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Be scary but not scared

October 27, 2019

It’s fun to be scary at Halloween, but it’s not fun to be scared out of your wits after the party. As Halloween approaches some people may be considering the use of [...]

Travelling overseas?

October 4, 2019

The number of measles cases worldwide has increased substantially in recent years, with a number of countries currently experiencing severe and prolonged measles outbreaks. [...]

Wellness range makes life easy

May 16, 2019

Coles is making it easier for customers to choose healthier options with the new Wellness Road range of health foods, as more than 40 per cent of Australians say they want to [...]

Diabetes – bust a myth

June 3, 2018

Every day around 80 Victorians develop diabetes. The latest figures show that 323,000 Victorians have been diagnosed with diabetes. In addition, Diabetes Victoria estimates [...]

Belly ache?

October 4, 2017

It seems to be a bit of a catch phrase these days – ‘Oh, I’m gluten intolerant’, but in reality, there a lot of people who think they are unable to eat gluten because [...]

Unlock the truth

October 4, 2017

Shopping – do you ever give it much thought? Of course, you see an item of clothing you want – you go in, try it on, see if you can afford to buy it (doesn’t really [...]

An Australian first

June 1, 2017

Health-centric consumers are always on the lookout for a more nutritious alternative to cooking oil, and CocoEarth is determined to quench this need with the launch of [...]

Itching for pretty nails

May 11, 2017

Beautifully manicured and polished fingernails always make a woman happy – it is the feeling that every part of your body, head to toe, is being well cared for. For most of [...]

Ingredients for detoxification

March 20, 2017

More Australians than ever are turning to nature to achieve optimum health and wellbeing. Our busy social lifestyles put our bodies through stress when we ask it to process [...]

Ink lovin’

February 6, 2017

The origin of tattoos is not really known, but the adorning of skin with ink has been practiced since at least Neolithic times. While in those times the ink probably [...]

Busy? Stressed? Downright frazzled?

February 1, 2017

In years gone by stress was something more often than not only suffered by people who were top level executives, now most of us suffer with it in varying degrees. Road Rage, [...]

Beauty from Within

November 21, 2016

As we have always been told, beauty is more than skin-deep; it comes from within. According to The Beauty Chef it comes from the gut, to be precise. Carla Oates, author and [...]

The Truth about Cancer

November 15, 2016

If you haven’t already been in some way touched by cancer – yourself, family member, or someone you know – there is a very high chance you will be soon. Some [...]

It’s in the stars for Australians

October 21, 2016

More Australians are choosing healthier packaged foods, thanks to the Health Star Rating (HSR) system, according to new campaign evaluation research released today. Assistant [...]

Sweeter, Juicer Summer Lips

September 19, 2016

So, summer is all about sun kissed skin, bikinis, beaches and salty hair – well, it is for those who feel they can ‘fit the bill’. For me, summer is all about [...]

Your guide to oils

July 15, 2016

There is an old saying ‘oils aint oils’ and this saying remains true today. Bring nature indoors and envelop yourself with the aromas of Natio’s new 100% pure and [...]

Wholesome Food for Busy Parents

June 7, 2016

Modern life is fast paced and busy, making being a parent all the more challenging. Feeding children healthy food can seem time consuming and difficult. When my children were [...]

Saving Nemo

May 3, 2016

How often do you go and pick up your favourite skin care product without a second thought? Have you taken the time to find out if your products are ‘friendly’? I would [...]

Time to catch up with gadgets

April 13, 2016

I am often late to catch on to new trends in the market. I have seen many ‘greatest thing on the market’ come and go so I am hesitant to invest hard earned dollars into [...]

An hour a day

April 13, 2016

Near-sightedness, or myopia, is the most common refractive error of the eye, and it has become more prevalent in recent years. In fact, a recent study by the National Eye [...]

Sock it to a great cause

April 3, 2016

Since 2005 the McGrath Foundation has placed 105 McGrath Breast Care nurses in Australia and supported over 36,000 Australian families. For the past five years the McGrath [...]

Work in or near the heart of Melbourne?

March 22, 2016

Lunch time can become really humdrum when you have limited time. You tend to leave your office, go to the usual coffee shop downstairs, rush down your food, then back to [...]

Tantalise your tastebuds without salt

February 26, 2016

Our bodies need salt, it helps control our fluid balance and also controls the way our muscles and nerves work. Generally, our bodies automatically regulate how much salt [...]

What you need to know about the Zika virus

February 17, 2016

We have been hearing a lot about the Zika virus but is it a lot of hype or is there reason to be concerned? According to the World Health Organization, the Zika virus is an [...]

Escape from the gastronomic wilderness

January 29, 2016

Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. The disease requires daily self-care and if complications develop, it can have a significant impact [...]

Drink to the Stone-Age

December 16, 2015

Many television programs such as Seinfeld with Kramer have made light of the kidney stone experience. Sure, they show someone in extreme pain, but they don’t refer to how [...]

