21 Quick and Easy Appetizers for Parties That Score Big

February 9, 2019

All you need is just a little help to throw the party of the year. And it all comes down to the food. Quick appetizers for parties are a dime a dozen, but choosing the right ones offers an opportunity to stand out among the rest. Have fun with your menu and everyone else will, too. It’s just a huge plus when the options won’t cause any diet destruction. Get…


Does eating chocolate improve your brain function?

November 18, 2018

Thanks to Dr Amy Reichelt for this tasty article!  Amy’s research focuses on addictive memories, reward, motivation and behavioural control. She’s particularly interested in how diet impacts on behaviour and the formation of memories, and how our environments change how we react and learn about certain events. Read more of her work in The Conversation.  Does eating chocolate improve your brain function? Everyone loves a study that turns one of our favourite vices into a health…


4 Reasons Your Husband is Losing Weight Faster Than You

August 25, 2018

When couples exercise and diet together, they tend to stick to their plan: In a study from Indiana University, couples that hit the gym separately dropped their health club memberships at a rate of 43 percent over the course of a year, while just over six percent of those who exercised at the same gym dropped out during that same time frame. But men seemingly start losing weight faster than…


Health Check: four key ways to improve your brain health

July 24, 2018

Health Check: four key ways to improve your brain health Anthony Hannan, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health The human brain is the most extraordinary and complex object in the known universe, a kilogram and a half of soft tissue that, at its peak, leaves computers behind with its endless capacity for problem solving, innovation and invention. So it’s a little surprising that only recently has the concept of…


12 Water Detoxes That Burn Fat And Boost Your Immune System

June 17, 2018

It seems counterintuitive, but drinking water can actually help get rid of water weight. I know, it’s 100% confusing, but it’s also true! But we’re not talking regular tap water. While it’s commonly recommended that you drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day, chugging cup after cup can be boring for your taste buds. We all know that keeping hydrated has the health benefit of maintaining your energy level,…