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Finally, an excuse to eat chocolate


Turns out chocolate may improve the function of a part of the brain related to natural memory decline. Sounds good to us.

Is chocolate really good for you? Chocolate lovers: this one's for you

6 weirdest recent fitness trends

Fancy a spot of prancercise? How about gojjing, oil pulling or naked yoga?

Just overuse or a real addiction?

From checking the weather to thumbing through your Instagram feed - is this a real addiction?

Her dry skin was a serious disease

She thought her many recurring bumps and dry patches were eczema. They weren't.

Facing up to alcoholism

A new photo tool shows the disturbing truth about alcohol's impact on your appearance.

Stretched earlobes: yay or nay?

Debbie Cheung was 14 when she started stretching her earlobes, bit by bit ...

Why men lose weight easier

There's no gender equality with weight loss. When it comes to offloading extra weight it's biologically easier for men.

Green coffee no weight-loss wonder

Is knuckle-cracking unhealthy?

Free yoga a crowd-pleaser

Wellington vibrated with the sound of "om" as hundreds of people stretched and twisted for the city's first Free Yoga Day.

Four treadmill don'ts

Runners seem to be embarrassed by these pieces of running machinery, but they shouldn't be.

Happy goal led to weightloss

Aussies urged to lose guts

Body sculptor loses 30kg

'It's just about making a start, something small, and being consistent.'

Bootcamp end-goal in sight

For a group of women taking part in a three-month long intensive bootcamp, the hard work is reaching a crescendo.

Why you should try running drills

It might feel like being in the army, but you'll almost certainly get strong and faster.

Feel more satisfied with life

New goal after shedding 30kg

Stalked by inherited cancer gene

Annie Parker's fight to have an inherited gene mutation understood by the medical profession is the subject of a new movie.

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