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Contributors
FRONT COVER IMAGE: Purity ARTIST: Prida NyashaWEBSITE: pridenyasha.com ART PROFILE: p. 46-51 Thank you to all the writers, organisations, and people we interviewed for their time and contributions to this magazine including: • Charlotte Howells,
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Note: What’s Right For Me?
The recommended daily intake (RDI) is the amount of a nutrient (vitamin or mineral) deemed sufficient to meet the needs of nearly all healthy individuals. In fact, only about 10 per cent of the population will have requirements this high - most of us
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Experts Urge Evaluation Of Diet At Routine Check-Ups
“Dietary patterns and quality are not sufficiently prioritised when addressing modifiable risk factors during regular health care office visits. Given the evidence that diet contributes to disease and mortality, it is a risk factor worth screening fo
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Editor’s Note
Hi again. How have you been going over the past three months? I know, very trying times in so many ways. There is so much uncertainty and change happening, it is very difficult to keep focussed and grounded sometimes – there are so many distractions!
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Plant-Based Meats vs. Conventional Meats
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2017-2018 National Health Survey, a mere 5.4% of Australian adults meet guidelines for the recommended daily serve of fruit and vegetables. This is despite decades of public health promotion campaigns
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Global Fitness Apps Growing with Users Expecting To Hit One Billion
In general, fitness apps help users monitor their health and fitness. Some apps analyze calories burned while others review calorie intake and offer guidance on nutrition for staying healthy and fit. Historically, the use of fitness apps correlates w
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Don’t Waste the Corona Virus!
There’s no denying that 2020 has been a vicious year for the entire world. People have lost lives, livelihoods and loved ones. Our mental as well as physical health are in crisis. Every sphere of our lives has been disrupted. BUT every crisis brings
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Why You Shouldn’t Put Coffee Grounds Directly On Plants
“While coffee grounds contain a small amount of nitrogen, they are not actually fertilisers,” Leslie F. Halleck, M.S., a certified professional horticulturist explains. It turns out that coffee’s nitrogen, an essential nutrient that plants need to gr
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Resilience
Humans are the consumate performers. We each invest vast amounts of energy into our ‘show face/’ This is the face we present to the world, the face we want others to see and to believe in. We could run power stations with the amount of energy we inve
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Australian Workers Eager For A Focus On Personal Wellbeing Post-COVID
Research conducted online by YouGov between 30 July – 3 August 2020 comprised a nationally representative sample of 681 Australians, 758 Malaysians and 886 Singaporeans aged 18 years and older who are currently working or looking for work. The study
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Pride Nyasha
Pride Nyasha (1993) is a Zimbabwean male visual artist whose work seeks to explore the emotions that arise from the dynamic nature of love and relationships. Pride gained his degree in Applied Science (Architectural Studies) from Curtin University in
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When Doing Good Boosts Health and Wellbeing
“Prosocial behaviour is part of the shared culture of humankind, and our analysis shows that it also contributes to mental and physical health.” Hui and his colleagues performed a meta-analysis of 201 independent studies, comprising 198,213 total par
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How I Found Purpose In My Life Through Helping Others
Arriving in Australia as a seven-year-old, my introduction was a culture shock. I couldn’t speak a word of English and ended up feeling isolated from day one because I couldn’t communicate in English with my peers. As a young person, being socially o
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USING SELF-COMPASSION AND ACCEPTANCE to Heal from Trauma and PTSD
“Trauma is personal. It does not disappear if it is not validated. When it is ignored or invalidated the silent screams continue internally heard only by the one held captive. When someone enters the pain and hears the screams healing can begin,” say
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Recipes
SERVES 2 Serve the salad warm as a delicious lunch or supper, or take it to work in a lidded container for a nutritious and filling packed lunch. 25g wholegrain brown rice, or brown and wild rice mix75g frozen edamame beans or frozen peas2 × 120g
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MAKING DECISIONS During Uncertain Times
In sports we game plan. At work we draw up strategic plans. At home, we family plan. We meal plan and travel plan, tax plan, and estate plan. Wherever we are, we devise back-up plans and contingency plans in case our primary plans don’t pan out. For
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Book Reviews
What does it take to find courage in the midst of deprivation and devastation? Why are some people able to continue living with purpose, even when faced with loss and despair? How does our community turn challenge into triumph? And what can we learn
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The Surprising Upsides of Worrying
Anxiety can be exhausting, but there is often a reason for it – and there are some surprising benefits to certain kinds of worrying. “I’m a near-professional worrier,” admits Kate Sweeny ruefully. She’s struggled for much of her life with anxiety ove
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On OPPORTUNITY
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himsel
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The Steps To Worrying Better
Part of what makes Covid-19 so emotionally draining is its uncertainty. Constructive worry is easier when dealing with a specific timeframe. Sweeny’s research on maintaining wellbeing, when waiting for a potentially negative election outcome, suggest
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What Is An ?
An opportunity is a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. Here are four tips that might help you find opportunity: Before you can see an opportunity, you have to be looking for opportunity. Sometimes opportunity can literally
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Experiences of Loneliness May Differ by Age
Loneliness in adult life is experienced differently depending on age, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. The research concludes that there can be no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to reducing loneliness, as fac
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Eight Keys to BRIDGING OUR DIFFERENCES
First off, it’s important to stress that bridge-building does not mean that you always agree with another person or even find common ground with them. In fact, you might disagree with them vehemently. But the key is that you don’t dehumanise them in
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Any Cuisine Can Be Made More Mediterranean
Start by making simple changes such as changing the oil you currently use in your kitchen to extra-virgin olive oil, and have two meatless days per week. On those days, you can enjoy great-tasting vegetarian dishes which are full of colourful vegetab
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Mediterranean Diet: 4:1 Plant to Animal Food Ratio
To put this into context, think about the serving of animal protein such as meat or chicken that you would normally eat. If it covers half your plate, that portion of meat will be around 250–300 grams. If you usually have potatoes with your meat (esp
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Welcome
Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would no
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Understanding Nutritional Panels
The ingredients list details everything in a product, from the most concentrated ingredient, which appears first, to the least concentrated. Take care with any foods that include sugar, salt and saturated fats in the first few ingredients. The nutrit
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Far-UVC Light Safely Kills Airborne Coronaviruses
Published in Scientific Reports, the study found that continuous airborne disinfection with far-UVC light at the current regulatory limit could greatly reduce the level of airborne virus in indoor environments occupied by people,” says the study’s le
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COVID-19: Herd Immunity
Researchers from the University of Nottingham and University of Stockholm have devised a simple mathematical model that takes a new approach to estimating the herd immunity figure to an infectious disease such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. Publis
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