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Gut Feeling • New wellness intel: scientists have ID’ed distinct bacteria in the gut microbiome linked with mental energy, mental fatigue, physical energy and physical fatigue. The findings could explain why nutritional interventions for energy affect us all differently.
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Fresh Fuel • What do oats, beans and carrots have in common? They’re all great sources of soluble fibre. New US research in mBio suggests plating up a diversity of foods rich in this F word is linked with fewer antibiotic-resistant microbes in the gut.
Fielding Change • As sports usher in a new era of equality, meet three athletes at the frontline of this evolution
Team Building • Staying well now and in the future comes down to having a great doctor-patient relationship. Here’s how to choose your health expert squad
Microdose? • Enthusiasts claim that taking small doses of psychedelic drugs is a fast track to better moods and boosted brainpower. But what really goes on in your body when you take a tiny trip?
The Truth About Giving Up Fish • Thanks to its omega-3 quota, fish has long been seen as the reel deal for cognitive health. But as some start to walk away in the wake of Netflix’s Seaspiracy, what does it mean for your brain when you go cold turkey on the catch of the day?
Never Gonna Give It Up? • Try these tips from Adrian Meder, manager of Australian Marine Conservation Society’s sustainable seafood program
How Bad is My Love of Salt, Really? • From pink Himalayan to rock, salt is enjoying a major rebrand. But has graduating from back of the cupboard to pinch pot made it any healthier? Let’s review the science
Game Time • Virtual reality fitness is making workouts fun for movers of all levels. Read on for the IRL gains
Play Along • Game to venture into VR fitness? Three you can try right now…
Flow State • Strengthen and lengthen core muscles with this fiery Pilates flow – a godsend if you have finicky joints
All the Feels • Some people experience emotions more intensely than others. Ringing true for you? We’ll show you how to make it a superpower
Antarctica • Cruising to the end of the earth is awe-inspiring in every sense of the word
Improv Classes to Be More Spontaneous • Research suggests that going with the flow can help you cope with the unexpected. One woman – who dreads a last-minute change of plan – steps out of her comfort zone to learn to live in the moment
Rituals with Meaning • As self-care and skincare merge, people are looking to Ayurveda for a nourishing routine that taps into the mind-body connection
BRAND RECOGNITION • These companies with Ayurvedic roots deserve all the props
Handle with Care • Your digits work hard to keep you healthy these days. Show them extra love from tip to wrist
UNDER CONSTRUCTION • Build these luxe layers and neutral separates into your spring wardrobe for a total athleisure refresh
FINDING CENTRE • Jesinta Franklin has been through the wringer over the last two years but recognising that she needed support – and learning to ask for it – means that she’s thriving once more
THE BEST HEALTH SUBSCRIPTIONS MONEY CAN BUY • CUT BACK ON THE MENTAL LOAD WITH THESE WH OK’D SET-AND-FORGET WELLBEING DROPS
STRONG ER BY DESIGN • IF YOU’RE NOT ENTIRELY SURE OF THE BEST WAY TO PUT TOGETHER A MUSCLE-MAKING WORKOUT, GET FAMILIAR WITH MOVEMENT PATTERNS....