We now know that sitting for long periods (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/_blog/Latest_Fitness_News/post/is-sitting-is-the-new-smoking/)can be harmful for our health. We also know that even if we exercise outside of work hours, it may not undo all the hours spent on our backsides. Yep, that's right. Our bodies are designed to move, and there ..
World famous health guru Dr Andrew Weil (http://www.drweil.com/), explains which foods help (and which can harm) your complexion. Nutritious foods can fuel your immune system and fights infection. But these foods help support our skin's defence too. They give skin the power it needs to help battle acne-causing bacteria. GOOD FOODS Th ..
You know the saying "Don't go to bed angry", well, it's true. Holding onto tension and unresolved issues can affect us mentally and emotionally. This in turn means we are not getting quality sleep and our performance can suffer the next day. Here are some 'never to repeat' things we should all try to avoid right before we hit the hay. ..
We all have those days when we don’t want to exercise, or we can’t fit it into our busy lives. Hey, we’re only human! And sometimes we do have time and can workout but lack the motivation to get up and get moving, especially in winter. But stay positive … one of the easiest things to do is tell yourself you can do ..
These are 5 habits you won’t want to break, and if you can stick to them for 30 days they will easily become part of your everyday routine. Chew each mouthful 20-30 times – seems like a lot, right? Chewing slowly until each bite is almost liquid enables the body to digest it as easily as possible. Really savouring the flavour ..
Two million Australians are at high risk of type 2 diabetes. You might think of Diabetes as something to worry about later in life. But it’s what we do right now that can put us at risk of developing it. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed in up to 58 per cent of cases through early detection and lifestyle modification. In order to ..
Healthy weight loss should be achieved slowly and with plenty of exercise. That said, there are some quick tricks you can do to feel a little leaner in just 24 hours. MORNING In the morning, drink a warm cup of water with a slice of lemon. This helps kick start your digestive system for the day and gets things moving. Go Diary-free at ..
After such a tough race, like a marathon, there is always the temptation to veg out. But what you do afterwards can be just as important as all the hard work you did training in the lead up. Here are some great ways to speed your recovery, so you can get back to living an active life: Train smart: The better your preparation before th ..
Colds, or upper respiratory tract infections, are the most common cause of illness in children and adults. Most colds are caused by a virus. There are over 200 types of viruses that can cause the common cold, which is why it’s not possible to be immunised against a cold. Colds are more common in the winter months. Cold weather by its ..
We all want the best for our children – and giving them the healthiest food is no exception. Despite our efforts to disguise vegetables in mince or fish in mash, kids can tell the difference and immediately turn off on wanting to eat it. So we’ve checked out some delicious meals that are simple to make, and so yummy…. th ..