Trusted information about malnutrition from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on anorexia nervosa.
People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines.
Cystic fibrosis (CF)
Cystic fibrosis is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Learn more about cystic fibrosis (CF), including its symptoms, treatment options and how it's diagnosed.
Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance
People with Coeliac disease can't eat foods containing gluten. Find out how it can affect your life and why it’s important to get diagnosed.
Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its treatments and how to prevent infection.
Causes of schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a major mental illness. While it can be inherited, the risk is increased by drug abuse and other environmental factors.
Fluid retention occurs when parts of the body swell due to the build-up of trapped fluid. Find out more about the causes and treatment options available.
Symptoms of bulimia nervosa
The main symptoms of bulimia nervosa are binge eating and purging behaviours. Learn more about this eating disorder here.
Dry mouth syndrome
Dry mouth syndrome is when you don't produce enough saliva. For some, it’s annoying; others find it affects their teeth and gums. Find out more.
Food supplements (also called dietary supplements) are designed to fill any gaps if your diet is missing nutrients. Most people don’t need them – but you can find out here why supplements might be recommended.