Determine the personal and scientific realities of Australia's obesity epidemic with SBS's new three-part weekly documentary series: 'The Obesity Myth', debuting on Monday 4 September on SBS at 7.30pm. #TheObesityMyth
What was the point of losing all that weight if I was still going to agonise over being fat?
It wasn't until Joshua was in his late 20s that the kilos really started to pile on. Having already been through depression and drug addiction, he was determined to ensure that obesity wouldn't be his...
Common sense dictates that you can't catch obesity simply by standing next to a larger person, writes Helen Razer. So why is the topic of obesity such a source of discomfort and anger for so many non-...
A conversation about our evolving attitudes towards fatness.
Adolescent Arab-Australians are among the most likely groups in the country to be classified as overweight or obese. Ruby Hamad asks if culture and genetics are to blame or whether something else is a...
I struggled to accept that mental illness — invisible and elusive — was in the same league as disability.
The power of a slow pace and the benefits of small living helped me find myself outside the chaos of big-city life.
Google searches for 'menstrual cup' are up 800 per cent over the past 10 years.
What made one of the country's top neurosurgeons squirm in his seat?
It is women of colour and those from poor backgrounds who will suffer the most from draconian US abortion laws.
Being autistic is magical, and miraculous. Autistic people are a gift to our global community.
Zayt al-baraka, which is essentially black cumin oil, is commonly used for its health benefits in Arabic communities - with some calling it the "oil of abundance"...
Queensland mother of three Michelle Shellshear was fed up with buying deodorants that never alleviated her sweat or body odour. So she made her own.
My self-esteem was shattered because I felt rejected, isolated and judged.
Nits are one of the most dreaded scourges of parenthood.
Fermented cabbage isn’t just for eating. Meet Beata who swears by a traditional homemade remedy to treat acne: just put sauerkraut on your face.
Tapping may seem like a far-fetched form of energy healing. But as new SBS series 'Medicine or Myth?' discovers, it might actually be a valid way to relieve your...
The experience of period pain is as old as fertility itself. Here’s how women used to treat menstrual cramping before they reached for Dr Google or modern over...
Mask selfies are this decade’s “I just drink lots of water.”
“It also makes me see things from outside the box. I don’t easily fall for lies, I can see through things.”
"I developed toxaemia, preeclampsia and in the womb, one of my babies heartbeat paused a few times so I had to get an emergency C-section.”
Australians pitch their natural remedies to a panel of medical experts for consideration in ‘Medicine or Myth?’.
Meals are generally acknowledged to be the most practical offering to be made to sick people and their families. Not always though - certain illnesses do not...