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Reducing sugar in the diet for healthy weight loss

Reducing sugar in the diet for healthy weight loss

June 30, 2021 | Weight loss, Diets
There are sugars found in everyday food items which, when eaten regularly, easily contribute to weight gain. Avoiding these can be an easy way to reduce excess weight and keep it off. Some are obvious, like lollies, deserts, soft drink and fruit juices, and some are hidden in processed and refined foods.
Very low-calorie diet shakes

Very low-calorie diet shakes

June 23, 2021 | Diets
Simple, if you want to lose weight you have to reduce your food intake. Not necessarily as easy as that. Weight loss needs to be achieved in a healthy manner to avoid adverse side effects. Very low-calorie diet shakes (VLCD) can help by providing the right combination of macronutrients – carbohydrate, protein and fats, and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Following a VLCD diet program can make it easy to reduce excess weight.
The dreaded stomach flu (gastroenteritis)

The dreaded stomach flu (gastroenteritis)

June 17, 2021 | Digestion, Diarrhoea
Stomach flu is not caused by the influenza virus, as the common name suggest, but different viruses, such as norovirus and rotavirus, bacteria, parasites, toxins (such as from plants or medication). Some non-infectious illnesses can cause gastroenteritis...
One supplement for all health-related problems

One supplement for all health-related problems

June 10, 2021 | Allergy, Asthma, Age related illnesses, Immune
Wouldn’t it be good if there was just one supplement you could take which helped all your ailments? Unfortunately, being able to prescribe just one product… the magic pill which can offer symptom relief, and help resolve health disorders, is not often possible. But there are a few supplements which may come close. Zinc, turmeric and Panax ginseng ....
Allergies and Hormones

Allergies and Hormones

May 19, 2021 | Allergy, Asthma, Women's Health
Females can often find themselves challenged with allergies or intolerances at the same time as they are experiencing hormonal changes to their body, such as at the beginning of a young female’s menstruation (menarche) and for older females, at the end of their reproductive years (peri and menopause).
Cleanse. Moisturise. Exfoliate. Skin care practicalities!

Cleanse. Moisturise. Exfoliate. Skin care practicalities!

May 12, 2021 | Skin Conditions, General, Women's Health
Skin care practicalities include regular cleansing – especially if you wear make-up, routine exfoliating to remove dead skin cells and imbedded grime, and the all- important moisturise to combat dryness, helping to protect the integrity of skin.
Port wine stain and other birthmarks

Port wine stain and other birthmarks

May 5, 2021 | Infant and Children
Port wine stain, also known as congenital capillary vascular malformation, is common occurring in approximately three out of every 1000 babies born. It is are a vascular malformation resulting in a permanent red/blue/purple stain on the skin
Choosing the right Deodorant

Choosing the right Deodorant

April 28, 2021 | General
Most people choose a deodorant to help avoid unpleasant body odour or as a way reduce the amount of perspiration being released by the body. Sweat can contribute to body odour, but odour is mainly due bacteria. In many cultures excess sweating and body odours can be seen as a result of poor hygiene practice and thus products such as antiperspirants and deodorants developed as a means to avoid this undesirable label.
Understanding blood tests for Iron (iron studies)

Understanding blood tests for Iron (iron studies)

April 24, 2021 | General
Any blood test ordered by a healthcare professional is used to help evaluate a patient’s health status. A blood test for iron may also be referred as an iron panel, iron profile, iron status, iron indices or Fe studies. This test is performed to evaluate the current store of iron in the body and is commonly ordered when investigating the cause of certain health symptoms or if anaemia or iron overload is suspected.
Magnesium – the go-to for hormonal health

Magnesium – the go-to for hormonal health

April 14, 2021 | Women's Health, Minerals
Hormonal health, and symptoms affecting the hormonal system, can be distressing for many females. Symptoms such as anxiety, depression, irritability, cramping and sugar cravings may be helped by ensuring adequate magnesium is available in the body. This can be achieved through diet, by including certain foods and reducing others, or repleting with a good quality magnesium supplement.
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