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The process that transforms the food you eat into the energy your body needs is called digestion. The time it takes for food to be fully digested varies (it takes longer to digest a steak than a slice of watermelon, for example), but it can take days!
Sticking to a healthy, balanced diet will go a long way towards lowering your chance of developing bowel cancer. Get started with a few of these smart food swaps.
A snore can be as insignificant as a gentle murmur or a light rumble, but it can also reach volumes to match a small engine. Consider where you (or your partner) sit on the scale.
Luke and Scott's recipe for a super fresh and healthy salad.
Our waistlines are growing, and with them the risk of developing chronic disease, heart conditions and type 2 diabetes. In fact, one in four children and more than 63 per cent of adults in Australia are overweight or obese, according to the Federal Government’s Shape Up Australia initiative. Here’s how simple everyday food swaps can have a big impact on your health.
Australians are no strangers to colds, with the average adult catching up to four colds every year. Kids fare much worse, suffering through as many as 10 bouts of the sniffles.
After a long run like City2Surf, we have often pushed ourselves to our maximum fitness levels, and can sometimes want to take a break from running altogether for a period of time afterwards.
Many of us don’t think much about eye care until the day we admit it’s time to get glasses. But the truth is there is a lot you can do on a daily basis to keep your eyes feeling comfortable and healthy and to protect against the development of more serious conditions down the track. Here’s what you need to know.
Q Why do I have bloodshot eyes?
In winter, when it’s often dark before and after work, finding the motivation to exercise mid-week can be like trying to shoot hoops from the other end of the court – unlikely! But allocating some time for these weekend workouts will be enough to blow out the cobwebs, keep you in shape and help you catch up with friends in the process.