Your workstation should be set up to cause the least amount of stress on your body. Prolonged hours of poor posture or repetitive work habits, often in a stressful environment can result in significant overuse injury. Applying the following points can help tominimise such injuries. Important … [Read more...] about Workstation Setup
Most people base their health on how they feel. Just because you feel healthy and in perfect fit now, does not mean you do not need supplements. When it suddenly strikes - an illness, a health problem, a sign of old age, weakness - we begin to search for a dietary or herbal supplement to help us … [Read more...] about Vitamin Supplements
Exercise Regulary – This doesn’t have to be anything overly strenuous. Something as simple as a daily walk can make a huge difference. Eat A Healthy Diet – Proper nutrients allow the body to repair itself easier Maintain Good Posture – Are you sitting up straight as you read this? Stretch Your … [Read more...] about 10 Healthy Back Tips
Many chronic health conditions can be triggered by unidentified and untreated food intolerance's. If you have any of the following recurring symptoms then you may be suffering from food intolerance. Do not ignore these warning signs or your symptoms could become more severe and could trigger a far … [Read more...] about Food Intolerances
Allergies occur when an overactive immune system produces proteins called IgE antibodies against substances in the environment that are otherwise harmless — pollens, house dust mites, moulds, animal hair (dander), and in some cases, specific food proteins. Food allergy is mainly a problem of … [Read more...] about Understanding Food Allergies
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and is essential to good health. Approximately 50% of total body magnesium is found in bone. The other half is found predominantly inside cells of body tissues and organs. Only 1% of magnesium is found in blood, but the body works very hard … [Read more...] about Magnesium – What is it?
Australia is well known for its abundance of sunshine. Hence, it is perhaps surprising that vitamin D deficiency is a common condition affecting a large proportion of Australians. A recognised consequence of low vitamin D is osteomalacia in adults. It also contributes to osteoporosis, that is … [Read more...] about Vitamin D
Ice is an effective and natural pain killer and anti-inflammatory. Ice should be applied over the inflamed area in the acute or early stages of your problem. (See below for application) Whenever you experience swelling, redness or sharp / stabbing pain it is generally considered best to apply … [Read more...] about Ice & Heat Applications