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Under The Influence – Fatty Liver Disease in Children

March 8, 2017

In most countries, healthcare and welfare systems are legal pyramid schemes; that is, lots of young, healthy people have to pay in at the bottom, so that the few old, sick people can take out at the top.

But what if the young people are too sick to have jobs to pay in? What if they’re so sick they’re taking out?

Without a solid foundation, the whole pyramid collapses.

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Telomerase Me for a Longer Life

March 4, 2016

It is known that the vast majority of premature deaths in the western world could be prevented.

The diseases that kill us (high blood pressure, heart attacks, cancer) are not pre-programmed into our genes. For most of the leading causes of death, our genes usually account for only 10–20% of risk.

The other 80-90% of risk relates to our diet and lifestyle. The typical Western diet is the number one cause of premature death and the number-one cause of disability. Another way of framing this statistic is that a long and healthy life is largely a matter of choice.

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Leaky Gut – A Pathway Towards Disease

October 15, 2015

Leaky gut has been known by Natural Health Practitioners to contribute to a range of debilitating conditions for many years.

Once diagnosed with a test such as an Intestinal Permeability kit, leaky gut can be effectively treated with proven ingredients, supplements and dietary changes.

Read on to find out more…

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W8 Biotic – A Stellar Performer!

September 15, 2015

Catching the educated eye of Dr Ross Walker recently on 2UE radio, is the new Medlab product W8 Biotic.

W8Biotic is scientifically formulated to support lean body mass, weight management and maintain healthy blood glucose levels in healthy individuals when taken in conjunction with a calorie controlled eating plan.

W8 Biotic is dairy and gluten free, is suitable for vegetarians and is comprised of evidence based ingredients

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Spice Up Your Life – How to Add Herbs to Your Diet

August 6, 2015

Love a bit of spice in your life?

A recent study confirms that eating spicy food particularly fresh chilli, regularly positively influences our long term health and wellbeing.

Published on the 4th August 2015 in the British Medical Journal, the study looked at 199,293 Chinese men and 288,082 Chinese women aged 30 to 79 years in 10 different geographical areas.

Addressing disease states involving the cardiovascular system, metabolic system and gastrointestinal system, near daily intake of fresh chilli was shown to reduce both morbidity and mortality by 14%.

 

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Fasting – Revisiting an Old Idea

July 7, 2015

Fasting.

It’s a contentious topic that has its supporters on both side of the fence. However fasting, in its various modes has a plethora of clinical studies to back up its introduction in reducing the signs and symptoms of a variety of conditions.

With demonstrated improvements in brain activity, cardiovascular system, mood, chronic pain conditions and gut health, sensible and supervised fasting can not be ruled out as a valid treatment adjunct in a number of conditions.

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Trans Fats – Safe in Human Foods?

June 23, 2015

The American Food and Drug Administration have ordered that food manufacturers have three years to cease using trans fatty acids, stating that TFAs are not generally recognised as safe for use in human foods.

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HIIT Improves Body Shape of the Obese

June 17, 2015

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves repeated bouts of high intensity effort followed by varied recovery times.

HIIT has been shown by extensive research to be highly effective in improving body composition particularly for the obese.

When combined with fish oil, green tea and the Mediterranean diet, the results are extremely encouraging in improving a range of health conditions .

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Kill the Sugar and Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

May 12, 2015

Do you want to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 14-25%?.

Some simple alterations in our daily routine could make a lot of difference.

By replacing a serving of soft drinks with a serving of water or unsweetened tea or coffee, the risk of developing diabetes is reduced by 14%.

Replacing a serving of sweetened milk beverage with water or unsweetened tea or coffee cuts the risk of developing diabetes by between 20 to 25%.

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Are You a Mutant? Anxiety and MTHFR

March 13, 2015

In a honest and insightful article, journalist Elisa Black chronicled her journey with anxiety.

With a life- long experience of crippling anxiety and poor outcomes with a number of treatments, Black discovered the cause – a genetic mutation of the MTHFR gene.

Ongoing research implicates MTHFR genetic mutations for mood disorders such as anxiety and depression. Supplementing with specific B vitamins could go part of the way in modulating the expression of the MTHFR gene.

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Free Initial Consult – At Your Place or Ours

February 25, 2015

At Emed we like to stay at the forefront of the Natural Health industry.

We believe that no matter where you are located in Australia or around the world, you deserve access the best Natural Health Practitioners, genetic/pathology testing and products available.

Therefore we are introducing a Free Initial Consultation for new and existing members.

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Victorian Premier Says “Yes” to Maccas

January 23, 2015

Only six weeks into office, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews unequivocally stated his support for the retention of a McDonald’s in Victorias Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), stating that”having a McDonald’s at the RCH was in the best interests of the community”.

Additionally has opened the doorway for a McDonald’s to be included inside the new publicly funded Monash Children’s Hospital due to open in 2017.

In this aspect of health Daniel Andrews and his government have got it wrong.

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Pete Evans vs Dietician Association

November 28, 2014

The Dieticians Association of Australia (DAA) has responded with vehemence against Pete Evans’ backing of the Paleo Diet. Labelled as potentially dangerous the DAA has made firm its stance against Australians following the Paleo lifestyle.

Yet Paleo advocates, of whom celebrity chef Pete Evans has become the public face, have returned criticism with questioning the agenda of DAA.

The DAA has yet to convince many people of its objections. Due to a possible conflict of interest in the DAA guidelines via its corporate sponsors of which Nestle, Unilever and Kellogs are included, the Paleo diet remains a valid lifestyle that can bring health and vitality to many people.

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Low Carbohydrate Diet: Fat or Fiction?

November 18, 2014

On November 13th 2014, the ABC program Catalyst explored the science behind the Low Carb Diet – what are the health benefits and are there any risks? Is it suitable for everyone?

The low carbohydrate  diet is rich in quality fats, fibrous fruits, vegetables and meats.

For those individuals who have a hard time metabolising carbohydrates such as those with insulin resistance, Type II diabetes, PCOS, are obese or even for endurance athletes the low carbohydrate diet could provide a proven method of controlling blood glucose and act as as a fuel source.

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