Nutrition & Weight Loss

Are You Feeling Tired? Is the Iron in Your Diet Part of the Solution?

Posted ago by Ian Murray

It is estimated that 1 in 5 women in Australia are at risk of iron deficiency. An Australian health survey collected blood samples from women between the ages of 16 and 44 and showed that about 25% were at risk …

16 January 2014 – Daily Mail – Chinese herbal medicine slows the development of type 2 diabetes, study claims

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Researchers found a mixture of specific Chinese herbs supported people with pre-diabetes. People who are pre-diabetic face an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other serious complaints such as heart disease and stroke. To read the full plain language …

Is Your Diet Soft Drink Altering the Way Your Brain Works?

Posted ago by Ian Murray

For some time now we have known that artificially sweetened or so called “diet” soft drinks have been linked to obesity. This has led some to believe that those drinking artificially sweetened soft drinks were probably less healthy to start …

Eat Food, Not too Much, Mostly Plants

Posted ago by Ian Murray

If you are looking for some simple nutritional advice with which to lead your life it is hard to go past the 7 rules laid out by American food author Michael Pollan. His philosophy is simple and can be summed …