November 7, 2019
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Vitamin C – Your New Summer Essential

Good old vitamin C. There when you need it during the colder months when the sniffles start to make an appearance.  But if you thought it was only good for supporting your winter immunity, then we have great news for you!  Vitamin C is a must-have nutrient for when the weather warms up.  This month, we talked to Kelly McGillivray, in-house Naturopath and nutrition expert, about its role in supporting […]
November 7, 2019
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Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad For Your Health

Living a sedentary lifestyle is a risk factor for a variety of health complications including obesity, heart disease and some cancers[1]. It contributes to over three million preventable deaths every year[2]. Sitting too much can be the result of a variety of factors; from working in an office job which requires you to be at a desk all day, basing most recreational activities inside (such as watching television), injuries which inhibit […]
October 3, 2019
Magnesium Foods

Five Foods High in Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals residing in our bones and soft tissue. It is required in more than 300 biochemical reactions in the human body. Dr Mark Hyman describes this mineral as “The most powerful relaxation mineral available”. He goes on to say that an average modern diet is deficient in magnesium. As adults, we require more than 400mg per day in order for the aforementioned biochemical […]
October 3, 2019
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Finding the Right Yoga Style For You

There are so many different styles of yoga available and it can be overwhelming when trying to find the right one for you. Given the myriad of health benefits of practicing yoga regularly though, many agree that it’s well worth the hunt. The practice is especially kind to stiff achy joints. Recent studies have shown that yoga can help to improve flexibility and function in joints as well as lower […]
August 8, 2019
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Insomnia Cures: 5 things to help you sleep

Recent research reveals that 4 in 10 Australians struggle to get enough sleep on a regular basis. A frightening statistic when you consider that study after study has proven the amount of sleep we have directly correlates to our health and wellbeing.
August 8, 2019
How to Wake up Feeling Refreshed

How to Wake up Feeling Refreshed

Sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing. Without the right amount of consistent, quality sleep, the human body is unable to perform to its optimal level. Unfortunately, a lack of quality sleep is all too common a problem in Australia with studies showing nearly 50% of adults experience inadequate duration and depth of sleep.
August 8, 2019
The Best Environment for a Solid Sleep

The Best Environment for a Solid Healthy Sleep

Sleep arrives in response to a delicate balance of hormones that shut off your mind and sink you deep into slumber. These hormones that induce and maintain sleep are released in response to external triggers in your environment. Creating such an environment is called sleep hygiene and is essential for those of you who struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep and wake refreshed.
August 8, 2019
5 Must-Dos For A Good Night's Sleep

5 Must-Dos For A Good Night’s Sleep

If you’re like almost half of Australians, the stress of your daily life, an overexposure to technology and a less-than-ideal diet can see you struggle to fall asleep at night. Sleep isn’t a lost cause however, with these five simple, pre-bedtime rituals which can see you snuggled up in bed, dreaming peacefully in no time.