Health & Ageing

Should you be worried about creaky joints?

Does your neck creak? Do your ankles pop and your knees make a cracking sound? Should you be worried?


Eating fruit can add hundreds of calories to your diet

Accredited dietitian and author Jaime Rose Chambers explains why overindulging in fruit can lead to excess belly fat


How to tell if your food has gone bad

While food safety is important, excessive concern about food ‘going off’ means we’re throwing out perfectly good food. But how far can you push it before your food becomes unsafe to eat?


Four secrets to healthy ageing

As your body ages, you can expect gradual changes, at your body's own pace. But your lifestyle choices have an impact on how your body ages.

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Five nutrients for healthy ageing

Good nutrition is increasingly vital during older age, as it helps you maintain your overall health and reduce your risk of age-related illnesses. Here are five nutrients that should be a part of your daily diet.


Avoid these foods to keep your pearly whites sparkling

Discoloured teeth can be unsightly, but you can keep your teeth white by avoiding certain foods that speed up the staining process.


Braised Borlotti Beans

Today’s Braised Borlotti Beans are a wonderful, easy way to pack the protein and overall goodness of beans into your diet.


Buttery Breakfast Pie

Making breakfast in bed for someone special is a wonderful gesture but if you really want to spoil them, then put a little extra effort into breakfast with this delicious breakfast pie.


Study finds moderate fat consumption may lower risk of death

Contrary to decades of dietary advice, consuming moderate amounts of fat appears to reduce the risk of premature death, a major global study has found.

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Drinking four cups of coffee a day could keep death away

A new study has revealed that drinking four cups of coffee each day can lower the risk of an early death by up to 64 per cent.


Study finds moderate drinking lowers diabetes risk

A new study published on the Diabetologia website has revealed that people who drink three to four times a week are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes and some cardiovascular disorders.


Dietary supplements putting Australians at serious risk

If you’re one of the 75 per cent of Australians taking supplements to improve your health, a new investigation has found that you’re being misled – and even placing yourself in serious danger.

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