Monthly Archive: January 2018

7 Types of Abdominal Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

January 31 2018

We’ve all experienced abdominal pain at some point. While it’s often just a passing symptom you can ignore, sometimes it can be a sign there’s a serious problem. So, how do you know whether that wrenching pain is just a garden variety stomach upset that will pass as soon as that pesky gas works its way through your system...

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The 8 Best Protein Sources For Weight Loss

January 30 2018

If you’re trying to slim down, you probably don’t need us to remind you that eating plenty of protein can help you reach your goal weight. Protein—even from unlikely sources like veggies—digests at a slow, steady rate to help you feel fuller longer and make you less prone to junky cravings. Just as important, it’s...

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Some Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Stronger

January 29 2018

One of the worst feelings a person can experience is putting a lot of effort into something without seeing results. When hard work in working out does not pay off, fatigue is doubled and motivation is lost. Below is the list of some reasons why you are not getting stronger. Improper Technique Improper methods will only lead to more injuries....

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Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Piri-Piri Fish with Charred Corn Salad

January 28 2018

Turn up the heat on the barbecue and enjoy this winning fish dinner, ready in just 30 minutes. 0:15 Prep | 0:15 Cook | 4 Servings | Capable cooks   INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons finely grated lime rind 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1/2-1 teaspoons dried red chilli flakes, to taste 4 x 150g firm white fish fillets 3 sweet corn...

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Tips To Prevent Heat-Related Illness

January 27 2018

Extreme heat can affect anybody. Those most at risk are older people, young children and people with a medical condition. In fact, heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster. Heat stress occurs when our body is unable to cool itself enough to maintain a healthy temperature. Normally, the body cools itself by sweating, but...

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10 Foods That Make Inflammation Worse

January 26 2018

When it comes to staying healthy and pain-free, chronic inflammation is pretty much your enemy. To stop fanning the flames within, start loading up on whole, unprocessed foods, plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, and spices such as garlic, ginger, and turmeric. Meanwhile, you’ll want to cut way back on these 10 damaging items. French fries It’s...

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12 Useful Tips To Have A Healthy Liver

January 25 2018

Loving your liver is pretty easy when you know how. Here are our top 12 tips you can follow every day for good liver health. 1. Maintain a healthy weight It’s estimated that 60% of Australians are overweight or obese. And of those classed as obese, approximately 30% will have fatty liver disease, putting them...

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How Alcohol Can Affect Your Liver

January 24 2018

The truth is, alcohol and your liver don’t mix. For some people, consuming as little as one glass of wine or beer a day can cause liver problems to develop. We are often told that too much alcohol is bad for us, but do you really know why? Have you ever wondered how alcohol affects your liver...

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5 Signs Your Back Pain Might Signal A More Serious Problem

January 23 2018

Back pain is incredibly common—80% of people have it at some point—and it’s usually nothing to worry about. Most of the time it’s caused by a muscle sprain or strain or a herniated disc, and there’s a solid chance that it will get better on its own, says Allen Chen, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation and...

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4 Things Every Person With Diabetes Needs To Know About Ketones

January 22 2018

Here’s what ketones are, and why keeping tabs on them could save your life. If you have diabetes, you’ve surely heard about the importance of checking your blood sugar regularly. But you should also pay attention to ketones, especially if you have type 1 diabetes or have type 2 and use insulin. Here’s what you...

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