If you want to lose weight but don’t like the idea of counting points then you’ll love Weight Watchers No Count option. Now available in Australia and New Zealand, the No Count option allows you to enjoy a huge variety of delicious foods on the Filling & Healthy foods list.
For some, things slow down a bit in the summer, but that’s not the case for many women. Planning barbeques and organizing summer camps, and Make use of our favorite practical health tips to boost your energy for any upcoming summer activities.
Life will always be a challenge, and we each must adapt to new realities. The good news is that a few lifestyle changes can help you deal with stress better, enhance your performance, and give you a better sense of overall well-being.
Whether you are a full-time mom or a professional working in an exciting field, staying sharp is important. There are actually some handy tips you can use if you want to exercise the brain and maintain that edge in the process.
The nursing profession is an honourable career choice that is in big demand. The need for quality trained nurses is on the rise around the world and continues to be one of the fastest growing occupations.
The first thing that you need to know is that the Keto Diet is a low carb and high fat diet. This is backed up by a large number of studies that have all had the same conclusion that this is a diet that is actually good for you.
Living in such a fruitful climate, it means vibrant, fresh ingredients hitting stores ready for you to conjure up tasty and healthy meals from your own kitchen with ease. Here, we give you four satisfying, seasonal and simple recipes to follow.
Your main goal as a parent is to make sure that your children grow up as happy and as healthy as possible. This includes making sure that their teeth and gums are taken care of as well.
Whether you are a breast cancer patient or you are caring for a family member or loved one, you will find support from other patients, caregivers and survivors invaluable. Support groups are a valuable resource.
When it comes to sleep one thing’s for certain; most people are not getting enough of it. One thing you could do to improve your sleep hygiene is to start using a sleep tracker.
Here are some of the common questions that Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Elizabeth Farrell gets asked in her work, along with her answers and links to Jean Hailes’ evidence-based information.
If you’re struggling to find the right words or aren’t sure how to broach the subject of safe sex, here are some fast facts, hints and tips to help get you talking with your new partner.
Being able to stay active and live a long healthy life is something we all aspire to, but it’s hard to do when the world is full of chemicals and genetically modified foods filled with pesticides and snacks made of sugar.
Has an audiologist recently informed you that you need hearing aids? Trust me it is not the end of the world. In fact, getting hearing aids will actually transform your life for the better. Here is a look at all the benefits of modern hearing aids you will enjoy.
Most people get less than the necessary eight hours sleep per night. Getting too little sleep also puts you at a higher risk for diseases such as cancer, diabetes type II, heart attack and stroke.
Most of the highest paid jobs for women are in the healthcare industry. While some jobs in the sector, such as surgery, are still male dominated, in other jobs, women thrive. Here are some of the best healthcare jobs for women.
The skin of the vulva is extremely delicate, making it susceptible to a wide range of conditions. Vulval irritation is relatively common in women of all ages, with skin conditions and infections often being the cause.
At one time or another we are all in need of a quick energy boost to get us through the day, but recent reports about energy drinks suggest that they are definitely not the way to go, especially for those with Long QT Syndrome.
There’s no doubt our food and exercise are both imperative to our health and fitness. But do both of them stand at equal importance while we consider reducing our waistline? The answer is no. It is our diet that gives priority to our weight.
According to the World Health Organization, physical inactivity is the 4th leading risk factor for death among adults around the world. A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to increased risk for heart disease, cancer and poor bone density.
Turmeric is a spice grown in Indian backyards and kitchen gardens. Turmeric is not just another fad – it adds taste to your dishes and provides many health benefits. In the Ancient Indian health practice of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is used in many preparations.
When an internal part of the body gets misplaced from its’ original position, the condition is called a hernia. This condition usually brings pain and discomfort. Hiatal hernia is also called ‘hiatus hernia’. This happens whenever the stomach lumps into the hiatus opening.
Having a loved one who is involved in substance abuse can be draining, and understandably so because you can’t turn your back on them when they need you most. However, many people make the mistake of enabling the addicted person out of love. This only makes it worse.
According to the CSIRO, when it comes to diets, most Australians tend to over-think, have too high expectations and are anxious about failure – all of which can derail the best of intentions.
Noise pollution has a negative effect on a person’s quality of life, and therefore large construction projects are required to submit documentation that details how they plan to reduce this to acceptable levels. Here are just a few ways that noise can affect you.
Community service organisation Uniting is one of the Local Area Co-ordinators for the NDIS in NSW (the other NSW LAC is St Vincent de Paul), helping eligible applicants transition to their First Plan and for some people, working with them to choose their supports.
Most people find it impossible to stick to a New Year’s Resolution related to improving their health and fitness. But there are some pretty simple and inexpensive ways to get fit this year and you may even have a little fun along the way.
Because everyone is different, Behavioural Scientists at the CSIRO have developed a short online survey to help dieters to understand how their personality may influence their eating habits and weight loss efforts.
If this is the year you want to create a significant change in your life or you want to reach for that goal you’ve always dreamed of, the following 9 evidence-based tips will help you succeed in setting an effective goal for 2017.
Being healthy and living well is important at any age. But as we grow older, it can be trickier to respond to certain things in our life as we always have done. Here are some top tips to keep you feeling healthy, fit, and strong as you get older.
Weight Watchers is Australia’s #1 weight loss and healthy lifestyle program and they’re offering big discounts on their online coaching and group coaching weight loss plans for 2017!
Neglecting your oral health can have a real impact on your general health and well-being. In addition to the impact on physical health, dental problems can impact psychological and social well-being, so it’s vital to love your teeth at every stage of your life.
With the holiday season approaching, life can get pretty busy, so how do you find the time to take care of your health? It turns out that healthy choices, even a quick two minutes in the kitchen, can give you some big rewards.
Sleep apnoea can lead to high blood pressure, stroke, irregular heartbeats, heart attacks and diabetes. There’s a new anti-snoring device available however, the prohibitive cost will keep the device out of the reach of those who need it most.
Priceline Pharmacy now stocks the Smile Makers range of vibrators and lubricants for women. Smile Makers is the only brand of vibrator that cannot be found in adult shops, but rather, is stocked in mainstream outlets.
Here are some tried and tested ways I have learned to help reduce my chances of illness, fatigue and sluggishness, and avoid unnecessary weight gain while travelling! Dr Samantha Clarke, clinical psychologist & personal trainer, shares her insights.
Even though eating and training right aren’t the only aspects involved in achieving your dream body, there are also a number of rumors and myths that can confuse bodybuilders.
Soccer moms are awesome for the way they take large chunks of time out of their lives to help their children however, they tend to have very little time in their own lives for exercise.
Providing care to an elderly person is enormously rewarding. However, it can also be physically draining. That’s why it’s essential that caregivers should also take an occasional respite from these responsibilities.
The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet is the only diet on the market that is scientifically proven and because research shows that people are more likely to stick to a program if there is an incentive, members are given a full refund when they successfully complete the program.