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What is the Effectiveness of Email-based Exercises in Promoting Psychological Wellbeing & Healthy Lifestyles?

Research Paper Title The effectiveness of email-based exercises in promoting psychological wellbeing and healthy lifestyle: a two-year follow-up study. Background Web-based interventions provide a possibility to enhance well-being in large groups of people. Only a few studies have studied the effectiveness of the interventions and there is no information on the sustainability of the effects.… Read More

ADF Educators Guide to Healthy Eating (ADF EDGE)

Research Paper Title ADF Educators Guide to Healthy Eating (ADF EDGE). Executive Summary In 2006, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) updated the Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) for Australia and New Zealand (NHMRC, 2006). Recommendations for Military NRVs (MNRVs) were subsequently developed in light of the new NRVs for Australia and New Zealand… Read More

What is the Health Potential of a Low Glycaemic Index Diet?

Stephen Colagiuri, writing in the British Medical Journal, suggests that the case for the health potential of a low glycaemic index diet is”Clear for people with diabetes but evidence is weaker for those without.” What we eat affects our health, but there is considerable debate about the optimal diet. Consequently, the general public is bewildered… Read More

Small Changes to Diet could bring Substantial Health & Environmental Benefits, Say Researchers

Making even relatively small changes to current UK diets could have a substantial effect on the environment and the population’s health, two research papers have claimed (Green et al., 2015; Milner et al., 2015). The United Kingdom has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from their 1990 levels by 2050, and some say… Read More

What is the Link between Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle & the Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus?

Research Paper Title Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Prospective Cohort Study. Study Question Is a healthy lifestyle profile before pregnancy associated with a reduced risk of gestational diabetes? Summary Answer Compared with women who did not meet any of the low risk factors assessed (healthy body weight, healthy diet, regular… Read More