LifeStyle: Health

The one sign that you may be at higher risk of early menopause

Thursday  11:31,   15 march 2018

The age at which a woman reaches menopause can differ greatly from one individual to another. The average age of menopause is 51-years-old and most women will experience ‘the change’ between the ages of 45-55. But some females will reach menopause[...]

How Much Exercise Do I Really Need?

Thursday  05:25,   15 march 2018
Lifehacker Australia

Zero exercise is not enough. Going for a walk every day is probably a good thing. And if you're training for a marathon, you'll be on your feet for a couple hours of hard workouts every week. Fortunately, all the major public health [...]

5 Simple Exercise Hacks For New Mums

Thursday  04:11,   15 march 2018

Integrating exercise into a new mum's life is sometimes that last thing she has in mind. We are designed to put our babies before ourselves, and we feel there are never enough hours in the day to even get the most basic things done. Yet[...]

Unexpected births in cars and bathrooms: Why some babies are born before arrival at hospital

Thursday  03:09,   15 march 2018
ABC News

Waiting for a baby to arrive can be anxious business. But what happens when they arrive unexpectedly early — like when you're stuck in traffic?"My husband Matthew was driving, and I was in the backseat making birthing noises," Tegan Taylor[...]

PSA: You Don't Need Heavy Weights To Build Muscle

Thursday  01:55,   15 march 2018
Lifehacker Australia

If you're new to exercising, the thought of sitting underneath a 50kg barbell is probably pretty terrifying. However, if you can't lift heavy weights, or they just scare you a little bit, research published in the Journal of Applied[...]

Why is Khloe Kardashian's latest campaign 'problematic'?

Thursday  01:11,   15 march 2018
BBC News

The reality TV star's 'Khlo-C-D' organisation tutorials have been seen to trivialise mental illness.Killer selfies and carefully constructed social media profiles are the very currency of the[...]

Surviving Cancer In Childhood Increases Heart Disease Risk In Adulthood

Thursday  00:22,   15 march 2018
Medical Daily

While childhood cancer treatment has vastly improved over the decades, survivors may carry long-term risks of cardiovascular diseases.The study stated medical advancements have significantly improved the treatment and survival rates for those[...]

The Healthiest (And Least Healthy) Month To Be Born, According To Science

Wednesday  22:41,   14 march 2018

First, we were told that there's a possibility that your birth order affects your personality type and future relationships. First, we were told that there's a possibility that your birth order affects your personality type and future[...]

The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

Wednesday  05:42,   14 march 2018
Business Insider Australia

Sustained weight loss can be a struggle, but there are practical tips that can help. Successful strategies include cutting back on foods and drinks that have been strongly tied to weight gain and increasing your intake of more nutrient-dense[...]

Is Dairy Really the Devil?

Wednesday  04:55,   14 march 2018

Dairy often gets a bad rap. Almost everyone goes through a period of blaming little old dairy for their problems (bad skin, weight gain, bloating headaches, the lot). So, they quit dairy. Mostly, without exploring the real reason for their[...]

This Aussie model shared a very different kind of before and after post

Wednesday  03:31,   14 march 2018

Today’s dose of body positivity comes via Aussie model — and one half of @Any.Body_Co — Kate Wasley. Kate posted a before and after to Instagram to prove that healthy comes in all shapes and sizes.While we all know that fitting into sample size[...]

Paralysed footballer takes on fight to walk again

Wednesday  00:27,   14 march 2018

Tai Martin-Page, a talented South Australian footballer, suffered a spinal injury while playing in Darwin. After building up strength and gaining some movement in his arms, he was finally brought home.Martin-Page spent time at the Royal Adelaide[...]

These 3 Things Happened When I Drank 3 Litres of Water a Day For 1 Week

Tuesday  13:35,   13 march 2018

I'm the absolute worst at drinking water. There are sometimes full days where I'll fuel myself solely on coffee, and then I'll realise come 7 p.m., when my night's winding down, that I haven't touched H20 all day.I'm the absolute [...]

Should kids drink juice? Five health experts weigh in

Tuesday  12:13,   13 march 2018

<p>Is fruit juice a nutrition shortcut for parents — or no better than soft drink for kids? The Conversation polled five health experts.</p>Most parents will tell you their kids love juice. It tastes good, often comes in convenient and[...]

8 kitchen cupboard swaps that will make you instantly healthier

Tuesday  05:11,   13 march 2018
Country Living (UK)

Here are 8 kitchen cupboard swaps that will make up instantly healthier.&nbsp;Most nutritionists agree that vegetable cooking oils such as sunflower oil are actually worse for your health than animal fats. Try using organic ghee or coconut oil[...]