Healthy Life

6 Foods to Eat to Help Prevent the Flu

May 30 2019

When it seems as if everyone around you is coming down with a nasty case of the flu, you know you’ve got to help give your body the best chance at warding off illness. Of course, you’ll be practicing good hand-washing habits, you got your flu shot earlier in the year, and you’re focusing on rest and relaxation....


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Why Are My Joints So Stiff? What Can I Do?

May 27 2019

Joint pain is a very common problem among adults. You’re Getting Older As you age, your cartilage — the spongy material that protects the ends of your bones — begins to dry out and stiffen. Your body also makes less synovial fluid, the stuff that acts like oil to keep your joints moving smoothly. The result: Your joints...


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How Long Does the Flu Last and How Long Is It Contagious?

May 20 2019

When you have the flu, you want it to go away as soon as possible. Unfortunately, although flu symptoms may begin suddenly, the virus doesn’t tend to be speedy-and you can be contagious before you even realise it. How long does the flu last? The influenza virus can be in your body for one to...


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22 Healthy Foods That Don’t Spoil Easily

April 26 2019

One problem with whole, natural foods is that they tend to spoil easily. Therefore, eating healthy is associated with frequent trips to the grocery store. It can also be a challenge when traveling without access to a refrigerator. Still, many healthy foods can be stored long term without spoiling, as long as you have the...


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7 Foods That Blast Belly Fat Fast

April 25 2019

Adds these foods into your diet to boost your metabolism and crush cravings. When you incorporate healthy fat into your diet, lots of fab things happen. You crush cravings. You boost your energy and metabolism. You steady blood sugar and insulin surges. You feel full and get by for longer periods of time without eating...


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Comfort Foods to Avoid When You’re Sick

April 24 2019

You’ve done everything you can think of to prevent it, but it happens anyway — you get sick with the cold or the flu. It might be tempting to run to your comfort foods to make you feel better, but that may not be the best thing for your body as it’s fighting off an...


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9 Foods That May Help Save Your Memory

April 23 2019

Experts are quick to point out that Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of ageing. But it’s also true that the majority of people who have the disease are over the age of 65. While healthy eating can lower your risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, it’s not yet clear if that’s true for Alzheimer’s disease as...


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How to Break an Unhealthy Eating Habit

April 22 2019

Is your habit something you truly want to break? If it’s not, find a workaround by adding healthy foods to your day (like an extra veggie at dinner to fill you up) or taking something out to balance it (like a dessert). If you do want to break your habit, here’s a game-plan: Make the...


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10 High-Fat Foods That Are Actually Super Healthy

April 17 2019

Ever since fat was demonised, people started eating more sugar, refined carbs and processed foods instead. As a result, the entire world has become fatter and sicker. However, times are changing. Studies now show that fat, including saturated fat, isn’t the devil it was made out to be. All sorts of healthy foods that happen...


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5 Best Ways To Catch Up On Sleep

April 15 2019

You’ve had a crazy week. Family events, dinner with friends and the new season of Killing Eve has meant sleep has fallen onto the back burner and you’re dreaming of that Sunday morning lie–in. We’ve all been there and it’s beginning to take its toll. The average Australian loses between one and four hours of...


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