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Don’t go pear-shaped

If you want to prevent a hangover you should try eating pears before you drink. The CSIRO has discovered...

Drinking improves your memory – since when?

If you needed more proof that we really don’t know anything about our own brains, a new study from...

Hemp has just been legalised in Australia! Here’s what you need to know

Despite seeing hemp on the shelves in health food stores over the last few years, until November 12 this...

Busting metabolism myths

We talked to metabolism experts to address several misunderstandings people have about metabolism and metabolic rate. What’s your metabolism? It’s the...

The king of antioxidants

Recover faster from workouts and protect your joints with an antioxidant extracted from apples by a young Aussie scientist....

Cheat to lose weight!

A cheat meal might be the best thing for weight loss, reports dietitian Susie Burrell. A cheat meal is where...

Madras Curry: the perfect way to eat turmeric

Our Madras Curry recipe has everything you need to get the most out of the wonder food turmeric. That's...

Prevo-what-a? Meet your best bacteria

The bacteria in your gut influence not only your wellbeing, but also your sports performance. One is Prevotella, which...

A simple guide to protein

Protein does more than build big muscles ­— it’s essential. Dietitian Olivia Bates explains. Protein is one of three macronutrients...

Does sugar make you sad? New science suggests so

Ruth Black/Shutterstock By Anika Knüppel, UCL The thought of a cupcake, skilfully frosted with fluffy vanilla icing, may put a smile...

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