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Exercise and Fitness


15 Reasons Australian Bananas are so Ap-peeling
By: Glenn Cardwell - Accredited Practising Dietitian

1. Banana power Cyclists, tennis players, triathletes and just about anybody involved in sport love to eat bananas before, during or straight after training. Research shows that having two bananas an hour (with water) works just as well as ... Read more...


A Case For Getting Of Your Arse
By: Craig Harper, Exercise Scientist & Motivational Speaker

Take a Seat. Or Maybe Not. It may or may not surprise you to learn that many Australians (and many people from most first-world countries for that matter) spend somewhere in the vicinity of twenty-two to twenty-three hours per day either sitting ... Read more...


A vegetarian diet can make you healthy wealthy and wise
By: The Food Coach

Comparing three diets, a traditional meat diet, a meat reducer diet and a vegetarian diet, Sanitariumís team of accredited practising dieticians compiled healthy and nutritious menus including snacks and drinks then analysed the nutritional program of each one. An environmental expert ... Read more...


Acid Wear: A 21st Century threat to teeth
By: Amy Pongrass

New research conducted nationally has revealed that Australians are unintentionally placing themselves at risk of an oral care issue known as Acid Wear. This condition can prematurely age the appearance of teeth and dentists are blaming the modern diet. One third of ... Read more...


Acne and Diet - Part One
By: Amy Pongrass

Itís a genuine myth that chocolate causes pimples, but eating too much of the wrong foods over an extended period of time will certainly play a role in skin breakouts. Excess sugar, trans fats, salty, fried and processed foods cause a ... Read more...


Ask what you can do for your country
By: The Food Coach

Many of my friendsí children have left or are leaving home to start jobs or go to Uni and live in shared accommodation with friends. Itís an important time for everyone, however for the young adult itís generally new, exciting and ... Read more...


Balancing energy IN and Energy OUT
By: Nic Laidlaw - Balanced Studio, Avalon NSW

Movement - Balancing energy IN and Energy OUT to help manage our health and stress levels "If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found ... Read more...


Beat inflammation, the greengrocer's way
By: Judy Davie - The Food Coach

Thereís a lot more talk these days about inflammation and how it affects the body over and above painful joints. Inflammation long associated with allergic conditions, such as asthma, arthritis and Crohnís disease is now recognised as the underlying basis of ... Read more...


Choosing the Right Exercise for You
By: Kimberley Norton, Oriental Health Practitioner

Is there any such thing as the Ďrightí exercise? When you break down all the benefits and motivations for exercise, it comes back to creating balance to an otherwise one-sided lifestyle. For some, exercise is an obsession, for others, ... Read more...


Cooking oil: does heating cause health problems?
By: Glenn Cardwell - Accredited Practising Dietitian

The thought comes up regularly Ė if you cook with oil does it lose all its healthy properties? Do unsaturated fats become saturated once they are heated? In other words should oil only be used for salad dressings? These are common ... Read more...

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