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Sunday 10 June 2012
Culture

healthy bytes: to detox or not to detox … that seems to be the question

Andrea Andric
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“Detox” has become such a buzz word in the health/exercise/nutrition industry that it instantly conjures up images of bored housewives sipping on warm lemon water. Or cabbage soup days. Or some incredibly intrusive medical procedure. Recently, I’ve been doing an incredible amount of accidental reading about detoxes – they seem to have popped back up…
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Tuesday 10 April 2012
Culture

healthy bytes: why we need vitamin c

Andrea Andric
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And no, I’m not talking about the singer whose song made an appearance in pretty much every graduating class ceremony of 2000 (and a few years since). I am talking about the very simple vitamin C you can find in your everyday orange. It may seem like an innocuous vitamin but it actually plays a…
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Tuesday 6 March 2012
Culture

healthy bytes: what’s in our skincare regimes?

Andrea Andric
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Being as it is we live in quite a polluted environment. Sure, it’s not as bad as some other parts of the world but a range of toxic and potentially harmful substances in our air, water and even soil, constantly surround us. But what about the ones we intentionally put on our skin? Have a…
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Monday 27 February 2012
Books

lip lit: denise leith, what remains

Andrea Andric
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To call Denise Leith’s What Remains a book of fiction wouldn’t be quite right but it isn’t non-fiction either. This incisive look into the world of war reporting is built around facts and actual events but Leith infuses her story with a gripping narrative and peppers it with characters so real you forget they are…
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Monday 20 February 2012
Culture

healthy bytes: pads vs. tampons

Andrea Andric
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How do you decide? Mostly, it comes down to a habit, a pattern or on the basis of advice from our mothers, sisters, our geographiclocation or a myriad of other things. There really isn’t any one right choice or combination but there are clear advantages and disadvantages. Since we all use them (apart from a…
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Sunday 22 January 2012
Culture Featured

when anti-drinking campaigns become victim blaming campaigns

Andrea Andric
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A recent ad campaign in North America, entitled “Control Tonight”, and sponsored by The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has once again turned rape into a pathetic blame game. The campaign, which aims to tackle teen binge drinking, has instead taken an uncouth stance that if you or your friends drink too much, you will…
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