Is fasting a fad?
Dr Karl and Dr Nick discuss the latest science on intermittent fasting. We now have some longer-term studies on its efficacy and the results show it is no better for weight loss than traditional dieting. It does improve our health short-term, but so does all calorie restriction.
Testing the BMI with Dr Nick Fuller
BMI (Body Mass Index) is a universal health tool. Dr Karl and Dr Nick delve into its past and why it still is an indicator of good health despite many shortcomings.
The Doctor's Kitchen
Dr Rupy invites Dr Nick back on the podcast to discuss food addiction. They discuss everything from how our body regulates food intake to how we beat the addiction to our favourite foods.
Melissa Joy Dobbins is joined by Dr Nick Fuller to discuss why this advice - "You just need to eat less and move more" - is all wrong.
Shirtloads of Science
Dr Karl visits Dr Nick for an analysis of the latest diets. In Covid times it is harder to stay in shape. Dr Fuller talks through the basics and what we can do to make healthy changes that last.
Dr Nick Fuller chats to Lee Kelso on United States radio station WOWO 1190AM/107.5FM to discuss the current challenges with the obesity epidemic and to highlight some of the things we could be doing.
Dr Nick Fuller sits down with Felicity Harley at Newscorp Australia HQ to discuss why we should be breaking up our weight loss journey into 4-week cycles.
Shirtloads of Science
Dr Karl visits Dr Nick to compare two currently popular diets: Keto vs Carbs. Dr Fuller talks through the basics of both and and what you can do to make lasting healthy changes.
The Doctor's Kitchen
Dr Rupy joins Dr Nick Fuller to discuss how clever our bodies actually are and why it thinks it's doing the right thing by shutting down when weight loss results. They chat everything from Tim Tams, to how our brain regulates our weight, and what we should be doing to regain control of our waistlines.
Better Than Yesterday
Osher Gunsberg discusses the science of weight loss with Dr Nick Fuller.
The Physical Performance Show
Get ready to have your paradigm shifted around weight loss as Dr Nick Fuller chats to Brad Beer - not just a conversation that matters to people looking to lose weight, but also crucial for the driven athlete, conscious of their body weight. It's also relevant for practitioners and of course coaches and athletes of any level.
A Plate to Call Home
Gary Mehigan joins Dr Nick Fuller to discuss all things health and weight, and how to curb those cravings in the modern-day environment packed with all our favourite foods.
Have you recently taken up running? Dr Nick Fuller caught up with Brodie Sharpe on The Run Smarter podcast to discuss safe weight loss methods for runners. Running certainly sheds the weight, but steps must be taken to prevent injury setbacks and weight regain.
Food for Health with Dr Nick Fuller
Dr Karl visits Dr Nick for a health and diet check-up. In Covid times it is harder to stay in shape. Dr Fuller talks through the basics and what we can do to make healthy changes that last - whatever your age.
The worst (and best) diets of the year
41 popular diets have been ranked by US Health professionals. Dr Nick Fuller takes Dr Karl through the top and bottom of the chart. Is there a new number one this year? Will it be the 5/2, Keto, Dash or Mind? Before you start your next diet, listen to this Podcast.
The salty truth
We all need salt, but too much makes you sick. Too much for too long kills you. So how much is enough and which foods have it? Dr Nick Fuller busts FIVE common Myths to help you toward a simple lower-salt lifestyle plan. Feel better and you're likely to lose some weight.
Not so super foods
Imagine something that would undo all the bad stuff you put in your mouth. Now that would be a Super Food. Superfoods do not exist and Dr Nick Fuller takes Dr Karl through recent claims.
White drink scams
A whole new drink category has sprung up in your supermarket. The labels say "milk" - but what's really inside? On the internet you'll find all kinds of nice things being said, but some of these products have hidden health hazards - like loss of bone mass, weight gain and bad cholesterol buildup. Some are just lousy value for money. Dr Nick lists the healthy and economical choices for every diet.
Fight fat with science
95% of diets fail & Dr Fuller knows why. It's not only what you eat but how and when. He takes Dr Karl on a neuronal, hormonal and intestinal journey plus the latest science on maintaining a healthy balance. We are hardwired for hard times and so it takes smarts to beat the snacks that pump us up.
Diet is a 4 letter word - but it doesn’t have to be
By middle age you will try over 60 diets and 19 times out of 20 you will not lose weight. Australia is now the 5th fattest nation on earth (ahead of the UK). Join Dr Karl & Dr Fuller from Sydney University and a plan that is friendly to the human condition. Fad diets will fail. On average we will spend more than 30 years on diets during our lifetime. With a $60 billion weight loss industry, do they really want you succeed?
Better For It
Dr Nick Fuller put Katie Williams to the test of eating big to small. Do you know the science behind reducing portion size through the day?
This one is for all the runners out there! Dr Nick Fuller caught up with Isobel Ross from Peak Endurance to discuss how you can meet your running goals and your long-term weight-loss goals.
This is one for all the healthcare professionals. Dr Nick Fuller chats to Tyson Franklin on why weight is often the underlying cause and how to navigate this very sensitive topic to improve treatment efficacy.
Dr Nick Fuller joins Adam MacDougall on Health Hackers to discuss how to avoid going to extremes with your nutrition.
‘Misleading consumers’: Health star rating system needs overhaul
The government-backed system gives food a score out of five stars based on its nutritional value, in an attempt to help consumers make healthier choices.
But experts say the system is broken as it isn’t compulsory for companies to display the ratings on packaging.
Dr Nick Fuller from the University of Sydney tells Alan Jones the system also demonises natural sugars.
“It doesn’t work. The way it’s currently set up is misleading consumers.”
“It’s allowing the food manufacturers to manipulate the system.”
Dishing up the science behind weight loss
With two-thirds of adults and one-quarter of children in Australian either overweight or obese, Dr Fuller says “70 per cent are now struggling with their weight” and all too often they fall into the lure of weight loss fads.
“This is an industry that is plagued with people making a dollar out of other people’s misery”.
“People need help, people need good evidence, science and research to show them how to go about their weight loss journey.”
Dr Nick Fuller joins 2GB Breakfast host Alan Jones in studio, sharing some alarming insight into the weight loss industry.
Diabetes is becoming a global epidemic
Diabetes is the global epidemic causing death and destruction worldwide, and it’s spreading at an alarming rate.
November 14 marks World Diabetes Day aimed at keeping diabetes firmly in the public and political spotlight.
Dr Nick Fuller joins 2GB Breakfast host Alan Jones in studio, sharing some frightening statistics about type 2 diabetes and what can be done to address it.
Fat discrimination is rife in Australia
Discrimination against someone because of their weight is now considered one of the last remaining socially acceptable stigmas in the country – and it's a problem that doesn't look like it's going away any time soon.
Dr Fuller talks to ABC Australia.
Are you in lock-down and struggling with your weight? Steve Price chats with Dr Nick on how to regain control during this challenging COVID time.