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LifeStyle: Health

You can eat carbs and lose weight, and this study proves it

Wednesday  03:30,   26 september 2018
9coach.com.au

But the type of carbs makes all the differenceEveryone has heard these lines. You might have even passed them on. But like a lot of commonly repeated ~facts~, there's not much factual basis to the fear of...[...]

Turn Fat Into Lean Muscle With This Trainer's 20-Minute, 5-Move Upper-Body Workout

Tuesday  05:25,   25 september 2018
popsugar.com.au

I truly love lifting weights, but I also like to mix up my workouts, incorporating bodyweight training into my routine. You may think that bodyweight workouts are only for beginners, but don't be fooled — they'll kick your ass. If you're...[...]

Why Do We Keep Eating Even When Feeling Full?

Tuesday  03:05,   25 september 2018
medicaldaily

In a study with mice, researchers observed how the "keep eating" signal overpowered the "stop eating" signal, as a result of two clusters of brain cells being activated at the same time.But why do we do this? Some may wonder if it has to do with the [...]

HIV on the rise in straight Australian men, Kirby Institute report

Monday  03:51,   24 september 2018
watoday.com.au

Rising numbers of straight men are being diagnosed with HIV, with many unknowingly living with the infection for years before they get tested. HIV diagnoses have hit a seven-year-low, but heterosexual people are bucking the positive trend, the...[...]

13-minute muscle: Short workouts build as much strength as long ones

Monday  03:06,   24 september 2018
9coach.com.au

but only if you're willing to go super hard in the gymYet that's the conclusion of a study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, which explored how muscles adapt to different volumes of resistance...[...]

A test teenagers took in the 1960s could help predict Alzheimer's risk today

Monday  01:06,   24 september 2018
msn

In 1960, more than 400,000 American teens took a test of their academic and cognitive skills. The test, known as "Project Talent" and funded by the US government, was meant to identify students with a knack for science and engineering,...[...]

Aged care: Why healthy eating is a crucial part of the ageing process

Monday  00:51,   24 september 2018
msn

Amid concern about widespread malnutrition in aged care facilities, a new health education program is helping ageing Australians delay entry into care homes by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The idea behind the program is to educate ageing...[...]

Dark chocolate is not as healthy as you think (but you should enjoy it anyway)

Sunday  21:51,   23 september 2018
9coach.com.au

The chocolate industry wants you to believe it's a health foodDark chocolate, though, is a different...[...]

12 things you need to know about your thyroid — because it controls a lot more in your body than you’d think

Sunday  05:51,   23 september 2018
msn

The thyroid plays an important role in people's health, and it affects tons of things about your health. From how it functions to where it's located, here's what you need to know about your thyroid.The thyroid has always seemed to have...[...]

This Is How You Should Refuel Your Muscles After a Workout, According to a Sports Dietitian

Sunday  05:51,   23 september 2018
popsugar.com.au

How many times have you been at the end of a workout class and heard your instructor tell you to refuel your body with protein within a couple of hours after the class is finished? It's a popular phrase touted by trainers and fitness...[...]

Looking for an edge in sport? How mindfulness and meditation can boost performance

Saturday  18:51,   22 september 2018
msn

Even with two Olympics and eight BMX world championships to her name, Caroline Buchanan still feels an overwhelming sense of fear during a race. Heading towards 13-metre jumps at 60 kph, her brain screams that there is danger ahead and she should...[...]

This Swiss Ball Workout Will Have You Sweating

Saturday  05:51,   22 september 2018
popsugar.com.au

If you're looking for a challenging workout designed to really make you sweat then look no further than this Swiss ball workout. Favoured by Red Bull athlete and 2018 Canoe World Cup Champion, Jess Fox, for its core strengthening benefits,...[...]

5 Side Effects Of Apple Cider Vinegar

Saturday  05:51,   22 september 2018
medicaldaily

While many claim apple cider vinegar could induce weight loss and ward off illnesses, they are largely based on anecdotal evidence. But what are the risks of excessive consumption?While there is no harm in consuming small amounts of it, too much ACV [...]

If You Want to Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting, Follow This 11-Step Guide

Saturday  05:50,   22 september 2018
popsugar.com.au

You keep hearing these two little words — intermittent fasting. If you want to learn more about what it is, why people do it, and how to do it, this is the guide for you! We'll answer all the basic questions about intermittent fasting (also referred [...]

Can Pet Dogs Transmit Diseases To Humans?

Friday  03:50,   21 september 2018
medicaldaily

Though rare, there are a number of infections people can pick from dogs. Whether you're a pet owner or somebody who happens to be around dogs a lot, here's what you should know.It is known that pet dogs can significantly improve health and...[...]