Author: Women's Fitness

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Food allergies can be serious business. If you ever have reactions, even if they’re mild, it’s important to understand what the cause of it is. Here’s everything you need to know about allergies and intolerances. The difference between an intolerance and allergy  “Allergies are an immune system reaction to the proteins found in specific foods,…

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We’ve only got one more month left of winter so staying in peak health is super important – we don’t want to fall ill with a cold or the flu! We’re sure you’re all aware of the things you can do to avoid getting sick but there are a few more ingredients and antioxidants you…

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You can try and deny it but we know you’ve farted at least once during yoga class. Most of the time you can try to suppress it so that it’s super silent and masked with a little cough, but there are those other times where it lets rip so loud that there’s no hiding it.…

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Teeth sensitivity is the pits. You can’t enjoy ice cream or a bowl of pumpkin soup with flashes of pain in your mouth and even brushing your teeth can be a delicate game. If you’re wondering why your pearly whites are feeling like this in the first place (and how to relieve the pressure on…

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Headaches, back pain, bloating, cramps, mood swings… that’s what 75 per cent of Aussie women gripe with Every. Single. Month. Thanks, periods! And while it might be easier to just surrender in front of The Mindy Project, giant bowl of ice-cream in lap, sedentary behaviour is actually the opposite of what your body needs. Resident…

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Ever walk out of a shopping centre and forget where your car’s parked? Or maybe you search 20 minutes for your phone when it was in your back pocket the whole time? Well, according to a new study, those momentary lapses in memory are a good sign for how you cope with new challenges. As…

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Despite Australia being a country of seemingly endless sunshine, nearly a quarter of Aussies are actually vitamin D deficient. TRUTH BOMB. Sure, we know vitamin D comes from the sun, but new research by vitamin D brand, Ostelin, found that almost half the population (46 per cent) don’t actually know what it does. We spoke…

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A good immune system is more important than ever during winter – those nasty germs are everywhere: your office, the bus, probs even your local café. To stay fightin’ fit, nutritional medicine expert Fiona Tuck has five natural remedy suggestions that will strengthen your immune system. Oil of oregano Oil of oregano is extracted from…

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Always thought a cold and the flu were the same thing? Nope. Our resident GP, Dr Claudia Lee, cleared things up for us. Both the common cold and the flu are caused by viruses that are transmitted via two ways. “One is through the air via respiratory droplets after someone has sneezed or coughed in…

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Winter is a rough time. The office (and public transport) can feel like a vestibule of germs and when a colleague gets the sniffles, you know the rest of your co-workers are going to be dropping like flies in a matter of days. So, to avoid being another number on the casualty count, our resident…