132016Jan
Water before meals to lose weight?

Water before meals to lose weight?

Water is the best drink you can have. It’s free, it’s in the tap and best of all, it’s healthy. It’s not going to fix everything in your life, but water can help with many things. Your body is 60% water, and it helps with digestion, absorption of nutrients, circulation, transportation and more obviously, temperature…

302015Dec
Medical tests worth questioning

Medical tests worth questioning

As a healthcare system, there is a lot of money spent on medical treatments or tests – that aren’t needed. That trickles down to individuals and families, resulting in unnecessary time spent in waiting rooms and lost dollars for those wonderful things in life (presents!). Clients often come in with an idea of what is…

192015Dec
A drug called exercise

A drug called exercise

Exercise is the best medicine. In a world of Fitbits and activewear, you hear it everywhere. For good reason! The following benefits are detailed below: 34% reduction in risk of Type 2 diabetes Health benefits worth $1900 AUD per year Lower rate of cancer recurrence More effective than drug treatment in patients with stroke There…

192015Dec
Three diet and nutrition guidelines for EVERYONE

Three diet and nutrition guidelines for EVERYONE

Nutrition can be a hard thing to agree on. Fat, salt, carbs are all debated, not to mention throwing in terms like paleo, vegan and fad diets. Completely simplifying the mystifying diet and nutrition world can be very dangerous, and we’ve found three guidelines that everybody seems to agree on. To be honest, you won’t find…

282015Oct
Parent reaction can affect kids’ pain

Parent reaction can affect kids’ pain

Let’s start this the same way I’m going to end it. You can parent your kids however you like. When your child falls, it can be quite a shock and a horrifying experience, but it can also not be as bad as you think. They tend to look to you for guidance on how they…

52015Oct
Favourite coffee places

Favourite coffee places

Explained by Evan: Coffee You can tell a lot about a cafe by the beans and equipment used.  My favourite beans are Five Senses and Seven Seeds. Dare I say it but it is tough to fault a Synesso or ‘good’ La Marzocco machine. To me, the moment you’re presented with it and get that…

102015Aug
Posture during pregnancy

Posture during pregnancy

We’re regularly asked about the changes to your posture during pregnancy and here’s a great video showing it off. Posture During PregnancyPosted by Infinity Health and Osteo originally from Pregnancy Videos Posted by Infinity Health and Osteo originally from Pregnancy Videos

172015Jul
How to sleep if you’re in pain

How to sleep if you’re in pain

On average, we spend 33% of our lives asleep. This infographic shows you how to avoid those pesky aches and get a good night sleep. Sources: Harvard Medical School, Pain Physicians, Med Center TMJ, BetterSleep.org, SheKnows

202015May
Healthy Eating Guide – Food pyramid

Healthy Eating Guide – Food pyramid

From a young age I remember using the food pyramid on the side of a cereal box as a basic guide. It’s now been updated, here is what has changed and why. We start by looking at the top left and noticing a big red X. Simply, salt and sugar are added for taste, and…

202015Apr
Phones and laptops causing pain

Phones and laptops causing pain

Australians send more than 20 billion texts every year and spend more time in front of a screen than they do asleep. Shockingly, the average number of screen‐time hours has crept up to 9 per day and is affecting posture, comfort and quality of life. A recent study found that 70% of adults and 30%…

262015Feb
Superfoods

Superfoods

I wanted to kick off the clippings section with something quite handy, and this is something I truly believe is poorly understood. What you see below is a visual representation of known “superfoods”. Barley and oats are great for cholesterol, garlic for blood pressure and olive oil in cardiovascular disease. The most popular, and one of…