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Why it’s okay to splurge over Easter

The worse thing you can do over Easter is beat yourself up for enjoying a cheeky chocolate or two.

Australia's healthiest gender: Why men are winning the fit race

Men exercise more and have fewer medical problems, but also have poorer diets and drink more alcohol.

Passive smoking: how e-cigarettes stack up against real cigarettes

With many former smokers now "vaping" e-cigarettes, experts are starting to wonder if it's another toxin that could be dangerous to inhale second-hand.

Why you sometimes feel sick after exercise

If you ask your body to do something it's not remotely prepared for, it'll let you know.

Hot cross calories: How to choose the healthiest hot cross buns this Easter

Keep your own buns tight by restricting hot cross consumption to just one or two.

Your high-fat diet may impact the lives of your children

Science discovers that our food choices today can affect the generations to come.

Why do some people hate broccoli but some people love it? It's in your genes

No, this doesn't mean you can use your genes as an excuse not to eat your veggies.

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Can you really blame your body shape on genetics?

If you come from a long line of overweight relatives, it's tempting to put fitness and weight loss into the impossible camp thanks to your "bad genes"