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Love or dread Christmas? What effect does it have on your health?

Love or dread Christmas? What effect does it have on your health?

Christmas is a time to cherish with family and friends, connect with people we may not get a chance to see throughout the year, bake more, buy more, socialise more and eat more. Joy Joy Joy! However, the trials and tribulations of Christmas can leave us feeling a little worse for wear. These user friendly…

Children's Allergies: What you need to know to reduce the risk of allergies in your child

Children's Allergies: What you need to know to reduce the risk of allergies in your child

The incidence of conditions such as asthma and eczema has increased five-fold over the last 40 years. What and how we feed our children has also changed with a whopping 25% (that is 1 in 4) children in Australia and New Zealand being overweight or obese. Whether it is seasonal allergy and/or food allergy, these forms of hyper-sensitivities…

10 Tips for Genetic Health

10 Tips for Genetic Health

The big wide world of genetic health is forever changing, however the evidence suggesting that our environment triggers our genes is becoming more and more well known. It is called ‘epigenetics’ and it is the direct relation of non-genetic influences on gene expression. In other words what we eat, feel and do, effects whether certain genes…