Lucy Hone: Why the long face?

There's a place for pessimism in life, but when it becomes your fallback position, you need to learn how to question it, ...

I'm sitting at work, bumbling along when in walks Eeyore.

How preservatives make you fat

Preservatives in processed foods interfere with our hormones, disrupting the process that tells us when we're full.

Preservatives interfere with our hormones, disrupting the process that tells us when we're full.

Men who eat this smell hotter

Another reason to eat your fruit and veg: diet affects the odour-attraction factor.

What we eat doesn't simply determine our internal health, it may determine our sexual attractiveness to the opposite sex.

David Downs goes 'platinum'

“My mother was delighted to see me on a flying visit home.”

I guess with all this metal inside me I might be able to set off the scanners at the airport.

Danger of leaving bottles in car video

Firefighters warn leaving water bottles in cars is a potential fire risk.

Firefighters are alerting drivers to the risks of leaving bottled water in their vehicles, warning that they could start a fire.

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Doubts about new breakfast bowl trend

Megan May's green bird bowl is served at her Little Bird Organic Unbakery in Auckland; is this the next breakfast trend?

They might look good on Instagram, but most people just want bacon and eggs, says the chef.

6 'healthy' foods that aren't

Certain items on your supermarket shelf are made to sound more nutritious than they really are - but don't be fooled.

Can genes really make you fat?

What to do with your placenta

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Why you need a lifetime of exercise

Studies show a lifelong exercise habit can benefit the brain at different life stages.

It seems being more physically active in your teens could also pay off in your 70s.

Kodi's first symphony

The floor is covered with scattered music scores and Kodi Rasmussen must resist any more changes.

The Marcelo Lopes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu team is ranked among the top 10 teams in New Zealand.

Taking down the opposition

Winning a total of 16 medals, the jiu jitsu team is ranked among the top 10 teams in New Zealand.

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'Anti-ageing' ban a great move

The magazine's action appears to be paying more than lip service.

The great thing about Allure's stance is that it appears to be doing more than paying lip service.

Mathletics donation adds up

Mathematics app has pupils competing with mathletes around the world.

Leah Baken talks about her aspirations to help solve problems in Palmerston North's community.

Youth of the future

Leah spent weeks in bed unable to move. Now she's up fighting to help others.

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