Hot chocolate, Netflix marathons, and warm duvets are just some of the finer comforts the cold weather brings. But a season linked to shorter days can influence how well you sleep. Here’s why cold weather makes it difficult to get out of bed in the mornings.   A LACK OF LIGHT Limited sunlight in winter […]

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We may live in a sun burnt country, but four million Australians now suffer from a vitamin D deficiency, according to the latest ABS data. Here’s the lowdown on how a vitamin D deficiency can seriously compromise your well-being. WHAT IS VITAMIN D? Although widely known as the ‘sunshine’ vitamin, vitamin D is in a […]

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When it comes to health, stepping on the scales can cause some serious hang-ups. But weight isn’t the only way to gauge good health. In fact, the number isn’t going to tell you about your fitness levels, mental health and well-being – even disease risk. What you really should be doing is listening when things […]

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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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