Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
Charmaine Yabsley The benefits of making a splash will surprise you.
Pip Coates Running is popular for several reasons - it's easy and accessible and doesn't involve an array of expensive equipment.
Lucy Carroll Men who take fish oil supplements or eat fatty fish may be more likely to contract prostate cancer, an international study has found.
Kent Sepkowitz The latest health fad is even more ridiculous than most health fads.
Adrian Lowe Unless you would like a date with the porcelain, put your lunch in the fridge.
Paula Goodyer Fish oil's reputation for protecting our hearts and minds has taken some hits lately. Despite earlier promises of a benefit for ageing brains, one study reported last year that omega-3 supplements...
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer Fish oil might not fix dementia, but it could make a difference to our moods or our hearts
The good food
Graham Osborne This humble root is a veritable elixr in plant form. Just ask the ancient Romans.
Carole Hungerford might be a GP, but she is not a fan of the way the business of medicine works. Not even close. ''Mainstream medicine is run by the drug companies.
Janet Hawley People with chronic health problems are discovering that there is a miracle drug that can help them. It's called exercise.
Eat your weeds
Graham Osbourne Put down the poison, those "weeds" are nutrient-rich herbs.
Luke Malone Cupping, leeches, urine therapy. Alternative therapies can be strange - but surprisingly effective.
Mark Metherell ONE-TIME Australian netballer Alison Broadbent has endured two cruciate ligament operations and now suffers osteoarthritis in her knees - largely preventable if she had performed simple exercises in...
Nick Galvin Acceptance is the new buzzword among some participants in the great weight debate, but how far can they push it?
Sarah Berry Has the sun smart message gone too far? A number of scientists say yes.
Amy Corderoy There is nothing more certain than death and taxes, but now most Australians can add one more thing to that list: an ever-expanding waistline.
Jim O'Rourke FOR close to 50 years Johnny Munro has been massaging, stretching and soothing thousands of tired, broken and injured bodies, from pensioners to dancers and elite sporting types.
Rachel Browne Claims about consumer products will need rigorous scientific backing under proposed regulations.
Andrew Stevenson DAVID SINCLAIR was 19, playing cards in a smoky cafeteria at the University of NSW, when he told his mates they were wasting their lives.