• Asthma: Its risk factors and ways to manage it

    Asthma: Its risk factors and ways to manage it

    In Australia, 1 in 9 people has asthma, totaling nearly 2.5 million people with a diagnosis of the disease. Each year the disease kills just under 450 residents and is twice as likely to affect indigenous as opposed to non-indigenous individuals. Because it varies a great deal in severity and is presented differently by everyone,

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  • Why taking Vitamin C is essential

    Why taking Vitamin C is essential

    Vitamin C This vitamin is essential for our cells to function optimally and is a potent antioxidant. Ascorbic acid, as it is known for, is a  water-soluble vitamin. That means the body doesn’t store it and  a continuous supply of this essential vitamin is crucial for the beneficial effects to be maintained. For this reason,

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  • Hypertension- What You Need to Know

    Hypertension- What You Need to Know

    High blood pressure, also known as hypertension affects 1 in 5 Australians, although some may not even know they have it. It is one of the most commonly occurring health issues throughout the country. High blood pressure is regularly caused by genetics or poor dietary choices. It occurs in as much as 70% of the

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  • The 9 Health Benefits of Turmeric

    The 9 Health Benefits of Turmeric

    You have probably seen turmeric lattes, turmeric tea, and turmeric elixirs popping up on your Instagram feed constantly lately. Or maybe you went to your local market last week and noticed that they are now carrying fresh turmeric root. Whatever the case, if you are seeing this root and its unmistakable bright yellow color all

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