We know that vegetables are good for us but how many of us, kids and adults alike, screw up our noses when the bowl of steamed brussel sprouts arrive at the dinner table. Vegetables don’t have to be bland and boring, and when cooked right, there’s no reason why they can’t be the hero of any meal. Emma Jensen from Australian Nutrition Centre shares some tips to spruce them up.
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women in Australia. Exercise can begin at any point throughout or after breast cancer therapy. It is never too late to start. Instead of exercising too much or too intensively when you first start. It is crucial to start gently and build up to the appropriate amount of activity.
According to Healthy Bones Australia, a staggering 173,000+ bone fractures occur each year due to poor bone health, with more than half of those in the over 50 age group.
It’s no secret that the early years of a child’s life is an important time to be building healthy eating habits. Ensuring children are eating a balanced diet full of nutritiously rich foods is critical for their overall health, growth and development. Yet parents know that getting kids to eat healthier can feel like a never-ending battle.
A real pain in the back… We’ve all heard that before. Whether it’s a totally agonising pain that takes your breath away, or a niggly sharp or intermittent dull ache, pain can be outright frustrating and sometimes debilitating. Most adults in their life have experienced back pain, and if not you, then someone close to you most likely has. In fact, statistics show that 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives.
It’s National Diabetes Week (10-16 July) and Diabetes Australia are highlighting the mental and emotional health impacts of living with diabetes as part of their “Heads Up on Diabetes” campaign.
Do you grunt, groan, and ratchet yourself to a standing position as you get out of bed in the morning? Then, after stretching and moving around for a few minutes, do you feel the achiness and stiffness abate (at least some of it)? There’s a reason for this…
Not looking forward to another night of poor sleep? We don’t blame you. It’s no secret that insomnia can take a huge toll on your health. But contrary to popular belief, poor sleep isn't something you should have to live with. So how do we fix this?
One of the most commonly frustrated types of women we see in our clinic are those who are approaching menopause. This period of time is called perimenopause. It’s a tricky time for women, with a lot of change occurring in your body without you actually changing anything. You’re eating well, exercising, getting eight hours of sleep, but the weight just jumps on without your permission. Unfair, I know. So why does this happen?