Naturopath and nutritionist Sarah Tarbey provides some simple solutions to get us through the festive season relatively unscathed by preventing binging.by Sarah Tarbey
Do you have a slow metabolism? Your metabolism is simply the speed in which your body processes food energy and your metabolic rate will directly affect your ability to lose or maintain a healthy body weight.by Steve Grant
Regardless of whether your energy comes from food or drinks, if you consume more than your body needs, the excess energy will be stored as fat. Since most people usually consume their alcohol in addition to food instead of as a substitute for it, the accumulation of body fat is usually the result.by Steve Grant
This time of the year is the opportune time to recover from the party season with a traditional cleansing and detoxification procedure that is guaranteed to improve energy levels, as well as release a vibrancy and smoothness to the skin.by Tina Viney
Hollywood movies often depict binge eating as a woman sitting in front of a television watching a love story with a huge spoon and a bucket of ice cream, sobbing after breaking up with her boyfriend.by Steve Grant
This is a hotly debated topic, but with an ever-expanding market of 20 percent annually, we are seeing organic alternatives in every supermarket aisle.by Steve Grant
When was the last time you read a food label before drinking an energy drink or eating a muesli bar?by Steve Grant
If you are trying to eat a healthier diet, be careful to watch your sugar intake. You may not add sugar to your cooking or coffee, but there are plenty of other ways you may be eating sugar without knowing it.by Steve Grant
There is a strong link between nutrition, health, well-being and longevity. For years we have talked about the relationship between good health, vitality and the consumption of fruit and vegetables and the importance of eating a balanced daily intake.by Caz Cozens
Over 50 per cent of adult Australians are currently overweight and we are now the world leader in childhood obesity. You and I both know that a diet too high in fat will include you in these statistics and may eventually lead to heart disease, some cancers, or even death.by Steve Grant
Finding the energy and willpower to look after our health and manage the demands of a modern life can easily fall into the ‘too hard’ basket. But detoxing doesn’t have to be difficult.by Julie Fricker
Healthy eating is paramount for optimum health and has been associated with lower risks of disease. A healthy diet means plenty of energy and vitality to enjoy life with family and friends.by Brad McEwen
When it comes to the subject of food, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the myriad of different and often conflicting diets on offer. So what does an Ayurvedic diet offer that the others don’t?by Dr Shawn Matthews
We live in an image-conscious world, with ‘ideal’ weight a central focus. In this article, Peninsula Living looks at sensible ways to lose weight without endangering your mental and physical health.by Danielle Chenery
Using the right oils in your diet may increase longevity, cardiovascular health, and general wellbeing. Omega-3 oils have become quite the catch phrase in the modern healthy diet. And there are good grounds for this, too.
Detoxification can play a major role in maintaining optimum health levels.
Achieving clean, vibrant and healthy-looking skin is as much an internal issue as an external one.by Tina Viney
Fish is a highly nutritious food and should be included in your diet. However, most fish today contains mercury which can be harmful to health if eaten in large doses. Here’s how to lure the best catches of the day for optimum health.by Deborah Edwards
If your eyesight is fading, it’s a good idea to get a check-up for Age-related Macular Degeration. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) has been around for years and is a common problem shared by most countries. The disease affects the retina, causing gradual loss of eyesight, eventually leading to blindness.by Barbara Dengate
Australians spend hundreds of dollars maintaining appliances and vehicles, why not do the same for your body and mind?
You’ve probably heard about the Mediterranean diet and how good it is for you, but what is it exactly? Nicoletta Sandona explains.by Nicoletta Sandona
People from Mediterranean countries have known it for centuries; olive oil is not only healthy, it also delicious! Australians have finally caught on, and now has its own olive oil industry.by Lisa Lintner
With school holidays over and a new term beginning, this is an ideal time to think about what is going into your child’s lunch box. Here are a few suggestions which may help you to make the contents appetising, tasty and above all, healthy.by Martie Harris
Now that Christmas is over, parents still have a few weeks to survive before school begins. Here are some sure-fire tips to keep the whole family happy … as well as healthy.by Helen Farrelly