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Foods for Depression

  Depression is debilitating. It is a dreadful feeling and is becoming more and more common in today’s highly stressed society. The good news is that depression IS controllable! While there are many factors that affect mood, food is one of the most often overlooked. This article outlines some of the most common foods that…

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Baked Eggs and Feta

Baked Eggs and Feta

  Serves: 2  Ingredients:   Olive oil, to grease  4 eggs   30g feta, crumbled   2 spring onions, ends trimmed, thinly sliced   1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh chives   Salt & freshly ground black pepper   1 tin chopped tomatoes 2 slices wholegrain toast, to serve (optional) Instructions  Preheat oven to 200°C.  Brush ovenproof dish with oil to lightly grease. …

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The Importance of Feet as we Age

Seniors feet

  Over a lifetime our feet do a lot of work for us. On average, we take enough steps to walk around the earth about 5 times. That’s over 200 million steps. So, it’s no surprise that as we age our feet can start to feel the impact. Common issues affecting feet as we age include bone…

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What to expect from your Initial Nutrition Consultation?

Kasey is a qualified (Bachelor of Health Science, Nutrition) Nutritionist who understands that everyone is different and applies this to her food and healthcare advice. In the initial consultation Kasey will go through: Medical History Personal History Goals Measurements – weight, waist circumference, blood pressure General food and lifestyle advice based on your current eating…

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What to expect during a Diabetic Foot Assessment?

  Medical History We require the following information: Your medical history Your current medications Diabetic history and control Surgical history Specific lower limb issues Your most recent blood test results including your HbA1c levels self-testing blood glucose levels cholesterol kidney function and blood pressure. Bringing all this information with you to the assessment consultation helps…

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Diabetes and Carbohydrates – The Basics

  Carbohydrate foods play an important role in our diet. They are the best energy source for your body, especially your brain. When carbohydrates are digested, they break down to form glucose in the bloodstream. Insulin takes the glucose out of the blood and puts it into the muscles, liver and other cells in the…

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Foot Health in Winter – Cracked Heels

Winter is near! Are you looking after your feet this season? It is common during the cooler months for your skin to dry out and can be at high risk of cracking. Cracked heels can not only be painful but for certain people can lead to high risk of infection and other complications. Risk Factors…

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Keeping your feet healthy at work

Work is something that, unfortunately, none of us can avoid! Whether you’re an office worker who sits at a desk for 8 hours in front of a computer or a tradie who works on site, both can have health implications on our body and feet. From circulation and posture problems, through to lower back and…

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Magnesium – The Most Essential Mineral

Written by Kasey Boorman, our resident Admin Team Member, and Nutritionist Magnesium is so important, and I recommend everyone gets it in their diet or through supplementation if needed.   Magnesium is one of the most essential minerals in your body. Magnesium helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, supports a healthy…

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