The Skinny on Cheese

December 1, 2015

Melbourne, Australia: Most of us don’t need to be sold on the pure joy of eating cheese, nor do we doubt the power of the perfect cheese platter when entertaining friends [...]

Project Genesis helps provide hope

November 24, 2015

Cancer – we hear the word a lot, the disease in its multiple forms has affected nearly every one of us in one way or another. According to the dictionary, cancer is a [...]

The complete rejuvenation package

November 23, 2015

It’s nearing the end of the year and you are probably feeling worn out and thinking about that relaxing holiday you deserve. Thailand has long been a holiday destination [...]

Gluten and dairy free eating with flavour

November 23, 2015

When you, someone in your house or even a friend have a food allergy or intolerance, preparing tasty food can be very difficult. Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Nut Free Cooking is [...]

The bitchy breed

November 18, 2015

Women, we are a breed of bitchy characters with very little regard for other females in our species. Never more is this so than when it comes to rearing our offspring. If you [...]

Heart Attack Grill

November 10, 2015

Americans have the reputation for obesity and while my experience is that Americans are no more obese than the average Aussie, America certainly caters for those wanting to [...]

You’ve always had the power

November 5, 2015

As Glinda from The Wizard Of Oz says “You’ve Always Had The Power My Dear” and the time has come to put your power to use! This November, YOU have the power to change [...]

10 bad shoe decisions

October 22, 2015

They’re the shoe decisions that are doing real damage.  From trendy sports-luxe runners to our unofficial comfort shoe of the nation, thongs, Australians are making bad [...]

Break the fast

October 20, 2015

Many people skip breakfast due to their busy lives and a lack of time in the mornings. According to experts, breakfast is integral for both mental and physical health, and in [...]

Love you, your skin and your life

October 16, 2015

When you live in Victoria’s magnificent Yarra Ranges, you are very likely to be akin with the environment, beauty and wellness. Such is the case for founder of Bör [...]

Walk to work for Diabetes

October 13, 2015

We hear a lot about Diabetes these days, but not too many of us know exactly what it is and how it can affect us. Statistics tell us that more than 4 per cent of Australians [...]

Can you avoid the ageing process?

October 9, 2015

When it comes to our skin we have to accept that how we will age will depend a lot on inherited factors, but that doesn’t mean our appearance is completely mapped out for [...]

Walk for prems

October 9, 2015

On Sunday 25 October people across Australia will walk in support of the 47,748 premature or sick babies born in Australia every year. Walk for Prems is the largest annual [...]

A-List celebrities attend AmfAR Milano

October 1, 2015

Milan, Italy: AmfAR Milano is a marquee event during Milan Fashion Week filled with music headliners, fashion insiders, and celebrities that converge to give back to this [...]

What’s in your bag?

September 30, 2015

Our handbags are much more than something to fling over our shoulder when we’re on the move. They hold our worldly possessions that we simply can’t live without. Whether [...]

Chia – Eat it or wear it?

September 29, 2015

It turns out that chia seeds are not only a super-healthy food. Squeezing the bejesus outta these little seeds produces a lightweight super-oil, ideal for skincare. Chia seed [...]

Don’t sweat it

September 22, 2015

For some, perspiration and chafing can be a problem all year round, but for others it can just become a problem as the weather begins to warm up. Humidity only makes problems [...]


August 31, 2015

In Australia, we are lucky to have an abundance of sunshine, so it is surprising that vitamin D deficiency is a common condition affecting a large proportion of Australians. [...]

Pucker up for a good cause

August 13, 2015

Sydney, Australia: Liptember is officially launching this week and experts are calling on Australians to brighten up their pout and use their love of lipstick to help start [...]

Welcome Spring’s sunshine with Natio

August 12, 2015

Spring is just around the corner and Natio is all prepared and set to inspire us with some new products. Embrace the ‘no makeup’ look this summer with the confidence of [...]

Healthy, Wealthy, Wise!

July 12, 2015

by Chef Sarah French Over the years I have really come to dislike the word diet. In its true origin diet means the daily intake of food. These days I feel it’s more used to [...]

Seven Scientific Secrets

July 10, 2015

According to statistics, the average Australian visits their doctor seven times every year and with our latest life expectancy exceeding 82 years that’s 574 doctors’ [...]

Kelapa for natural health

June 16, 2015

In a world of chemical additives, artificial ingredients and over processing of our foods, it is refreshing to go back to nature for our health solutions. After her family [...]

Tap root for heart health

June 16, 2015

The humble beetroot – it’s a taproot of the beet plant and has been a popular part of the Aussie family salads for generations. Dig it up from the ground and it’s [...]

Good oral health = beautiful smile

May 16, 2015

THERE’S MORE TO oral health care than a beautiful smile and keeping your teeth and mouth healthy requires more than just daily brushing. Often the condition of the mouth [...]