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Navigating New Zealand’s dental care

Unlike most other healthcare in New Zealand, dental care is not publicly funded, and the cost can deter people from getting treatment. While children and adolescents are entitled to free basic oral health services...

MitoQ: Making powerful magic for athletes

“I don’t get excited about supplements that easily but from my own experience, anecdotally, and subjectively I’m seeing MitoQ can make a difference,” he says.

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.
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DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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