Thursday , July 19 2018

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5 steps to train your way to a better brain

If you watched Todd Sampson’s 3-part documentary Redesign My Brain and thought you’d like to get in on the action yourself you’re not alone. So we thought why not go to the source directly? Dr Michael Merzenich, the scientist who helped Todd Sampson redesign his brain in the show and ...

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Understand your body’s metabolic type in a week

Monday Keep a food diary for a week. Your metabolism – how your body uses enzymes to change food into energy – is unique. Study yours by writing down everything you eat and drink, how it makes you feel after eating and any cravings. Tuesday Work out your metabolic type: ...

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The top 3 worst diets as voted but nutrition experts

Australia’s peak nutrition body, the Dietician’s Association of Australia (DAA) has polled 200 Accredited Practising Dieticians to find the worst diets in the country. Of the 11 popular diets in the survey, the results found the top 3 worst diets to be the Lemon Detox Diet, followed by SkinnyMe tea and ...

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The facts on drug addiction

In light of the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose, drug addiction is once again back in the spotlight. The actor battled with addiction on and off throughout his life and for those looking from the outside in, it can be difficult to fathom just how ...

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How to beat the health insurance price hike

Increases in private health insurance premiums may well be an annual event but that doesn’t mean you need to just accept the price hike as a fait accompli. The strong advice from the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman, Samantha Gavel, is that consumers do their research to make sure they’re spending ...

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How animals can improve your health

Our furry, feathered and scaled friends are turning up more and more in therapists’ rooms, aged care facilities and hospitals thanks to their healing powers. The treatment is called animal-assisted therapy, and it involves pets being used to help people who are sick or suffering from depression oranxiety. Overseas, there ...

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What your desk says about you

You let your work speak for itself and pay attention to your appearance, but are you missing something? Is your desk conveying personality traits, both good and bad, that you didn’t think about? “While we can’t tell someone’s exact character from how they stack their pens, it gives us a ...

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