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Many of us drink alcohol to relax and socialise. Alcohol can be part of a healthy lifestyle if you drink in moderation and also exercise and have a good diet. But drinking too much can affect your physical and mental health. Why is alcohol a health issue?  Many Australians drink alcohol in amounts that are harmful to their health. This kind of drinking can cause death, disease and injury and is a major factor in ill health and social harm in Australia.

Want to improve your health? Need to lose weight? This activity plan for beginners, combining running and strength and flexibility workouts

The late 20th and early 21st centuries may have brought cures for many diseases, but they have also brought their fair share of new threats to public health.

Great news, you finally have a legitimate excuse to not go to that high intensity spin class class your friend has been trying to coerce you into. A new study suggests that too much exercise is actually more dangerous for your heart than not being active enough.  Obviously, a normal amount of exercise - 2.5 hours a week of moderate exercise or 1 hour 15 minutes of strenuous aerobic workouts according the U.S Department of Health - is beneficial for your health. So maybe don't cancel all your gym classes at once...

Princess Diana was known for her sparkling wardrobe packed to the brim with designer gowns, and glamorous co-ords.

82.5 per cent of children in England fail to meet the recommended activity levels.  A new interactive map charting physical activity among children in England

How to cook. The correct way to use herbs and seasoning

Foods

Ever taken a bite of a meal you’ve worked so hard on only to find it’s way too salty, or hardly has flavor at all? Avoid these seasoning mistakes and learn how to balance your flavors with these simple techniques.f you’ve gone through the trouble of chopping your veggies, sautéing chicken and adding all sorts of fun colors to your meal you want your efforts to be rewarded right? Sitting down to eat only to discover the flavor is way off can be discouraging.

The plan is designed to help you lose weight at a safe rate of 0.5kg to 1kg (1lb to 2lb) each week by sticking to a daily calorie allowance.

Not all calories are created equal. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in your body. They can have vastly different effects on your hunger

How do you find the best mascara? There’s almost as many on the market as there are ways to apply it – mouth slightly agape, brush horizontal, or brush held vertically to catch the tips. Or curl first, then apply. Or wiggle the brush from the roots up, or use the tip of the wand first to do the inner corners, perhaps? We all have our own little trick for applying it, and indeed, we’re all spoiled for choice when it comes to the selection on offer. There are mascaras for separation and for length, for curl and for definition.

When it comes to skin care, men have traditionally kept it simple. However, more men are now pursuing healthier, younger-looking skin

Long, hot showers are one of life’s simple pleasures. But as wonderful as they are, sometimes you just need to get down and dirty

In order to make our selection of 30 of the most influential fashion designers of all time, 24/7 Wall St. compiled a list of individuals who have made a significant impact on the fashion world. We reviewed fashion industry sources, media reports to determine our list. Some of the fashion designers who have had an outsized influence on the industry continue to have an impact on fashion, while legends such as Jeanne Lanvin and Coco Chanel live on through their products.

The ever-rising male grooming market. Governed by a rising demand for personal care products tailored to men’s needs

Reading through this top ten list of fashion magazines, you can find your perfect magazine subscription to sit back and relax with.

Greta Thunberg has started an international youth movement against climate change

Climate

Greta Thunberg: Climate change activist is halfway to the US on her boat journey - send her your messages It's a busy week for climate campaigner Greta Thunberg. The 16-year-old is marking a year since she began her 'School Strike for Climate' protests and she has just reached the halfway point of her big boat journey to the US.  Back in August last year Greta called on school children across the world to miss school every Friday to protest against climate change.

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