This year is a milestone year for me and as many of my school friends birthdays come up, I'm starting to think about the aging process. Don't get me wrong, I think people can look fabulous at any age and am not looking for eternal youth. But I think the key to looking and feeling great at any age comes back to what we put into our bodies and how we look after them.
This month we are looking at two common conditions that affect our eyes - glaucoma and macular degeneration. Learn more about both and do a quick screening test to see if you would benefit talking to your doctor further. Read the full health column.
The NZ Herald published an article recently that has stayed with me and challenges my thinking. It was written following a conference that Richard Louv spoke at, a renouned advocate for the health benefits of getting children out in nature ...
Today we are going to look at ways to reduce the cost of your medications and how you can get the most out of each visit you make to the pharmacy. Many medicines in New Zealand are subsidised by the government and you make a contribution to the cost, but read the full column to find 6 ways that you can save on the cost of your medicines.
In November we are reminded to eat 5+ fruit and vege a day. That's at least three servings of vegetables and two of fruit, approximately 400g, excluding potatoes and other starchy tubers. So here's some practical tips from 5+ A Day for getting your daily fill.