The Health Hub

The Health Hub

Live well and live long with Newstalk ZB ‘s Health Hub. Tapping into New Zealand’s leading practitioners, the Health Hub explores all you need to know about food, sleep, health, fitness and mental wellbeing. Live life to the full and add good vibes to your day with the Health Hub.

Episodes

May 22, 2022 38 min
Certified Health Coach Kent Johns joined the Weekend Collective's Health Hub to discuss which of the myriad of self-help books are actually good, as well as age-appropriate exercises and which ones you should give a miss.
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Pharmacist, author and SRW Laboratories founder Greg Macpherson chats to the Weekend Collective about Zombie Cells and the biology of ageing. Plus many more of your ageing questions answered!
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Specsavers optometrist Niall McCormack chats to the Weekend Collective about how diabetes affects your eye health, are supermarket glasses any good, and why go to Specsavers? Plus many more of your eye health questions answered! 
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The Weekend Collective chat how to deal with addiction and dependency, what it is, and what resources there is, with psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald. Listen above to for all things mental health on the Health Hub. 
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April 24, 2022 39 min
Alex Bartle is the founder and medical director of Sleep Well Clinic.
He joined The Weekend Collective to talk about his greatest sleeping tips.
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Dr John Cameron joins the Weekend Collective to discuss whether Vitamin C tablets do anything for our health, and to answer all your health questions: when can you get your booster, why the flu shot will be so important this year, and does immunity carry over to other covid strains? 
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Claire Turnbull from Mission Nutrition joins the Weekend Collective to discuss if there's ever a time for comfort food, and how our food influences our mood. All here on the Health Hub. 
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Some bonus material from the Weekend Collective's episode with fitness expert Greg Pain, tune in to learn why we get stitch... it might just surprise you!
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Greg Pain from BioSPORT joins the Health Hub to chat about what you can do for cramping, when you should stretch, how to cure cramps, and why do we get stitch? The answer might surprise you! 
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Ganesh Raj, co-host of Eat Well for Less, joins the Weekend Collective to discuss the benefits of tinned chicken, frozen veges, and other ways to go easy on your wallet as food prices climb. 
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Dr John Cameron joins the Weekend Collective to discuss the effects of long-covid, and what you can do to keep up your heart health. 
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Health Coach Kent Johns joins us to discuss what gym and exercise equipment is worth the hype, and what isn't.   
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Dr Alex Bartle from The Sleep Well Clinic joined The Weekend Collective to discuss all things related to sleep.  
- How to get back to sleep when you've woken in the middle of the night 
- Sleeping issues in pregnancy 
- Bluelight filters and whether they're any good 
- Vivid dreams / Nightmares 
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Claire Turnbull is the Healthy Food Guide Nutritionist and Director of Mission Nutrition. She joins Tim Roxborogh and Tim Beveridge for the Health Hub on The Weekend Collective to chat about whether we should count our calories, and what kind of foods contain a surprising number of calories.
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Personal trainer Alex Flint joins Tim Roxborogh and Tim Beveridge for the Health Hub on The Weekend Collective to chat about the most effective ways to lose weight.
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Celeste Raisbeck is an Optometrist at SpecSavers in Rotorua. She joins Tim Roxborogh and Tim Beveridge as the guest for the HealthHub on The Weekend Collective.
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February 6, 2022 39 min
Kyle MacDonald is a registered psychotherapist, columnist for the NZ Herald, and co-host of the Nutters Club on Newstalk ZB. He joined Tim Roxborogh and Tim Beveridge on The Weekend Collective to discuss anxiety and panic attacks.
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January 30, 2022 37 min
Biomechanist Greg Pain joins the Health Hub to discuss how to handle injuries and back pain while running.
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Doctor John Cameron joined The Weekend Collective to talk about how we can personally prepare for Omicron.
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December 19, 2021 40 min
Ganesh Raj joins the show to discuss the Christmas catering hacks everyone needs to know
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