We all know about the importance of eating fruit and vegetables for a healthy body, but what about a healthy mind? Soumya Bhamidipati talks to University of Otago senior psychology lecturer Dr Tamlin Conner to discover the impact of vegetables and fruit on psychological wellbeing.
Prefer to prescribe a book then a pill? A list of suitable self-help books for young Kiwis has just been released by Books on Prescription.
Rheumatic fever vaccine research involving special ‘yoghurt’ and a whanau-led approach to healthy nutrition are amongst $4.3m worth of grants just announced by the Heart Foundation.
For many youths their body image is a major cause for concern leading some to say our young people are struggling to see their self worth, a survey has revealed.
A drug targeting at stopping insulin resistance has instead prevented mice from depositing and storing fat causing Australian researchers to think it may have potential as an anti-obesity drug.
Researchers are investigating whether time spent by children and pregnant women in our lush outdoors could prevent adverse health conditions in New Zealand children.
The accidental creation of a mouse that doesn't get fat on a high-fat diet has opened up the potential that a drug already being used by humans may have a similar effect.
Mindful eating tips for responding to cravings and emotional eating are shared by a hypnotherapist.
It's a fashionable diet, endorsed by a range of A-list celebrities including Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Halle Berry, Gwyneth Paltrow and Megan Fox.