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Mother’s Day Breakfast!

Treat your Mum to breakfast in bed this Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day should simply be all about her! So we recommend starting the day off right by making your Mum a delicious breakfast in bed! To help you show your mum just how special she is this Mother’s Day, we have provided you with one of … Continued


Sugar and your immunity

As we enter the colder months of the year, our immune systems are going to be tested far more than during the warmer months of the year. As much as we have it in our power to control outside influences (i.e. regularly washing your hands, dressing in enough warm clothes and not getting caught in … Continued


Homemade Easter Eggs

This recipe was drawn from the I Quit Sugar website by Sarah Wilson: https://iquitsugar.com/recipe/homemade-chocolate-easter-eggs/   Ingredients 50 g (1/3 cup melted) cacao butter. 25 g (2 tablespoons) coconut oil. 60 g (1 loose cup) raw cacao powder. 1 tablespoon Pureharvest Rice Malt Syrup. Directions 1. In a medium sized bowl, heat the cacao butter, coconut oil … Continued


Stress and Adrenal Health: Top 5 Tips for Staying Well​

The effects of stress will often creep into your life without much notice – show up as short term sleeplessness, irritability or sugar cravings – but can, over time, influence more serious health conditions such as heart disease and metabolic disorders. Nurturing adrenal health, and improving your body’s response to stress, is an important measure … Continued


Dynamic Stretching vs Static Stretching

The Winter sports season is about to kick off and we all want to get through to the finals playing our best and avoiding injuries. Whether you are running out onto the soccer field, footy field, hockey field or netball court, an essential way to help ensure this is a good warm up. When most people think of warm up, they think of stretching.

In today’s world of functional exercise, it is surprising how many people we still see in the gym and on the sporting field with their foot up on a fence or “stretch bar” engaging in static stretching.

The intended purpose of this kind of pre-activity “warm-up” is to prepare the body for the sport or exercise ahead and to avoid injury and enhance performance. The irony is, that 100’s of studies show that it actually cools the body, increases the likelihood of injuries, and causes significant impairment to explosiveness and strength performance, compared to those who perform “dynamic” warms ups.


Let’s Talk About Sex

I’ve been asked to write a little something about sex. Doing it! Or rather, not doing it i.e. what’s happening when you’re not in the mood. I often chat to patients and friends alike who joke about feeling lacklustre in the sack, having to fend off their amorous partner, or having to ‘really work’ to … Continued


Fish oil: Do I really need it?

Fishoil is made up of EFA’s, An essential nutrient the body requires but can not manufacture and therefore must be supplied by diet.

The modern diets is just not sufficient enough to get the required amount of Omega 3 and maintain proper 1:1 ratio with Omega 6. Thus supplementing with fish oil is required

Being toxic with omega 6 fatty acids and deficient in omega 3 fatty acids is a deadly combination that is shown to increase the chances of illness in people of all ages. Illnesses associated with omega 6 fatty acid toxicity and/or omega 3 fatty acid deficiency include ADHD, allergies, eczema, asthma, breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, lowered immunity, heart disease, strokes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, fibromyalgia, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, and Alzheimer’s, painful menstruation, back pain, neck pain, and headaches


Whats the beef with meat and cancer?

  National Cancer Day Maroubra 9344 4233 Pyrmont   9660 7222 BOOK AN APPOINTMENT NATIONAL CANCER DAY February 4th What’s the beef with meat and cancer?  A couple of years ago, the World Health Organisation released a report on meat consumption and cancer risk, which turned a lot of heads. The report was compiled by … Continued


Is sitting destroying your back?

Sitting on the job   As the workforce has shifted from factories to offices, the incidence of back pain has increased dramatically. Researchers blame this increase on one simple activity that we do all the time – sitting. Our bodies were not designed to sit for long periods of time. We were made to move. … Continued


4 simple tips to have a happy year

The New Year is something of a fresh start. We drink champagne to celebrate another year come and gone then reflect upon the previous year.  Many of us kick off January 1st (or a few days later) with the optimism of a new year and clean slate to start over again. But wherever you go, … Continued