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In pain while away?!

Question: How did you end up in pain in Croatia? Anne Churcher: Zagreb, Croatia at 4 am in the morning I wake up with an excruciating pain.  With less than 8 hours before we were due to fly home to New Zealand we needed a diagnosis and a decision on whether to …

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Warming Winter Recipes

My last post explained that it is important to stay healthy during the cooler months, but here are a couple of belly warming recipes to keep the fire fuelled and keep the winter woes at bay. 1) Porridge with a twist Here’s a quick recipe that will have you feeling …

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The weather outside may be frightful, but your diet doesn’t have to be..!

Staying Strong Despite the Lessening Sun  As the temperature continues to drop, people become increasingly challenged to maintain a healthy diet. On a chilly day, it’s tempting to curl up on the couch with a bowl of canned (salty!) soup or a big bowl of chocolate pudding.  Salads and steamed …

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Do older people lose interest in sex?

Do older people lose interest in sex? Ten myths of ageing – debunked When you think about older people having sex, it probably makes you uncomfortable. Why is that? More and more, senior citizens are discovering that just because they’re older doesn’t mean their sex life is over. The thinking …

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