Which vitamins and minerals help to keep our heart and our bones healthy and are there nutrients which do both? Let find out!

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 27 August 2019


The immune system is comprised of a sophisticated network of cells, tissues and organs that work together to fend off infectious organisms and help protect your body from disease. These tips will help keep yours fighting fit.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 7 May 2019


In herbal medicine, there are herbs that are more suited to women, because their functions are more specific to a woman’s physiology. This will give you an idea of some nutrients and herbs which women, may need a bit more of from time to time...

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 24 April 2019


Ginkgo is renowned for improving cognitive function, especially by addressing short-term memory and focus – leading to better information retention and recall.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 16 April 2019


In this chapter of “The Complete Guide” we will look at the different vitamins and why we need them.

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 26 March 2019


B vitamins are absolutely essential for a range of biological reactions occurring in the body – one of them most importantly being the simple production of energy.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 5 March 2019


There are some things you can do which may help improve the time it takes to fall asleep, stay asleep and get better quality sleep each night, including healthy sleep hygiene and routine, supplements to support sleep, and diet and lifestyle measures.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 23 January 2019


Vegans and strict vegetarians are two particular groups who can often be at risk for developing dietary deficiencies, one of which is vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is essential for the synthesis of normal DNA and healthy red and white blood cells.

Author: Amber Houghton   Date Posted: 20 November 2018


Inflammation is the body’s natural way of protecting itself from harm. There are two types of inflammation – acute and chronic. Here are our top tips for helping the body fight chronic inflammation:

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 31 October 2018


As we grow older we have different health needs that come with aging, it’s important to ensure you are taking the right supplements for your needs.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 2 October 2018


Mental and physical fatigue can really affect our productivity throughout the day, so it can be tempting to reach for a quick cup of coffee to perk us back up. There are, however, some herbs and nutrients that may help fighting fatigue...

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 25 September 2018


Approximately 70% of Australians regularly take supplements for anything ranging from a daily multivitamin to curcumin for mild osteoarthritis and fish oil for heart health. There’s a lot of misinformation and confusion circulating about supplement use...

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 23 July 2018


Everything you put in your mouth goes to the liver for processing. But did you know a diet contributing to liver health can optimise the detoxifying capabilities of this major organ and in doing so create a much healthier body.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 13 February 2018


A recent 2017 German study has been looking at the herb Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) and its benefit on supporting and reducing the symptoms associated with a mental burnout. Read more here...

Author: Alyce Cimino   Date Posted: 24 October 2017

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Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder worldwide. But Iron is required for the occurrence of approximately 200 biochemical reactions. It functions in the body as a component of several proteins including haemoglobin, myoglobin...

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 17 October 2017


Are you taking your supplements correctly? Try these top tips to enhance absorption.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 11 May 2017


Eyestrain and visual fatigue is all too common in today’s world with the use of lighting, computers, smart screens, and close range activities. Modern society use of bilberry for eye health as bilberries help to maintain and support eye health.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 30 March 2017


Vitamin K2 is primarily used in other sites of the body to aid in the correct placement of Calcium. So where can we find K2 in order to boost our dietary intake of this necessary yet elusive vitamin?

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 5 December 2016

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There’s a new kid on the block, its name is K2 and it is crucial for bone and cardiovascular health. It’s not only necessary for placement and retention of calcium in bone, but to prevent errant calcium from building up in the arteries.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 21 November 2016


Vitamin E is the collective name for a group of fat-soluble compounds known as tocopherols and tocotrienols and is considered essential for human health. Vitamin E supplements are available in a natural form and a synthetic form.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 14 November 2016