Dietetics

February 28th, 2018 There was no significant difference in weight change between a healthy low-fat diet vs a healthy low-carbohydrate diet, found a year-long Stanford University randomised clinical trial. Also, neither genotype pattern nor baseline insulin secretion...

January 17th, 2018 Coeliac disease, an allergy to gluten that causes damage to the intestine, affects only 1% of the population but 11% of Australians follow a gluten-free diet and 30% of people in the US try to reduce their gluten intake. Suzanne Mahady of Monash...

November 29th, 2017 The obesity epidemic has spawned a cottage industry of weight-loss schemes. Currently in vogue is intermittent fasting, which involves alternating intervals of extreme calorie reduction with periods of normal eating. Proponents of this regimen claim...

October 4th, 2017 Greater weight and fat loss were achieved with intermittent energy reduction, the randomised controlled Matador Study trials at the University of Tasmania show. In the findings, School of Health Sciences researchers showed in a randomised...
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