Tips for Eating Well

The recommendations in the Australian Dietary Guidelines and Australian Guide to Healthy Eating help us choose foods for good health and to reduce our risk of chronic health problems. If we are carrying extra weight, the Australian Dietary Guidelines can also help us lose weight. They steer us towards foods that are high in nutrients…

Is it OK to exercise if you have a cold?

Mild to moderate physical activity is usually OK if you have a common cold and no fever. Exercise may even help you feel better by opening your nasal passages and temporarily relieving nasal congestion. As a general guide for exercise and illness, consider this: Exercise is usually OK if your symptoms are all “above the…

Healthy Active Lifestyle

Being physical activity or exercising can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. A minimum of 30 minutes a day can allow…