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Beating belly fat for better health

It should come as no surprise that being overweight or obese has serious health implications, but more than six out of 10 Australian adults are just that. Here we look at the impact of abdominal obesity and what you can do to beat the bulge.

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New Year’s resolutions

A healthy New Year is a happy New Year: sticking to your resolutions in 2015 How many times have you made healthy New Year’s resolutions, only to revert back to bad habits before the end of January? Here we look at setting goals and sticking to them ...

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Stay Healthy and happy this festive season

Filled with tempting treats and plentiful parties, the silly season can be a danger zone when it comes to keeping up our healthy habits.

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Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is a major health concern for young Australians, and with thousands of school leavers celebrating their newfound independence, it’s important they understand the risks of getting drunk.

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Alcohol – Minimising The Harm

Many of us associate alcohol with good times – be it relaxing or socialising. But like everything in life, alcohol is best enjoyed in moderation.

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Understanding Alcohol Addiction

How and why does addiction to alcohol develop?

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A Matter Of Substances: Anxiety

Many of the substances we turn to in order to relieve anxiety can actually make things worse.

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Under The Influence: Social Networks & Drinking

What is the greatest influence on your drinking habits? Is it your upbringing, your genes, those thirsty work colleagues of yours or something else?

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Know Your Limits

A quiet drink at the end of a working day can be a relaxing, enjoyable thing – but do you know how much you alcohol you’re actually consuming?

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Toxic Stress: Substance Abuse

When you're stressed out it can be tempting to have a drink or light up a smoke – or try other methods to chill out or get a quick pick-me-up. Alluring as this may be, alcohol, cigarettes and drugs won’t reduce stress and could make it worse.

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The Dark Side Of Coping With Stress

When it comes to dealing with persistent stress, many people turn to habits that offer short term pleasure and relief, but which can come with a significant long-term cost.

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Stay Lean (But Not Mean) Over The Holiday Season

Normal eating and exercise habits tend to be abandoned during the manic holiday period. What can we do to stay healthy and avoid gaining weight over the festive season?

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Eating For Two

Eating a healthy diet is important for everyone, but when you're pregnant there are a few extra things to know.

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Drinking For Heart Health

As the saying goes, you are what you eat, but don't forget that what you drink can have a big impact on your heart health.

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Wine Drinkers Vs. Beer Drinkers

We hate to reinforce stereotypes but it seems that people who buy wine also buy healthier food and therefore have better diets than beer drinkers. . .

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