Eating a diet with a focus on regulating blood sugar levels will result in optimal functioning of certain hormones in our body and allow the feedback system to work properly, achieving higher energy levels.
Life & Style
We’ve never had more reasons to get fit. Studies show physical activity is surprisingly beneficial to every aspect of our wellbeing, writes Bruce Munro.
For Ian Griffin, one of the joys of stargazing is observing the earth's rotation via the constantly changing positions of the stars.
How is the health system coping with increasing chronic illness, asks Pauline Norris. And how could it better meet the needs of people with multitude conditions?
A dawn jog around the magnificent temples of Angkor is the perfect way to meet an ancient country with deep roots, finds Martin Love.
Clementine Ford's visit to Dunedin went without incident. That's if you don't count body blows to the patriarchy as incidents, Tom McKinlay writes.
Sadly for Game of Thrones fans, we don't have many medieval castles, churches and cathedrals in NZ as a background for any gothic fantasies, but we do have dark, brooding structures with pointed "spires", "turrets" and "battlements".
You can get used to anything, so they say. Just when you've got used to the newer, larger, shinier one-way-bridge sign, it gets replaced with more roadworks, writes Liz Breslin.
We must give our children a sustainable environment, favourable to human existence, Ian Munro writes.
Otago creatives types are coming together for a collaborative fashion photo shoot for Hospice Awareness Week. Brittany Pooley speaks to stylist Cat Callanan about the campaign.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
For me, having some understanding of where and how my glass of wine was grown and made, adds another layer of interest to the total experience.
Otago Polytechnic culinary arts student Madi Hasselman takes a trip down memory lane with her recipe for dark chocolate cranberry cookies.
Nick Makrides is on a mission to inspire people to bake, but more importantly to get creative and make something only they can make.
This building was never designed to be lived in. Its conversion to a home is the result of one man’s vision and drive, as well as months of back-breaking work. Kim Dungey reports.