Health

Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken? Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?

I've looked at chicken nuggets before but never have…

Honey proves to be a natural way to control acne video Honey proves to be a natural way to control acne

New Zealand researchers have shown that a kanuka honey…

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The ages of 21st century man
The ages of 21st century man

Chris Moss deconstructs the seven ages of modern manhood. But which one provides the most satisfaction and happiness?

Is female viagra a fizzer?
Is female viagra a fizzer?

As the drug dubbed 'female Viagra' gets the green light, Rowan Pelling worries we're in danger of swallowing more than just…

Pregnant mums still drinking
Pregnant mums still drinking

About 20 per cent of women continue to drink alcohol after finding out they are pregnant - with some reporting having four…

Mum's hormones affect child's maths skills
Mum's hormones affect child's maths skills

A hormone deficiency in mothers increases the chances of their children being bad at maths, research has shown. Children…

Health & Wellbeing

Fat study: First-borns beware
Fat study: First-borns beware

A study led by a Kiwi academic has found that first-born women are 40 per cent more likely to be obese…

Research reveals downsides of top

Ten years ago, Catherine Salway was brand director at Virgin, jetting between LA, New York and London, earning a six-figure…

Too many men at work make women ill

'Token' females at work suffer unhealthy levels of stress, according to new research.

Party time for brave little Skyla

Skyla was excited to start school this year. Instead she's undergoing 45 days of radiotherapy treatment at Starship Hospital…

Three generations linked by single womb
Three generations linked by single womb

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that…

Psychiatric patient's haunting photos

A photographer has documented her stay at a psychiatric hospital in a series of striking black and white pictures.

When is the worst time to eat?

Scientists are getting closer to understanding why people indulge after dark and to determining whether those nighttime…

Can you know too much about your body?

While counting calories is common, a new trend is taking health-tracking to extremes. But can you know too much about how…

Sharing happiness makes it grow

Kiwi research has given scientific credence to the old adage that happiness is contagious - just maybe not on Facebook.

60,000 Kiwis suffer from dementia
60,000 Kiwis suffer from dementia

One person around the globe develops dementia every three seconds, a new report has revealed.

Cancer cells programmed back to normal

It's a breakthrough which could lead to new treatments and even reverse tumour growth.

Babies given fizzy drinks in bottles

Infants drinking juice and fizzy drinks out of baby bottles is just one of the alarming causes of Northland's shocking child…

Why you should quit salad

There's one food that has almost nothing going for it. It occupies precious crop acreage, requires fossil fuels to be shipped…

Why I leave without saying goodbye

The Irish Exit. The strategic, covert, and abrupt moment when you're at a social gathering and decide to say goodbye to…

Chef's paleo crusade compared to Tom Cruise spruiking Scientology
Chef's paleo crusade compared to Tom Cruise spruiking Scientology

Celebrity chef Pete Evans' paleo diet crusade has been compared to Hollywood actor Tom Cruise spruiking…

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Nutrition

Chef defends 'deadly' bone broth for babies
Chef defends 'deadly' bone broth for babies

The author of a controversial Paleo cookbook for baby and toddlers has defended a recipe which critics say has the potential…

The next Hollywood diet craze (+watch)
Niki Bezzant: Broccoli battles can lead to bulge
Niki Bezzant: You can't run off a bad diet
Paul Little: Fizzy drinks are poisoning our kids
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Nicky Park

Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends
Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends

Nicky Park has found people in New Zealand very responsive to a forward approach of getting to know neighbours - moreso…

Top five yum cha spots in Auckland
Nicky Park: Cannes 2014 - Best dressed
Met Gala: Best, worst dressed
Nicky Park: Life & Style - this week's best bits
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