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Best snacks for brain health

Did you know that of all the organs in your body, it's your brain that uses the most energy? That's why it's important to feed your brain steady and nutritious fuel throughout the day.

Natural therapies – are they effective?

When Jean Hailes asked women what they wanted to know more about in a comprehensive health survey ahead of Women’s Health Week last year, 69% said that they knew either ‘nothing at all’, or ‘a little’ about, the effectiveness of natural therapies.

Matters of the heart: SBS News

In a recent article for SBS News by Amal Awad, Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison explains that heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in Australia, yet it is still regarded a typically male disease.

The best diet for life and living

What if there was a diet that not only celebrated life and living, but also extended life? A diet backed with solid evidence that it could reduce your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, bowel, breast and other cancers, and – as an added bonus – also help you to maintain a healthy weight. 

Expert tips to boost your libido

Your libido, otherwise known as your sex-drive or desire, forms an important part of your health and wellbeing. Your levels of libido will change throughout your life. There's no right or wrong level – only what's right for you.

The three Ps - the secret to healthy eating

What comes to mind when you think about mealtimes? Are you rushing out the front door with a piece of toast and jam in the mornings? Do you wolf down your lunch and then wonder why it’s over so fast? Are you confused about whether certain foods are good or bad for you?

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