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Posture – It’s more important than you think!

Posture – It’s more important than you think!

It’s no surprise that we love harping on about your posture, but we promise it’s for a good reason. You can probably remember your mum or dad always telling you to ‘sit up straight’ or ‘stop slouching’! Well, they may have not even been aware, but they were doing...

Coffee: is it good or bad for you?

Coffee: is it good or bad for you?

The caffeine coffee contains stimulates the brain and nervous system, and may lower your risk of Parkinson’s disease, mood problems, headaches, and even cavities. Coffee can also enhance athletic performance, concentration and mental alertness and has been shown to temporarily enhance metabolism, stimulate gall bladder contraction and more.

Moobies!

Moobies!

Moobs ­ the colloquial term for “man boobs” – this is the only form of breast health that I feel adequately qualified to talk on ­not because I have them, but because I am male.

Heart Disease Starts in Your Mouth

Heart Disease Starts in Your Mouth

If I were a dentist, or a cardiologist for that matter, I would start telling the truth. Heart disease starts in your mouth. Why does everyone think that heart disease runs in their family? Because for most of us, we’ve had the “family history” questions asked at...

The Brain-Body Connection

The brain is the master control system for the whole body; it sends and receives a complex frequency of signals to the body via the nervous system that dictates the function of the body. The brain is rather like an air traffic control centre; receiving information...

Posture – It’s more important than you think!

Posture – It’s more important than you think!

It’s no surprise that we love harping on about your posture, but we promise it’s for a good reason. You can probably remember your mum or dad always telling you to ‘sit up straight’ or ‘stop slouching’! Well, they may have not even been aware, but they were doing...

Coffee: is it good or bad for you?

Coffee: is it good or bad for you?

The caffeine coffee contains stimulates the brain and nervous system, and may lower your risk of Parkinson’s disease, mood problems, headaches, and even cavities. Coffee can also enhance athletic performance, concentration and mental alertness and has been shown to temporarily enhance metabolism, stimulate gall bladder contraction and more.

Moobies!

Moobies!

Moobs ­ the colloquial term for “man boobs” – this is the only form of breast health that I feel adequately qualified to talk on ­not because I have them, but because I am male.

Heart Disease Starts in Your Mouth

Heart Disease Starts in Your Mouth

If I were a dentist, or a cardiologist for that matter, I would start telling the truth. Heart disease starts in your mouth. Why does everyone think that heart disease runs in their family? Because for most of us, we’ve had the “family history” questions asked at...

The Brain-Body Connection

The brain is the master control system for the whole body; it sends and receives a complex frequency of signals to the body via the nervous system that dictates the function of the body. The brain is rather like an air traffic control centre; receiving information...

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