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How to keep up your fitness as you age

Lifestyle

Maintaining your fitness for a strong and healthy body, regardless of age, is good for your heart and overall health. But as you get older, you may notice a creeping middle-age spread. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?

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Bushfire smoke and heart health

Lifestyle

Cardiologist and researcher at HRI, Dr Rahul Kurup, answers some common questions about bushfire smoke and heart health.

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Hot and bothered: heat affects all of us, but older people face the highest health risks

Lifestyle

Heat is more likely to endanger the health of people with pre-existing conditions, who are often older members of the community.

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Managing sleep problems

Lifestyle

Getting enough sleep is important for your health. If you suffer from sleep problems, here’s how to get a good night’s sleep.

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What makes the ideal meal in a balanced diet?

Nutrition

Creating the ideal meal as part of a balanced diet can be tricky, but being aware of portion sizes and ways to manage them can help. Here are some simple steps for creating a balanced meal.

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We know bushfire smoke affects our health, but the long-term consequences are hazy

Lifestyle

During this bushfire season, smoke haze and its health effects has become a concern. While we don’t know for sure what prolonged exposure to bushfire smoke could mean for future health, here’s what air pollution and health data can tell us.

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How to keep your food full of nutrition

Nutrition

There are a variety of cooking methods that can help lock in the nutrition content of food without sacrificing flavour.

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12 healthy days of Christmas

Nutrition

Christmas is just one day, but healthy eating habits can do you good for the rest of your life. Here's how to get a jump on and manage Christmas temptations.

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Keeping up with exercise over the holidays

Lifestyle

Holidays can seem like the perfect time to socialise, eat and avoid responsibility for a few days. Here are some tips to help you get in some exercise, but still enjoy the holiday season.

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