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Healthy ageing

Food groups beat kilojoule counting for weight loss

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Counting kilojoules is not the best way to lose weight for better health. Professor Manny Noakes says following a well-balanced diet that includes all food groups is more effective.

Losing weight is a science, keeping it off is psychology

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We all know that a healthy weight has lifelong benefits. Personal trainer John Carpenter says losing weight and maintaining it is simpler than you might think.

Mindfulness and me

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Mindfulness is effective in managing stress and improving our attention span. Executive coach Leah Sparkes sees the benefits in her professional and personal life.

Leading the charge to find a cure for MS

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Throughout May the Kiss Goodbye to MS campaign raises funds for vital research into multiple sclerosis. Renee Coffey tells her journey with MS.

Building the wise economy

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An ageing population is changing the face of the Australian workplace. As part of GAP’s 'A Vision for Australia’ initiative, Andrea Warr says we can create a new phase of working life before retirement.

Walk or run for breast cancer research this Mother’s Day

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Thousands of people across Australia will come together to celebrate Mother’s Day by raising funds for breast cancer research this Sunday. Steph Briggs-Killick shares her very personal journey to becoming a passionate supporter.

Why Australians are getting larger

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Australia’s obesity rates are climbing faster than anywhere else in the world. Professor Manny Noakes says people who want to lose weight need to take action in order to prolong their life and decrease the likelihood of developing conditions associated with being overweight.

Which challenge will you take on?

FebFast 2015

FebFast is a charity that raises money to fight youth addiction by challenging you to give up your favourite vice for 28 days. In the past the focus was on alcohol, but this year FebFasters are invited to choose from five habits one that they are going to abstain from – alcohol, nicotine, sugar, junk food or social media.

The power of oldness - maintaining employability after the age of 50

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The nature of work in Australia is changing. The type of work available has also changed. But that doesn’t mean you are unemployable once you are over 50. Sue Ellson has 10 tips that could help you secure your future.

What happened to our retirement?

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Australians born after 1965 will have to work until they are 70 years old. Nicole Orr says we need a greater understanding of the secondary effects this will have on the individual, the economy and the communities of Australia.