Forecasting the future of health

What facts and figures do actuaries examine when it comes to determining the health of Medibank, our members and Australia?
Medibank’s Chief Actuary, Andrew Matthews, enlightens us on the number-crunching his team undertakes daily and what the… …read more

Forecasting the future of health

What facts and figures do actuaries examine when it comes to determining the health of Medibank, our members and Australia?
Medibank’s Chief Actuary, Andrew Matthews, enlightens us on the number-crunching his team undertakes daily and what the… …read more

How happy is your melon?

The modern mystery of ‘inner peace’ haunts our frenetic world more intensely than ever before. What is it? How do we get it? How much does it cost?
As we battle a constant barrage of emails, texts, phone calls, social media alerts – oh, … …read more

How happy is your melon?

The modern mystery of ‘inner peace’ haunts our frenetic world more intensely than ever before. What is it? How do we get it? How much does it cost?
As we battle a constant barrage of emails, texts, phone calls, social media alerts – oh, … …read more

On track to better health

The Nutrition + Lifestyle Challenge is a new online program developed by Bowel Cancer Australia that aims to help people make healthy, long-term food and lifestyle choices.
Based on World Cancer Research Fund evidence on the preventio… …read more

Maggie Beer on autumn flavours

With new signature recipes from Maggie Beer’s Autumn Harvest hot off the press, we had a chat with Maggie about all the freshest fare we should be enjoying this time of year.
Autumn can sometimes be an overlooked time when it comes to food – w… …read more

Maggie Beer on autumn flavours

With new signature recipes from Maggie Beer’s Autumn Harvest hot off the press, we had a chat with Maggie about all the freshest fare we should be enjoying this time of year.
Autumn can sometimes be an overlooked time when it comes to food – w… …read more

Moved to make a difference

Sadly, domestic violence is far too common in our community. That’s why it’s so important for the government, business and communities to come together to raise awareness and take action.
Meet the Friendly Moving Men, a Melbourne-based r… …read more

Moved to make a difference

Sadly, domestic violence is far too common in our community. That’s why it’s so important for the government, business and communities to come together to raise awareness and take action.
Meet the Friendly Moving Men, a Melbourne-based r… …read more

Light pumpkin soup recipe

It’s that time of the year again – pumpkin season! This means pumpkin everything, from pie to lattes to classic pumpkin soup.
Traditionally pumpkin soup is made with butter, cream and stock, but these ingredients are … …read more

Meet the beekeeper

For Andrew Wyszynski, a love for bees was born out of a childhood spent in the countryside of Poland on his family’s apiary farm.
Now based in Mudgee and the owner of Maya Sunny Honey, he and his own hardworking bees handcraft delicious 100% r… …read more

Carbohydrates: Good or bad?

Carbohydrates have gotten a lot of bad publicity in recent years, with people asking whether they should be included as part of a healthy diet.
The answer is yes, they should be. The questions, though, are how much and which ones?
Ch… …read more

Conscious threads

Our notion of mindful living is often shaped by the food we choose, our exercise habits and when we decide to switch off from our working lives. But what about the clothing purchases we make?
Outdoor clothing company Patagonia was created in 1973 by… …read more

Basic pasta dough recipe

Serves: 4
This recipe uses a pasta machine.
Ingredients
400 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
2 teaspoons salt
4 x 70 g eggs
Method
To make and rest the dough:
1. Combine the flour and the salt in the large bowl and then create a well in&… …read more

Trio of dips recipe

You’ll never buy packaged, processed, preservative filled supermarket dips again once you make these! They are quick and easy to whip up and when you are not dipping them, they also make a great sauce to accompany steamed veggies and top salads…. …read more

7 ways to enjoy pomegranates

1. Leafy salad
Toss pomegranate seeds together in a salad of dark leafy greens, slices of pear, pecans or walnuts, and maybe a little goat’s cheese.
2. Breakfast parfait
For a breakfast that tastes like dessert, layer berries, gran… …read more

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