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Can a few key lifestyle interventions be the key to balancing and supporting the nervous system? What is the science telling us?

Nov 18, 18

In modern society we are spending less and less time in nature, so what is the science saying about the validity of prescribing nature-time, or "forest bathing" to our clients?

Nov 16, 18
Electrolytes: a key component of sports recovery

The consumption of electrolytes before, during and after exercise is recommended to athletes for a number of reasons,  particularly for the purpose of immediate recovery when engaging in back-to-back or extended activities, when water alone will not suffice.

Nov 12, 18

The 11th Herbal and Naturopathic International Conference is organised and run by the NHAA and is being held in Melbourne VIC from 29 to 31 March 2019.

Nov 08, 18

A recent randomised, double blind, clinical trial conducted by Majib et al (2017) determined the beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation on sleep score and quality in 20-50 year-old people with known sleep disorders according to the Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). 

Nov 02, 18
Girl doing tai chi

Mind-body medicine (MBM) encompasses a variety of therapies that consider the synergy between the mind, body, emotions and behaviour as well as the way in which these, combined with social and spiritual factors, can have a direct impact on an individual’s health and wellbeing.[1]

Nov 01, 18
The chocolate paradox: cocoa antioxidants for diabetes

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is the most common form of diabetes and one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. Natural dietary compounds such as flavonoids, which are abundant in fruits and vegetables, have recently been receiving a lot of attention due to their potential capacity to act as anti-diabetic agents. Predominant amongst these flavonoids are cocoa flavonoids, which have demonstrated numerous abilities to ameliorate important markers of T2DM. 

Oct 29, 18
Nutritional implications of copper in non-alcoholic

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterised by excess lipids in hepatocytes due to an overload of fatty acid influx from adipose tissue, as well as the consumption of too many dietary fats and carbohydrates.

Oct 26, 18

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