Heart disease kills more Australian women than any disease, and 1-in-2 women carry at least one risk factor for the life-threatening illness. A sobering statistic, but one that should instigate prevention rather than evoke fear. To celebrate Wear Red Day on 14 February, here are five heart health boxes you should be checking to keep […]

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Whether you throw a few pork chops on the BBQ, have a ham sandwich for lunch or enjoy your eggs with a crispy side of bacon, recent headlines are advising that meat lovers curb their intake. But why is this and what’s a safe amount to eat? HEALTH BENEFITS Red meat ranks top for its […]

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Supplement stores are a maze of potions and powders that promise better muscle building, recovery, and stamina. However, most of these nutrients can also be found in food. So grab your shopping basket and get ready to amp up your workout with these specific nutrients that will help you become leaner and stronger. EASE SORE […]

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We all know that regular exercise is good for our physical health. Decades of research has consistently found that those who engage in moderate to intense activity, at least 3-5 times each week, are significantly more likely to enjoy health and wellness. More specifically, regular exercise helps with weight control, reduces risk of cardiovascular disease […]

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Sleep studies have long focused on sleep quantity, but it’s not just the number of hours in bed that’s important—it’s the quality of those hours that count. QUALITY VS. QUANTITY  For an ideal sleep you need to go through several stages. Two of these phases are particularly important: Slow wave sleep (aka deep sleep) is […]

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Our skeletal system is a unique, complex and amazing structure. Most of us have 206 bones in total, although a small number of people have an extra rib and others have an extra bone or two in their hands or feet. Our skeleton is also extremely efficient, despite supporting the weight of our entire body. […]

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