Rewriting memory to erase fear

What if your memories are the cause of your fears and anxieties? Because they have a strong emotional connection a memory can trigger us to feel afraid by association.  The world of neuro-science continues to bring us new and exciting research to help us understand how our minds and our brains work...

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Posted on Jul 7, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 7, 2017

the brain in your gut

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Posted on Mar 20, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 20, 2017

Habits Series 1: Understanding habits

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Posted on Feb 2, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 2, 2017

Seasons Greetings

We look forward to celebrating health and vitality with you in 2017.  Wishing you your best year yet!...

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Posted on Dec 28, 2016 - Last updated on Dec 28, 2016

Why Diets Make You Gain Weight

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Posted on Apr 26, 2016 - Last updated on Apr 26, 2016

Let’s talk about fat! (as in adipose tissue)

Most people think of fat as this blob of buttery stuff sitting there passively just under there skin.  Most people don’t realise that fat or adipose tissue in the body behaves much like an organ than a passive blob, and that their fat or adipose tissue can also influence how fat they become....

Categories: Interesting Stuff, weight loss
Posted on Apr 19, 2016 - Last updated on Apr 19, 2016

Old fads, new names, same concerns. High Protein, Low Carb Diets Considered

The fad diet promise is very alluring, rapid weight loss!  Sounds like a magic pill right?  But at what cost?  And how long does the “high” last? Are Low Carb, High Protein Diets all that they claim?  When I was in my final year studying nutrition in 2005 I reviewed the evidence on o...

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Posted on Apr 12, 2016 - Last updated on Apr 12, 2016

Why the world is overweight? The 1980’s and its contribution to our health now!

The below graph shows the changes in overweight/obesity rates in the US from 1960 – 2010. Although a U.S graph, Australia and other developed countries saw similar trends, as it was the significant lifestyle changes and developments of the 1980’s that would completely change the world’s health...

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Posted on Apr 8, 2016 - Last updated on Apr 9, 2016

Mindfulness for life

Great research coming out of Oxford, and in fact around the world that “Mindfulness works!”.  Here is how to be mindful in life, for life....

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Posted on Mar 29, 2016 - Last updated on Mar 29, 2016

Quick Healthy Breakfast ideas – family friendly

Here are 5 quick healthy breakfast ideas: Muesli (Nutty but without dried fruit), Blueberries and Greek Yoghurt Cooked Oats with Butter and Blueberries or a Teaspoon of Maple Syrup and a Sprinkle of Ground Cinnamon Avocado on Rye Toast Mushrooms and Truffle oil on Sourdough Toast Poached Eggs on Sou...

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Posted on Mar 23, 2016 - Last updated on Apr 4, 2016

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