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Could this be a food intolerance?

Food intolerance

Could this be a food intolerance? Food allergies and food intolerances are two very separate things, yet are easily confused. Knowing the differences between them determines how best to diagnose and treat them. A true allergy involves activation of the body’s immune system and usually occurs immediately after exposure to the food causing the allergy. Only 5 […]

Vitamins for the immune system: give yourself a boost naturally

A rainbow of fruit and vegetables providing essential nutrients for Immunity

Vitamins for the immune system through food rather than a bottle. Are you sick of a cold? Want to fix it? Thinking about vitamin C, zinc, and fluids? Well, you’ve ticked a few boxes, but I think you’ll find it’s not that simple. Our immune system is a complicated network of cells, tissues and organs […]

Our bones hold us up, but are we letting them down?

osteoporosis

It’s easy to think about other body systems –we see our skin, feel our weight, see with eyes, think with our brain, notice our guts regularly, and keep happy with a heartbeat, but what about our bones? It turns out a bone is fractured every 3.6 minutes in Australia… uh, excuse me? Yep, osteoporosis and […]

Get more energy and go glycemic

Eat for more energy

High Energy Foods without the bulge Having more energy is the elusive holy grail these days. ‘I’m knackered’ is becoming the new standard response when friends ask how things are going.   It’s the world we live in today – we work hard, play hard, get up earlier and go to bed later. So how can […]

Our bones hold us up, but are we letting them down? Calcium in food

osteoporosis

It’s easy to think about other body systems –we see our skin, feel our weight, see with eyes, think with our brain, notice our guts regularly, and keep happy with a heartbeat, but what about our bones? It turns out a bone is fractured every 3.6 minutes in Australia… uh, excuse me? Yep, osteoporosis and […]

Eggcellent Easter tips!

Here are a few interesting bits of trivia to amaze your family and friends with over this Easter break! 1. One measly gram of chocolate takes one minute of brisk walking to burn off. That’s right. Your exercise prescription is kindly written on the egg’s foil wrapper (read “grams” as “minutes of moderate intensity exercise”). […]

A NEAT secret to easy exercise

In the final part of our ‘mini-series’ about the pillars of successful weight management, Exercise Physiologist, Tobias Atkins has written about his easy approach to getting more physically activity! Tobias believes in combining education with movement and has supported countless clients to reach their weight management goals and health potential. Enjoy! Hi everyone, I want to […]