Food & Nutrition

Eat for Peak Performance

We eat to survive. However, what we eat determines much about our personality, our physical, emotional and mental health, and our potential. It starts before conception. A tree planted in nutrient-rich soil produces quality fruit. One in nutrient-deficient soil produces…
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Managing Depression

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In Australia, it is estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around one million Australian adults suffer with depression,…
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Food Allergies: What You Need to Know

Over the last 50 years, allergies have emerged as one of the major public health problems in developed countries. Australia and New Zealand are world leaders in the prevalence of allergic disorders. In 2007, 4.1 million (20% of the population)…
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Food & NutritionHealth

Vitamin D supplements, the shocking truth!

Vitamin D is the general term given to the group of cholesterol-based hormones that maintain healthy calcium, magnesium and phosphate balance in blood and bone. Exalted as a wonder vitamin for the prevention and treatment of many diseases ((Michos, Erin,…
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Discover the Secret to Beating Diabetes

The life expectancy at birth of Australians, as at 2013, is 83 years, the ninth highest in the world. ((World Health Organisation. Life expectancy at birth 2013. “CIA – The World Factbook Life Expectancy”. Cia.gov. Retrieved 2012-03-22. “Central Intelligence Agency…
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Success Strategies for the Summer

Traditionally, spring is the time for cleaning, for cleansing the system, in preparation for a fun-time in summer. Accordingly, spring is one of our busiest times of the year, as people flock to our wellness centre to detox after a…
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Food & NutritionOpinion

Meet the Fat Family

Fats are, without a doubt, the most important energy source of all foods. Necessary for peak physical and mental function, fats should comprise a high percentage of our total calorie intake. Yet fats as a whole have been charged with…
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Food & NutritionMotivation

Spring Clean your Mind and Body

The concept of spring cleaning has been around for a long time. We spring clean our homes, our wardrobes and our gardens, while the most important part of our lives continues to accumulate filth year after year. Our lives, mind…
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Food & Nutrition

Butter is Better!

For centuries families raised their own cows to provide natural dairy foods for their tables. They drank the milk, whipped the cream, and churned the butter. These foods provided excellent nutrition, satisfied the appetite and tasted great. In fact, Dr.…
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Mind Over Matter

On 15th May 2006, after forty days of climbing, Mark Inglis of New Zealand (aged 46), became the first ever double amputee to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. While acclimatising at 6400 meters,…
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