Cold

Cold facts

Is it possible to develop immunity to the common cold?

The cold-pressed truth: juice cleanses to combat cocaine

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Sarah Berry We power through our yoga, party at an equally accelerated pace and then furiously go on a fast. We want to have our activated almond nut mylk liquid cake and chew it at least 20 times.

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Running weather

But it's cold and wet outside...

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Brigid Delaney When it's freezing and teeming there's only one thing to do, writes Brigid Delaney. Suck it up.

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Haemophiliac left out in the cold

Mark Metherell HEALTH CORRESPONDENT FOR 37 years haemophilia patient Peter Mathews has had a type of hepatitis which doctors had thought to be fairly benign. Now he knows very differently.

Cold comfort

Despite promising signs, a cure for the sniffles is not here yet. But science is learning more about the illness, writes Amy Corderoy.

Science may have found silver bullet for common cold

Richard Gray Scientists are hailing a breakthrough that could lead to one of medicine's holy grails - a cure for the common cold.

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Silver bullet could kill the cold

Richard Gray Scientists are hailing a breakthrough that could lead to one of medicine's holy grails - a cure for the common cold.

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Cross Board: the new snowboard?

The new snowboard? Cross Board.

Sarah Berry Can's ski? Terrified of snowboarding? Well the Cross Board may be the method for you.

Baby fat grown in adults could help them lose weight

The excess weight carried by one in four children and more than 60 per cent of adults is contributing to an increase in chronic diseases across Australia.

Amy Corderoy Humans are capable of growing new '‘baby fat'’ that could actually help them lose weight and become healthier, a study has found.

Road test: Oil pulling

Oil pulling: pulling toxins or just our leg?

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MJ Angel Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that involves swishing a cold-pressed oil around your mouth first thing in the morning for about 20 minutes to remove toxins and impurities.

Truth serum

No more excuses - it's time to exercise

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Susie Burrell After working in weight loss for more than 15 years, it is safe to say that plenty of excuses have crossed my path.

In love with local produce

Sophie Hansen Local is Lovely is a seasonal guide to the fruit, vegetables and meat that Australian farmers produce.

Colon hydrotherapy: 'the most amazing thing' ever?

Woman's hands forming heart symbol on belly

Sarah Berry I am speaking with a woman about her first colonic, when she was 21. She tells me that she had blocked the pipe.

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Wise words for winter

Five decisions that prevent winter weight gain

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Susie Burrell Any health professional who works in health and fitness knows the occupational hazard that arises at this time of year.

Delicious and nutritious?

Tomato ketchup: five surprising health benefits

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As manager Roy Hodgson allows ketchup back into the diets of England’s footballers ahead of the World Cup, we look at the surprising health benefits of the red sauce.

Wellbeing

Green smoothies unlikely to beat the flu

Green smoothies

Clifford Fram You can drink as many green smoothies as you like, but no immune-boosting magic potion is going to protect the average person from catching a cold or the flu.

Fitness road test

Hip-hop yoga is booming in Australia

Georgina Safe The concept is somewhat contradictory: combining the stretching and breathing of yoga with booming and sometimes brash hip-hop.

Food festivities

Healthy Easter treats

Sweet easter

Sarah Berry Whether you are a raw foodist, part of the popular Paleo brigade or on a sugar-free crusade, you don't have to miss out on the foodie festivities over Easter.

Road test

Paleo vs raw vs detox: Three extreme diets put to the test

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Radical Dieters

New year, new you - but how hard is it to embark on a radical health regimen? Three people put their bodies on the line.

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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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