Use smoothies for post-workout recovery

Use smoothies for post-workout recovery

Smoothies aren’t just for dieters. They’re a great option for fitness buffs too. Over the last few years, breakfast cereals, muffins, crackers and other refined carbohydrates have made way for smoothies – delicious, on-the-go liquid meals and snacks packed with nutrients. On average, the Australian household’s consumption of liquid breakfasts has increased by 20% in […]

Home remedies for baby ailments

Home remedies for baby ailments

Before rushing to the doctor, check your home for tested lotions and potions that can help your little one heal from these common ailments. Both first-time and seasoned moms know how stressful it can be when their little one feels under the weather and struggles with a fever, possible ear ache or a blocked nose. […]

Superfoods and sex drive

Superfoods and sex drive

Fading sexual desire? Struggling to maintain an erection? It may be possible to spice up your sex life without going the pharmaceutical route. Superfoods pack a huge nutritional punch, while complementary and alternative medicines are widely used to prevent and treat a variety of ills. Good scientific research on these products isn’t always available, but […]

Sex after hysterectomy

Sex after hysterectomy

Every year approximately 30,000 Australian women undergo a hysterectomy. Are you one of them? Find out how it may affect your sex life. A hysterectomy is a very common medical procedure where the uterus (womb), and sometimes the ovaries, Fallopian tubes or cervix, are removed. The most common reasons for hysterectomies among Australian women include […]

New parent mistakes

New parent mistakes

New baby? These expert tips will help you navigate the eight common mistakes made by new parents. Nine months later, a brand new bundle of joy, and the full impact of being a new parent hits you and your partner. No matter how excited and prepared you may think you are for parenthood, being a […]

How to keep your breasts perky

How to keep your breasts perky

Take action now to keep your breasts in fine form! What older woman wouldn’t want to keep her breasts as perky as they were in her 20s? After all, a woman’s breasts are an important sign of her femininity. Unfortunately, the depressing reality is that from about age 30 every woman starts facing the battle […]

Help your teen get better school results

Help your teen get better school results

A new school term brings new academic challenges for high-school kids. Give your teens the support they need. With the social, emotional and educational pressures young teenagers face in high school, getting good results can be tough. Here’s how to help your young teen cope better with homework and studying as they navigate their way through this stressful and […]

Menopause and obesity

Menopause and obesity

“Middle-age spread” isn’t just a humorous term. Many menopausal women associate this life phase with a widening midriff. What should you know? Menopause can be a challenging time: many women struggle with symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats, and the question regarding the use of hormone therapy can be a challenging one. In […]