LifeStyle: Health

How to run like a pro

Wednesday  01:03,   03 january 2018
Now To Love

<p>Humans have been running for centuries. It's one of the oldest forms of exercise that doesn't require fancy equipment or expensive gym memberships.</p>It's also a great way to reduce stress and anxiety, strengthen your heart and[...]

Jackfruit increasing in popularity as a meat alternative as plant-based diet trend continues

Wednesday  00:41,   03 january 2018
ABC News

A versatile tropical fruit that can be made to look and taste like pulled pork and other meat dishes is winning favour with vegetarians.The tropical fruit, which holds the title of the world's largest tree fruit, is the key ingredient in the[...]

Diabetes drug could provide answer to Alzheimer’s disease

Tuesday  23:21,   02 january 2018

A drug developed for type two diabetes has been shown to significantly reverse memory loss in mice. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting more than 400,000 Australians.It causes progressive and frequent memory loss,[...]

Why No One Can Decide Whether Eggs Are Good or Bad For You

Tuesday  12:36,   02 january 2018
The Daily Beast

<p>Nothing has created quite the stir and volleying between good and bad than eggs.</p>But nothing has created quite the stir and volleying between good and bad than[...]

"It's a pain so intense you can hear it." This is what it really feels like to have a migraine.

Tuesday  03:45,   02 january 2018

Throughout my final years of high school, the amount of times I was asked if I was grumpy, upset, in pain, or going home early because of a ‘headache’ was very nearly unbearable. Because, it was true. But not in a way that any of them could begin to [...]

"How Intuitive Eating helped me break the dieting cycle for good".

Tuesday  02:06,   02 january 2018

I’m going to let you in on a secret that changed my life and broke me out of the diet cycle: any form of controlled eating will just cause you more problems.&nbsp;Why?  Well I’m bloody glad you asked. Dieting creates an emotional relationship[...]

One simple trick to lose 10 pounds without dieting at all

Tuesday  00:36,   02 january 2018

We’re all trying to shed those post Christmas pounds after a few weeks of over-indulgence. But January is such a miserable month to diet. It is dark and cold and all you want to do is eat. Am I right?!&nbsp;But January is such a miserable month[...]

Just A Small Amount Of Exercise Can Improve Body Image

Monday  06:20,   01 january 2018

Need a little confidence boost? Grab your sneakers.A small study published this month in the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise found that just 30 minutes of exercise can have a positive affect on a woman’s body image. Women felt both slimmer[...]

Is Vegemite really that good for you?: Testing the health claims of iconic Aussie foods

Monday  06:15,   01 january 2018

The labels tell us that Weet-Bix, Vegemite and Milo are packed with nutrition, but do these claims really stack up? Accredited practicing dietitian Joel Feren unpacks these Australian icons and whether they're really benefiting us.Weet-BixThe[...]

A psychotherapist shares 4 ways you can channel your anxiety into something positive

Sunday  23:20,   31 december 2017
Business Insider Australia

Anxiety is actually an evolutionary trait to help us deal with danger. We think of it as negative, but we can learn to channel the energy into something positive.The sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat you experience are normally thought of as[...]

You'll Never Guess Which Diet Helped Me Gain 3 kg of Muscle and Grow a Butt

Sunday  23:20,   31 december 2017

Ever since we were kids, we were taught that the best sources of protein are foods like steak, eggs, and fish. Just the mere thought of getting your protein from plants is laughable for many people. All it takes is a little research, though, to see [...]

Diet Not Working? May Be Your Genes

Sunday  04:06,   31 december 2017
Medical Daily

A person's genes may affect whether certain diets will help them.“Dietary advice, whether it comes from the United States government or some other organization, tends to be based on the theory that there is going to be one diet that will help[...]

Help me: I tried this 'healthy' ice cream and now I'm addicted

Sunday  04:06,   31 december 2017

With a fraction of the calories, Halo Top claims to be "healthy" ice cream — but do those claims stand up?I don't remember exactly how he described Halo Top to me — he probably used the words "healthy ice cream" — but I recall being[...]

3 Daily Habits a Dietitian Says Will Absolutely Help You Lose Weight

Sunday  04:06,   31 december 2017

If you're looking to start losing weight, no matter how many kilos you want to lose, we asked certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition to share a few simple things you can do every day to jump-start your weight[...]

The Lorna Jane postcard accused of sending a "damaging" message about women's bodies.

Saturday  03:41,   30 december 2017

Activewear brand Lorna Jane has dismissed suggestion that a promotional postcard issued in its stores is “body shaming”.Fiona Sutherland, Non-Diet Dietitian and Co-Director of Body Positive Australia, came across the postcard shortly after Christmas [...]