Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Did you know one in four people will suffer a stroke in their lifetime? Stroke happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Without blood, brain cells can be damaged or die. The good news regarding strokes is that up to 90% of them could be prevented by addressing a […]

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Massage. What type is right for you?

Liz Darrington, Massage Therapist Nobody (and no body) could argue with the health benefits of a massage with an experienced massage therapist. No doubt you’re aware of the various types of massage available. But it can be daunting working out which one is right for you. Firstly, don’t stress! Any massage will provide benefits! Secondly, […]

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Banana Pikelets

Looking for something to do with the kids these school holidays? Get them in the kitchen! While it can be messy, teaching kids how to cook is a fantastic life skill for them to learn. Original recipe from Best Recipes. Ingredients: 2 cups self-raising flour 1 pinch salt 1/3 cup sugar 1 1/2 tbs butter […]

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Bedtime Golden Milk

Having trouble falling asleep each night? This Bedtime Golden Milk recipe from Healthline might be just what you need to alleviate your anxiety and help you have a more restful night’s sleep.   Golden Milk Benefits: Fights inflammation Protects against oxidative damage and sleep deprivation Promotes relaxation and lowers anxiety levels   Ingredients: Serves 2 […]

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Exercise as Medicine Program

Would you like to reduce your pain and improve your feelings of well-being? Do you have painful osteoarthritis of your hip or knee? Northside Health is working on a joint program with the local PHN regarding Exercise As Medicine. Extensive research shows that exercise benefits people with osteoarthritis pain, even those with severe pain or […]

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Superfood Roast Tray

We know superfoods are good for us but incorporating them into our diet may not be this easy. This no fuss recipe from Taste is super simple and could easily be whipped up mid week! Ingredients: 1 bunch baby beetroot, trimmed & quartered 500g sweet potato, cut into 4cm pieces 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil, […]

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