5 cold weather hacks to beat the winter sniffles.

Winter is an assault on the immune system, but fortunately there are plenty of ways to naturally support your immunity and keep you well!

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How negative relationships with food are damaging our health.

Negative relationships and associations about food are responsible for a substantial amount of disease burden in Australia (including obesity and eating disorders) and are fueled by confusing messaging and misinformation that comes from a variety of sources. 

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Wholefood nutrition and pregnancy

Nutrition is even more important during pregnancy, both for you and your baby. Many nutrients are needed to fuel growth and development, while supporting maternal nutrient stores needed for breastfeeding.

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Neuroinflammation: The causes, treatment and how it contributes to depression.

Neuroinflammation is defined as inflammation of the brain and central nervous system, and it may be responsible for a large part of global mental health burden. It is the brain’s response to disrupted homeostasis, or equilibrium.

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Eat right for your health type, with healing foods.

While it is commonly known that food can either harm or heal, tailoring your food choices to suit health challenges & environmental interactions can truly provide personalised nutrition, optimising wellbeing in ways you never thought possible.

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Personalised nutrition – the science behind nutrigenomics

If your body could talk, what would it tell you that you should be eating? Well, science has come up with a way to help you decipher just that. Nutrigenomics is the science of discovering how the food we eat interacts with our genes.

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Inflammation – The silent killer

‘Inflammation’ seems like a fairly innocuous word, really. However, unrestrained inflammation is a huge health concern, and one of the main reasons why chronic disease is so prevalent today. What is inflammation? Basically, it’s the result of an immune response. Like most things, inflammation in small amounts is beneficial. When you cut yourself or catch…

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Alzheimer’s, dementia & cognitive decline are NOT a normal part of the ageing process.

The world’s population is ageing. Combined with a longer life span, this creates increased health issues. Chronic diseases come with a high price in health care terms. They also come with a high price for family members and carers who need to shoulder the extra load and take care of their loved ones. In my…

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The basics of good nutrition: Is it really just common sense?

I’ve done a lot of research into nutrition and diets over the years, and I must admit, the information out there is thoroughly confusing. Paleo, low carb, high carb, high protein, dairy-free, sugar-free…it’s totally overwhelming. No wonder we’re all ass-about when it comes to what we put on our plates. Advertising and media does nothing…

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