Professor David Cameron-Smith is a health expert and the current Chair in Nutrition at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland.

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Experts

Why exercise recovery hurts – and what helps

Professor David Cameron-Smith explains the science of post-workout soreness.

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The real reason you feel hungry

Professor David Cameron-Smith explores how hunger works.

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Experts

A guide to good guts

Protecting your gut bacteria with healthy food is vital to overall health.

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What are macronutrients?

So what exactly are macronutrients? We've got the lowdown.

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How taste works

Interested to know how your taste buds work? We talk to the experts

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How to stay hydrated

Don’t wait for thirst to hit: keep fluids up throughout the day for optimal mind and body function.

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How body fat works

Professor David Cameron-Smith explains how our bodies store excess fat

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Guides

Gluten – the good and the bad

What actually is gluten and coeliac disease? Professor David Cameron-Smith dishes up the facts

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Experts

The skinny on fat metabolism

Can you train your body to burn more fat, and store less? Professor David Cameron Smith explains

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The restorative power of sleep

Key ways to improve the quality of slumber: from weight management to the perfect sleep environment.

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Is that a meal or a snack?

How the old-fashioned, humble approach to morning or arvo teatime has changed.

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Having your cake and eating it too

How to let go of guilt and enjoy good food – the healthy way.

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Experts

How unhealthy is fast food?

Professor David Cameron-Smith weighs up the nutritional value of fast food to assess.

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Advice

A food lover’s guide to training

Dining for success to achieve your fitness goals when preparing for a race

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Community

What to eat in the lead-up to race day

Your guide to nutrition in the final stretch of your training.

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Experts

Hot chillies for heatlh

We take a look at how chilli turns up the heat, both in our mouth and within our bodies.

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Experts

Fats: The good, the bad and the ugly

Professor Cameron-Smith takes us through different varieties of fat and what they do to our bodies.

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Guides

Mini-guide to gut health

How to get the most out of our high-performing digestive organs

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Health Check

5 ways your body changes by running

Running involves repeated muscle contractions, over and over again as you pound the pavement.

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Advice

Nine tips for bouncing back after exercise

Exercise can hurt, not just during a session but also for several days afterwards.

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Experts

Powerful proteins

Professor David Cameron-Smith delves into why protein is such a vital component of a healthy diet.

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Experts

Exceptional ageing

By 2020, 18% of Australia's population will be over 65 and by 2050 this will be well over 24%.

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Super-foods!

Your mum was right, eat your greens!

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Experts

9 post-exercise recovery tips

Professor David Cameron-Smith shares nine simple ways to reduce muscle pain and speed up recovery.

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Experts

Celebrate health success

Food habits are tough to break but the rewards don’t go unnoticed.

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