Tag: I

Kitchen Garden: I just called to say I clove you

The Department of Broccoli is an inspired name for a venture developed last year at Canberra City Farm by Evan Turnbull and Katie Mills of Hughes. They appeared in a Kitchen Garden column in May 2017, when Evan was making blocks of frozen pesto from a huge crop of basil and Creole Long Storers garlic

Glycans at the ‘I’ of the storm in humoral immunity and melanoma progression

Two new studies have unveiled how a peculiar molecule impacts how antibody-producing cells develop and function as well as how normal melanocytes progress to melanoma malignancy. “These findings on fundamental immunology and melanoma development originate from totally different areas of research, though have intersected at the bench,” said Charles Dimitroff, Ph.D., of the Department of

Should I take Vitamin C or other supplements for my cold?

Last week I had a shocking cold. Blocked nose, sore throat, and feeling poorly. This made me think about the countless vitamins and supplements on the market that promise to ease symptoms of a cold, help you recover faster, and reduce your chance of getting another cold. When it comes to the common cold (also

Real Life Weight Loss: "I have no limits now"

Jennifer Sierra, now 28, was 13 when her mother first put her on a diet. Among five siblings, “I was always the heaviest.” Sierra, who stands just under 160cm, yo-yoed between 63 and 72kg until her marriage at 21, when things fell apart. Related: Six reasons you haven’t been able to get rid of belly fat

Here’s What Happened to My Body When I Gave Up Coffee For 10 Days

My love for coffee started in high school with weak, syrupy-sweet petrol station “cappuccinos.” Then in college, I graduated to Donut King, then Starbucks, then fancy hipster roasts. Somewhere along the way, though, this glorious brew became more of a necessity than an enjoyment. Hectic mornings during which I had to choose between brewing coffee and

'I Stopped Weighing Myself—Here's What Happened'

Normally, I hit the scale each morning as part of my daily routine. I’m not desperately trying to lose a few pounds, but rather maintain my weight and identify trends between what I eat, how I feel, and how well I ride. Regularly tracking your weight has its benefits. You can learn whether you’ve fuelled yourself

‘I Got A Six-Pack Eating Pizza!’

Canberra office worker, Natalie Dean, weighed 119 kilos and could barely squeeze into a size 20. A true junk food addict, she’d eat greasy takeaway meals for lunch and dinner. She was even diagnosed with facet join disorder because her fat was crushing the nerves in her face, making her numb. Desperate to change after