The Wonder Drug

The Wonder Drug

My 56 year-old brother calls me. “I have to get a heart scan, the Doc’s not happy about my stress test and wants to check a few things out,” he says. “My cholesterol’s a bit high…and I’m a few pounds on the wrong side of normal,” he adds worryingly....
So You Think You Don’t Eat Much Sugar?

So You Think You Don’t Eat Much Sugar?

SICKLY SWEET: PART 2 If you think the only sugar you eat is added to your coffee, think again. As popular celebrity chef Jamie Oliver says “Sugar is in everything!” And he’s right. Over 75% of supermarket packaged foods is laced with sugar and there...
50, Fat & Flustered

50, Fat & Flustered

If your husband, boyfriend or dad is middle aged, with a waist more prominent than his chest and puffs like a greyhound when he walks – give him a hug. He needs it. Australian men are losing the battle of the bulge and in doing so are becoming more depressed, stressed...