- A night out to remember – food poisoning
We have probably all at some stage been affected by a case of diarrhoea and/or vomiting after a take-away meal or eating out in a restaurant. While there are some foods that are classic food poisoning stories, almost any food can be affected, and affect you in turn. Classically, dingy take-away restaurants are regarded as suspicious, but in actual fact any kitchen, whether at home or the city’s most popular nightspots, can produce a meal you would rather forget
- What do I need to know?
In a recent article, it was stated that “anaerobic activity can improve the cardiovascular system, while aerobic activity stimulates muscle growth”. Obviously, the words “anaerobic and “aerobic” should be switched in that statement, so if you’ve been trying to bulk up by running marathons, our apologies, but hopefully you’re enjoying the increased cardiovascular endurance
- Funky skin
The biggest organ in the human body is the skin and our skin is the external barrier between our vital internal organs and our environment
- Sweating your stress away
With the holidays long gone and the year moving along at full steam, having a full workload combined with family and social commitments often brings up a familiar word – stress!
- Alcohol and your health
Alcohol is a licit drug available in many forms – most of which have intriguing, fascinating and speech-inspiring qualities. But, after the party is over, no matter what form we imbibed it is excreted as water, carbon dioxide and (what a waste) alcohol
- Measuring wellness at work
Longer work hours, the ageing workforce and increasing health care costs are seeing an increase in the number of wellness at work programs. Robyn Short examines how two companies are chalking up effective outcomes in their health and wellbeing programs