Exercise in a bottle

FOR THE COUCH POTATO: Nestle's goal is to develop a nutritional product that mimics or enhances the effect of exercise.

Near Lake Geneva, a handful of Nestle scientists are quietly working on realising every couch potato's dream.

Sugar: you can't beat me

Giving up sugar had Veronica Schmidt spending a lot of time thinking about sweets.

After diagnosing herself as a sugar addict, Veronica Schmidt tries to conquer her cravings.

Banking on a baby

BABY DREAMS: More and more women are choosing to freeze their eggs even though they know the investment carries the possibility of delivering no return at all.

Among urban women in their 30s, freezing is trending. But those eggs offer no guarantees.

Kicking the bucket list

NOT ON MY LIST: Go ahead and jump out of a plane. I'll be in my garden.

Getting old is supposed to be fun now. So why can't we all just relax?

How trans fat affects memory

Trans fats are back in the news, this time because of their impact on our memories.

It’s no secret that certain fats are bad for you and trans fats are the worst. Now a study suggests it could affect your memory.

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Banking on a baby

BABY DREAMS: More and more women are choosing to freeze their eggs even though they know the investment carries the possibility of delivering no return at all.

Among urban women in their 30s, freezing is trending. But those eggs offer no guarantees.

How trans fat affects memory

It’s no secret that certain fats are bad for you and trans fats are the worst. Now a study suggests it could affect your memory.

Eating out while on holiday

The virtues of video games?

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Exercise in a bottle

FOR THE COUCH POTATO: Nestle's goal is to develop a nutritional product that mimics or enhances the effect of exercise.

Near Lake Geneva, a handful of Nestle scientists are quietly working on realising every couch potato's dream.

How to get into martial arts

Have you always loved kungfu movies and wished you had a black belt?

NOT ON MY LIST: Go ahead and jump out of a plane. I'll be in my garden.

Kicking the bucket list

Getting old is supposed to be fun now. So why can't we all just relax?

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Defying home violence

COST OF VIOLENCE: Child abuse and violence between partners are estimated to be costing New Zealand up to $7 billion a year and rising.

Carly Thomas talks to those who believe changing the statistics of domestic violence is achievable.

Sweet nothing

After diagnosing herself as a sugar addict, Veronica Schmidt tries to conquer her cravings.

YOUNG AT HEART: How do you ensure you grow old together rather than growing old apart?

Breaking free from 'age cage'

How do couples adjust to growing old together when body consciousness is all around us?