LifeStyle: Health

Broccoli yoghurt could prevent bowel cancer

Tuesday  00:44,   16 january 2018

A new study may provide the ultimate recipe to battle NZ’s second-deadliest cancer.A new study suggests probiotics and cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, could be a powerful recipe in the fight against bowel[...]

Back to the 80s: Gonorrhoea and syphilis are resurging in Melbourne

Monday  23:46,   15 january 2018
The Age

Gonorrhoea and syphilis cases are on the rise again in Melbourne, an analysis of sexually transmitted infection data has revealed. Researchers are not yet confident what is behind the outbreaks, but speculate that casual sex through online dating,[...]

The supplements scientists use, and why

Monday  15:21,   15 january 2018

Tumeric, prebiotics and probiotics, and omega-3 — are these supplements worth taking?The Conversation wanted to know which supplements are worth our attention (and money), so six scientists – experts in everything from public health to exercise[...]

What You Should Be Eating For Breakfast, According to 2 Nutritionists

Monday  05:51,   15 january 2018

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day — we've all heard that saying so much that it's almost lost its meaning. But it's true; breakfast really is the most imperative meal of the day. It's the first meal you put in your body,[...]

10 Running Resolutions to Make 2018 Your Fastest and Strongest Year Yet

Monday  01:00,   15 january 2018

I really started running four years ago with a handful of 5Ks and then a bold leap directly to the half marathon. Throw in tree half marathons, three triathlons, and a mix of other distances, and 2017 was my best running year yet — although not as[...]

Does Wearing Make-Up To The Gym Damage Your Skin's Health?

Monday  01:00,   15 january 2018

<p>I have a confession to make. I wear make-up to the gym - that's foundation, mascara, blusher and a little bit of eye shadow if I'm feeling extra fierce that morning.</p>Except, it isn't much of a confession, because if you take a[...]

How fast can you get fit? Much, much faster than you think

Sunday  03:50,   14 january 2018

Three changes to make for rapid results.The short answer is, "almost[...]

Not Sure If Last Year's SPF Has Expired? Read This

Sunday  03:50,   14 january 2018

Good news: you have a day in the sun planned. Bad news: the only sunscreen you can find is one sand-coated bottle that might be from last year . . . or the year before. While we absolutely condone product hoarding, sun protection is one beauty area [...]

All the Tools You Need to Crush Your New Diet

Sunday  03:50,   14 january 2018

Starting a new diet?[...]

What experts REALLY want you to know about alcohol

Saturday  03:26,   13 january 2018

Sure, we all are an impartial to the occasional but do you REALLY know what it's doing to your body?We asked some of Australia's most respected health experts what they wish you knew about[...]

The 9 things your GP wants every patient to know.

Saturday  03:26,   13 january 2018

Dear Patient, It’s about time we had an honest discussion don’t you think? 1. I forget to take my medicine.When you admit that you keep forgetting to take your iron tablets, how hard it is to remember your asthma puffers every day or that you’re[...]

The two best diets for your overall health, according to nutrition experts

Saturday  03:26,   13 january 2018
Business Insider Australia

US News &amp; World Report ranked the DASH and Mediterranean diets as the top <g class="gr_ gr_5 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="5" id="5">picks</g> for diets to [...]

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Fast Food

Friday  16:36,   12 january 2018
Medical Daily

A diet high in fat and sugar, which could include fast food, may affect the immune system in the same way as a bacterial infection.Eating fast food is like giving your body a bacterial infection, according to new research into how the high-fat diet[...]

The 5 Most Buzzed-About Diets For 2018

Friday  06:00,   12 january 2018
Harper’s BAZAAR

What are the best diets of 2018? Here, the top rated diet plans for health and weight loss, including: the DASH diet, Mediterranean diet, Flexitarian diet, Weight Watchers and the MIND diet. The DASH dietThis diet was created to prevent and lower[...]

Sugar alert over $1 slushies

Friday  01:00,   12 january 2018

A hard-hitting campaign showing a boy slurping from a cup of fat aims to show consumers exactly what's in their refreshing drink.The frozen soft drinks, which are often sold in fast food outlets for as little as $1, contain up to 20 teaspoons of [...]