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Healthy or Hoax
24 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Collagen: Can pins or pills improve your health
Stacey Morrison find out the best way to increase our collagen and keep our skin looking healthy and radiant.
34 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Gastric Banding: Surgical vs Virtual
Stacey Morrison discovers whether a virtual gastric band is as good as the actual physical one.
26 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
DNA: Will a DNA-based diet help you fit your jeans?
Stacey Morrison finds out just how reliable home-based DNA tests for health and fitness really are.
22 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Cold Immersion Therapy: Will freezing free you up?
Stacey Morrison faces a serious aversion to the cold to try cryo-therapy, to discover a classic case of 'what doesn't kill you makes you stronger...'
16 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
CBD & Hemp: Can these contentious plants improve our skin
CBD beauty products are being hailed as a 'beauty game-changer' overseas, but they're still illegal here. Stacey Morrison finds out if we're missing a trick.
20 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Waist trainers: Do they really work?
Kim Kardashian made waist trainers popular and the recent Bridgerton Netflix series saw a bump in corset sales. Stacey Morrison discovers if squeezing our tummies into shape is healthy or just a very uncomfortable hoax.
2 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Healthy or Hoax: Season 3 is on its way
The new season of Healthy or Hoax is on its way. Stacey Morrison not only hosts the show, but also faces her fears to trail some of the latest health fads.
34 minutes | Aug 31, 2020
Fermented Foods: For or Against?
Fermented foods have been around for longer than refrigeration, but recently they have developed a reputation for having numerous health benefits. We find out if that reputation is founded in reality.
20 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
Essential Oils: Can we live with or without them?
Can something make us feel better just by smelling nice? And if it can do that, could we get even more benefits from rubbing it on our skin or even eating it?
24 minutes | Aug 17, 2020
Turmeric: Too Good to Be True?
Turmeric is supposed to help a range of ailments from arthritis to Alzheimer's. But is this spice the real deal or just fool's gold?
23 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
Shakti Mats: Pain or Gain?
Shakti Mats made a big splash when they arrived in New Zealand a few years ago. But does lying on thousands of tiny spikes improve our health or is it just a painful hoax?
34 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
Fasting: The Quick Way to Better Health?
Studies show fasting could improve outcomes for a huge range of medical conditions... in mice. Do those benefits cross over to humans too?
26 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
Charcoal: Black gold?
Charcoal is credited with getting rid of gas, bloating, hangovers and generally helping us cleanse and detox. Healthy or Hoax finds out if the claims are backed up by science.
29 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
Coolsculpting: Can you really freeze your fat away?
Stacey Morrison puts her body on the line to find out if coolsculpting - a non-surgical fat removal technique - can help you get the perfect figure.
2 minutes | Jul 12, 2020
Healthy or Hoax: Season 2
It's been a long time coming, but the long-awaited second season of Healthy or Hoax is on its way!
16 minutes | Jul 5, 2017
Is raw food better than cooked?
In episode six of Healthy or Hoax, Carol Hirschfeld wonders whether we would be better off eating food raw, rather than cooking it. I mean, who needs fire?
18 minutes | Jun 28, 2017
Can you float your troubles away?
In part five of Healthy or Hoax, Carol Hirschfeld gives flotation pods a try to see whether they could be an answer for those looking to de-stress.
19 minutes | Jun 21, 2017
Getting milk out of an almond
A raft of new dairy substitutes are turning up on supermarket shelves, but in part four of Healthy or Hoax we ask: can they really be called milk?
18 minutes | Jun 14, 2017
What's really in your smoothie?
Greens powders are firmly entrenched as part of the smoothie craze, but in episode three of Healthy or Hoax we find out there's one ingredient in there you might not expect.
12 minutes | Jun 7, 2017
Is high-intensity exercise too much of a good thing?
In part two of Healthy or Hoax, Carol Hirschfeld hits the gym for some High Intensity Interval Training and finds it can take you up a notch... if you fit the bill. So is HIIT right for you?
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