Time to squeeze the boobs

October, Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community. Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Australian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer). Survival rates continue to improve in Australia with 89 out of every …

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LIFESTYLE IMPACTS ON OUR BODY AND SKIN

Digestibility Digestibility of products consumed can be important because the ability to easily breakdown foods can result in the body using the nutrients more efficiently and potentially even more of the beneficial nutrients being used. Good digestibility can also help ensure that there are no side effects of poor digestion such as gas, bloating or …

SMARTER COOKING

Even highly nutritious foods can be made unhealthy if prepared improperly. While it’s important to make good choices at the store, you should also select ways of cooking your foods that maximise the health benefit of your meal. • Use olive, coconut or grape seed oil. • Use fresh herbs to add flavor instead of …

One in two adults have at least 1 of 8 common chronic conditions – ABC reports

ABC news reports 📻: One in two adult Australians have at least one of eight common chronic conditions: cancer, cardiovascular disease, mental health conditions, arthritis, back pain and problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and diabetes. Almost one in four Australians have two or more of these conditions 😦. “For Australia to lead on the …