Another grim week leaves private health insurance on life support

‘Private health insurance is seen by virtually all as being too expensive, too complicated and not offering value for money,’ says Linc Thurecht from the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP In April this year, the health minister, Greg Hunt, introduced reforms the government said would make private health insurance easier to understand and more affordable. The changes, described by the federal government as the most significant reforms to the private health insurance system in a decade, included classifying the some 70,000 private health insurance policies available into gold,…

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Root To Stem: Eating Fruits & Vegetables With Peels, Stems, Leaves Is Now A Food Trend!

The root to stem way of cooking is not new. It has been around a while and a lot of vegans and vegetarians have been enthusiastically promoting the trend of eating every part of a vegetable. Now, it’s being touted to become the hottest food trend of the year 2018, with the idea of cooking with every part of vegetable is gaining traction, especially in western nations. The trend seems to be largely positive as it encourages mindful cooking and promises to result in a reduction in the quantity of…

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How To Use Pudina (Mint) Leaves For Weight Loss

Mint leaves or commonly known as pudina is one of the widely used aromatic plants. Pudina is not just used for culinary purposes but it is widely known for its innumerable health benefits and medicinal properties. Pudina is being used as one of the chief ingredients even in ayurveda since time immemorial for the preparation of different ayurvedic medications. It might give you that bitter taste but slowly when you consume it for a long period of time you will tend to like the taste. Mint leaves are low in…

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