Get a tummy ache when you're nervous? We can thank two patients, who had very rare accidents, for our early understanding of what happens to the stomach when we're anxious and stressed, writes Vincent Ho.
The man behind a $10 million donation to Southern Cross University says he will not try to influence what is taught in holistic medical courses.
A new study finds one type of concentrated fish oil supplement reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke among people with heart disease. But these findings apply to a certain group of people, writes Garry Jennings.
Many foods that seem healthy contain hidden fats, sugars and salts. If you're trying to lose weight, it pays to know where they're hiding, write Yasmine Probst and Vivienne Guan.
Manufacturers of gluten-free products need to test products more frequently, according to a study that found about one in 40 products did not meet national food standards.
Schools in regional South Australia have tossed wrapper foods to halve waste and increase students' consumption of fresh food.
The modern caveman movement, paleo diets, digital detoxes and off-grid living all seek to get back to a natural way of life. But have humans ever really lived in harmony with their environment or is this notion just "paleofantasy"?
The average Australian doesn't eat enough from any of the five major food groups. So what are we eating? Take a guess.
Major food companies and agricultural scientists are developing more food and beverages for the rising number of Australians with food allergies, tapping into a huge and growing market
The word "superfood" conjures ideas of natural health and rediscovering ancient wisdom, but the term doesn't have any scientific definition. So do exotic foods from remote cultures have more health-giving properties than the fruit and veg already sitting in your crisper?