The ABC’s of lifestyle change

By Meeghan, 27 August, 2009

While most of us wouldn’t dream of renovating a house without a comprehensive set of plans, we often set about building a new healthy lifestyle with wild abandon.

Dietitian Robert Haala

By Meeghan, 10 June, 2009

Find the right information and practical tips to help make healthy choices.

Quick management lesson

By Meeghan, 10 June, 2009

“In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.” Tina Fey

Crushed sweet potato

By Meeghan, 9 June, 2009

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health.

Enhanced Primary Care Plans

By Meeghan, 7 June, 2009

The term ‘EPC plan’ is now obsolete. Talk to your GP about primary care items which provide Medicare rebates for a range of services provided by general practitioners, nurse practitioners, midwives, practice nurses and allied health providers.

Iron explained

By Meeghan, 10 May, 2009

It is thought that up to five per cent of the Australian population has iron deficiency anaemia.

Exercise some portion control

By Meeghan, 10 May, 2009

Carbohydrates are the body’s main fuel source. The brain and nervous system require a constant supply of glucose from carbohydrates in order to function but be careful not to over-consume this food group.

Don’t stop till you get enough

By Meeghan, 5 May, 2009

Whatever your goal, you’ll gain a lot from adding more movement into your life — healthier blood pressure, reduced stress, better sleep and a lower risk of many chronic diseases are just a few of the benefits.

Recovery: an important part of training

By Meeghan, 7 March, 2009

Rest and recovery are essential components to any strength and conditioning program and most trainers would argue it’s just as or more important than the lifting itself.

Heatwave hits Melbourne

By Meeghan, 5 February, 2009

Exposure to extreme heat can cause heat exhaustion, heat stroke and sometimes death. On hot days it is vital to stay safe during extreme heat.

To detox or not to detox?

By Meeghan, 10 January, 2009

The body already has systems in place that protect us from potentially harmful substances.

Life and work goals

By Meeghan, 7 January, 2009

Setting goals gives your life direction, and boosts your motivation.

Bircher muesli

By Meeghan, 6 January, 2009

Bircher muesli, or overnight oats, is the original muesli, invented by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Benner.

Let’s talk about sweat

By Meeghan, 6 January, 2009

Sweaty business.

Measure your health

By Meeghan, 7 December, 2008

An increased waistline is a sign that you could be at greater risk of developing a serious ongoing health problem such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and some cancers.

How to survive the silly season

By Meeghan, 5 December, 2008

Make this your happiest and healthiest Christmas yet.

The Little Engine that Could

By Meeghan, 6 November, 2008

It may be a children’s story but The Little Engine that Could is all about the value of optimism and hard work.

Healthy hamburgers

By Meeghan, 5 November, 2008

Enjoy a healthy hamburger at home

Healthy fast food?

By Meeghan, 14 October, 2008

Australians are eating out more than ever and with this in mind we need to be making smarter food choices.

Nutritional requirements at all ages

By Meeghan, 7 October, 2008

Take a look at these nutritional recommendations.