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Healthy lifestyle

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How to eat a balanced diet

Get some of the best tips on how to eat a wide variety of foods in the right proportions for a healthy diet.

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How alcohol affects your health

Many of us drink alcohol to relax, but drinking too much can affect your health. Learn more here about the effects of alcohol on your body.

BMI and waist circumference can estimate your healthy weight.

BMI: time to measure up

Learn to estimate whether or not you are a healthy weight by calculating your body mass index (BMI) and measuring your waist circumference.

Weight loss and dieting

Many diets are promoted in Australia, but they don't all work. Follow a healthy eating and exercise plan and you're more likely to keep weight off lon...

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Fitness and exercise

Fitness tips and exercise topics to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Cycling, walking, running, and yoga among others.

Romance can bring some positive health benefits.

Benefits of love and sex

Some scientific studies suggest that love and sex can bring benefits such as lower blood pressure. Find out how cupid's arrow can boost your health.

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating tips and topics, such as vegetarian food, healthy food swaps and how to eat a balanced diet, among others.

By changing a few eating habits you can make a big difference.

Healthy food swaps

Eating fewer foods that are high in calories, fat, salt and sugars, and swapping them for something healthier is a great way to maintain a healthy lif...

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Does your diet have enough fibre?

Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.

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How to lower your cholesterol

High cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke - here's how you can help lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.

Exercise can help you to lose weight

Start losing weight

Physical activity as part of your daily routine is a key part of a healthy lifestyle. This guide can help you on your journey towards a healthy weight...

Strength training should be an important part of your physical activity.

Physical activity for seniors

If you are over 65, you should try to be active every day. Here are tips on how to stay fit and information about how much physical activity you need.

Quit smoking: challenge your excuses.

Smoking - quit making excuses

Too late to quit smoking? Are you worried about putting on weight? This article lists excuses that smokers use to delay quitting, and provides tips on...

Self-help tips to fight fatigue

Learn how to fight fatigue and restore your energy.

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