Chew your way to good health

Did you know that your teeth can easily undermine ALL your other efforts to be healthy? Good dental health is critical at all stages of your life and will promote healthy ageing and well-being. There are several reasons for having great dental health but this could be the most important! Because your teeth are theContinue reading “Chew your way to good health”

Gluten Problems in Non-Celiacs

Is Gluten giving me pains and bloating? Gluten can cause digestive problems in non Celiacs as well as those with Celiac Disease. Although gluten is well known to cause the serious and debilitating symptoms of Celiac Disease and affected people have four different types of antibodies, many others have gluten sensitivity. Many of us, whoContinue reading “Gluten Problems in Non-Celiacs”

The dangers of sitting

Sitting too much and with poor posture is killing us! Could sitting too much reduce our lifespan? When we are young, we are taught to sit quietly. Later, we learn that sitting in a state of quiet reflection is highly desirable for our mental and physical health. Sitting, itself is inherently good but is tooContinue reading “The dangers of sitting”

Floods, Fungi & Health

Fungi love the wet but what are the health consequences? In Sydney and in the surrounding country areas of NSW, Australia, we have recently experienced several weeks of storms and very heavy rain. In our local area, this was preceded by a weird mini cyclone where a very large number of trees were blown overContinue reading “Floods, Fungi & Health”

Neurotransmitters: gut health, mental health, sex life & well-being

If you feel depressed, undermotivated or have headaches, you might need to boost your dopamine and/or serotonin? What have depression, headaches, pleasure & gut problems in common? Recent research suggests that almost everything we experience is strongly influenced by our gut bacteria! We refer to our deep intuitional feelings as ‘gut feelings’ and some haveContinue reading “Neurotransmitters: gut health, mental health, sex life & well-being”

Radiation – a Health Risk in Putin’s War on Ukraine?

Putin’s aggressive attack on the Ukraine puts Europe at high risk of another radiation catastrophe. Ukraine has many nuclear power plants and damaging any one of them could release clouds of lethal radiation. In some ways the current assault is just yet another in centuries of assaults on the Ukraine and near-by countries. I’m aContinue reading “Radiation – a Health Risk in Putin’s War on Ukraine?”

Ageing, Telomeres, & Chronic Inflammation

Chronic Inflammation We often hear discussions about inflammation but what exactly is chronic inflammation and why does ageing cause it? We’ve all seen ‘acute inflammation’. Usually, we recognize it as a swelling that is red and warm to touch. Often this will follow an injury of some sort – perhaps a cut, a burn, orContinue reading “Ageing, Telomeres, & Chronic Inflammation”

Selenium – the secret of a healthier life and longevity?

Critical roles in cancer prevention, healthy thyroid, heart & mind You might never have heard about the importance of consuming Selenium. However it is critical that you eat enough, but not too much Selenium rich food to live a longer, healthier life! Selenium is a critical trace element and a recent study of blood donorsContinue reading “Selenium – the secret of a healthier life and longevity?”

Healthy Oleic Acid in Olive Oil and Sesame Oil

Olive oil is consumed in all Mediterranean diets but American researchers overlooked this critical food! Oleic acid in Olive oil slows the aging process by reducing inflammation. Good research but bad result – Why? A large number of people in many countries of the world have really poor health. Some of this has occurred becauseContinue reading “Healthy Oleic Acid in Olive Oil and Sesame Oil”

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