Superwomen need supplements too

Jude Barback talks to American Ninja Warrior finalist and Spartan Race champion Rose Wetzel about how we can each live our fullest life.

Bouncing back after baby

Nutritionist and new mum Kate Walker says good nutrition and exercise is vital for the physical, emotional and mental health of mothers with young babies.

‘Happy Meal’ healthcare: 200 drive-through mobile medical clinics by 2020

Hundreds of drive-through mobile medical clinics are planned by 2020 in an ambitious bid to make healthcare "as accessible as Uber". It's the goal of Auckland University of Technology Māori entrepreneur in residence and founder...

Is New Zealand’s food system unsustainable?

Calls for action to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals highlight food as the single strongest lever to optimise health and environmental sustainability. Associate Professor Carol Wham from the Massey University’s School of Sport,...

Waking up to the importance of sleep

Sleep is an essential component to overall health, yet its importance is only highlighted when it is lacking. CanSleep’s Dr Michael Hlavac said sleep was vital to wellbeing and health. “There are three ‘cornerstones’ of health....

Dietician explains: What cutting out sugar will do for your body

A dietician has revealed how cutting out sugar, which can cause a drug-like addiction, could boost your health and performance in the gym and at work. Dr Samantha Coogan, president of the Nevada Academy of...

Research shows a simple trick to help you get more sleep

If you struggle to get a decent kip each night, you're not alone. Struggle to get quality shut eye at night can lead to low productivity, damage to mental health and unsafe behaviour — such...

How to prevent the spread of colds and flu

As the weather cools down, winter illnesses tend to ramp up. Rebekah Fraser spoke to an infection control nursing expert about how the spread of colds and flu can be prevented. Simple hygiene practices could...

One stop shop for health and wellbeing in Canterbury

The newly launched Canterbury Resilience Hub is designed to be a central point for health and wellbeing advice and practical support services information.

Are you being bullied at work?

An investigation into claims of bullying by retirement commissioner Diane Maxwell has come back clear but it highlights the fact that bullying at work can often be difficult to identify.


More than just a ‘pill for every ill’

Dr Tracy Chandler (a.k.a. Dr Wellness) says we need to move beyond the current ‘pill for every ill’ model of general practice to a more patient-centred integrative approach.


Extra Health Support For Busy People

People spinning multiple plates often need additional support over and above good nutrition and exercise. Here’s how addressing things at the sub-cellular level can help.