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Sugar and Shakes

Shakes and sugar: Why they don’t go together

Posted by July 20th 2020

Weight loss and protein shakes can be good for you, but they can also pack in a load of sugar. Find out which are the best bet if you want to avoid sugar.


Dyson selling gold-plated hair dryer for $699

Posted by May 1st 2020

Had enough of bad hair days? Got a spare $700? Then this gold-plated hair dryer might be the one your hair’s been waiting for! Dyson has revealed probably its most prestigious hair dryer to date – …


Get in shape for summer with ALDI fitness essentials

Posted by October 23rd 2019

ALDI obviously knows that summer bodies are made in winter, because the discount supermarket chain is offering some bargain fitness essentials to help you get in shape. More than 20 fitness-related items will hit the middle …



Warning over SPF moisturisers for skin protection

Posted by November 20th 2018

Moisturisers with a sun protection factor (SPF) may not protect your skin as well as you think, because of the way we use them, experts have warned. As a result, doctors are warning people not to …


Cooked fruit and veg get a raw deal, research finds

Posted by November 20th 2018

A new study indicates that it’s not about how many fruit and vegetables you eat, but rather the way in which you eat it. The research from the University of Otago in New Zealand discovered raw …


How to lose weight while still eating pasta

Posted by November 20th 2018

No longer do you need to pass by that delicious bowl of spaghetti or carbonara, with a new study claiming that you can lose weight while still enjoying your favourite pasta dish. Conventional wisdom – and …


Time to ditch the fad diets says Heart Foundation

Posted by November 20th 2018

Australians are being urged to ditch fad diets in an effort to focus more on their cardiovascular health. A major review on the most effective diets was commissioned by the Heart Foundation in order to combat …


The tooth sensor that tracks what you eat

Posted by December 21st 2018

Scientists have developed a miniaturised sensor that can be fitted to a tooth to monitor your alcohol, sugar and salt intake. The 2mm-by-2mm device, devised by researchers at the Tufts University School of Engineering in the …