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  • Weight Loss

    Going gaga for gluten-free

    Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular, with gluten-free options available in most restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and health stores. But exactly what is gluten and do we need to avoid it? Here we look at the difference between coeliac disease, gluten intolerance or simply choosing to be gluten-free to help you understand what gluten means for you.

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    Hormone Conditions

    Understanding Thyroid Disorders

    Most of us don’t give our thyroid gland a second thought – until it develops a problem, that is.

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Men's Health

Lifestyle & Dementia

Use it or lose it: lifestyle & dementia Dementia affects more than 300,000 Australians and though there is currently no cure, there are things you can do to delay its onset. Here we look at simple things you can do in middle age to keep dementia at bay.

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Ageing

Variety Outranks Intensity

More from the ‘variety is the spice of life' file; scientists have found that the range of our exercise activities, rather than the intensity, is what influences our chances of avoiding dementia.

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Ageing

Grapes Grapple With Dementia

A substance found in grapes and red wine may combat one of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

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Ageing

All About Alzheimer's

Losing your keys or forgetting a name doesn't mean you've got Alzheimer's disease. So what does?

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Ageing

Step Out To Keep Your Brain Moving

Want to preserve the size of your brain and avoid dementia later in life? Research suggests you should go for a walk.

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Ageing

Go Mediterranean & Reap The Rewards

Sticking to a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce the risk of being stricken with Alzheimer's disease as we age.

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Supplements

Eat Smart, Get Smart

Are there foods available on supermarket shelves that could actually make us smarter or even change the way we behave? If so, what are they?

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Running

Running towards a healthier you

Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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