Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in New Zealand and our skin cancer rates are the highest in the world. Melanoma accounts for almost 80% of all skin cancer deaths, it can spread rapidly and be life-threatening if left untreated.
The complete Australian guide for parents: Managing your child’s food allergies
It’s great to find a book that takes a complete look at food allergies in children – from understanding the nature of allergies and diagnostics to the importance of comprehensive food labelling, psychological considerations and allergy prevention.
The organic pharmacy
In her introduction author Margo Marrone, a qualified pharmacist, herbalist and homeopath, illustrates the fact that all aspects of our lives are connected to each other. When she was pregnant with her first child she took a closer look at her lifestyle and realised that what she had regarded as her perfectly healthy diet so far wasn’t so healthy after all.
How to kill bacteria on your toothbrush
Your toothbrush can be a breeding ground for bacteria.
If you have one of those family size holders that everybody parks their toothbrushes on top of each other, you’ll be spreading colds much easier then you might like.
Guide to the basic principles of exercise
To understand why we should exercise, it’s essential to first explain the basics of a highly complex piece of machinery, better known as your body.
All animals, including us humans, are provided with survival tools. Many of these tools occur naturally in the body without conscious thought, as a means of responding to changes in our environment. For example, dogs and cats shed or grow hair in response to a change in the climate of their chosen habitat.
How to understand your food triggers and find your healthy weight
Have you ever wondered why a new diet is launched every few months?
Nutritionists and dieticians have been voicing their concerns over fad diets for years.
7 reasons to reduce your sugar intake
Did you know your body can turn excess sugars into fat, but it cannot turn fat back into useable sugar?
Sugar is a carbohydrate, our brain uses carbohydrate but it cannot use fat.
How to be a vegan
If you don’t want animals to play any role at all in your diet, here’s how to go vegan.
You will need:
- vegan equivalents to meat and some dairy products
- a variety of dietary supplements
- and understanding of an animal-free diet.
How to avoid back, neck and leg pain
Today I’ve got a nice little chiropractic tip for you and it’s going to be a way that may help you improve your spinal health and your health overall.
It seems really simple, but it can have profound impacts and effects on your health.
Meat protein vs plant protein
There has always been the staunch advocates and critics arguing which protein source is the best for athletes, (or anyone for that matter) wishing to increase their lean tissue.
Evidence from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition may shed some light on this ongoing debate.
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