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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Wellbeing

Kids on their screens more than ever, could lead to diseases

Australian adolescents are spending more time than ever on screens, increasing the likelihood their sedentary lifestyle will lead to chronic diseases.

Diet trumps drugs for metabolic health

Diet could be more powerful than drugs in keeping conditions like diabetes, stroke and heart disease at bay, new research suggests.

Fruit and vegetables linked to children’s mental health

Eating fruit and vegetables is linked with being good for children's mental health, new research suggests.

Craver or foodie? Six diet types revealed

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to losing weight and people may shed more kilos in the long term by working with their "diet type".

Over 65s at risk of heart valve disease

Cardiologists are asking Australians over 65 to get checked for heart valve disease next time they visit their GP.

Red meat raises heart disease risk: study

Eating red and processed meat is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, according to a large-scale review by scientists.

What is ch’i?

At the heart of systems of medicine is the idea of an animating force that underpins wellbeing. In Chinese medicine, the term is ch’i.

Working out in winter

Sure, waking up early to work out in winter is a big ask, but I promise you, once you’re out of bed, warmed up and working out, you will be glad you did it!

DIY face masks

With face masks becoming a requirement in many places these days, here's a handy guide to making your own.

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