When Holden Ruled

Last week General Motors announced that they are ending the Holden brand.   For those outside Australia, and even Australians born after the mid 90’s this won’t mean much. But for those of us of a certain age it is the end of an era. And this includes people with a...

The Universe Is Expanding – Are We Keeping Up?

I recently read an article that says the universe is expanding, and not only that, but that it is expanding faster than was previously thought … which got me to wondering … if the universe is expanding, are we keeping up? The universe was thought to be expanding at a...

Age Is How You Feel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5Z_DCJ4Uak The old adage that you are as old as you feel may have more credence than we think.
Fake Food – No Thanks

Fake Food – No Thanks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4nWkV3_FBo Fake meat is all the rage. But is it really good for us?

How To Reach Your Goals The SMART WAY

How To Reach Your Goals The SMART WAY

What are your fitness goals? Whether you are trying to lose weight, gain muscle, get stronger, improve endurance… the list goes on. In order to be successful, you must have the right plan and mind set. A great tool to help with this is the S.M.A.R.T. approach.  Let’s...

Doctors Need To Be Questioning

Doctors Need To Be Questioning

The selection criteria, has changed a bit over the years but medicine still draws from the most intelligent members of society. However, there are different types of intelligence, so what I am about to say next comes with the obligatory (albeit pathetic) trigger...

Nutrition For Infertility

Nutrition For Infertility

So, you decided to have a baby, but it’s been months, and still no baby.  One in 6 couples experience infertility which is defined as not getting pregnant after actively trying for 12 months (or 6 months if you’re 35 years or older). Or maybe, you have some type of...

This Time It Will Be Different – Not

This Time It Will Be Different – Not

Many quotes are attributed to Albert Einstein. He may or may not have said them all. One that I suspect he said, or if not would be happy for it to be attributed, is that a definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different outcome....

Is There A Healthy Way To Be Ill?

Is There A Healthy Way To Be Ill?

None of us are immune from ever being ill/ getting sick/ coming down with something/ catching a bug/ getting a disease, and we have many phrases that reflect that this is an everyday part of life. We cannot always prevent ourselves from getting sick, but is there a...

Throw A Chop On The Bar-b-que

Throw A Chop On The Bar-b-que

Here is a disturbing study finding. Breathing air has a 100% association with death. Every person who has died has breathed air during their lives. Clearly, we need public health messages about the harms of breathing the air. The precautionary principle demands that...

How To Heal From Food Intolerance

How To Heal From Food Intolerance

As a Nutritionist who specialises in the management of food intolerance, I often see patients who unnecessarily endure restrictive diets for years. Today I’d like to talk to you about the road to recovery, so you can stop focusing on what to avoid and look forward to...

Amateur Conspirators

Amateur Conspirators

Here is a statement of the obvious. The only thing that we should inhale into our lungs is air. Interestingly, an observational study could conclude that there is a 100% correlation between breathing air and death. Everyone who has died in the history of the planet...

Bright Side Of Life

Bright Side Of Life

https://youtu.be/o5of5pHT12g Having a positive outlook is essential for wellbeing.  

Is Self-Care Actually Good For You?

Is Self-Care Actually Good For You?

If you’re anywhere on social media, you’ve probably noticed that self-care is quite a trend. Everyone is talking about self-care and how important it is. The question is, is self-care actually good for you? And the answer is yes, and no. Self-care in itself is really...