WELL-BEING

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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Coated Face Masks: The New Weapon Against COVID

Scientists have developed a coating suitable for almost any type of fabric, such as face masks, which can reduce the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2, a strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, by up to 90%. The researchers have applied for a patent for the technology in the United States with hospital fabrics and sportswear companies already showing interest.

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Artichokes: An Ancient Greek Remedy

Artichokes are a 3,000-year-old detox secret, highly prized over the centuries for its potent medicinal properties. The Ancient Greeks valued this rare, edible blossom that it was known as ‘food for the Gods’ and reserved for the aristocratic alone. Modern research confirms just how right ancient healers were about the medicinal powers of this thorny, armoured vegetable with the sweet, sensual heart.