Should we be eating nuclear Japanese fish?

Australia leads the world in medical research, and for many years our scientists have brought relief to patients suffering from various long term ailments. We lead in stem cell research and treatment for stomach ulcers as well as a possible break through in cancer treatments. So who is ordering the latest research into possible medical … [Read the full story]

Big Belle’s Banana Bread

Have you ever wanted to impress your friends with some great food? Here is a recipe that will get their tastebuds going…unless you don’t do it properly and fuck it up, in which case don’t tell them where you got this recipe. Banana Bread You will need: 1 1/2 cups of plain flour 1tsp of … [Read the full story]

One Direction food fight in Melbourne

One Direction’s last show in Melbourne was one to remember – with the boys getting caked and pies thrown at them. But here’s the kicker – The fans weren’t the ones responsible for the mess! Support act 5 Seconds of Summer instigated the huge on stage food fight, involving whipped cream, super-soakers after singing a … [Read the full story]

Adelaide store fined for selling expired food

A supermarket in Adelaide’s southern suburbs has been fined $200,000 for selling expired food and other food standards breaches. The Port Noarlunga South Foodland pleaded guilty to 20 counts of breaching the Food Act, including displaying food for sale past the use-by date. Among the goods on display past their use-by date were chicken, ham, … [Read the full story]

Listening to new music is good for the brain

A new study has discovered that listening to new music is good for the brain. A team of Canadian scientists have used MRI scans to establish that areas of the reward centre of the brain become active when people hear a new song for the first time. A report published in the Science journal explains … [Read the full story]

How Animals Eat Their Food

Davo’s quote of the day

Not really a quote today…more of a question: “If you shove food up your arse, does that mean that you shit out of your mouth?”

Beware of these 11 words on food packaging

The words written on food packaging are a contract between you and the manufacturer, as mandated by the federal government via the FDA. Many food producers hire lawyers that help them craft words to get you to buy their products while toeing the line of legality. Here are a few common package proclamations that you … [Read the full story]

The 5 strangest weight-loss tricks

1. Sniff a banana, apple, or peppermint You might feel silly, but it works. When Dr Alan R. Hirsch of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago tried this with 3,000 volunteers, he found that the more frequently people sniffed, the less hungry they were and the more weight they lost – … [Read the full story]

Top tips for dietless weight loss

Forget calorie-counting! The simple tricks that could help you lose weight WITHOUT going on a diet From the Dukan Diet to the Caveman Plan, weight-loss regimes instructing us what to eat and what to avoid are big business. A number of recent studies have revealed how making several small lifestyle changes could help you lose … [Read the full story]

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