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Nutrition & Lifestyle Support

Cold Water Immersion – Take the plunge?

A growing number of athletes, trainers, celebrities and wellness influencers are espousing the use of cold-water immersion therapy. But what is it, how do you do it properly and can it really be of benefit to our health? When practiced on a regular basis, cold water immersion therapy can provide long-lasting changes to your body’s…

Stress, the body and disease

Stress is the body’s reaction to harmful situations – whether they’re real or perceived. When you feel threatened, a chemical reaction occurs in your body that allows you to act in a way to prevent injury. This reaction is known as “fight-or-flight” or the stress response. During the stress response, your heart rate increases, breathing quickens, muscles…

What is a Health Coach and How Can They Help You?

“It’s going to be my New Year’s Resolution” – we’re all familiar with that saying.  You decide that you want to be healthier—exercise more, eat better, lose weight, feel less stressed or get a health problem under control. You set your goal, such as walking 30 minutes every day—and for a while you manage to…

A Functional Approach to COVID-19

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is forcing us to reevaluate so much of our lives, to focus on those we love, and what is most important. As an act of self-preservation and as an act of service to all our friends, neighbours, co-workers, and fellow West Australians it is imperative that we now, more than ever, focus…

Fulvic acid – what is it and what are its benefits?

December 01 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Nutrition & Lifestyle Support,

The Benefits of fulvic acid are far reaching when supplementing with fulvic acid in Australia and worldwide is becoming more popular as we start to understand more about its wide range of health benefits, including improving our use of antioxidants and electrolytes, slowing down aging, improving digestive health and protecting brain function. Supplementing with fulvic…

Inositol – health benefits and uses

Inositol is a type of sugar with many benefits and naturally occurs in foods such as beans, fruits, grains and nuts. Your body can also produce inositol from the carbohydrates you eat. Taking inositol as a supplement in high doses may have a number of health benefits and reduce symptoms of certain health issues, especially…

IGG & IGE antibodies – what are the differences in food intolerances and how do we test for them?

IGG and IGE antibodies – what are the differences in food intolerances and how do we test for them? Food intolerances and food allergies in Australia and worldwide and classes differently and have a range of different symptoms producing either IgG & IgE antibodies,  There are a number of reasons why a food can cause…

How do I heal a Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut, also known as increased intestinal permeability or gut permeability, can create havoc in your body and lead to many unwanted symptoms that make it difficult to live well. Leaky gut is also a common underlying factor in many Autoimmune disease states. The good news, however, is that there are steps you can take,…

The many effects of magnesium deficiency

May 29 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Nutrition & Lifestyle Support,

Magnesium deficiency in Australia is prevalent as it is throughout the world.  Magnesium is an essential nutrient for healthy muscles, nerves, bones and blood sugar levels. It helps convert food into energy, regulate your nervous system and create new proteins. [1] Magnesium deficiency, also known as hypomagnesemia, is a common and under-recognised problem throughout Australia…

The toxic effects of hidden mould

Some people get sick from exposure to mould. Others have no symptoms and don’t experience ill effects of any kind. Let’s look at the potential dangers of mould exposure, symptoms of mould illness and how you can treat it, as well as how you can reduce your exposure to mould.  What is mould exactly? Mould…