• The obesity fighting mushroom

    Chinese medicine counters diabetes and weight gain.

    As any gardener knows, plants need the right mix of fertilisers to flourish – and the same seems to be true for your ...

    Biology July 6, 2015
  • Book: Vitamania

    A book investigating the dubious vitamin industry.

    NON-FICTION Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection By Catherine Price Scribe (2015) RRP $32.99 Th...

    Biology June 22, 2015
  • Rotten egg gas lead to longer life?

    Hydrogen sulfide in the body the cause of a longer life.

    Calorie-restricted diets have long been known to extend lifespan and delay the diseases of ageing, but nobody has kno...

    Biology January 27, 2015
  • Season of good cheer – and guilt

    Overeating at Christmas is de rigueur, but what should our diet look like when we get down to tho...

    ISTOCKPHOTO Christmas is the season for good cheer, family rows and lots of guilt – mainly about what you e...

    Social Sciences December 1, 2014
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