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Keeping healthy is an important part of productive ageing but there’s more to life than simply worrying about your health. Emotional and physical wellbeing is just as important and eating well, exercising and taking time to keep your life balanced should all be part of your plan for a long, happy and healthy life.

Five ways to improve gut health

Five ways to improve gut health

Five ways to improve gut health

Keep your digestive system healthier with these five suggestions to improve your gut health.

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Stretch your Levator Scapulae

Jason Lee explains an easy Levator Scauplae exercise which can help prevent back and neck pain

Stretch your Levator Scapulae

Reduce back and neck pain by learning this quick and easy stretch.

Many singles are happier alone

Many singles are happier alone

Many singles are happier alone

Studies show that living the single life should be seen as a positive experience.

How to ditch the tiredness

Tired mature man yawning

How to ditch the tiredness

These five tips will enhance your energy and help you to bounce back.

The miracle of one glass of water

The miracle of one glass of water

The miracle of one glass of water

There are incredible health benefits to be had from drinking just one glass of water ...

Fitness

Does sex count as exercise?

Sex: it’s fun (while it lasts), but can we really refer to it as exercise? Let’s find out …

Sexy strength training

How to exercise your whole body

These exercises will engage the muscles in your whole body.

Tone up

Walk off the weight

How to use walking as exercise, to lose weight and stay healthy.

It’s a walk in the park

Nutrition

Vegan fad sliced and diced

Is vegan food the new plate of the day?

Mind your mung beans

Coffee or tea – which is healthier?

If you like to start your morning with a cuppa, which should you choose?

Best beverage?

Understanding food expiry dates

Do you know what the little dates stamped on the side of your food mean?

Eat or throw?

Alternative Therapies

Apple cider vinegar is the cure

What if an everyday kitchen ingredient could cure what ails you?

What can it do for you?

10 homemade dandruff remedies

If dandruff is raining on your parade, why not try these 10 natural cures?

Treat your scalp

Are supplements a sham?

A CHOICE study questions the efficacy of complementary medicines.

Do they work?

Medication

Best supplements for osteoporosis

Jason Lee answers Anne’s question about the best supplements to take for osteoporosis.

To calcium or not?

Generic versus brand medicines

Learn the key differences between generic and big brand medicines – and when to switch.

What’s the difference?

Five facts about blood thinners

Here are some facts on blood thinners, should you need to know them better.

Know your medicine

Pain Management

Pain relief beyond the pill bottle

Do you suffer from chronic pain? Why not try to ease your pain without drugs?

Ease pain without drugs

How to manage knee osteoarthritis

Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains how to manage the pain of knee osteoarthritis.

Reduce your pain

Common myths about chronic pain

Myths about pain can be harmful. So we dispel five common ones about chronic pain.

It’s not in your head

Weight Loss

Losing weight for your body type

Find out how your body type affects weight loss and weight gain.

Which one are you?

Walk off the weight

How to use walking as exercise, to lose weight and stay healthy.

It’s a walk in the park

Five foods that boost weight loss

Here are five foods that will help you to lose weight.

Eat to lose weight

Pets

Your pet’s home away from home

When you’re away on holiday, PetHomeStay is your pet’s home away from home.

Pet paradise

Free pet treats

As with humans, when animals age they may need a little extra in their diet. Blackmores have created a range of animal vitamin supplements and you can try these for free. Paw4pets.com.au has information on looking after your pet, information on how you can improve their ...

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Pet Pals

People love their pets and some are happy to share the comings and goings on Fido and Tiddles with the rest of the world. If you love your pet and want to share it with other pet lovers, why not give your furry friend their own “Facebook” site. Two new ...

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Discounts

Free seniors reading glasses

Can you still access eye glasses free through VisonCare.

Can you get free eye glasses?

Grandparents

My house, my rules

How can May reinforce ‘my house, my rules’ when her grandchildren are running riot?

Discover the answer

10 clever ways to keep kids busy

These 10 low-cost, low-effort activities will keep grandchildren busy for hours.

Prepare for the school holidays

Grandson’s inappropriate girlfriend

Richard is worried about his grandson’s first girlfriend, who has a poor reputation.

Should he talk to him?

Relationships

Biggest turn-ons and turn-offs

If you want to play the game of love, you better know the rules.

How do you rate?

Sexy tips to spice up your 2016

The New Year means new life and positive change, so why not carry that into the bedroom?

Spice up your sex life

Does sex count as exercise?

Sex: it’s fun (while it lasts), but can we really refer to it as exercise? Let’s find out …

Sexy strength training

Product Road Tests

The beauty of Beetox

There's no need for Botox to banish those wrinkles. Try the more natural Beetox for firmer skin.

Banish those wrinkles

Product Road Test – Uniback

YOURLifeChoices subscriber Jeff agreed to review the Uniback Back Scrubber for us. He found it easy to install and very useful.

See Jeff's review

Parents

Five best family websites

Family is an important part of most people’s lives.

Families come in all shapes and sizes

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