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Good Health Tip No. 5 for the Christmas Holiday period

And tip number 5. Most of all this Christmas holiday period, spend as much time with the people you love, family and friends. And try to appreciate them as much as you possibly can. Don’t get too wound up with expectation and be thankful that you are able to spend a special time of the […]

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Christmas Good Health Tip No. 4

Tip number 4 for the Christmas Holidays. Make the most of the beautiful balmy mornings and evenings to take a few extra walks and declutter the mind. We all need to switch off for a while over this busy holiday period and de-stress for the new year ahead. Exercise is the perfect way to let […]

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Tip No. 3 for Christmas

Now for Christmas Holiday tip number 3. Try to apply the practice of one alcoholic drink followed by one glass of water. Alcohol is preferentially metabolised by the body so that any other excess carbohydrates and fats consumed may then be retained as fat. Drinking water every other glass will not only positively affect your […]

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Christmas Holiday Good Health Tip No. 2

Tip number 2. Leading up to and after Christmas we get invited to many functions so try to include some healthy choices with the naughty ones. For example, try to compliment cheese and dips with healthy options such as raw vegetables including cucumber, capsicum, carrot and sliced tomato, or fresh fruit instead of crackers and […]

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Five Good Health Tips for the Christmas Holiday period.

Hi everyone. With Christmas almost upon us I thought I’d give you a few good health tips on how to get through this wonderful but often tricky time. Here we go! My first tip for this Christmas is to enjoy the day and don’t get too weighed down (pardon the pun) with guilt about overindulging. […]

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2017 Mid-year Review.

Now that we are half way through the year I thought it was a good time to re-visit some of the issues raised in my articles so far. I am passionate about doing the right thing by our bodies and am committed to encouraging people to give as much thought as possible to giving their […]

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How to Live a Long Healthy Life The Blue Zones Way

Having a background in medical science my knowledge was always obtained from scientific research determined by proving that one specific factor, chemical or organism was responsible for a particular result, reaction or disease. Unfortunately, because health is very complex this type of research can often fall short when dealing with the many factors that influence […]

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Making Good Health a Habit

“It doesn’t matter what you’re doing, if you only work when you feel motivated, then you’ll never be consistent enough to make significant impact on your life” ~ James Clear. Hi everyone. In my last article, I discussed being ready for change – ready to change to a healthier version of you. But exactly how […]

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Are You Ready?

We often want to make a change to our lives, but are we truly ready? Until we are ready, change is unlikely to occur. Whether that change is to get fitter, stronger, lose weight, eat better, drink less alcohol or to make a wholesale change to a healthier lifestyle, to make the change, we must […]

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“We are what we eat”.

Last Sunday, I was reading an article in the newspaper written by the AFLW Adelaide Crows co-captain, Erin Phillips (Sunday Mail, 26 February). It was titled “We are what we eat, and we take it seriously”. I must say I was really impressed by the article, as I have been with the new AFL Women’s […]

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