Healthy Living

Plant-based diet: Replacing meat-based proteins

Replacing meat-based proteins with plant-based proteins reduces the risk of early death and a range of diseases. In 2015, the

Blueberries good for heart health

A clinical trial where people ate a cup of blueberries each day for six months saw an improvement in several

Video: How can I improve my resilience?

Resilience is a term that’s come into really popular discussion over the last 5 to 10 years. A lot of

How hot is too hot for a drink?

There is a credible link between drinking hot beverages such as tea and coffee and the risk of oesophageal cancer.

Does having red hair and moles multiply skin cancer risk?

Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world – more than 2000 Australians die from the condition

Sitting now the new smoking

Sitting for long periods of time has negative health effects – but you can counteract them by getting in the

Can your toast give you cancer?

There has been a concern about cooked starchy foods producing the potentially harmful chemical acrylamide. Acrylamide is naturally found in

Step your way out of hospital

Exercise has consistently been linked to a reduced risk of a number of chronic diseases including cancer, diabetes and heart

A hearty reason to kick the booze

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for heart attacks, kidney damage and stroke. In 2014 –

How often should you go to the dentist?

Do you enjoy a trip to the dentist? If so, you’re among a rare few. The scratching with dental probes

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