According to Dr Tim Adair of the University of Melbourne, Australians had one of the fastest increases in life expectancy over the last few decades. In 2019, life expectancy is 80.5 years for Australian men and 84.5 for women, still higher than Western Europe and the USA – but...Read More: Eating Organic Can Help Avoid Cancer. Really???
Arborvitae is an easy to take daily supplement that has been designed to quickly and efficiently re-set the immune system and bring down inflammation in the body. Many chronic conditions are caused by an overstressed immune system and inflammation, resulting from either hereditary factors, exposure to chemicals or lifestyle...Read More: What is Arborvitae?
Australians don’t just like chocolate, they love it! Around 70 percent of us eat it regularly and we each consume an average of six kilos of it every year! Despite popular belief, chocolate in its rawest and unsweetened form might actually be good for you! Chocolate comes from the...Read More: Cacao – Guilt-Free Indulgence!
There’s been a bit of buzz around lately about Collagen. It’s popping up everywhere – in your skin creams, in snack bars, and added to smoothies. But what is the benefit? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body. It’s in your muscles, skin, blood, bones, cartilage and...Read More: Benefits of Collagen
The following article is from our friends at BioConcepts. Mental health is deteriorating in the younger population in Australia and often the only solution offered is medication. Every month, almost 45,000 Australians are treated in public health facilities following a psychotic episode. For the majority of people onset happens...Read More: What is First Episode Psychosis? And can nutrition help?
When we think of Vitamin C, the thought of oranges and other citrus comes to mind. But what exactly is Vitamin C, what is it used for, and how do we get our daily dose? Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin naturally present in...Read More: Vitamin C – Vitally Important
Your body is full of bacteria, fungi and viruses, numbering into the trillions. Collectively know as the gut microbiome, it’s this balance of “flora” in the gut that is responsible for things such as heart health, digestive health, mental health and your immune system. Heart Health A recent study...Read More: Gut Health: Why It Matters
In our final installment on Blue Zones, we’re headed off to the community of Loma Linda in the state of California, USA. So far, there’s been some pretty common links between the other Blue Zones, most notably they’ve been located by the sea. Loma Linda is somewhat different in...Read More: Blue Zones Part 5: Loma Linda
Once called the land of immortals, the islands at the southern end of Japan have historically been known for longevity – especially among women. Okinawans have less incidence of cancer, heart disease and dementia than western nations, and women living in Okinawa live longer than any other women on...Read More: Blue Zones Part 4: Okinawa
The Nicoya Peninsula. It’s a land formation on the west coast of Costa Rica, a small but diverse country in Central America. Costa Rica is a beautiful country where rain forests meet the sea. It’s home to some of the world’s most interesting and rare creatures, rich coffee plantations,...Read More: Blue Zones Part 3 – Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica