The Health Scoop: Edition 16

Bringing the top health, wellness and lifestyle stories to you from across the globe, making it easier to live the healthiest and happiest life possible. 

 Photo: Teddy Kelly @ Unsplash

Photo: Teddy Kelly @ Unsplash

 
 

NUTRITION

Day On A Plate: Elle Macpherson

Ever wondered what international icon and health guru Elle Macpherson eats on a normal day? Jessica Sepel of JS Health shares the ins and outs of a day in the life of Elle, a.k.a The Body.

 
 
 

MOVEMENT

Strong Abs, Solid Core – Strength & Stability Workout. 6 Moves, Zero Equipment.

As part of Move Nourish Believe's Active Living Program, Ash Freeman demonstrates a core focussed circuit that's all about building that core strength and stability. Not only great for the abs, the workout will also provide you with a solid foundation to enable great form and posture as well as helping prevent injury. 

 
 
 

LIFESTYLE

9 Things Successful Women Do Before 9AM

If you find yourself hitting snooze approximately 10 times before finally rolling out of bed, frantically digging through your closet to find an outfit and then doing your makeup/eating breakfast during your drive to work, your mornings may need an overhaul. To be more successful at #life, The Everygirl list nine things successful women do before 9am.

 
 
 

RECIPE

LOADED MEXICAN-STYLE SWEET POTATO SKINS

Everyone's favourite, Deliciously Ella, has created this scrumptious new recipe based on a classic and fit for any time of year. The crispy sweet potato skins are stuffed with mashed sweet potato, black beans, cherry tomatoes, chipotle, miso and coriander, topped with a dollop of tahini coconut yoghurt and homemade guacamole. SO GOOD!

 
 
 

PODCAST LOVE

3 SCIENCE-BACKED HABITS THAT WILL HELP YOU LIVE A LONGER, HAPPIER LIFE with MArie Foleo

Legendary business woman, Marie Foleo, interviews Dan Buettner, world expert in happiness and longevity. Together they deconstruct what it really takes to live a long, happy and healthy life, including changing your environment and having a strong sense of purpose.

 
 
 

THS PRODUCT OF THE WEEK

COCONUT SEA MIST 

Formulated to have the same salinity as Pacific Ocean seawater, a few sprays of Herbivore Botanicals' mist hydrates hair while infusing it with sexy French-girl texture: lightweight aloe vera and coconut extracts keep hair soft and healthily moisturised. Spray it in wet or dry for tousled, effortless beach hair that looks great with practically any outfit, not to mention a subtle, lingering scent that is just exquisite.