LifeStyle: Health

8 ways to avoid cramps when running

Wednesday  04:51,   19 september 2018

Nothing ruins a run quite like an untimely leg or stomach cramp. But, there are a few ways to prevent cramps from happening. Here's how you can help avoid muscle cramps when running.From a side stitch in your abdominal area to a Charley horse in [...]

5 Healthy Snacks For The Perfect Energy Boost

Wednesday  03:32,   19 september 2018

Eyelids getting a bit heavier than usual during the afternoon at work? Try one of these healthy snacks for that perfect energy boost to help you get through the rest of the...[...]

Common antidepressants could fuel the rise of superbugs, study finds

Wednesday  01:27,   19 september 2018

A widely prescribed antidepressant could be causing antibiotic resistance and contributing to the creation of superbugs, Queensland researchers say. The study, led by Dr Jianhua Guo from the University of Queensland's Advanced Water Management...[...]

Australian men twice as likely to get cancer as rest of the world

Tuesday  03:25,   18 september 2018

Australia's high skin cancer rate means we sit in a precarious position globally.One in two Australian men will suffer from cancer in their lifetime, according to new data from the World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on [...]

Here's what's going on inside your veins after you drink a soft drink

Tuesday  01:26,   18 september 2018

Half an hour after finishing a can of soft drink, your blood sugar has spiked. So you’re probably feeling pretty good. Your cells have plenty of energy, more than they need.Maybe that soft drink had some caffeine as well, giving your central nervous [...]

Cancer and ripe bananas: How bogus claims can harm your health and the people you love

Monday  04:53,   17 september 2018

Bananas with brown spots kill cancer! Eat them! I read this exciting declaration on Facebook. I read this exciting declaration on...[...]

How A Plant-Based Diet Is Different To A Vegan Diet

Monday  03:50,   17 september 2018

While low-carbohydrate diets have long been tipped as the go-to for weightloss and overall wellness for quite some time now, recent research has shown that we should be taking a less restrictive approach to reach optimal health. Wholefood,...[...]

How feeling young at heart impacts your overall health

Sunday  05:51,   16 september 2018

Feeling younger than your age is good for your soul and benefits your brain, as Evelyn Lewin finds out.Rather than slowing down, her career continues to escalate. In her spare time, she's often jogging around her local park or doing laps at the...[...]

Aerobic exercise vs resistance exercise: Which one should you focus on?

Saturday  16:26,   15 september 2018

Short answer: it depends on your fitness goals.That split between the cardio and weights areas symbolises the split between the two main types of exercise: aerobic exercise and resistance...[...]

How white blood cells could hold the key to understanding schizophrenia

Saturday  05:50,   15 september 2018

Australian scientists have made a remarkable discovery about what is lurking in the brains of people with schizophrenia, giving them new clues about what might cause the illness. Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia found increased...[...]

Is Working Out Twice A Day Safe?

Saturday  05:50,   15 september 2018

Two-a-day workouts are typically designed for athletes. Here's what you should know if you are considering the intense form of training for yourself.Many people find they hardly have enough time for one workout per day when their schedules are...[...]

Time Restricted Eating vs. Intermittent Fasting: Which One Should You Do?

Friday  04:50,   14 september 2018

Intermittent fasting (IF) has become a wildly popular way to eat. Although people swear by IF to help them lose weight, it can also improve digestion, give you more energy, and curb sugar cravings. There are actually five different ways to do...[...]

How Much Sugar Can You Have on the Keto Diet? This Expert Explains

Friday  04:25,   14 september 2018

It seems like everyone and their cousin is doing the keto diet these days — the high-fat, moderate-protein, super-low-carb diet has helped people lose weight, gain energy, and transform their lives. For starters, many people think you can't eat [...]

The 5 Symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), According to an Ob-Gyn

Friday  01:25,   14 september 2018

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is a complicated hormonal condition that affects an estimated one in 10 women of childbearing age (five to 12 percent, depending on the population that is sampled). Women with PCOS produce more male...[...]

Could A Dairy-Free Diet Really Fix All Your Issues With Acne?

Thursday  13:48,   13 september 2018

While dairy is an all-important nutrient providing calcium and vitamin D, experts suggest that a dairy-free diet could mean the end to acne.However, don't expect to see results overnight; Dr. Arielle R. Nagler, a New York certified dermatologist,...[...]