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Are You Living A Brain-Healthy Lifestyle?

November 13 2019

“Two-thirds of what determines how well we age comes from nongenetic factors – as in, our everyday behaviours,” says psychiatrist Dr Gary Small. In Small’s poll of more than 18,000 people across the country, those with healthier habits – a balanced diet, regular exercise – reported fewer memory complaints. And he has found that when...


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5 Best Foods For Your Heart

October 28 2019

Taking care of heart health is something all of us should be mindful of and thankfully as more and more health research is undertaken, we are discovering which diets and foods can be the most beneficial. More recently, greater attention is being paid to a predominately plant-based diet in terms of reducing risk of cardiovascular...


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5 Easy Ways To Eat For More Energy

October 21 2019

It’s a no-brainer that what you eat plays a huge role in giving you more energy. But those quick fixes – nibbling on biscuits, scoffing chocolate and chugging on caffeine – are like fool’s gold. They may seem to give you a momentary surge of energy, but it all too quickly drops away. For all-day...


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What Are Bleeding Disorders?

October 14 2019

Bleeding disorders are rare health conditions where a person’s blood doesn’t clot properly. If someone with a bleeding disorder starts to bleed, it can take longer than other people for their blood to clot and for bleeding to stop. This can happen because there is not enough of an essential clotting factor in the blood,...


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6 Reasons You’re Tired All The Time

October 7 2019

Feeling tired all the time? Well, you’re far from alone. 33-45% of Australians get inadequate sleep, according to the Sleep Health Foundation. And between work or school, family or friends, and all the other commitments we’re juggling, it’s easy to blame a busy lifestyle on constant fatigue. But if you’re always asking yourself, “Why am I...


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6 Foods That Heal Your Gut

September 27 2019

Looking after the gut is key to your overall health, energy levels and vitality. Our bodies have trillions of living microorganisms and majority of them live in our gut. It has important connections to the brain, nervous and immune systems, and it can affect the interplay of hormones, energy levels and even the quality of...


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Exercises That Help Lower Blood Sugar

September 24 2019

Diabetes is a chronic disease — it has no known cure and that’s why once you get it you have it for life. However, it’s important to note that diabetes is a highly manageable disease. It’s of utmost importance to put it under control in order to spare yourself from the many complications associated with...


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5 Foods That Help You Sleep At Night

September 19 2019

Can’t sleep? The solution may be in your kitchen Check out these 5 clean picks that promote sounder, more satisfying sleep: Mozzarella You know that turkey is rich in tryptophan, an amino acid that prompts your body to produce more of the feel-good chemical serotonin, which ultimately helps you chill out and doze off. But...


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4 Easy Ways To Calm Your Brain

September 16 2019

Find out how you can feel happier and stress-free. Dr Amit Sood has advice that can up your stress-reducing game, based on the successful resilience program he runs at the Mayo Clinic, in the US. Here are four of his brain-focused and research-based strategies that work in just minutes a day.   Give your brain...


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14 Tips for Creating a Self-Care Routine to Nourish Your Body and Soul

September 11 2019

There’s a lot of chatter around self-care these days, and the term has come to mean so much more than spa days and yoga classes. For some people, it may mean shopping, getting to the gym, having morning meditations, eating chocolate, or reading a book. The point is to do something for you-anything that leaves...


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