Food allergy awareness
8th Jun

2016

Up to 40% of children in Australia and New Zealand will suffer from allergies at some time in their childhood, the majority being food allergies, eczema, asthma and hay fever.  While for many children the symptoms may be mild and pass as they grow older, ...

Nutrition and health
15th Oct

2015

By Susan Arentz  BHSc(Hons), Adv Dip Nat, Dip Bot Med, Dip Nut, Dip Hom, Adv Cert NFM Dr Mark Hyman famously said “Food is not just calories, it is information.  It talks to your DNA and tells it what to do.  The most powerful tool that can change ...

Whooping Cough
28th Jul

2014

Whooping cough (scientific name pertussis) is a respiratory infection caused by the bacteria Bordetella Pertussis and occurs worldwide. This infection is less common than it used to be because of immunisation programs and improved standard of living. ...