Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is naturally found in some foods, added to others, and available in supplements. Zinc is mainly thought of and found in many cold and flu lozenges and drugs sold as cold remedies This is not all zinc is for as it is an indispensable mineral playing an essential … Continue reading Zinc, not just an immune nutrient.
The killer flu You may have heard there is a killer flu epidemic blasting it’s way through Australia right now. It is coming, so it is important you know how to protect your family. Health experts are releasing numbers that show there is triple the number of people already infected with this flu virus than … Continue reading Killer flu us coming…find out how to protect your family.
“Let Food be thy medicine & medicine be your food” – Quote by Hippocrates 460BC This is more so now than ever – The Future of Medicine is in the Kitchen. According to recent polling, less than one in eight visits to physicians include any counselling or discussion about nutrition and more than 75 percent of physicians … Continue reading The future of medicine is in the kitchen
Proposed changes to regulation by the Medical Board of Australia will single out medical practitioners who practise supposed ‘unconventional’ medicine threatening patients’ freedom of choice. Effectively the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) is proposing one set of rules for ‘conventional’ medical practitioners and another more stringent set for those providing ‘complementary and unconventional medicine and … Continue reading PATIENTS’ CHOICE OF DOCTOR UNDER THREAT
B vitamins make up nearly half of the essential vitamins your body needs to keep you healthy. Of the 13 vitamins our body needs a whopping eight are of the B variety. They occur naturally in many foods. And while they don’t provide our body with fuel in the same way that carbohydrates, fat and … Continue reading Why do you always get bitten by mosquitoes but your friends never do?
Beetroot adds a colourful pop to any dish. Whether you’ve roasted it, tossed it, juiced it or sprinkled its powdered form in your cupcakes, it’s a versatile vegetable with a myriad of health benefits. It’s even been ranked as one of the 10 most potent antioxidant vegetables. And one of the more recent health finds … Continue reading 5 ways beetroot can make you healthier
A new study suggests women suffering from arthritis may benefit from daily consumption of cranberry juice. Arthritis is a painful condition affecting the joints of the body. There are over 100 forms of arthritis, but two of the most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a condition affecting the whole … Continue reading How to manage arthritis symptoms: is the secret cranberry?
A new study released last week suggests there is a link between taking prenatal vitamins in early pregnancy and autism. The study by JAMA Psychiatry found that daily intake of prenatal vitamins during the first month of pregnancy appears to be associated with reductions in the recurrence of autism in high-risk families. The researchers acknowledge … Continue reading New research suggests reduction in autism when supplementing daily with prenatal vitamins
Your body needs magnesium to carry out hundreds of different processes every day.  Research has found this essential mineral is vital for heart health, it helps with hormone production, body temperature regulation and the metabolism of your foods. It can also help you achieve a restful night’s sleep, muscle relaxation and improve your bone … Continue reading 1 in 3 Aussies don’t meet magnesium requirements – do you?
Could a precious metal be the answer to your health needs? That’s right. Silver has benefits that go much further than filling your jewellery box! What is colloidal silver? Silver has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties and it was used long before the introduction of antibiotics as a disinfectant and all-purpose remedy. … Continue reading Colloidal silver – saviour or sinner?