New research confirms men and teens are affected by Instagram influencers who set global benchmarks for ideal body shape, fashion and even facial trends. While perhaps […]
Researchers have found that #Fitspiration is flawed, making many women feel worse about themselves and their bodies rather than inspiring them to exercise. Despite the positive […]
Regular consumers of popular caffeinated energy drinks may need help kicking the habit. New Flinders University research, published in the international journal PLOS One, put a […]
Does a bowl full of luscious Lindt balls make you drool? Or can you learn to turn those cravings into other thoughts?
Fitspiration is a rising global movement within social media that encourages weight loss, healthy eating and exercise through inspirational fitness images and slogans.
Belly dancers are more satisfied with their bodies and have better body image than young women who don’t belly dance, new Flinders research shows.
Targeting perfectionism may be of benefit in buffering young people against the development of eating disorders.
Flinders University has honoured a group of its most eminent professors with the inaugural award of the title of “Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor”.
Eating disorders are increasingly overlooked in Australia because society is too focused on obesity prevention, Professor Tracey Wade says.