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The Food-mood CONNECTION
The last few years has seen the emerging field of nutritional psychiatry provide us with the scientific evidence that clearly shows the connection between what we eat and how we feel. Demonstrated in a 2010 research study by Felice Jacka, head of the
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Spotlight On Walnuts
It’s no secret that nuts are rich in antioxidants, providing our bodies with a range of nutrients and promoting overall health. Walnuts, in particular, have been the subject of many studies, with researchers trying to gain a better understanding of t
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Autumn Checklist
Autumn is here, and there’s no better time than the present to update your skincare arsenal with the latest and greatest in buzz-worthy ingredients. Supercharge your skin before the cooler months hit! If you’re not familiar with moringa oil, that’s a
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Fertile Ground
Understanding our fertility can be a confusing and unpredictable journey. We are told repeatedly as young women about the importance of using contraception to avoid unwanted pregnancy as if it is something that happens easily, but when it is finally
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Pack A Punch
» MAKES 4 » PREPARATION 35 MINUTES ¼ cup (75g) whole-egg mayonnaise3 tsp sriracha or other chilli sauce (optional)2 half baguettes, ends trimmed, halved crossways2 baby cucumbers (qukes), cut into batons1 carrot, julienned1 spring onion, cut into 5c
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BEAUTY News
The cooler months means more hydration is required, and F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial, $89, is a new overnight mask from clean beauty superstars Drunk Elephant that features a cocktail of hydrating and barrier-replenishing ingredients. Antioxidants
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Takeaway Tips
» Follow a healthy lifestyle by eating a wholefoods diet high in fruit and veggies, being at a healthy body weight, exercising regularly, and avoiding smoking. » Consider whether you want a family, and depending on your age, take any steps to ensure
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Inside OUT
» SERVES 4 » PREPARATION 10 MINUTES » COOK 25 MINUTES 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted100g button mushrooms, sliced1 spring onion, finely sliced1 tsp paprika1 tsp ground cumin¼ tsp cinnamon¼ tsp chilli flakes1 tsp tomato paste500g jar or 2 cans whole toma
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BEAUTY Workout
Exercise can work wonders for your complexion by improving circulation to feed your skin and create an all-over glow. But a sweat session can also have unwanted side effects, such as a red face, breakouts and chafing. How your skin reacts during a wo
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BOOST YOUR immunity
There is a lot to love about autumn, including crisp mornings and the vibrant hues of changing leaves. But a change of season always brings a few health concerns. Chillier temperatures are far friendlier to any cold and flu viruses floating through t
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Pete’s keto EATS
» SERVES 4 1.5kg chicken wingsCoriander leaves, to serve1 lime, halved 2 large handfuls of coriander leaves1 serrano chilli, deseeded and chopped100g aioli (optional recipe below)1 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp apple cider vinegarSea salt and freshly ground
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Ask The Expert
My daughter has been diagnosed with an eating disorder. I’m afraid and not coping. What can I do? A It’s vital to care for yourself when supporting someone else. Talk to a friend or family member you can trust – or find a support group where you ca
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Ageing Well
Most of us have a vision of how we’d like to end up in old age. In an ideal world, I see myself still heading to yoga, splashing around at aqua-aerobics sessions, going for walks with my husband, reading shedloads of books, catching up with friends a
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Love Story
You’ve heard how falling in love is all about chemistry, but do you know what that actually means? From the moment your eyes meet, your lips touch and you become lovers, a whole cocktail of neurochemicals – brain molecules that control the function o
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Sweet Peach Cake
Slice into this heavenly sweet peach cake! I can honestly say peaches are one of my favourite fruit and I was absolutely delighted when we moved into our new home a few months ago, to discover that we had two fully blossomed peach trees. These trees
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Selfie ASSESSMENT
The quest to “be your best self” is a widespread ongoing trend, encouraging us each to constantly strive towards what we consider to be our ideal self. As much as this message can be positive and motivate people to set inspiring goals, aim higher, be
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Editor-in-Chief Nicky Dewe Editor Amy Prebble Creative Director Louise Thomson Feature Writers Erin Fisher, Monique McKenzie Beauty Editor Helene Ravlich Senior Designers Kate van den Bergh, Bobby Saunders Designers Archie Blohm, Robyn T
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder characterised by extreme fatigue with no underlying medical condition. It’s more likely to affect women than men and anyone who has difficulty managing stress. The fatigue may worsen with physical or menta
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Ask The Expert
Is it possible to eat too much protein? A In short, yes! Your body can only utilise a limited amount of protein at a time, so it’s recommended that you don’t consume much more than 30g of protein per meal or snack. Consuming more than 30g usually m
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Changing THE RULES
You scan Instagram and see picture-perfect images of friends having a good time on a beach somewhere exotic. Or perhaps they’re at the newest restaurant in town posting ‘food porn’. Switch to Twitter or Facebook and you see more of the same… people w
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At A Glance
What makes us feel old and how to turn back the years The signs of melanoma and steps to protect yourself Skin-loving innovations in the world of beauty Maybe baby? Fertility in your 20s, 30s and 40s Boost your immune system for the months ah
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FIGHT Fatigue
It is estimated around a third of New Zealanders are fatigued because they don’t get enough sleep. Although it’s natural for our energy levels to fluctuate, if you’re feeling chronically fatigued, there could be a few factors at play. Everyone feels
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Keep MOVING
At this point in the year, the sense of motivation to exercise that was at an all-time-high a couple of months ago can start to waver. The fancy workout gear that you got for Christmas isn’t so fresh anymore, the novelty of a new routine has worn off
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How To Get Your JOMO Back
» So how do you loosen the grip of FOMO and explore the benefits of JOMO? Say ‘no’ more often. “People struggle to say no but if someone asks me to do something, I’ll describe the situation, express how I feel and offer a solution. So, if I’m too bus
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HAVE Your Say
I picked up a copy of Good Health & Wellbeing recently and it was the first time I’ve read a print magazine in years. It was such a great magazine and I read it from cover to cover. I loved it so much that I actually subscribed for a year, yesterday.
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You’re At Risk If…
» You have a demanding job: Work stress is a common cause of emotional exhaustion. Your risk increases if you don’t like your job » or work long hours. You’re a perfectionist: Many studies have revealed a link between perfectionism and emotional exha
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Crossfit Myths
Michelle Willetts isn’t the CrossFit stereotype you might imagine. She’s an accountant and a petite 53-year-old mum of three grown kids. She does CrossFit in order to be fit, healthy and strong. This year, CrossFit celebrates its 20th birthday. Like
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Rest and RECHARGE
If you have been considering a rejuvenating health retreat set in stunning surrounds but are wary of international travel at the moment, Maruia River Retreat could be the perfect solution. The retreat is a former fly-fishing lodge located off the bea
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Star Letter
I bought the February 2020 Good Health & Wellbeing magazine to read while relaxing on the beach in Gisborne. What attracted me was Art and Matilda Green on the cover, but as I read the magazine I was inspired and intrigued by many of the articles. Th
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Endometriosis And Fatigue
The symptoms of endometriosis can have a major impact on quality of life, mental health and physical health, but a Swiss study has found that more than half of women with the condition are also twice as likely to experience frequent fatigue compared
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