The pros and cons of the pegan diet

4 May, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

A blend of paleo and vegan-style eating, the pegan diet promises the best of both worlds. But do our experts give it the tick?


4 factors (other than a cold and dreary winter) that impact your immune system

1 May, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

If you think the colder months are the only enemy to immune health, it’s time to think again.


The ultra-processed foods to avoid (and what to eat instead)

29 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s no secret that fast foods are a major factor in the obesity epidemic in Australia, but new research shows they can also damage mental health.


5 medicinal mushrooms that can power up your health and immunity

27 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

Traditional Chinese Medicine has long recognised the potential healing ability of some mushrooms. So which ones contain the best health-boosting magic?


8 easy ways to incorporate ‘exercise snacks’ into your day

24 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

Feel like a failure when you miss your gym session or Pilates class? ‘Bite’ into these quick bursts of physical activity instead.


How to get rid of cold sores

22 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

They can be painful and embarrassing, but cold sores are a common nuisance. So how can you banish them quickly and easily? 


10 vegies that will boost your eye health

20 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

A diet rich in vegetables can help keep your eyes healthier for longer. Look after your peepers by putting these nutritious foods on your plate.


5 things that may help protect you from dementia

19 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

Lifestyle changes we make in our 20s, 30s and 40s can help guard us from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, research shows.


Why ‘brain tonic’ bacopa is in the spotlight

15 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

With mental fatigue a hot topic of late, herbal wonder bacopa – AKA brahmi – is being hailed for its ability to combat stress and promote calm and clarity.


To fast or not to fast: Which style is right for you?

13 April, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

Intermittent fasting is an increasingly popular approach to weight loss and healthier living. Susie Burrell gives the lowdown on fasting methods.