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Wellness Hub Articles
Calcium, bones and beyond
Calcium is best known for its role in the maintenance of healthy bones, but this amazing mineral does a lot more in the body.Read More
Vitamin E is the collective name referring to a group of 8 fat-soluble compounds essential for health and wellbeing.Read More
Bone health and adolescence
Article written by Dr Damien McKay, Staff Specialist - Sport and Exercise Medicine, Children’s Hospital at WestmeadRead More
What are different fats? And how does your body process them?
Fat serves the body primarily as a source of fuel, providing twice the energy than that of carbohydrates and protein.Read More
Vitamin D, what does it do and how much do we need?
Technically, although called a ‘vitamin’, vitamin D is in fact a nutrient which converts into a hormone within the body.Read More
A phytonutrient is a substance found in some plants, vegetables, fruits & nuts that help the element stay healthy and protect it.Read More
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.Read More
Sleep, Physical Activity and Screen Time for Kids
Article written by Maree Cassimatis, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and PhD Candidate, at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.Read More
How staying indoors is impacting your health
One of the most significant effects of staying inside is a lack of sun exposure, routine exercise & connection to our environmentRead More