Diet

Recipe of the Week: Healthier Yellow Chicken Curry

February 21 2019

Packed full of flavour, this healthier version of the classic yellow chicken curry is under 500 calories. Image credit: Nigel Lough 0:15 Prep | 0:20 Cook | 4 Servings | Easy INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons coconut oil 70g (1/4 cup) yellow curry paste 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander root and stem, plus leaves, to serve 3 teaspoons...


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5 Simple Steps to Maximise Your Brain Health

February 15 2019

5 Simple Steps to Maximise Your Brain Health is an important component of Alzheimer’s Australia’s dementia risk reduction program, Your Brain Matters, and emphasises how preventive health measures can benefit your brain health. It shows you how to look after your brain health and has been developed by Alzheimer’s Australia based on published research evidence....


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5 Things to Know About Your Metabolism, and How to Harness It

February 14 2019

Slow? Fast? Important? Irrelevant? We break down the facts on the ultimate weight-loss buzzword: metabolism. Your metabolism is a complex system. It determines how quickly and efficiently your body burns calories and how much you can eat in a day without putting on weight. Scientists are still gaining new insight into the factors that make...


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7 Tips for Exactly How to Eat Before and After a Workout

February 8 2019

Nutrition pros break down the guidelines for pre- and post-workout eating, so you can maximise the benefits of your sweat session. When it comes to fuelling your workout, experts are in complete agreement—failing to do it properly before and after is a major mistake. “The right nutrition can be your secret strategy to being a...


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19 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss You’ll Want to Eat Every Day

February 7 2019

There are so many good reasons to make healthy snacking a part of your weight loss plan. Wholesome nibbles can help you stay satisfied between meals, making you less likely to feel ravenous and overeat or indulge in unhealthy temptations. A healthy snack can also quell cravings and ward off feelings of deprivation, helping you ignore...


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6 (Meatless!) Protein Powerhouses

February 5 2019

Protein is the nutrient-of-the-moment right now, thanks to the meat-heavy Paleo Diet trend. But there’s actually good reason to make sure you’re getting enough: Research shows that having adequate protein at each meal may help you hold on to muscle mass as you age. And you don’t have to exist on a diet of protein shakes and...


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How To Crush Cravings All Day Long

January 31 2019

A tray of muffins in the work meeting. That tub of ice cream that stares you down every time you open the freezer. There’s nothing wrong with treating yourself once in a while – but with the insane amount of temptations most of us face on any given day, indulging in them all would mean...


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6 Common Causes Of Hot Flushes That Aren’t Menopause

January 30 2019

Here are some other reasons for hot flushes in women. You’re doing your thing, minding your own business, when you start to feel the heat. It’s like someone injected your skin with whatever comes in those little hand-warming gel packets. Hot flushes are annoying, and they can leave you with a pounding heart, flushed skin,...


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How To Get The Benefits Of Dairy When You’re Lactose Intolerant

January 29 2019

According to a dietitian. Yoghurt is associated with a range of health benefits, like bone and gut health, for example. It’s also a great source of protein and contains a range of micronutrients like iodine and Vitamin B12. But if you’re lactose intolerant, you might be wondering how you can still reap these benefits. Well, the...


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