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Coconut oil: not so good after all?

Nutrition experts are at war over coconut oil, and we ask - is it a wonder food, or should we be careful how much we consume?

Lose weight and lower cholesterol

Today, Australia is one of the fattest nations in the world, with obesity becoming the single biggest threat in the country to public health.

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Celeb parents: Fit and over forty

These celebrity parents have got staying in shape down to a fine art.

Does margarine lower cholesterol?Many people believe plant sterol-enhanced spreads are a cure-all for high cholesterol, but that's not the whole story, say experts.

The hidden secrets of "health" foods

Take a closer look at that label. Your choices may not be as "healthy" as you think.