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


Bergamot is a citrus fruit grown almost exclusively on the south-eastern coast of Italy. It has extremely high antioxidant activity and may also have action on maintaining healthy cholesterol levels in healthy adults.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 23 September 2016

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Hair, skin and nails are like windows to our health. Their growth may be affected by nutrition, hormones, and disease states within the body, not to mention weathering from outside sources. We’ve identified 6 nutrients that can support their health.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 16 September 2016


Do you know whether you’re getting enough Vitamin B12? Many older people and vegetarians are at risk of becoming deficient in this essential vitamin, which is required for healthy blood and nerve function.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 11 August 2016


Magnesium (Mg) is an element essential for the human body. Magnesium is a co-factor for over 300 enzymatic reactions and biochemical processes in the body. All systems throughout the body rely on magnesium.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 10 August 2016


With so many variants of magnesium supplements on the market, it can be confusing trying to find the right form. We look at the different varieties of magnesium supplements and discuss which will be most effective for you.

Author: Corinne Bett   Date Posted: 6 June 2016

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Omega 3 is critical in supporting cognitive function but it is often hard to achieve the right intake even with supplements. However calamari oil is being hailed as a breakthrough in omega 3 supplements with its highly concentrated levels of omega 3 DHA.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 26 May 2016


A Canadian study has demonstrated that men with higher-intakes of Vitamin C had significantly lower levels of gout. Here is how much Vitamin C you need, how it could work and what else you can do to reduce your risk of developing gout.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 26 May 2016


Vitamin D is best known for helping to prevent osteoporosis, but we know that it may protect our health in many more ways. While it may be years before we fully understand the benefits of Vitamin D, this article outlines just a few possibilities.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 26 May 2016