The Rise of the Plant Based Diet

While we all don’t have time to be part of the Extinction Rebellion or be Greta Thunberg, we can support the global climate change movement (and our health) from our kitchens. How? By choosing a plant-based diet. A recent article in “The Conversation” named four lifestyle choices that we can make to support the planet: […]

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Are We Ditching Drinking For Clear Thinking?

Millenials are making sobriety a lifestyle choice. #soberlife #soberSaturday #soberissexy are all trending instagram hashtags amongst 22 – 37 year olds. “We don’t need alcohol. We don’t need to pretend to be someone else. We come as we are to sweat, dance and connect with ourselves and each other. See you on the dance floor”. […]

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Overcoming Stress this Spring

It’s becoming a well-known fact that anxiety impacts 1 in 4 of us. It’s not surprising as it’s how we’ve been evolutionarily wired(!). This is compounded by the fact that our society these days is functioning at an unnatural pace. The nitty gritty of it is that: Our brains have evolved to detect threats quickly, […]

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The Final Word on Diets

Diets. Can’t live with them. Can’t live without them! A recent (and quite amusing) article in the New York Magazine entitled “The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right”, presented answers to all your dietary questions. The aim? To demonstrate how simple it is to eat well. The interviewer spoke to David […]

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The Paradox of Hardcore Wellness

Super fit and health focused people are all over the internet. Highly curated images have shifted our perception of what is “average”. Sound mental and physical health is promoted as consistent levels of: slimness, happiness, energeticness, attractiveness, optimism, strength, presence, and mental sharpness. It’s nuts really when you sit back and think about it! The […]

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Brrr… Staying Motivated for that Winter Work-out

Been feeling a bit extra achy lately and wondering why? The simple fact is that cold weather (like the cold snap Melbourne has had lately – brrr…) causes tighter muscles and joints. According to Los-Angeles based physical therapist Vivian Eisenstadt, cold weather causes muscles to lose more heat and contract which causes tightness throughout the […]

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The Unfounded Revolution against Gluten

Turns out the widespread revolution against gluten isn’t backed up by scientific-evidence. Those diagnosed with a level of gluten intolerance or celiac disease secretly eye-off ‘cronuts’, artisan made bread and fresh pasta; while others in the general population steer away from gluten for reasons that are actually unfounded, depriving themselves of foods that they may […]

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The Truth About Turmeric

‘An almond milk decaf mocha please. Or perhaps a three-quarter soy cap? Oh, look at this – a turmeric or mushroom latte? I’ll try a turmeric latte, why not. I’ve heard they’re good,’ The internal dialogue while you’re perusing the cafe menu comes to a halt. You place your order and are ready for your […]

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