General Health

3D represntation of cholesterol in blood stream

Lowering Blood Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fatty substance which our body makes naturally and is found in some foods. It is carried around the body in our bloodstream by lipoproteins. The two main lipoproteins are low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and high-density lipoproteins (HD...
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Reducing Diabetes Risk

Diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing chronic disease, estimated to affect 1.7 million Australians. In fact, 280 of us are diagnosed each day – that’s one eve...
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Facts about the Flu Vaccine

Commonly called “the flu”, influenza affects between 5 and 20% of Australians each year and has been estimated to result in around 300,000 consultations with ge...
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Confused About Healthy Eating?

If you’re unsure about what to eat, you are certainly not alone. There’s plenty of confusing and conflicting information out there when it comes to good nutriti...
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Top Tips for a Healthy Gut

There’s increasing evidence about the importance of gut health for our overall health and wellbeing. After all, it’s not much help eating the perfect healthy di...
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Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

While there’s no one Mediterranean diet, this style of eating plan is typically rich in wholegrains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, olive oil, and fish but ...
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Sweet Dreams

While it’s easy to skimp on sleep when there are other competing priorities, getting enough sleep is more important than you might think. It’s now recognised...

Caring for your Kidneys

While most of us don’t give them much thought, we can’t survive without our kidneys.   Their main job is to remove waste from the blood and return the cleaned b...