Opinion article* published in Australasian Science written by Professor Clare Collins at the University of Newcastle. New diet fads and furphies seem to appear every day. While some of these have a scientific basis, for others the science has changed in response to new discoveries or the science is just not there yet. “I took […]
Can an increase in fruit and vegetable intake improve your skin colour and appearance? A University of Newcastle research group is searching for the answer with the hope it could be a powerful motivator to encourage people to eat more healthy.
Ethical and environmental considerations are often the prompt for adopting a meat-free diet. But better health may also push some towards vegetarianism, with a new study showing vegetarians have a lower risk of premature death than their meat-eating counterparts.
Volunteers are needed for a new study being conducted by Professor Clare Collins, Dr Melinda Neve and Ms Kristine Pezdirc from the Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition at the University of Newcastle.