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Five Exercises You Can Do While Brushing Your Teeth

Five Exercises You Can Do While Brushing Your Teeth

You spend two minutes in the morning and two at night brushing your teeth. Instead of just standing around, make even better use of that time by incorporating a few simple movements for balance, flexibility and strength. It’s a super-easy way to introduce some regular exercise into your daily routine,…

How to Survive Magpie Swooping Season

How to Survive Magpie Swooping Season

September is the peak of Australia’s own version of “home-grown terrorism” (as memorably described to me by a distraught and bleeding school principal, valiantly attempting to protect his pupils), when a small but conspicuous proportion of magpies throughout the country begin to attack otherwise innocent passersby. It is certainly the…

The ‘Never Fry With Olive Oil’ Saying Is A Lie

Due to its low-ish smoke point, olive oil isn’t the best choice for searing meats or other single-layer, high-temperature cooking methods. However, as Chef Helen Rennie explains, that doesn’t mean you can’t crank up the heat when cooking a range of foods in olive oil – from caramelised onions to…