Protein plays a key role in cell growth and repair to help our organs function well. The best way to have enough in your body is to eat foods rich in protein. In this infographic, we share some of these food sources.
Recent research has shown that participants in a cooking class have experienced not only an increase in their cooking confidence, but also improved mental health. Here, we speak to a member of the research team, Jo Rees from Edith Cowan University, to find out more.
‘It’s a great reminder that what is consuming your thoughts now may not consume your thoughts forever.’ Teacher Frances Ardern shares why she has enjoyed journalling for most of her life, and her tips for getting started yourself.
We’ve all noticed fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, and other products become sensitive to supply chain issues and price increases recently. So, why are these foods so crucial to include in our diet and what are some alternatives? Dr Nenad Naumovski from the University of Canberra joins us to answer these questions.
When it comes to running, many can make the mistake of inadequately preparing because they assume it’s an easy skill to pick up. But it’s important to take steps to set yourself up for success with running to ensure you stay safe. Exercise Physiologist Dr Luke Del Vecchio from Southern Cross University shares his top tips.
‘It’s not important how I ride. It’s just important that I ride. I’m a better person after I have been on a ride.’ Matt Hill, K-6 Creative Arts Project Advisor with the New South Wales Department of Education, shares why spending time mountain biking is important for his wellbeing.
It’s Men’s Health Week this week in Australia, and in this article, we speak with Dr Brendan Quinn from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) about an Australian longitudinal study into men’s health and its findings related to the social connectedness of males.
It can be hard to prioritise engaging in hobbies or learning something new among the busyness of day-to-day life. But there are many benefits to dedicating time to learning a new skill, and it’s never too late to start. Here, Monika Schmid, Head of Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York, shares the benefits of learning a new language as an adult.
‘Being accountable for my wellbeing requires scheduling in time for my goals and passions outside of the classroom.’ Here, English teacher Marissa Lombardo shares how attending Italian classes to learn the language has helped her make new friends, connect with her family culture and challenge herself in new ways.
We’ve all been told we should be aiming to drink eight glasses of water each day. But, how accurate is this recommendation? In this article, we speak with Dr Dominique Condo, Senior Lecturer in Sports Nutrition at Deakin University and Performance Dietician at the Richmond Football Club about preventing dehydration.