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“How I kept the weight off”: Susie Elelman reveals secret to her weight loss

usie Elelman is not only one of Australia’s most beloved media personalities, but she’s also one of the nation’s biggest weight loss success stories. At her heaviest, Elelman weighed around 135 kg. But it wasn’t until she was shamed for her weight that she decided to make a change. Now, over a decade since she […]

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5 simple tips to fix dry hair

As we age, our hair is just one of the parts of our body that goes through a drastic change. Aside from the obvious (going grey), it also becomes thinner, drier, duller, and you may experience some hair loss. But thankfully, you can take steps to ensure your hair looks as healthy as possible no […]

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4 best cruise destinations for wine lovers

Over60 native article for Flight Centre If you ask us, the best part about travelling is the opportunity to sink yourself into the local culture, and what better way to do just that than to indulge in the region’s signature food and wine. Whether you’re a foodie or a wine lover (or both!), Europe has […]

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Eating more of this could slow brain ageing by 11 years

When it comes to eating healthy, you can’t really go wrong with fruit and veg. But just as some fruits are healthier than others, some vegetables have are more nutrient-dense and have more health benefits than others – namely, leafy greens. Leafy greens – kale, spinach, rocket etc. – have been found not only to help reduce […]

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6 things you never knew about David Bowie

It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since David Bowie’s death, but as devastating as his loss was to his fans and his peers, at least his music and his legacy will endure forever. So to celebrate his life, we’re taking a look at some little-known facts about the music icon. 1. Why he […]

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How your facial expressions affect your mind and body

We’ve all heard that faking a smile can actually make you feel happier, but you might not know about all the other ways your facial expression can impact your mood and even your body. From improving your memory to protecting your heart health and even boosting your self-confidence, here are five little facial expression tricks for you […]

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7 surprising health benefits of coffee

Most people can’t function without their morning cup of coffee, but did you know it’s doing so much more for you than simply helping kick-start your day? From helping you shed those unwanted kilos to lowering your risk of cancer, we’re taking a look at seven of the incredible ways coffee can benefit your health. […]

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The difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s

To the average Joe, dementia and Alzheimer’s might seem like the same thing – after all, they both describe cognitive impairment that usually affects memory. But they aren’t, and understanding the distinction is essential. As Dementia Australia explains on their website, “Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It […]

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Where to find the help you need this holiday season

Over60 native article for Just Better Care No matter how much you love celebrating Christmas and ringing in the new year, there’s no denying that the festive season is one of the busiest and most stressful times of year. In fact, according to one UK survey, it’s the sixth most stressful life event – yet we […]

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Jeffrey Archer interview: “Writing is a drug”

I recently had the privilege of speaking to best-selling author Jeffrey Archer about his new collection of short stories (as well as some old favourites). A decade after his last collection, international best-selling author Jeffrey Archer is back with a fresh batch of suspenseful short stories, Tell Tale. To find out more about the book and […]

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