Chocolate Can Help Reduce Stress, Study Says

When three thirty-itis hits, it’s natural to visit the vending machine to eat your stress away. And if chocolate is your vice, it turns our you’re probably onto a good thing. According to two new studies presented at the Experimental Biology 2018 annual meeting in San Diego, consuming dark chocolate that has a high concentration of cacao (a minimum

Expert Top Tips for Flattening Post-Pregnancy Pooch

After nine months of having a bundle of joy stretch out your uterus, hoo-ha, and six-pack, things are bound to look a bit…different…down there. That post-pregnancy pooch is a combination of fat (hey, a woman has got to gain some weight during pregnancy), excess skin, and stretched-out abdominal muscles, says ob-gyn Alyssa Dweck, M.D, co-author

How This Aussie Mum Lost 25kgs In 6 Months

Name: Angela Martin Age: 39 Occupation: Stay at home mum Hometown: Hobart, Tasmania Starting weight: 90 kgs Current weight: 65 kgs What prompted you to start your fitness journey, was there a particular moment or realisation? When I had my last baby (number five) I realised pretty quick after she was born that I needed

Healthy Chocolate Brownie Bite Recipe

Nutritionist Steph Wood, has formulated this recipe as the perfect post-workout fuel. They contain the perfect ratio of fats to carbs to proteins ensuring optimal recovery. Steph believes in nourishing your body with the right foods in order to reach your best physical fitness and health. Ingredients 3⁄4 cup walnuts 1⁄4 cup almonds 8 Medjool dates,

Newly developed therapeutic shown to combat drug addiction

A new therapeutic may help reverse chemical imbalances made to the brain by habitual drug use and could one day help recovering drug addicts avoid future drug use. Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston developed and tested a treatment on rats and found it effective in reducing the animals’ cravings. Their

Meghan Markle's Favourite Lipstick Has Been Leaked

Pretty much every time Meghan Markle leaves the house I examine close-up photos of her face, coming to the conclusion that yes, she’s as close to perfect as it gets.  While we can find out what the bride-to-be is wearing almost instantly, how she keeps her skin looking so luminous and the exact products she

How to Cope With Pregnancy Aches & Pains

Everyone knows labor and delivery is painful, but what about the rest of pregnancy? If this is your first foray into the world of baby-growing, it might come as a surprise just how ridiculously uncomfortable — and sometimes downright torturous — those three trimesters can be (of course, if you’ve been pregnant before, it’s likely

Just $2 a Day Can Get People to Work Out

A new study finds that a few dollars can motivate people to stay active.   Thomas Barwick | Getty Images A few dollars a day, some goal setting, and a wearable device could be what it takes to increase physical activity among heart patients, according to a new study published in the Journal of the