WELL-BEING

the state of being happy, healthy, or prosperous

Skip the Skittles

Skip the Skittles

Skittles “taste the rainbow” motto is taking on a dark new meaning in the wake of a lawsuit alleging the dangers of a known ingredient: titanium dioxide, an artificial chemical additive (banned in Europe) that gives the fruity candy its fun and bright colouring.

Record Ocean Cleanup Milestone of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Record 100,000 Kilograms of Plastic Removed from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Over 100,000 kilograms of plastic has been removed from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) in a record haul orchestrated by non-profit ‘The Ocean Cleanup’: “If we repeat this 100,000 kilogram haul 1,000 times – the Great Pacific Garbage Patch will be gone.”

SOMA+SOUL: The First Clean Greek Skincare

Soma+Soul: The First Clean Greek Skincare

When Elena Koutsoukos’s pappou lost his battle with cancer, his passing brought the family together under sorrowful circumstances. Amongst the colourful stories shared in the celebration of his life, Elena was reminded that her great-grandmother made soap in her village in Megalopoli. So began her quest to obtain her proyiayia’s original recipe, a journey which has culminated in her creation of Soma+Soul, the first clean Greek skincare brand.

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Defibrillators are a must to help number 1 played sport in the country and for all codes

“Defibrillators are a must to help the number 1 played sport in the country and for all codes.” A household name and one that is synonymous with football, Andy Paschalidis is fighting hard for defibrillators to be on-hand at all sporting grounds across Australia.

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Why you need to prioritise good quality sleep

Aric Prather, a sleep scientist at UCSF says that sleep is so critical for so many parts of our body and our mind. “It strengthens the immune system and helps regulate metabolism. It can cleanse the body of toxins that build up in the brain and prevent neurodegenerative diseases. Sleep is like the dishwasher of the brain.”

plant based meat

The World of Fake Meat

Marketing has led us to believe that “plant-based” burgers consist solely of that—plants.  However, the products specifically designed to mimic the texture and flavour of meat contain an extensive ingredient list that’s at odds with the better-for-you image these foods are trying to create. Certified health coach Maria Crokos tells us more about the world of fake meat.

Greek honey

Why Greek honey is the best in the world

The honey from Greece is considered to be some of the finest honey in the world and a favourite among honey connoisseurs. The biodiversity of the Greek countryside plus the rich variety of Greek flora which includes over 850 species found nowhere else in the world contributes to it being the best.