The Truth about the Probiotic Craze

Noticed the probiotic hype lately? It turns out there are a lot of fundamental misunderstandings about what this “superfood” is exactly. In fact, the marketing of products containing probiotics is largely imprecise and misleading. Let’s break down the confusion: […]

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Boost your Memory with Bursts of Light Exercise!

Often wonder where on earth you’ve just put your keys? Find yourself racking your brain for the name of the person you just met? Walk up and down the shopping aisles trying desperately to remember what the really ‘important item’ is you were going to buy? The answer to remembering all this on the spot […]

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Sugar: Is it really our new “Food Enemy Number One”?

2018. Enter beetroot lattes, hemp bliss balls and the sugar-free diet. These latest Melbourne cafe health treats are a harmless indulgence, but is sugar really our new “food enemy number one”? Are bananas, and other fruit high in naturally occurring sugars now a no-go zone? […]

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Gut health and happiness! – Part 2

Part 1 Many of us go to a yoga class, get a massage, talk to friends and exercise to regulate our moods. They are all wonderful and effective self care tools. But how about our gut? Our gut microbiome (made up of bacteria, fungi, and viruses) may be the key to health and happiness! […]

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Massage the winter blues away!

Finding it hard to get up in the morning? Feeling a bit sluggish? In these cold, windy winter months it’s hard for many of us to get moving in the morning and we can start to feel a bit low. Eating fresh produce, keeping up your daily exercise routine (with your favourite beanie on!), and […]

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Mind your gut! – Part 1

Most of us glance down the snack isle at the supermarket, and perhaps grab a ‘healthier’ bag of chips or dark chocolate as a treat. The rest of our shopping cart will be full of veges, and healthier options. Why? […]

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How to Stress Less – Part 3: Breath Centered Yoga and Meditation

PART 1 PART 2 A whopping 75% of Aussies surveyed pointed to stress having a detrimental affect on their physical health, and 64% reported that stress impacted on their mental well-being (The Mental Health Association of NSW, 2016). The report suggested numbers of stress related to mental health are probably higher as people can be […]

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