LifeStyle: Health

Why does coffee sometimes make me feel more tired?

Tuesday  05:57,   21 august 2018

The post-coffee slump explainedSo it's completely soul-crushing when you invest in a cup of caffeinated goodness only to feel like your eyes are still going to involuntarily close during that important meeting with your[...]
LifeStyle / Health

The '8 Til 8 Rule': What Is It And Why Should You Be Following It

Tuesday  02:50,   21 august 2018

While intermittent fasting as a method for weight loss is nothing new, revised ways to tackle to eating rule have continued to pop up as the diet has gained traction. Promoting health and beauty benefits including fat reduction, reduction of[...]

Three million adult Australians are missing a third of their teeth as most Australians eat more than DOUBLE the recommended amount of sugar

Sunday  06:30,   19 august 2018

The Australian Dental Association revealed 16 per cent of the adult population have a handful of teeth left in their mouths. Aloysa Hourigan from Nutrition Australia told Courier Mail: 'Australians should stick to six teaspoons of added sugars[...]

Why too much exercise can be bad for your mental health

Sunday  06:30,   19 august 2018

There is such a thing as too much exercise, and it can be bad for your mental health. Here, we look at the impact of excessive physical activity.Being active for 30 to 60 minutes every second day is the optimum amount, according to an extensive US[...]

This is why men lose weight quicker than women

Saturday  06:06,   18 august 2018

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How To Reduce Soreness After Working Out

Friday  19:51,   17 august 2018

Whether it's a stiff back or aching knees, here are a few tips and suggestions to reduce delayed-onset muscle soreness after an intense workout.Here are a few suggestions to help your body deal with post-workout aches and[...]

I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why I Want You to Stop Training For Aesthetics to Transform Your Body

Friday  05:55,   17 august 2018

As a trainer and someone who's immersed in the world of fitness, one of the most common things I see people training for is aesthetics. I played sports my entire life, and one thing I have to credit my coaches for is the relationship[...]

Scientists are zeroing in on the right amount of carbs to eat for a long life — here's how much should be in your diet

Friday  03:56,   17 august 2018

New evidence from a long-term study suggests that neither high-carb nor low-carb diets are necessarily great for your health. Scientists studied more than 15,000 people in the US and another 400,000-plus around the world, and found that getting[...]

Jules Sebastian heartbroken by Australia’s hidden hunger epidemic

Friday  02:56,   17 august 2018

Jules Sebastian visited a school supported by Sanitarium’s Good Start Breakfast Club program, run by The Australian Red Cross, Foodbank and Kickstart for Kids.We're not talking about the people that live on the street, think about the ones who live[...]

Order turmeric lattes if you like the taste, not to help your health

Friday  02:56,   17 august 2018

Turmeric supplements don't live up to the hypeBut is turmeric really Mother Nature's most powerful elixir, capable of preventing cancer, depression and joint[...]

Do you have decision fatigue?

Friday  00:50,   17 august 2018

The number of decisions we need to make each day is staggering. (It’s also understandably tricky to quantify, although research shows we make over 220 decisions about food alone each day, so it’s easy to see how it quickly adds up.)Being spoilt for [...]

The everyday habits that increase your chances of obesity

Thursday  03:31,   16 august 2018

These behaviours add up to weight gainThere's no single behaviour that makes you overweight or obese — however, there are a cluster of not-so-healthy behaviours linked to an increased likelihood of being overweight or[...]

Exercise and cancer care: A physiotherapist's guide to fitness during (and after) treatment

Thursday  00:50,   16 august 2018

For a long time, the advice has been to rest and avoid physical activity. We now know every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise — even after their treatment has finished. Here's how to get started.Today, it's a different story: we now[...]

You won't believe the sugar content in these 12 foods

Wednesday  03:55,   15 august 2018

Everyday items with hidden sugarFortunately, Australia's refined sugar consumption has been steadily declining since 1970 (after peaking in 1951), as reported by the Sugar Research Advisory[...]

How to eat more green (and red and yellow) vegetables

Wednesday  01:31,   15 august 2018

Reasons for not eating your veggies include a lack of access to fresh produce, not liking the taste or a perceived lack of time or cooking skills — but there are simple ways to overcome these barriers.This is tragic, given high vegetables intakes[...]