Health

09/07/2012
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The forgotten factor in fat burning
Imagine a world where burning body fat is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Too good to be true? Perhaps, given the impact poor liver function and stress can have on our waistlines. However, there is a way of eating that can make an enormous difference to whether your body is willing to let go of a few unwanted kilos, says holistic nutritionist and author of the bestselling Accidentally Overweight, Dr Libby Weaver
09/05/2012
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The array of experiences controlled by hormonal fluxes is truly phenomenal, says naturopath Sally Mathrick
Ever overreacted? Ever felt like you’ve put on weight despite eating the same as always? Ever experienced period cramps or felt agitated before menstruation? Felt totally hyperactive or totally lethargic? Exhausted or excited? Horny or totally uninspired? Trusting or suspicious?
08/29/2012
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Heard both good and bad things about supplements and multivitamins? Janella Purcell gives us her opinion.
Food expert and naturopath Janella Purcell lends her opinion to the supplement and multivitamin debate
08/24/2012
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The 3 things every woman should know to reduce their risk of heart disease
With a rise in the amount of highly processed, salty and fatty foods on offer, it’s little wonder heart disease is one of the biggest killers among women. Here are some diet tweaks to show your heart some nutritional love
08/17/2012
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Eat these foods together to double your antioxidant intake.
Some foods deliver double the benefits when eaten in pairs. Try these combinations to kick-start your antioxidant intake and reduce your risk of chronic disease and premature ageing
08/14/2012
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Whether eaten or used topically, honey's long list of health benefits earns it its place in the pantry.
Angela Tufvesson looks at the topical and edible health benefits of honey
08/13/2012
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Could you resist the urge to talk in a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation retreat?
Is true happiness to be found in a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation retreat? Jade de Souza finds out
08/09/2012
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How to consciously think about what you are putting into your mouth, lose weight and feel great.
Get your weight under control with mindful eating. Linda Smith shows us how
08/08/2012
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How to achieve personal happiness at work
Started a new job only to discover it's a mindfield of gossip and negativity? Is your workload causing your social life to shrivel up? Whatever your issue, Dr Mary Casey shows us how to find happiness in the workplace
07/23/2012
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There's a lot of conflicting information about what you can and can't eat during pregnancy. Natasha Meerding gives us the definitve list of foods to avoid.
During pregnancy there is an increased focus on foods to avoid – these are foods that have the potential to be dangerous to your baby’s health. There is a lot of confusion about what these foods are and why they are not recommended during pregnancy. Susanna Nelson spoke to dietician Natasha Meerding to put an end to the confusion about what foods we can't eat while pregnant
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