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Angelo Pricolo muses about the nexus between food and health… and where the rules are different When I travelled to Italy with the family pre-COVID-19 in 2019 (sounds funny…) I …

There is an urgent need for the entire healthcare workforce to be involved in efforts to improve diet and physical activity across populations, says FIP The International Pharmaceutical Federation has …

Are pharmacists equipped to deliver weight management services and, if so, what does a best-practice model look like? Australia’s rising obesity rates place a significant burden on the public health …

Weight loss and muscle atrophy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are linked with increased morbidity and mortality. Yet malnutrition remains under-diagnosed and undertreated, The World Health Organisation defines …

American researchers have published evidence to support news that should surprise very few: it appears that eating a lot of fried foods is not good for your health Little is …

by David Clayton, Nottingham Trent University With a global diet industry worth US$168.95 billion, it’s clear the world is obsessed with weight loss. But what’s the best diet for losing …

As the silly season begins, Louis Roller takes a look at navigating the pitfalls of overindulgence Overindulgence: to allow yourself to have too much of something enjoyable, especially food or drink: wish I hadn’t overindulged so much …

It’s well known that portion size affects food intake… so could doubling portion sizes facilitate a healthy diet? Deakin Business School’s Professor of Marketing Chris Dubelaar worked with researchers in …

According to a new AIHW report, the quality of our diet is poor across all age groups with about one-third of Australians’ energy intake coming from discretionary food A new …

Researchers examined whether providing a low FODMAP diet to breastfeeding mothers could help reduce colic in infants… and the results suggest it could While avoiding “windy” foods is common among …

Natural health products were the most popular OTC medicines sold in pharmacies in 2015-16, according to latest AIHW stats Among over-the-counter products sold in pharmacies, which do not require a …

Karalyn Huxhagen unpicks the ways in which pharmacists should be utilised in residential aged care… with appropriate remuneration The recent announcement of the Royal Commission into Aged Care facilities is …