Keep your wits: 5 easy ways to boost brain health

25 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

The earlier we start working on optimising what is essentially our body’s command centre, the better the outcome as we age.


Fidget toys: How sensory playthings became a classroom hit

24 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

TikTok has sent sales of fidget toys through the roof. But do these sensory toys have any real benefit – and why?


Sweat it out: Facts and myths about perspiration

22 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

Sweating can be a minor inconvenience for some and a major source of insecurity for others, so why do we do it and what makes it so variable?


What Covid-normal looks like in year three of the pandemic

21 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

As we enter our third year of living with Covid-19, life is starting to resemble the pre-pandemic world, but adjusting to the new normal isn’t always easy.


Virus control: Is your face mask up to the task?

14 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

Masks are a key tool in our Covid-defence arsenal, but are the ones we’re wearing effective?


Is the Mediterranean diet best for meeting dietary needs?

13 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

Aussies are missing vital nutrients in our daily food intake, and dieticians believe the popular Mediterranean diet could be the key to filling the gaps.


Strength training: Is this the secret to burning fat?

12 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

Pounding the pavement and other sweaty activities can ignite your fat burn, but strength training keeps the fire flaming long after you’ve stopped exercising.


Ethical activewear: How your workout gear can help save the planet

11 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

Is it time to give your workout wardrobe a sustainable revamp? Here’s why ethical activewear is the coolest way to work up a sweat.


Algae-rhythm: Get in on the benefits of seaweed

11 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

Rich in brain-boosting DHA Omega-3 fatty acids and a wide range of other nutrients, incorporating seaweed into your diet is a smart idea – and it is easier than you…


Macro v micronutrients: Why you need them

10 January, 2022 . by Erica Sinni

Dietitians often talk about macronutrients and micronutrients, but what are they and why are they so important to our health?