans disturbs the peace. This scenario is likely playing out in your gut every time you go on a weekend junk food binge, writes Margaret Morris.

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Work parties, Christmas feasts and New Year’s Eve binges. Nutrition expert Rebecca Reynolds offers five tips to avoid a belly like Santa’s this festive season.

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Cancer is caused by a combination of genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors. So what can you do to reduce your risk? Read the latest from UNSW’s experts.

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A UNSW study has found expectant mothers conserve additional energy and extract more calories from food, without needing to consume significantly more, challenging the adage of needing to 'eat for two’ during pregnancy.

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National dietary guidelines have become an easy target for those looking for a scapegoat for bad diets in prosperous countries, write Rosemary Stanton and Tim Crowe.

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Conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract are common in modern humans and many are on the rise. Here’s what they mean for you, writes Rebecca Reynolds.

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We need to stop fussing over macronutrients and think about foods, writes Rosemary Stanton.

The assumption that the growing ranks of overweight and obese are not sufficiently motivated to lose weight may be wrong, with research suggesting low health literacy is the culprit, writes Mark Harris.

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Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavours, according to new UNSW research.

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How much food your dining companion eats can have a big influence on how much you consume, a UNSW-led study concludes.

 

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