HP thrilled to be part of PNGSI camp

In support of this camp, HP Sport PNG hosted talks on Nutrition and Recovery and ran the squad members through sport specific gym sessions

"Our team from HP Sport PNG was absolutely thrilled to be engaging with swimming in their first camp leading into the Oceania Swimming Champs to be held here in Port Moresby in 2018.

“We were excited that there were so many young individuals in the room; to develop a sport well, it needs to start with younger athletes.

“In this case, we were pleased to see the young group so eager to learn.

Should you eat three big meals or many mini-meals?

And so the notion of eating six or more "mini-meals" each day, just enough to fuel your body and tide you over until your next bites, has often been recommended as a more waistline-friendly dieting approach than eating three larger meals. But science evolves, and the answer to whether you should eat many mini-meals or three bigger meals is no longer a straightforward one.

Eat more, earlier in the day, to lose weight

You might skip breakfast. At lunch, you may opt for a salad with lots of veggies, no croutons and low-fat dressing -- on the side, of course.

Then, three o'clock hits.

You're incredibly hungry and craving candy, sweets or chips. You finally cave, eating a candy bar or other treat.

By 6 p.m., you're tearing the kitchen apart, snacking on anything you see.

School using fresh food to change lives

Sunset State School in Mount Isa offers students breakfast, morning tea, and lunch free of charge — something teachers say is helping the entire community.

"It's available to everyone that comes here — any families, any children, any background," said principal Bryon Burke.

"We believe it's highly beneficial for our school and our kids, and certainly that's what the data is telling us."

Attendance rates improve

The index of community socio-educational advantage (ICSEA) ranks schools according to their level of educational advantage.

Choose to be healthy with ZENAG in 2017

Many prefer to change their lifestyle, looking at exercise routines and new food menus.

Expert advice that an effective method is to move to a low-carb diet instead of low-fat diet, while maintaining an exercise routine, if preferred.

Here’s what Kris Gunnars of Authority Nutrition has to say about low-carb diets:

Health benefits of drinking water

Most healthy adults get enough to drink by letting their thirst guide them.

But the exact amount you need depends on your size, level of activity, the weather, and your general health.

You may need more water if you exercise or sweat heavily.


Stay Slimmer With Water

Trying to lose weight? Water revs up metabolism and helps you feel full.

Replace calorie-filled beverages with water, and drink a glass before meals to help you feel fuller.

Can a pan add iron to your diet?

While iron deficiency is more common in developing countries than in the U.S., women, children, vegetarians and blood donors are at greater risk.

The Claim: Cast-iron pots and pans release iron into your food. Cooking in them is an inexpensive and convenient way to add the mineral to your diet, some scientists say.