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We stalked Matt Agnew for you

Before today, Matt Agnew was just a regular astrophysicist going about his normal astrophysicist chores. Now, he’s the only thing us Aussies are talking, stalking and gawking about ever since he announced he’s, indeed, the Bachelor of 2019. But the difficult thing is, who the hell is Matt Agnew? Unlike …

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Fasting-mimicking diet could get your gut health in check

Just when we thought fasting couldn’t have any more health benefits, a new study has suggested that it might be a powerful tool in helping heal your gut. Researchers from the University of Southern California point to what they call the fasting-mimicking diet (FMD), a program Valter Longo, Ph.D. – …

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7 lifestyle tweaks to help balance your hormones naturally

This article originally appeared on Healthista and is republished here with permission. Swollen breasts. Sleep disturbances. Bloating. They’re all symptoms typically associated with that wonderfully vague term, ‘hormonal’. But hormones control so much more from our appetites to our moods to our weight. Anyone who gets pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) or …

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Should you take a daily asprin?

Aspirin is one of the world’s most well-known and widely taken drugs – you pop it for pain, fever and inflammation. But it’s also a useful blood-thinning medicine, regularly prescribed to those who’ve had heart attacks, strokes or chest pain (angina) – or to anyone who may be at high …

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Five experts advice if going plant-based is healthier

Vegetarianism is on the rise in Australia, as many vegetarians will gladly tell you. While many people who eschew meat products do so for the sake of animals and the environment, we’re starting to learn more about the negative health effects of meat and the benefits from eating a plant-based …

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A doctor answers your questions

Hands up if your mother convinced you that the cold you caught was a result of that *one* time you stepped out of the house with slightly damp hair? Hands up if she then proceeded to dose you up on excessive amounts of vitamin C to clear your blocked nose …

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