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02 DecThe Importance Of Rest

“Sometimes allowing yourself to rest is the most productive thing you can do”  Most of us thrive off always being “busy” or feel like we can only rest once we reach a specific goal and "earned it". It can feel like we have a long to do list or there is always more to do.…

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25 NovSleep Matters

Do you ever find yourself lying awake at night trying to get to sleep but can’t? Do you feel like you toss and turn all night, and then all of sudden, your alarm goes off after what feels like a 30-minute nap? Do you sometimes wake up in the morning, and…

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16 NovTweaking Your Routine to Train Your Mental Fitness

As discussed in our previous blogs, there are many definitions for mental fitness, but in a nutshell mental fitness is achieving a state of well-being, and becoming aware of how we think, act and feel in order to build up our resilience to stress.  It’s easy to fall into a pattern of negative…

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01 NovExercise Your Mental Fitness

There seems to be increasingly more awareness and understanding around the importance of prioritizing mental health, which is awesome. Despite this, we often find ourselves not giving our ‘mental fitness’ the same time of day as our physical fitness. What if I could convince you that your physical exercise CAN help…

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25 OctProduct Review- Carman’s Goodness & Grains Cereal

As someone who rarely has cereal for breakfast (I prefer rolled oats), I spotted this in the cereal aisle and thought it looked worth a try. Carman’s have a great range of oat-based products that I regularly recommend so I was curious to see how their cereal stacked up.   Nutrition: (for the almond…

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19 OctEating the Rainbow

Eating a rainbow of colours in our daily diet is an easy guide to ensure we are getting the nutrients, phytochemicals and fibre to keep us healthy.  We all get used to eating and buying the same fruit and vegetables each week. A simple check in can help you to…

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05 Oct

What is NEAT? NEAT stands for Non-Exercising Activity Thermogenesis and is essentially all the energy we burn doing activities that aren’t sleeping, eating or exercise. These include things such as cleaning the house, fidgeting, walking upstairs, changing posture, standing etc. It’s pretty clear that NEAT accounts for majority of our…

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28 SepHow to Choose a Breakfast Cereal

A question I'm often asked is what breakfast cereal should I have? Particularly for those managing Type 2 Diabetes or looking to reduce their carbohydrates for weight management, this can be a tricky question as cereals are by definition, predominately carbohydrate based. This can make it difficult to balance blood…

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20 SepExercise During Cancer Treatment- Why is it so Important?

Undertaking cancer treatment can be a very overwhelming experience. It can feel like you are going through the motions without a real sense of control. When I mention exercise, that may feel like the very last thing that is on your mind... But let me tell you why it is…

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13 SepProstate Cancer- Management with Exercise

Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in Australian men with 1 in 6 men being diagnosed by the age of 85? [1]  Prostate cancer is more prevalent in older men as 63% of diagnosed cases are in men over the age of 65 years old [1] Furthermore, it is the third most common…

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