Healthy Life

8 Ways to Wreck Your Sleep

April 9 2019

Here are 8 worst things that you can do to ruin your sleep. Change your ways by avoiding these poor choices to get better rest. Drink Coffee After Dinner It’s the caffeine. But you knew that when you ordered it, didn’t you? It was perfect with that apple pie — but at 3 a.m., when you’re still awake? Not so much....


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How to Keep Alzheimer’s Disease Out of Your Future

April 5 2019

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s. If you were taught that you’re born with all the brain cells you’ll ever get and it’s all downhill from there, it’s time for a rethink. Mounting research suggests you can improve your brain no matter what your age, making it stronger now and...


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Achieve A Healthy Weight

April 3 2019

Making a commitment to maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing. So how do you do it? Here are several tips on how to help you achieve a healthy weight.   How do I know if I’m a healthy weight? BMI is a useful...


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Here’s How To Tell The Difference Between a Cold and Allergies

April 2 2019

Sniffling. Sneezing. Headache. A scratchy throat. Yup, sounds like you definitely have a cold. Or wait – is it your allergies acting up? This time of year, the source of your symptoms can be tough to suss out. “It’s not always easy to tell the difference between allergies and a cold,” notes family medicine specialist...


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5 Habits of Healthy And Fit People

March 29 2019

It will take a lot of patience and self-discipline to follow a certain diet and lifestyle and to exercise regularly and not everybody can do it.  All this contribute to being fit and healthy and it don’t happen overnight. However, everybody can achieve their goal with realistic steps and actually accomplish it if they replace their...


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What’s the Least I Can Do to Stay Healthy?

March 27 2019

Can You Bend the Health Rules? Trying to be healthy can feel overwhelming. From exercise to nutrition to doctor visits, there’s a lot to remember and a lot to fit into your life. Fortunately, most “rules” aren’t one-size-fits-all mandates. So where can you take shortcuts or give yourself a break?   Water “Drink eight glasses...


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6 Speed Walking Tips to Burn kJs Like You’re Running

March 26 2019

You don’t have to be a runner to torch kilojoules and reap the weight loss benefits of cardio. In fact, you can burn just as many kilojoules walking as you can running – if you speed walk, says personal trainer Michele Stanten. “All a walker has to do to burn more kilojoules than a runner...


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Five Best Ways To Deal With Chronic Back Pain

March 25 2019

Approximately one in six Australians suffer from back pain, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Often this leads to poorer quality of life, psychological distress and disability. Neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon, Dr Michael Wong, shares his five top ways to manage chronic back pain. Medication Simple medication such as paracetamol paired with rest should...


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7 Foods That Will Keep You Satisfied

March 22 2019

Ever feel like you’re always hungry? The problem may be what’s on your plate. Meals and snacks are meant to be filling. Otherwise, you end up grazing all day and never feeling truly satisfied. But the fact is, certain foods are a lot better than others at handling your hunger. Here are seven that will keep...


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5 Ways to Make Time for Healthy Habits

March 20 2019

Making healthier choices is sometimes as simple as making time. If you’re convinced that your day is already over-scheduled and overbooked, think again: There might be a minute or two (or 10!) that you can use to work toward your food or fitness goals. Decide what you truly want, and prioritise your life around it. Use...


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