Healthy Living

Do mobile phones increase the risk of brain cancer?

Do mobile phones increase the risk of brain cancer?

This week some really interesting research has been published, stating that long-term use of mobile phones and cordless phones can increase the chance of developing glioma, the most common type of brain tumour. YIKES!!!!!! Now, before you go and throw your phones away, let’s have a closer look. If you want to read the research […]

By November 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
YOR Health – Products for Health and Vitality

YOR Health – Products for Health and Vitality

Having a healthy digestive system is crucial to becoming and maintaining a healthy body. With a backed up or clogged digestive tract, nutrients, antioxidants, proteins and enzymes are not completely absorbed into our bloodstream, meaning we are wasting so much of our already depleted food. Our bodies already have a powerful engine that knows how […]

By November 14, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Chill Out: Disturbed Sleep Plays Havoc with Your Mood and Mind

Chill Out: Disturbed Sleep Plays Havoc with Your Mood and Mind

By Dorothy Bruck, Victoria University A poll by Lifeline released earlier this week shows almost two-thirds of Australians reported sleep loss because of stress relating to work or their finances. The findings went largely unremarked, even though a chronic lack of sleep has serious public health implications. Sleep theory tells us that there are two […]

By July 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Meat vs veg: how does a vegetarian diet stack up?

Meat vs veg: how does a vegetarian diet stack up?

By Surinder Baines, University of Newcastle Ethical and environmental considerations are often the prompt for adopting a meat-free diet. But better health may also push some towards vegetarianism, with a new study showing vegetarians have a lower risk of premature death than their meat-eating counterparts. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) study of […]

By June 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Want to Wake up Jazzed About the Day Ahead?

Want to Wake up Jazzed About the Day Ahead?

“Want to feel as playful and vibrant as your children? Want to feel an abundance of energy?  Want to experience greater clarity in all you do? Want to wake up jazzed about the day ahead?  Imagine taking care of yourself in all the marvellous ways you take care of others. It makes sense that, if […]

By September 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Can a gut bacteria imbalance really cause autism?

Can a gut bacteria imbalance really cause autism?

Anyone who has attended any training I’ve run where I talk about managing depression will know that I talk about the importance of good quality nutritional intake.  This article, taken directly from The Conversation website, does a good job at explaining at least in part why we call the gut the “Second” or the “Little” […]

By September 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Berry Exciting News

Berry Exciting News

Berry Exciting I have taken a keen interest lately in nutrition and mental health after stumbling on some interesting research that suggests that our gut health may play a significant role in our mental health.  This study, along with others, is suggesting that gut inflammation may be involved in the pathogenesis (the development) of depression.   In the […]

I’m a Flexitarian

I’m a Flexitarian

Should I become a Vegetarian (and grow dreads, and wear hippie clothes and no shoes and get some piercings)? I have been doing a lot of reading lately about the role that diet plays in regards to our mental and emotional health.  I’m doing this mostly to convince myself that I need to make big […]

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

The more I research issues around mental health for my presentations, the more I am realizing that good mental health is inextricably linked to diet and exercise.  Now, it would seem that there are a chosen few who can not put much effort in to diet and exercise and yet seem to maintain exceptionally good […]

Juicing for Health

Juicing for Health

I want to jot down some thoughts about juicing.  I should be very, very clear here in saying that I am not an expert.  But I have been doing a lot of reading and investigation lately into the impact that things like diet and exercise have on our health, physically, mentally and emotionally, and I’ve […]