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    Balancing bowel health: ways to help reduce your risk of bowel cancer

    • Nov 05, 2021
    • by Stefanie Hodson, Emma Glassenbury

    When it comes to a healthy bowel, the first thing that springs to many of our minds is eating more fibre. But eating enough fibre isn’t the only thing you can do to keep your bowel happy and help reduce the risk of bowel cancer.

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    Shining a light on alcohol and cancer

    • Jul 20, 2021
    • by Stefanie Hodson

    We all know that alcohol can affect our mood, disrupt our sleep and upend our diets, but what about the other serious health risks?

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    6 tips to keep your drinking in check

    • Nov 08, 2020
    • by Danica Keric

    There's no denying that it's been a stressful few years, and so it's not surprising that we would be looking for ways to help manage this stress. For some, it might be tempting to turn to alcohol. That relaxes us… right? Spoiler alert; rather than help us cope, alcohol can make us feel more stressed and anxious. Here are our top tips for staying well and keeping your drinking in check.

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    Ditch the drinks, not your social life

    • Nov 01, 2020
    • by Alice Bastable

    Taking a break from drinking doesn’t have to mean taking a break from friends. In fact, you may feel you have more energy, save money and feel better as a result. We recommend a few things you can do that don't revolve around alcohol.

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    The surprising amount of kilojoules in alcohol

    • Jun 01, 2020
    • by Abbie-Clare Vidler

    Many people are surprised to find out that alcohol, in all its forms, is packed with kilojoules. Over time, the kilojoules in the alcohol we drink can really start to stack up, which can lead to weight gain.

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    Top 5 tips for a healthier you

    • Jan 12, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    To celebrate the start of the new year we've put together our top tips to help kick start your way to a healthier you.

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    How to keep on track with (and keep track of) your exercise resolution

    • Jan 05, 2020
    • by Peter Edwards

    The start of a new year sees many resolve to either eat better, lose weight and/or exercise more. However most people don’t successfully follow through on their resolutions. Peter Edwards aims to keep you moving through the year.

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    LiveLighter investigates: alcohol-free alcohol

    • Dec 24, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    With the popularity of non-alcoholic drinks on the rise these drinks are moving from the fringe to being a viable option when you are staying away from drinking. However, there’s very little information out there about how many kilojoules these drinks actually contain. To find out more we scoured 26 bottle shops and supermarkets in the Perth metro area looking for non-alcoholic versions of your favourite beer, wine, cider and spirits.

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    4 easy ways to get more fibre into your diet

    • Nov 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    We all know fibre is important, but less than a third of Australian adults get enough.

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    4 foods you should eat & 3 you should avoid to prevent cancer

    • Aug 27, 2019
    • by Gael Myers

    With so much information out there about food and cancer, and everyone from doctors to crusading mums to celebrity chefs weighing in, it can be difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to getting accurate nutrition information. Here are 7 dietitian approved tips for reducing your cancer risk.