Reducing The Risk Of Dementia

by Adopting a healthy lifestyle helps reduce the risk of dementia People can reduce their risk of dementia by getting regular exercise, not smoking, avoiding harmful use of alcohol, controlling their weight, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining healthy blood pressure, cholesterol […]

Period Pain: Don’t Let It Stop You Exercising

by Girls and women experiencing period pain often avoid physical activity, but our latest study suggests that doing exercise might actually provide pain relief. Period pain affects around 90% of women. It can interfere with daily life by limiting activity – and […]

The Science Of PMS Food Cravings

by Premenstrual food cravings are the punchline of endless jokes. Like most good jokes, they’re funny because they’re true. Certain parts of a woman’s menstrual cycle do seem to go hand in hand with the desire for chocolate ice cream and potato […]

Pineapples, Nature’s Flu Fighter!

by Australia’s awareness of natural immunity-boosting whole foods is low, particularly when it comes to fighting colds and flu, according to new research from Pure Gold Pineapples­. A national survey of over 1000 adults[1] found just 20% of the nation reported having heard of the enzyme, […]

The Facts This Flu Season

by An unprecedented jump in the number of people dying from the flu in Queensland has prompted the Chief Medical Officer Jeanette Young to again urge people to get their flu shot as soon as possible. “Flu is a serious viral illness,” […]

Bloating 101: Why You Feel Bloated

by Your trousers fit when you put them on in the morning. But come mid-afternoon, they’re uncomfortably tight — and you didn’t even overdo it at lunchtime. Sound familiar? Around one in six people without a health problem and three in four […]

Beach Day Bag Essentials

by Summer has arrived! Rising temperatures and the scorching sun are hard to escape this season. Escaping to one of the many beautiful beaches is one way we all try to beat the Aussie heat. But sometimes in our rush to hit […]

My Baby Saved My Life

by Having your first baby is often one of life’s greatest joys, but what if, just weeks after celebrating the birth of your baby, you were diagnosed with cancer? When Alarna Tufrey’s obstetrician told her she’d received an abnormal result on her six-week […]

Top Five Myths About Growing Older

by Approaching the golden years is unavoidable and can create a level of uncertainty. Some of us celebrate birthdays with party hats on, whereas others run for the hills when the word ‘aging’ is mentioned. Regardless of which you are, it’s time […]

The True Cost Of A Filthy Office

by The typical office desk is home to more than 10 million bacteria, 400 times more than a toilet seat. Other studies have revealed people don’t wash their hands, and surfaces from taps to elevator buttons are “officially dirty“. Beyond the health […]