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Healthy Bodies

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Cod liver oil

In addition to vitamin A & D, the omega-3 fatty acids in cod liver oil have also been shown to help the body in many ways.

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Sports concussions in children and teens

Article by Kids Concussion Service, Children's Hospital Westmead

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Blood sugar and GI, what they are and how to maintain healthy levels

Carbohydrates take the forms of starches and sugars, when digested these carbohydrates are broken down into glucose molecules.

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Eye facts and ways to look after them

No matter what level of vision you have, it’s still important to prioritise your eye health at every stage

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How ageing impacts your immune system

Our immune system tends to get weaker with age and become less effective, although there is a lot you can do to stay healthy.

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How does stress impact the body?

Stress can eventually affect physical health such as cardiovascular health and many other parts of the body.

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Maintaining a healthy metabolism

Metabolism can be influenced by many factors such as age, gender, muscle to fat ratio, amount of physical activity and hormones.

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Vitamin D's role in immunity

Maintaining healthy vitamin D status is important for both immune and general health.

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Nutrients for immune health

Wondering what nutrients do I need to keep my immune system healthy? Here is our easy to read guide.

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Vocal care during winter

Winter can be the most challenging time for your voice as the cooler and drier weather can result in your vocal cords needing TLC.

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Understanding the gut and skin axis

As the largest organ in the body, your skin health is dependent on both internal and external factors.

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Things that may disrupt your microbiome (and ways to fix them)

Our gut microbiome main role is in digesting our food as well as absorbing and synthesising the nutrients in our food.

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The role of bile acids in gut health

In addition to helping break down fat, bile acids also affect the balance of our glut flora in our digestive tract.

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Gut and sleep: The connection between your guts and a good night sleep

Did you know recent research has found that our gut microbiome may influence the quantity and quality of our sleep?

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Quick tips for good gut health

Gut health can play a role in our ability to increase energy from food, increase nutrient harvest and alter appetite signalling.

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