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Woman’s health

Woman of all ages live busy lives as they balance their work and careers, needs of family and personal goals. Finding time for exercise and keeping well can be a real challenge at times. Good nutrition can help reduce stress, tension and tiredness and restore lost energy.

Orthorexia Nervosa: When healthy eating can make you sick

An Orthorexics daily obsession with obtaining healthy eating can reduce time available for other interests that formerly made up the fabric of their life. Help is available. Read more »

10 tips to prevent weight gain in marriage

When couples move in together they set in motion changes to their long-term health. While there are many health benefits of living together managing weight may need extra care and attention Read more »

Healthy diet aids menopause management

Menopause is a natural biological process women pass through and just like puberty it is not a medical illness. A woman’s experience of Menopause is very individual and so there is no one “cure” for the range of symptoms that may be experienced. Read more »

Why are NZ men getting fatter, faster than women?

Men’s health in New Zealand has deteriorated at a faster rate than women’s over the past 12 years. The results of nutrition and adult health surveys between 1997 and 2012 give us some clues as to why this may be so. Read more »

Nutrition suffers when children smoke

The smaller lungs and lighter weight of young children increases their vulnerability to the harmful effects of second hand smoke Read more »

Eat your way to healthier nails

The quality, appearance and growth of our nails often reflect the state of our general health and the adequacy of some essential nutrients in our diet.

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Skin care for active people

The stress of competition, the sun and wind, sweat, chaffing and high sugar levels are just some of the things that can aggravate the skin conditions of athletes and very active people. Read more »

Could your weight be disabling you?

The human body is hugely resilient, constantly strengthening muscles and remodeling bones and joints to take up new loads. However as we age and weight is gained and lost, metabolic changes can take place that alter this remodeling process and can set us on a path to failing mobility and independence. Read more »

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