Healthy Life

Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Lasagne with Zucchini Lattice

August 17 2018

Get your veg on with this stunning veggie lasagne that will fill up even the most die-hard meat-eater. Image credit: Jeremy Simons 0:50 Prep | 1:00 Cook | 6 Servings  | Capable cooks   INGREDIENTS 20g butter 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 leek, trimmed, thinly sliced 3 large garlic cloves 110g (2/3 cup) pine nuts 3 bunches English...


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Get Active For A Healthy Heart

August 15 2018

Any exercise is better than none. More is better. Regular, moderate physical activity is great for your mental, physical and overall heart health. It’s never too late to start and get the benefits. Many Australian adults aren’t active enough to get health benefits. Are you one of them? How much activity should I aim for?...


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Simple Ways to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

August 14 2018

  The phrase ‘healthy lifestyle’ is an abbreviated definition of how you should live if you want to get the healthiest body you can—one that both looks good and feels good. You know the obvious behaviours that describe someone who is healthy and takes care of themselves. A healthy person doesn’t smoke, tries to maintain...


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Habits That Makes You Prone To Diabetes

August 6 2018

Diabetes is one of the leading cause deaths in the world. It is a disease that can affect everybody. Even the people that are less likely to acquire it. People that exercise every day or have a healthy body weight can still acquire it from maintaining negative habits. Staying up late or struggling to fall...


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What To Eat When You Have Gallstones

August 2 2018

Gallstones are twice as common in women as men. They are made from cholesterol and bilirubin, which are components of bile within the gallbladder. When these components aggregate, they form stones. The size of gallstones can vary from pebble sized grainy stones up to one large hard stone. Both specific foods and lifestyle factors influence...


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Tinnitus: Why Are My Ears Ringing?

July 27 2018

Tinnitus affects 1 in 10 Australians – that’s over 2,000,000 of us. A ringing, swishing, or other noise in the ears or head when no external sound is present is called tinnitus. Usually, it’s more of a nuisance than a serious medical problem. In rare cases, it can be a sign of an underlying medical...


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Migraines and the Link to Other Health Conditions

July 23 2018

Research hasn’t shown that migraines are the cause of any other medical conditions. But they are linked to a number of ailments. The link may be stronger if you have aura — symptoms that come before your migraine. They can include flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling in your hands or face. What conditions have ties...


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Recipe Of The Week: Healthy Osso Bucco

July 19 2018

Try this osso bucco recipe for a healthy, tender and mouth watering meat stew. Image credit: Ben Dearnley   0:10 Prep | 1:10 Cook | 4 Servings | Capable cooks   INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 (650g) beef or veal shanks (osso bucco) 2 large carrots, peeled, roughly chopped 410g can chopped tomatoes with...


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Simple Ways To Cut Down On Fat

July 18 2018

Fats can wreak havoc on our bodies and contribute to weight gain if we eat too much. Although we need fats in our diet, many of us are unaware of how to maintain a healthy weight because we’re not consuming the right amount and types of fat. Cutting down on fat is not as hard...


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What Is Sepsis? This Life-Threatening Condition Is on the Rise

June 21 2018

What is sepsis, and how is it different from a regular infection? Most of us think that sepsis is a type of infection. But it’s technically a condition that occurs when the body launches an extreme response to an infection-bacterial, viral, or fungal-that you already have. “It’s not a disease caused by a specific agent,”...


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