Health & Nutrition

Back Pain Relief Workshop

Spine Unwind - for back pain, neck pain and shoulder tension Release, Relax and Restore balance to your back, neck and shoulders. When: Thursday 19 May at 7pm Where: 27 Cresthaven Drive, Mansfield Q 4122 Pain Relief Workshop A gentle way to find pain relief. Give your body what is is craving. It will [...]

Strawberries Protect Your Health

Fresh strawberries are for sale everywhere in Brisbane in Spring. Delicious and good for you. Strawberries Decrease Cholesterol levels A lot of studies suggest that increased dietary intake of flavonoids – especially those found in berries – can reduced your risk of cardiovascular disease.    After eight weeks of drinking a frozen berry smoothie, 66 people with an average age of [...]

The risk of sitting too much

Don’t just sit there Our day to day lives have changed a lot in the past 50 years. Changes in technology has meant that most of us spend a lot of our day sitting or being sedentary. The problems beginning to appear include increased incidence of heart disease, diabetes 2, obesity, to name the top [...]

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Soup

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Soup So easy the kids can make this one. Ingredients 1kg of Jap or Kent pumpkin 1 large onion (chopped) 2-4 cloves garlic (crushed) 2 tablespoons butter Pinch of cracked pepper - to taste 1 cinnamon stick 2 teaspoons chicken stock powder water to just cover To Serve fresh coriander leaves [...]

5 Tips to Stay Healthy During Autumn

At last the nights are cool and occasionally we are reaching for a vest or coat as we venture out at night . The well known habit of eating a rainbow of colour can easily be transferred to the Autumn plate My 5 tips best tips to help you eat healthy and live a vibrant, healthy [...]

Exercise – Treatment for Longevity

A Queensland study at QUT found that exercise treatment for longevity benefited women who were prescribed exercise as medicine. Debra Anderson and colleagues reviewed the literature to reveal that moderate to high intensity activity is essential to improve health outcomes in older women. They reported that all studies found that "physical activity was associated with lower rates of cognitive [...]

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