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Health check: can caffeine improve your exercise performance?

Thursday  07:05,   25 april 2019

Our review included more than 300 primary studies with more than 4,800 participants. We found improvements in sports performance following caffeine intake that range from 2% to 16%. require(["inlineoutstreamAd",... >>>

Kids who don't drink water consume an extra 100 calories a day

Thursday  07:00,   25 april 2019

Drink water. That's good advice for all ages, but it's especially good advice for... >>>

Adopting a Mediterranean diet 'deters overeating'

Thursday  05:15,   25 april 2019

Adopting a Mediterranean diet could help prevent overeating, according to a new study. Research from the Wake Forest School of Medicine in North Carolina, published in the journal Obesity, has found that nonhuman primates who adopted a mainly... >>>

If You're Eating Any of These Foods Late in the Evening, They Could Be Messing With Your Sleep

Thursday  04:15,   25 april 2019

There are so many things that can disrupt your sleep — from stress about work deadlines to the temperature of the room — but if you find yourself tossing and turning after a late night with friends or an indulgent meal at home, you may need to... >>>

How our body clocks influence how effectively we exercise

Wednesday  05:06,   24 april 2019

New studies show that our body clocks can dictate when the best time of day to exercise is. If ever there was a good reason for choosing a lie-in over getting up for that early-morning run, here it is... Two new international studies suggest that... >>>

You can cancel out harmful effects of sitting down all day if you walk home instead, new study suggests

Wednesday  03:40,   24 april 2019

A new study from the University of Sydney in Australia has found that those who sat more than six hours a day had the highest risk of dying from any cause or from cardiovascular disease. But even meeting the lowest requirement for physical activity... >>>

I Was A Fussy Eater, My Kids Too – But Here's Why I'm Not Worried About It

Wednesday  02:31,   24 april 2019

When I was little, I would only eat hazelnut yoghurts. And when I say only, I mean it. Breakfast, lunch, dinner – it had to be hazelnut. What an annoying child. Luckily, that phase passed... only to be replaced with brie on toast (pretty bourgeois... >>>

Experts warn horror flu season ahead for Queensland

Tuesday  03:52,   23 april 2019

While 2018 was a mild flu season with 15,685 cases in Queensland, there has already been 8281 confirmed this year. Most of those are the more harmful influenza A strains of the virus. Of the 689 people admitted to Queensland public hospitals with... >>>

How Healthy Are Granola Bars Really?

Tuesday  03:21,   23 april 2019

Granola bars are known for being a convenient, go-to snack. But how healthy are they... >>>

Lara Worthington shares her diet secrets

Tuesday  02:00,   23 april 2019

There's no denying it - Lara Worthington is #bodygoals, but while she's transformed herself from a bronzed Aussie beach babe into an international style icon, her diet has always been about being fit and healthy. There's no denying it - Lara... >>>

7 Reasons Why Lemon-Infused Water Is A Good Energy Booster

Tuesday  01:12,   23 april 2019

Lemon-infused water is a healthier option than coffee when it comes to boosting energy and promoting better... >>>

9 Common Side Effects of Intermittent Fasting and How to Deal With Them

Tuesday  00:55,   23 april 2019

You've heard so much about the benefits of intermittent fasting (IF), including weight loss, reduced inflammation, improved digestion, reduced bloating, increased mental clarity, better sleep, and getting a handle on sugar... >>>

Does 'water weight' mean anything?

Monday  13:30,   22 april 2019

Or is it just a meaningless product of diet... >>>

Get Stronger Abs and Build Muscle With This Simple Weightlifting Breathing Technique

Sunday  05:50,   21 april 2019

There are a lot of things you've got to think about if you're trying to build... >>>

How to make exercise a habit that sticks

Sunday  05:50,   21 april 2019

A compelling study recently suggested that physical activity may be more important than diet if you're trying to lose weight then keep it off. The simple takeaway is: be more physically active. But what's simple in theory is often hard in practice,... >>>