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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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How to Get Rid of That Painful Stye on Your Eye

February 20 2019

Whatever you do, do not try and pop it! When you have a bump on your skin, it’s easy to assume it’s a pimple. But it’s a little more confusing when it’s close to your eye. Seriously… what is that? If the bump is on or near your lash line, you’re likely dealing with an eyelid infection...


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Ways Your Smartphone Can Wreck Your Health

February 19 2019

It turns out excessive phone use can negatively affect your health. Here are several ways how your smartphone can have a toll on your health and body.   Germs Your cellphone probably goes with you everywhere. Ever check it while you were — errr — in the bathroom? And when’s the last time you cleaned it? Ever? It...


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6 Signs Your Awful Cold Has Actually Turned Into a Sinus Infection

February 18 2019

Congestion. Runny nose. Sore throat. These are cold symptoms we know all too well. But what happens when all the chicken soup and vitamin C in the world don’t seem to be doing the trick? It may be one of the sneaky signs that you actually have a sinus infection.   What is a sinus...


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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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Doctors Explain Exactly What to Do When a Cut Won’t Stop Bleeding

February 13 2019

We’ve all been there – maybe you sliced the tip of your finger instead of the avocado, nicked yourself shaving, or got swiped at by a feisty cat. Even the smallest of cuts can bleed excessively, and you should never ignore a bleeding cut, no matter its size.   How to stop a minor cut...


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Tips for Power Walking

February 12 2019

You don’t have to be a runner to get fit. Try good, fast walking instead. Every hour you spend walking may add 2 hours to your life, research suggests. Brisk walking can help trim your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and depression. To reap the benefits of walking and stay injury-free, try these tips. Wear comfy,...


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10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Should Never Ignore

February 11 2019

There are a few reasons cervical cancer is known as a silent killer among women. For one, the disease doesn’t present any symptoms until it is at a later stage. This makes the illness tricky to catch early, and complicates treatment. “Cervical cancer is a slow onset cancer, so by the time someone is showing...


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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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