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Full-cream milk and eggs are IN, paleo is OUT: Heart Foundation's new healthy eating guidelines feature some big changes - and they're bad news for fans of red meat

Thursday  05:45,   22 august 2019

The authority hosed down concerns about full-fat dairy products, finding they have a neutral effect on a person's risk of heart disease or stroke, but said red meat should be... >>>

Isometric Exercises Will Make You Break a Sweat Without Moving a Muscle — Here's How

Thursday  03:05,   22 august 2019

In simple terms, isometric exercises are static holds. You contract or extend your muscles to get into the position (like dropping into a squat or pulling yourself up to a pull-up bar) and then hold there, still and steady, for . . . well, a... >>>

Thinking about getting laser eye surgery? Here's everything you need to know

Wednesday  08:30,   21 august 2019

Before you choose to walk — or stumble — down path of having laser surgery, there's a few things you need to know about your eyes and the procedure. How your eye works Your eye is like a camera. Just like you have to focus light to take a good... >>>

Why You’re Gaining Weight Despite Working Out

Wednesday  05:06,   21 august 2019

From poor water consumption to wrong snacks, read on to see what could prevent you from losing weight despite spending time in the gym... >>>

8 Simple Habits That Will Help You Finally Get the Restful Sleep Your Body Craves

Wednesday  00:35,   21 august 2019

Sleep is the foundation upon which all other aspects of health rest. Think about it: the more sleep you get, the stronger your immune system will be and the better chance you have of staving off... >>>

'Top-secret' medicinal cannabis farm opens in WA

Tuesday  06:20,   20 august 2019

9News has been given an exclusive look inside the state's first legal medicinal cannabis farm, situated somewhere in the south-west town. © 9News Little Green Pharma was granted a licence to cultivate and produce medical cannabis in April 2017... >>>

A Trainer Gave This Guy a Basic Plan to Get Ripped in 6 Weeks

Tuesday  03:40,   20 august 2019

A Trainer Gave This Guy a Basic Plan to Get Ripped in 6... >>>

Love Your Yoga? Here's How It All Started

Tuesday  00:45,   20 august 2019

When most people finish a sun salutation, they’re not pondering the history of the pose. They’re thinking “God, I’m a sweaty mess,” not, “Gee, I wonder who came up with this concept? ” Although it might not come up in your practice, the history of... >>>

How to Ensure You're Eating Enough Protein on a Low-Carb Diet — Because It Matters, Too

Monday  14:30,   19 august 2019

A healthy amount of protein will keep you satisfied between meals and help build muscle, both of which are essential for weight loss. But exactly how much protein should you eat? "I like to look at macronutrients as a see-saw, with protein as the... >>>

Too much wheat and gluten in early stages of infancy raises risk of coeliac disease in children at risk of the condition, study says

Sunday  15:20,   18 august 2019

Experts in Sweden only looked at rates of coeliac disease among genetically predisposed youngsters. Each had genes which make them vulnerable to coeliac disease – carried by 40 per cent of the population. Researchers estimated gluten intake from... >>>

Ditch these bad habits to boost your immunity

Sunday  06:00,   18 august 2019

Your immune system is hard at work year-round, so it's never too late to give it some extra tlc. Here’s what you need to do. We don't always take the best care of ourselves – skipping out on sleep, indulging in junk food, letting stress get the... >>>

Eat more plants and less meat to live longer and improve heart health, study suggests

Sunday  05:55,   18 august 2019

Eating more plants and less meat has been tied to a longer life and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in a new... >>>

Why you crave a second helping: High-fat food turns off a signal in the brain that tells you when you are full, study in mice shows

Sunday  05:50,   18 august 2019

The study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests a previously unknown gut-brain connection that helps explain how extra servings lead to weight gain. Corresponding author Dr Makoto Fukuda, assistant professor of pediatrics at... >>>

How To Ask Someone To Spot You On The Bench Press

Saturday  11:12,   17 august 2019

Bench pressing can be fucking terrifying. I still have nightmares of being crushed to death by a barbell and meeting my end in a city gym — but if you have a spotter and communicate adequately with them, you shouldn’t worry so much. “Spotting... >>>

Signs You Might Have IBS . . . And You Really Need to Do Something About It

Saturday  05:52,   17 august 2019

Ask anyone diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and they'll tell you life pre-diagnosis is the worst — even its name is horrible, irritable bowel? I mean,... >>>