Healthy lifestyle

9 03, 2017

Drinking coffee: pros and cons from a medical perspective

2017-12-07T11:50:39+00:00

Coffee is in the news regularly and it seems the body of data suggests that it could be beneficial for a number of medical conditions is steadily growing. It's an amazingly potent collection of biologically active compounds which have far reaching effects on the body. As such it needs to be perceived and respected as [...]

Drinking coffee: pros and cons from a medical perspective 2017-12-07T11:50:39+00:00
25 02, 2016

Water filters: gravity water filters for clean water and convenience

2017-12-07T18:15:11+00:00

Most people nowadays are aware of how important it's to drink and cook with home-filtered water and installing an effective, good quality water filter is essential to reduce daily toxin exposure. Fortunately most Australians have access to tap water that has been treated and disinfected to ensure basic safety for consumers. According to The Australian [...]

Water filters: gravity water filters for clean water and convenience 2017-12-07T18:15:11+00:00
11 05, 2014

High blood pressure and emotions

2017-12-01T17:49:33+00:00

High blood pressure is considered a “silent epidemic,” as many people have it but don’t know it. The usual treatment is drugs, and there are some dietary strategies, especially cutting down on salt and fat. Stress reduction is highly recommended as well. However, there is more to the issue than salt and stress. Samuel Mann is [...]

High blood pressure and emotions 2017-12-01T17:49:33+00:00
9 01, 2013

Wake up at the same time every night? Read on!

2017-12-07T18:17:04+00:00

Sleep problems are common these days and there are many reasons for them both physical and emotional. However, when a client says she/ he wakes up every night say at 3am, I always refer to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and look at the meridian clock (see below) to find out what is potentially going on [...]

Wake up at the same time every night? Read on! 2017-12-07T18:17:04+00:00
5 11, 2012

Antioxidants: How to get one of the the best antioxidants for free

2017-12-07T18:18:30+00:00

I have been interested and practicing earthing or grounding by walking barefoot on the grass or sand (beach sand is awesome!) for some time, and was planning to write a post on it but I found this great article by Dr Mercola that explains the benefits of it very well. According to his article, studies [...]

Antioxidants: How to get one of the the best antioxidants for free 2017-12-07T18:18:30+00:00
9 07, 2012

Effect of urban life on our brains

2017-12-03T15:45:24+00:00

More than half of the world's population now lives in cities. Cities have both health risks and benefits, but mental health is negatively affected - mood and anxiety disorders are more prevalent in city dwellers and the incidence of schizophrenia is strongly increased in people born and raised in cities. Although these findings have been [...]

Effect of urban life on our brains 2017-12-03T15:45:24+00:00