If you're an average-sized adult eating and drinking enough to maintain a healthy body weight, you should consume no more than 12 teaspoons of sugar per day.
If you don't alternate your posture at work, the stiffness can build, making it harder to straighten your spine. This can contribute to developing a hunched back.
Oral rehydration is the cornerstone of treatment for gastro, especially if you're suffering from mild to moderate dehydration.
Research regularly shows when people try to do two things at once, they tend to do both tasks more poorly than if they'd only attempted one at a time.
Sex can often be a pleasurable experience. But it also has benefits some reports have compared to those of exercise. So can sex really count as a workout?
If you're a non-scientist, you might have once asked yourself, propped against the bedhead after disappointingly quick intercourse, how long does sex "normally" last?
Growing pains are the most common childhood musculoskeletal condition resulting in frequent visits to healthcare professionals.
Squeezing and trying to pop pimples is definitely not the best solution and can actually make your skin worse.
Not getting enough quality sleep can have significant implications for health.
Burns are one of the most common injuries, affecting as many as 200,000 Australians each year.
A recent study found while parents are positive about their children engaging in aerobic activities (running, playing sports), they have much more negative views when it comes to strength exercises.
Nutritional deficiencies are linked to food cravings in certain situations. In general, however, there is no real evidence to link our common food cravings with nutritional deficiencies.
Monday – start diet. Tuesday – break diet! Wednesday – plan to start again next Monday. Sound familiar?
We know that not getting adequate sleep means we do a disservice to our brain and our physical and metabolic health. But what are the real secrets to a good night’s rest?
First we feel thirsty and fatigued, and may develop a mild headache. This eventually gives way to grumpiness, and mental and physical decline.
Does cold water immersion after training help recovery?
A recent study found sugar-free products can be just as damaging to your teeth as sugar because many of them contain acid that causes tooth erosion. But what about sugar free gum?
The timing of exercise can have a meaningful influence on the quality of training and recovery, especially for athletes.
The evidence suggests that intermittent fasting can be an effective way to lose weight over a period of months. However, one size does not fit all, and it could be another's idea of hell.
Alongside the day's high and low, weather reports generally contain a UV alert for a particular time. But what does it actually mean – and what should you do about it?