Why your waist-to-height ratio is a good measure of health

14 May, 2022 . by Erica

Forget scales and BMI – a healthy waist-to-height ratio may be the figure you need to focus on to monitor your health.

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4 unexpected side effects of weight gain

19 January, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

We all know carrying a few extra kilos is not ideal, but experts explain four surprising knock-on effects that can result from being overweight.

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Reality Check: Can the ‘hormone diet’ really control your weight?

17 September, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Can eating certain foods really improve hormone function and help you lose weight?

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5 natural ways to keep your bones healthy

18 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

There are simple things you can every day do to build stronger bones and reduce your risk of breaks and osteoporosis.

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Healthy habits to prevent type 2 diabetes

13 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

A staggering number of Aussies develop type 2 diabetes every day – but a handful of simple lifestyle changes can help significantly reduce your risk.

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Waist size or BMI: Which is a better indicator of health?

9 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s no secret that carrying too much weight increases the risk of health problems, but should you focus on BMI or waist size to figure out where you stand?

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5 simple lifestyle changes to lower your blood pressure

3 March, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

From cutting your risk of stroke, kidney disease and even dementia, there’s more than one reason to keep your blood pressure in check. Here’s how to do it.

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The best types of exercise for warding off weight gain

17 October, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

If you want to shed a few kilos or stay within a healthy weight range, scientists say some types of exercise may be better than others.

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Pregnancy and exercise – what you should know

7 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Serena Williams won the Australian Open while pregnant, yet there’s still conflicting advice on what exercise you can do with a bun in the oven.

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