Nutrition

When your body doesn't have the right fuel, you are more susceptible to infections. Good nutrition is the key to keeping you cold- and flu-free.

Chocolate - specifically its purest form, cacao - is a superfood that's particularly beneficial during winter, writes naturopath Teresa Mitchell-Paterson.

Do you know about the powerful healing properties of the reishi mushroom? If not, it's time to get acquainted, because reishi just might be the most dynamic superfood yet.

Even if you think you're familiar with this well known and widely used nutrient, read on: you may be surprised to discover how versatile it is.

Long used as a medicine in many world cultures, ginger comes into its own in winter, thanks to its many anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds, says Teresa Mitchell-Paterson.

Pamela Allardice speaks to Vladia Cobrdova, wellness ambassador for the About Life wholefoods chain.

A high-fibre diet keeps gut microbes from eating the colon's lining, and protects against infection, a recent study shows.

Adding coconut oil to bread dough could reduce the spike in blood sugar levels commonly seen after eating other types of bread.

Just a handful of nuts a day cuts the risk of a wide range of diseases, including the Big Three: heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

The Mediterranean diet is associated with a reduced risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a recent study.

We talk to the healthy food darlings of social media, Foxtel, and Vogue, Hemsley + Hemsley, about their meteoric rise and how it's transformed their lives.

Rosemary Ann Ogilvie talks to renowned researcher Jerome Sarris PhD about his ground-breaking work into diet, nutritional deficiencies, and mental health.

Meet Mat Pember of The Little Veggie Patch, an innovative company that uses upcycled apple crates for growing food in small spaces.

You already know that this B-group vitamin is a mum-to-be's best friend for preventing birth defects - but that's not all it has to offer.

Drinking grape juice - specifically, juice made from purple Concord grapes - boosts cognitive function and driving performance in busy, stressed mums.