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The antioxidant that’s an athlete’s best friend

Sponsored article The antioxidant CoQ10 is an endurance athlete’s best friend. It’s made in the body by cell powerhouses (the mitochondria) as part of the energy production process and also helps to protect the body...

Recognising depression

These days it’s everywhere – the D word. Our social media feeds and news bulletins regularly discuss depression. Headlines shout out about another celebrity’s battle with depression. Every few weeks new research highlights concerning...

It IS easy (and healthy) being green

The Green Prescription (GRx) is an exercise and wellbeing referral programme. Funded by the DHBs, it is run by regional sports trusts, primary health organisations and Māori health organisations. People are generally referred by...

Superfoods to the rescue

Power-pack your health by ensuring your diet is full of nutrient-dense and readily available ‘superfoods’ that protect against disease and optimise your wellbeing. Kate O’Malley reports.

How to survive the holiday season

Overindulging in food and alcohol, a lack of exercise, overspending and other pressures can put a dampener on the whole season. Here are some tips to help you look after your mental and physical...

Guilty pleasures

Nutritionist Fiona Boyle exposes the truth about some of our national indulgences – coffee, chocolate and alcohol.

Getting to the core of reformer Pilates

As reformer Pilates continues to grow in popularity, Sonya Macefield explains why it’s so good for us.

How to set and get your goals in three easy steps

Jason Whitelaw provides a simple recipe that can have life-changing results.

What’s the alternative?

Jody Hopkinson looks at possible substitutes for the foods and drinks we hate to love.

Tai chi and qigong: exercising mindfully

Tamara Bennett explains the ins and outs of tai chi and qigong and why they're becoming more popular.

DR WELLNESS

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.

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“There for me every step of the way”

“Lucky” is not an adjective many people would choose after going through what Barbara Bew experienced.  Yet despite enduring a terrifying domestic assault after...
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