LifeStyle: Health

Meet The Man Who Runs Marathons In The Snow

Tuesday  23:08,   06 march 2018
Men's Fitness

Is ice marathon champion Dr Andrew Murray’s PB on ice better than your PB? When snow strikes the UK most of us are happy to abandon our plans to run, or at least retreat to the treadmill until warmer weather returns. And there’s nothing[...]

High Salt Intake May Cause High Blood Pressure Despite Healthy Diet

Tuesday  04:30,   06 march 2018
Medical Daily

Experts want people to be more careful with their intake as they urge food manufacturers to lower the salt content in their products.For over four days, scientists tracked the diets of 4,680 people, aged 40-59, from the U.S., the United Kingdom,[...]

How chicken eggs are helping to prevent another horror flu season

Tuesday  03:05,   06 march 2018

Inside a Melbourne factory, millions of chicken eggs are used in the process of producing an influenza vaccine.But building the country's defence against infection isn't a simple process - it takes about three-and-a-half months for a vaccine to be[...]

4 small tweaks to your walking technique that can help you get a fitter, more toned body

Tuesday  01:45,   06 march 2018
Country Living (UK)

This will help you lose weight, tone up and improve your balance.We met with Joanna Hall, creator and founder of Walkactive for a lesson in how to walk properly. It may sound very basic but we were surprised at how a few small tweaks can make your[...]

There's No Such Thing As A Sugar Rush, According To Science

Monday  06:20,   05 march 2018

Science has already broken hearts with the news that comfort food doesn't exist. Now, we regret to inform you that there actually isn't any conclusive evidence of increased hyperactivity after ingesting a ton of sugar. Much of the[...]

They Are What We Eat - Why Children Copy Their Parents' Eating Habits

Monday  06:06,   05 march 2018
Huffington Post UK

If we want to improve our children’s eating, we must make sure that we, as adults, are setting a good example. Sadly here, most of us set anything but. Before we begin to tackle any eating related issues of our children, we must work with[...]

Why Whiskey Is The Healthier Spirit To Order At The Bar

Monday  04:39,   05 march 2018

<p>A study recently published in the medical journal Springer has found that the only way to kill off the infection-causing bacteria in the ice plonked in your favourite alcohol drinks is to kill it with whiskey.</p>A study recently published[...]

The Pros And Cons Of Yo-Yo Dieting

Monday  02:25,   05 march 2018
Lifehacker Australia

Many of us have lost weight to feel better about our bodies before donning a bathing suit for a beach holiday, or getting into that just-too-tight outfit for a special occasion. But old habits die hard, and before we know it we’ve started eating[...]

7 of the biggest heart-health myths BUSTED

Sunday  22:35,   04 march 2018
Australian Women's Weekly

Outdated assumptions have led to confusion around heart health, which is why we're dispelling these commonly mistaken cardiovascular disease myths. Starting with...MYTH 1: I’m too young to worry about heart disease"Risk factors begin[...]

How To Make Pull-Ups More Challenging

Sunday  04:13,   04 march 2018
Lifehacker Australia

This one is for the beasts out there. If you can already bang out 10 or 20 pull-ups, you might be getting a little bored. Earlier we talked about how to make pull-ups easier, but now it's time for the flip side.&nbsp;Photo by Claudio[...]

How social media is connecting people living with illness

Sunday  04:12,   04 march 2018
ABC News

Turning to the internet for medical advice can be a bad idea. But what about turning to Facebook to find others going through the same thing as you?"When it comes to endometriosis, there's a lot of people that think they understand or think it's[...]

A study comparing low-fat and low-carb diets may have revealed the real best diet for your body and brain

Sunday  04:12,   04 march 2018
Business Insider Australia

A large study published this week suggested that neither a low-fat diet nor a low-carb diet is superior for weight loss; both plans work. Neither diet was strict when it came to fat or carbohydrates.People assigned randomly to either plan lost[...]

These 5 Foods You Eat Every Day May Be Why You're Breaking Out

Sunday  04:12,   04 march 2018

It's frustrating to struggle with acne, especially when you consider your diet to be healthy and you're eating foods that you've been told are "good for you." However, everyone reacts differently to certain foods, especially[...]

How to find the right workout for you

Saturday  04:21,   03 march 2018
Now To Love

Something standing in the way of you getting fit? Then it’s time to address it and revive your workout mojo.It's not just you – a survey found 60 per cent of Kiwis don't meet the Ministry of Health's exercise guidelines and, according to the World[...]

The hidden costs of crowdfunding medical care

Saturday  04:20,   03 march 2018

In the United <g class="gr_ gr_14 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Punctuation only-ins replaceWithoutSep" data-gr-id="14" id="14">States</g> online crowdfunding has been called the "sad, dark[...]