The big exercise mistake over-60s are making

Experts warn that a brisk walk alone won't cut it when it comes to exercise as a Baby Boomer. Baby Boomers are constantly being told that keeping active and exercising where possible is vital for a happy and healthy life, although new research by Australia’s national science agency found older Aussies could be making a vital mistake when it comes to their fitness. In fact, failing to flex your muscles at least twice a week could cause suffering and damage.

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Luxury cruising on a budget

Most travellers know that cruising is an experience of a lifetime. You’re able to reach places that are usually exclusive to those who travel by sea and each morning you’re greeted with spectacular views. While there are plenty of cruise ships you can hop aboard on, nothing is quite like cruising in a luxurious suite aboard a boutique vessel. Boutique cruises are becoming extremely popular with more discerning travellers. They have a much more intimate feel to them.....

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Eat Smart for a Healthier Brain

Add these 'superfoods' to your daily diet, and you will increase your odds of maintaining a healthy brain for the rest of your life. There's no denying that as we age chronologically, our body ages right along with us. But research is showing that you can increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain well into your old age if you add these "smart" foods to your daily eating regimen.

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Why you should eat 3 whole eggs a day

Eggs are one of the most important foods in the world. They absolutely belong on your plate. Not only because they are so tasty and versatile, but also because of the great nutritional value. This is despite the poor reputation that eggs sometimes have because some people think that egg yolks contain a lot of cholesterol and affect their diet.

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How to slash your grocery budget by $3000 a year?

Approximately 20% of all food bought in Australia is wasted. This means, for every five bags of food we buy, we throw out one. If you spend $300 a week on groceries, that’s $60 a week you’re throwing in the bin, or $3000 a year! Get the whole family involved in reducing food waste with these easy and effective ideas.

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How much Australians spend on health

Personal spending on health is about $28.6 billion a year in Australia. This includes $3 billion on hospitals, $5.5 billion on dental care and almost $11 billion on medication. We shell out a further $21 billion each year on health insurance premiums. As private consumers, we contribute almost one in every five dollars spent on health care. Among wealthy countries, we have the third-highest reliance on out-of-pocket payments and it’s growing.

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