If you’re concerned about your weight, the first thing you need to do is change the way you think about food.
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This powerhouse lunch contains low GI carbs such as sweet potato and chickpeas for sustained energy release and it is also an excellent source of dietary fibre for good gut health too. It is low in total fat and also low in saturated fat as well as containing a source of Calcium plus a very good source of Iron and Vitamin... View Article
This spicy salmon dish leaves a lasting impression on the palate and the eyes as it boasts many colours which are also an important source of antioxidants including Vitamin C. Salmon is an excellent source of Omega 3’s, packed with protein and full of flavour. The quinoa salad is a light accompaniment packed with Vitamin C and dietary fibre too.... View Article
This high protein breakfast contains a source of Calcium and Iron plus a good source of Vitamin C. The multigrain sourdough toast makes a healthy base for this hearty breakfast and it contains lots of healthy monounsaturated fats as per the Mediterranean diet. Choose Omega 3 Fortified Eggs from the supermarket to boost your intake of these essential fatty acids... View Article
Living in a nation world-famous for our outdoor lifestyle and glorious weather can make it hard to escape the sun, especially during the summer. But being vigilant about sun safety and limiting your sun exposure is critical if you want to preserve your skin – and your health – for years to come. Most of us love feeling the warmth... View Article
Let’s be honest: starting a fitness regimen is easy. Maintaining it long-term? Now that’s the hard part. Most of us will be familiar with the enthusiastic early phase of a health kick, when the rush of endorphins and the feelings of self-righteousness post-workout leave you on a permanent high. Then, a few weeks or months in, it all starts to... View Article
Statistics show two out of three Australian families are affected by cardiovascular conditions,1 yet heart health can often be managed through simple lifestyle changes. So what are the key habits we can easily cultivate for a healthy heart? You won’t be surprised to learn that it all boils down to two things: exercise and diet. Read on for the lowdown.... View Article
Most people struggle with a lack of energy from time to time – and with good reason. The stresses and strains of modern life, not to mention the challenges of juggling work and family commitments, can be both mentally and physically exhausting. Fatigue can be traced back to a wide range of contributing factors – from the more obvious issues... View Article
When we hear the term vital organs, our thoughts usually turn to the star performers like our heart, lungs or kidneys. We often forget that the skin is an organ too – and has an equally vital role to play in keeping us fit and healthy. Not only does our skin perform the crucial tasks of detecting heat and cold... View Article
We all know that exercise is great for speeding up your metabolism and helping you stay in shape, but if you’re trying to lose weight, exercise alone just isn’t enough. A healthy diet is the key to success – but did you know, it’s not just what you eat that can make a difference? A range of factors, such as... View Article
Seemingly ‘healthy foods’ can contain a heap of sugar, but the good news is that reducing how much you eat of a few key foods can have a big impact on your diet. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the stuff that all of us eat and drink which can contain hidden sugar.
If you’re reading this article, it’s a fair guess that you probably need to get more exercise, right? But with work, family, a social life and other commitments, finding time isn’t always easy.
A refreshing, non-alcoholic drink to reward yourself after a long day in the garden or an invigorating walk. It’s a good source of Vitamin C, contains no added sugar and has less total sugar than ½ a glass of regular cordial. Serves 3 Ingredients 1 cup diced pineapple (fresh or canned without juice) ½ cup chopped mint 1 cup coconut... View Article
This colourful and tasty salad is the perfect accompaniment to any BBQ. Not only is it an excellent source of dietary fibre, but it is also a source of Iron whilst being low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (400g – drained) ½ cup wholemeal cous cous (dry) 1 red capsicum 1 yellow capsicum... View Article
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Brahmi & Ginkgo are herbs that supports cognitive processes. Omega 3 from fish oil includes DHA that is beneficial for the healthy functioning of the brain.
Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) have been used in traditional herbal medicine for centuries to assist with conditions of the urinary tract.
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Glucosamine and Chondroitin are substances found in joint cartilage that are important for the maintenance of healthy joints.
With this extra strength dose Bio-Organics® Cranberry MAX 20,000 provides the equivalent of 20 grams of fresh cranberries in each tablet.
By taking Cranberry 10000+ you can reduce the risk of developing this infection and at the same time maintain the health of the urinary tract.
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Specifically, scientific studies indicate Brahmi assists in the retention of new information and can improve learning and memory.
Years of positive research has turned fish oil into an increasingly popular supplement for many aspects of health, including the heart, joints and brain. But what exactly is so extraordinary about fish and why should we take our daily dose of fish oil?
As a consequence of our busy and stressful modern lifestyles, many of us complain of tiredness. Tiredness and fatigue can be caused by a number of factors including poor diet and nutrient deficiencies, lack of sufficient sleep, stress and even boredom. Tiredness tends to not only affect us physically but also mentally and can cause lack of motivation and ability to perform tasks.
Stress is an unavoidable part of life. It is normal to experience a little pressure or stress from time to time and these every day small stresses are not harmful. In fact, a little bit of stress can actually be beneficial and help us perform at our best. However, high levels of prolonged stress can be detrimental to our health.
The heart is the epicentre of the circulatory system and functions to pump oxygenated blood throughout the body and deliver deoxygenated blood and waste products (carbon dioxide) to the lungs. The heart contracts approximately 70 times a minute, 100,000 times a day and 2.5 billion times in a lifetime, so it pays to look after this vital organ.
Glucosamine is a naturally occurring substance in the body and is one of the key building blocks of mucopolysaccharides such as glucosaminoglycans (GAGs) and proteoglycans that form the framework of cartilage. Cartilage serves as a cushion between bones allowing joints to move smoothly without friction or pain.