Krill Oil

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In a perfect world, you would be able to get all of the omega-3s you need by eating fish.  Unfortunately, less than 10% of adult Australians eat the required level of fish in their diet. Unlike fish oils, krill oil … Read More

The Multivitamin Argument

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The recent research findings from 1,443 Australians who take a multivitamin has once again reignited the benefits or otherwise of taking a supplement.  NPS Medicinewise has marched into the findings, urging Australians to “take care” and to be aware of … Read More

What to expect as we age

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Do you wonder what is considered a normal part of ageing?  We know that ageing will likely cause us to develop wrinkles and grey hair.  But do we know how the aging process will affect our teeth, heart and sexuality? … Read More

Multivitamin and mineral supplements help mood

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People who consume vitamin and mineral supplements appear to be in better mood than supplement non-users, according to the results of a meta-analysis published last month in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioural Medicine.   Researchers analyzed eight double-blinded, … Read More

Family Meals

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Family meals are making a comeback and that’s good news for three good reasons: Shared meals are more likely to be nutritious. Kids who eat regularly with their families are less likely to snack on unhealthy foods, and more likely … Read More

Do we need a multivitamin?

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  Poor Digestion: Even when our food intake is good, inefficient digestion can limit our body’s uptake of vitamins. Some common causes of inefficient digestion are not chewing well enough and eating too quickly.   Each of these results in larger … Read More