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What is Whole-Person Care (WPC)?

Jun 25, 2021

Whole-person care (WPC) is a buzzword in the natural health and wellness industry that refers to the holistic approach to health. It ensures not only the absence of disease but the overall wellbeing of a patient as well. WPC is also observed in some...

Top Diet Trends of 2021

Jun 14, 2021

Fad diets are marketed as a quick route to ditching the pounds and getting the curves in all the right places. Unfortunately, such diets are restricting in nature and eliminate certain foods, hence depriving the body of the essential nutrients to stay...

New Food Trends of 2021

Jun 09, 2021

Although the worst year in history, 2020 has taught us how to focus our energies on our health and overall wellbeing rather than delving in the uncertainty of the unknown. Not only did we learn how to buy, prepare and eat healthy foods in the comfort...

A Guide To The Top 3 Natural Detox Plans You Need To Test

Feb 25, 2021

Detoxes often aim to eliminate specific items from your diet, including coffee, refined sugar or alcohol. While it's a complicated biological process, detoxification begins with your liver. Your body has the ability to naturally detoxify, without expensive...

A Healthy Spin on Traditional Christmas Dishes

Dec 23, 2020

Everyone looks forward to Christmas dinner during the holidays. The delicious, calorie-packed ensemble, which consists of the famous Christmas ham, roast, prawns, barbecue, mince pies and pavlova to boot, will see you going back to the table for seconds.

Go Vegan in January!

Dec 18, 2020

Start the new year light with Veganuary, an annual event that aims to promote health, animal welfare and environmental conservation. If getting back to the road of a healthy lifestyle is one of your new year's resolutions, then the only way to get...

New Study Finds Low-Carb Diet Better for the Heart

Mar 27, 2020

New research has found that a low-carbohydrate diet may be better for our cardiovascular health than a low-fat diet. The two-year study, out of the Centre for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University in Philadelphia, found that people who...

Fad or Healthy: 14 Hot Superfoods You Need to Try

Feb 19, 2020

A healthy diet should be predominantly based around fresh foods, and while all fresh foods are good for you, there are some absolute star performers that should be part of any diet.  Superfoods are those foods that are higher than normal in the...

Replenish Your Energy Levels

Nov 26, 2019

A modern lifestyle uses up a lot of energy and may leave you feeling tired constantly. While you may not be suffering from any serious disease, having low energy levels may also prevent you from feeling well or from enjoying life in general. A variety...

Superfruit 101: What is Jackfruit

Aug 07, 2019

It's been praised as a "sustainable vegan meat replacement" and is poised to become this year's biggest food craze. But what is jackfruit - and how can you enjoy it? Introducing jackfruit It's big, yellow (or green), and has a strange smell. In fact, jackfruit...

Food Research: Food Labels Missing Added Sugar Information

Jul 26, 2019

New research from Sydney's George Institute for Global Health found that seven of 10 packaged foods in Australia have added sugar that's not listed on voluntary front-of-pack nutrition labels. Professor Bruce Neal reviewed 34,000 packaged foods that...

What is Alkaline Diet?

Jul 24, 2019

There is much been said in the press about alkalising foods being more healthful. This is actually part of a growing diet trend known as alkaline diet. Some experts agree that it is a good form of diet, some remain neutral and some disagree. But what...

Going Veggan, Not Vegan & the Controversy Surrounding This New Diet Trend

May 22, 2019

A vegan is someone who avoids all animal products entirely ? usually for dietary and ethical or moral reasons. But now a new term has been coined, the "veggan" diet, which adds eggs to the menu. Unsurprisingly, not everyone is happy with the addition...

What is Spelt Bread?

May 06, 2019

Have you seen spelt bread at the bakery - or the corner café - and are wondering what it actually is? Well wonder no more. We've got all the much-kneaded answers here (see what we did there?) From "What is spelt bread?" to "Is spelt flour made from...

What Foods to Eat When You Have High Cholesterol

Mar 25, 2019

Cholesterol is considered one of the most misunderstood aspects of heart health.  For many of you, a cholesterol friendly diet brings about thought of low fat meals with an enormous lack of flavour.  This, however, is far from the truth if you follow...

Healthy Food Choices Research: You Are What You Eat

Jan 28, 2019

Did you know that who you are has a greater influence on your food choices than where you shop? It's a controversial finding, because a lot of focus in countries like America and Australia, has been on setting up healthy food outlets in "food deserts"...

What are the Unhealthiest Parts of Australia?

Jan 22, 2019 continues our series for the upcoming Australia Day (Part 3 here). After discussing about the Australian Dietary Guidelines, here we are talking about which parts of Australia is the healthiest and unhealthiest. The Australian...

The Australian Dietary Guidelines 2019

Jan 21, 2019

As a lead up to Australia Day coming this weekend, thought it will be a cool idea to feature some articles that will discuss the health and wellness of Australians. So as first part of this mini-series (Part 2 & Part 3), here's...

5 Healthy Summer Grilling Tips

Dec 05, 2018

Summer is coming up and this is the time for grilling and barbecuing.  From the north to the south, backyard barbecuing is the Aussie icon.  But, it doesn't have to be unhealthy.  In fact, the BBQ is very often just the opposite.  With a little...

Can a gluten free diet be unhealthy?

Nov 23, 2018

A new study proposes that a gluten-free diet could be unhealthy for people who don't have coeliac disease, exposing them to harmful by-products like mercury and arsenic. Coeliac (pronounces seel-ee-ak) disease affects 1 in 70 people in Australia. If...

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