What’s your sleep type?

Last week was Sleep Awareness Week. This is an annual event that highlights the importance of having good quality sleep. This year’s theme is ‘Sleep on it: Memory and problem solving’ and [...]

How to stop stress-eating

Sally Obermeder and Ryan Phelan from Channel 7’s The Daily Edition asked Dr Helena to provide some answers. Here is a transcript of their conversation. 1. Why do we eat in response to stress? [...]

Not all Calories are equal

The average person extracts 6 Calories from eating a medium-sized piece of raw celery. If you cook that same piece of celery, you begin to break down the cellulose (indigestible fibre) and end up [...]