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Chew on this

Let them eat hemp

Paula Goodyer If the Americans, Brits and Canadians are allowed to eat hemp, why aren't we?

Why muscles make good medicine

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Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind

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Strong at every age

Why everyone should 'bulk up'

Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, not a health essential, science is finding more reasons to change your mind - including new research that suggests strong muscles are good medicine.

Calories and kilojoules

Are kilojoule counts on fast food helping us eat better?

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Paula Goodyer The hope is that we're getting a better grasp of how many kJs we need each day - and which foods make us overshoot the mark

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An anti-breast cancer diet? Watch this space

Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.

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Meat Free Week

Would you sign up for a week without meat?

Paula Goodyer The Meat Free Week campaign wants us to go meatless for a good cause - but are we up for the challenge?

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Can star power make us healthier?

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Paula Goodyer The power of celebrities to influence our health can be a mixed blessing

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Too clean for our own good?

Paula Goodyer A cleaner way of living has improved our health in some ways - but is it also messing with our immune systems?

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Healthy blood pressure plan

Taking the pressure off

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Paula Goodyer Why detoxing the shopping trolley can improve your blood pressure.

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Food on the brain

Food on the brain

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Paula Goodyer Why you don't need to ditch grains for a sharper brain

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Avoiding dieting dead ends

Paula Goodyer What are the signs that a weight loss program might work - and how do you spot a dud?

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'Guilt chip'

Beating the baby blues

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Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.

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Fish oil - a healthy choice for men or not?

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Paula Goodyer With the jury still out on the fish oil and prostate cancer link, are fish oil supplements still a good idea for men?

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A workout for your mind

I've beaten yesterday's time!

Paula Goodyer Why exercise is a smart move for your mind, not just your body.

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Myth busters

Food fact or fiction?

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Paula Goodyer Spinach is packed with iron; meat rots in your stomach - the food myths we should lay to rest.

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Healthy eating

Food for a healthy gut

Paula Goodyer With bowel cancer now the second most common cancer in Australia, that alone might be enough reason to dust off your dahl recipe.

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Can you find calm in a can?

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Paula Goodyer After a tsunami of energy drinks, could relaxation drinks be the next wave?

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The kilo creep

Let's hear it for a lighter Christmas

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Paula Goodyer It's hard to lose weight at Christmas - but you can avoid putting it on.

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Gwyneth's trainer says ...

Light weights v. heavy weights - what's best?

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Paula Goodyer Women shouldn't train with weights of more than 3lbs says Gwyneth Paltrow's personal trainer. Really?

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Chew on this

Should we quit panicking about sugar?

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Paula Goodyer Yes, we eat too much sugar - but it's not the only reason we get sick and fat.

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