Cultivate Optimum Health From Within

By Jacinta Harding | April 24th, 2015 at 10:22 am

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You are the gardener of your body’s health and have the ability to alter the “ecosystem” for better or for worse, for good health or bad …

While we all have an end date, how well we get there and how much we get to enjoy good health along the way is largely dependent on how we treat the ecology of our body along the way. Even, in terms of our genetics and genetic dispositions, current research shows that through dietary and other choices we have the ability to change gene expression. Certainly worth giving it your best shot.

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Nine Rules Of Lean Eating

By Tom Shiyoya | April 20th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

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You’d like your eating plan to work for you – to get you the results that you want without lots of complicated steps. The good news is that lean eating does not mean complicated eating…it just means eating smart.

Read on for the NEW rules of lean eating that will make fat loss second nature. And don’t worry, lean eating can still be very delicious. In fact, you’ll find many of your new, lean meals to be better in flavor and more satisfying than your old, fattening eats.

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Weight Loss Motivation: 21 Tips To Get You Moving.

By Kylie Ryan | April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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Very simply, motivation works in two ways, to avoid pain, and increase pleasure. Michelle Bridges calls motivation: “the bad boyfriend, because it is never there when you need it”, but you can create motivation so it is there when you need it, if you spend some time creating it.

People struggle with their motivation to exercise, get off the couch or commit to eating healthy because they don’t know what their goal really is, what they really, truly want and all the good things that will happen in their life when they get it.

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Rubbish Research

By Dr Joe | April 13th, 2015 at 11:57 am

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There is a major problem with medical research. And this is apart from ghost writing, dubious analysis, suppression of negative findings and conflicts of interest. The biggest problem is that much medical research is meaningless rubbish!

How can I say that? Well let’s consider some of the breakthroughs in the last week or so. 

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Hearing Health 101

By Dr Elaine Saunders | April 12th, 2015 at 9:07 am

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Did you know your hearing has been deteriorating since you turned 10? By age 60, nearly two in three people (64%) would hear much better with hearing aids. For people who’ve had exposure to loud sounds, it’s worse. Most Australian farmers over 50 have marked hearing loss.

Hearing and listening are complex processes involving the ear and the brain.

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Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

By Sponsored by Chemist Australia | April 10th, 2015 at 11:47 am

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Ever heard of the transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation machine? Usually shortened to tens machine, this is a device that gets connected to your body and produces an electrical current that is designed to help relieve and manage pain.

I know, it sounds crazy but it has been widely used for a long time.

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The #1 Reason People Fail at Dieting

By Chris Weiler | April 8th, 2015 at 12:19 pm

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I Don’t Feel Like It

In my bookThe Reflex – Activate Thoughts, Words and Actions to Achieve Your Goals” the chapter titled “I Don’t Feel Like It” addresses one of the two most powerful reasons we fail at our goals and resolutions – including weight loss.

The truth is, many of us don’t care about exercise or weight loss. What we really want are the BENEFITS of weight loss, the social currency it can afford us.

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Reasons Why You Go To The Chemist

By Sponsored by Chemmart | April 6th, 2015 at 9:08 am

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The role of the chemist has a recorded history from at least 6th Century BC, but its role, as we know it is a pretty new creation, from around the first third of the 19th Century. Once upon a time the chemist wasn’t the first place that came to mind when you wanted to purchase Britney Spears’ new perfume. But did you know there are many reasons to visit a chemist? Here’s some:

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Childrens Health – Getting to the Guts of it

By Jacinta Harding | April 2nd, 2015 at 9:39 am

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Children, are similar in some ways to the canaries in the coalmines of old, and like the canaries they are letting us know that the current state of our environment is much more toxic than is kind to us.

Although they show us this in their own way, research tells us that some disorders especially in children have similar underlying causes and contributing factors.

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Open Letter Regarding Men’s health

By Linda Byart | March 29th, 2015 at 4:13 am

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This week I have co-signed a letter to the Health Minister regarding changes to men’s health. The changes occurred without consultation and with minimal warning. Most critically it affects men who are already approved for treatment.

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