Lifestyle for heart health – take action today.

Lifestyle. There is no getting around this simple fact – your health is directly related to how you live your life. However, drugs are forever in the forefront of the press as a “quick fix”. Yesterday’s headline from The Age newspaper “New wonder drug hailed as biggest breakthrough in fight against heart attacks and cancer”. The […]

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The vegetarian & iron deficiency

Choosing to be vegetarian and preventing iron deficiency requires considered food choices. A concerted effort to plan adequate intake on a daily basis is rewarded with an improvement in iron storage. Iron supplementation or iron infusions can be avoided with correct food choices. So how does a vegetarian maintain adequate iron in the diet? Iron is found in all […]

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Seed crackers

Seed crackers are an amazing source of nutrients with hummus or basil pesto dip, or alone. I make a batch every week – variations depending on the seeds I have on hand. This recipe has been adapted from a Norwegian rye cracker recipe and has been heartily endorsed by a marathon runner! Useful for teachers […]

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Too busy to exercise? One last tip.

As routine as brushing your teeth – why do we let other distractions get in the way? We know we feel better when we exercise. We know there are many tips and tricks to make it happen – exercise with friends, arrange a personal trainer, join a physical fundraising activity. Disease states improve with exercise. […]

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Goal setting 2017 – get a coach!

How successful are you with your New Year resolutions this year? Fitter, wealthier and more fabulous than ever and it is only March? Maybe not? Abandoning goals – especially health goals – within the first week is common place. To make the difference? Have you considered a coach? Accountability central! How committed are you to […]

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Epigenetics – a strategy for your future health

Personalised health is here! Individualised for you. Epigenetics – your genetics and your environment create you – as you are now. Epigenetics is the study of how genes change in their environment. We can assess your genetic expression as it plays out right now, and support you to assess and make changes that directly improve […]

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Dietary guidelines

Dietary guidelines – what do they mean? The 8th edition of the Dietary guide for Americans has been published by the United States Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture. The guidelines advise “….a healthy eating pattern throughout life with a specific focus on obtaining a good variety of food with appropriate nutrient density […]

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IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – do you or someone you know suffer from IBS? A recent study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology analysed the benefit of psychological therapies which showed moderate benefit that continued over the long term. “…This is significant because IBS is a chronic intermittent condition for which there is no good […]

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