The waistlines of adult Australians, and particularly women, have ballooned since 1989, research shows.
Australians are being told to think twice before reaching for the crackers and dip this Christmas, with new research revealing some dips are saltier than seawater.
Excessive hours of sitting to watch TV has been linked to an increased risk of dying from inflammatory diseases like Alzheimer's and diabetes, according to an Australian study.
The very low carbohydrate, high fat ketogenic diet has been linked to improved memory and longevity in mice, although it did lead to weight gain.
A high salt intake is associated with a two-fold risk of heart failure, new international research has found.
Yoga has been shown to lessen the symptoms of depression, psychologists meeting in the US have been told.