Magnesium is Quite Easily the Most Commonly Used and Prescribed Mineral Available. Should You Be On It?
Magnesium is quite easily the most commonly used and prescribed mineral available and it is also the most abundant mineral in the human body. It […]
Migraines and headaches are more often experienced by women than men. In a study looking at menopausal women and the extent, severity and types of […]
Drink when you’re thirsty We all know the general rule of thumb of needing to consume approximately 2L of water per day, however, don’t force […]
At the Menopause Centre, we treat thousands of women and one of the most common complaints with either perimenopause or menopause, is without a doubt, […]
How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep. Similarly, the quality of your sleep disturbances can often be found […]
The Age-Old Soy Debate: To Eat Edamame, Or Not to Eat Edamame – That Is the Question… (And Is It Healthy for You!)
For thousands of years, people of south East Asia, have consumed soybean in their traditional form such as nimame (cooked whole soy) or, edamame (green […]
The brain is by far the most complex organ of the human body and it is the primary organ that defines who we are as […]
Cashews are a deliciously creamy and sweet nut that are native to South America, particularly Brazil and were introduced by colonists to Africa and India. […]
Written by Annmarie Cannone, Naturopath. M. Hum Nutr, Grad Dip Naturopathy, B. App Sci (Naturopathic Studies) The festive season is upon us and let’s face […]
As we approach the end of the year, we all start looking forward to some down time and for some, this means, planning for a […]
Cashews as we know them are obtained from the tropical shrub related to mango, pistachio and poison ivy. Cashews originated from Brazil, where the plant […]
Green Tea and Its Active Constituent Epigallocatechin Gallate May Be Beneficial For Inflammation and Bad Bugs.
Surprisingly, green tea is obtained from the same plant as black tea, Camellia sinensis. The difference is, green tea leaves are dried and steamed, to […]
Hypertension and Beetroot Written by Annmarie Cannone, Naturopath. M. Hum Nutr, Grad Dip Naturopathy, B. App Sci (Naturopathic Studies) Meet the author: Annmarie is a […]
Quite often at the AMC we hear many women suffering from elevated blood pressure with onset beginning during the perimenopause/menopausal phase.
Menopause is a time in a woman’s life where many changes occur. These changes are namely hormonal that can in turn, influence our physical and mental wellbeing.
Oranges, like other citrus fruit, contain an abundance of vitamins, in particular, vitamin C and it is this amazing water soluble vitamin that has a positive influence on Gout.
This beautiful maroon/creamy coloured vegetable, looks like a cabbage but it doesn’t taste like one. Its flavour packs a bitter punch and is one of the most misunderstood vegetables. It is not a cabbage nor a lettuce.
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric has been used for its strengthening and warming properties. It has been used for centuries to improve digestion, eliminate worms, relieve gas and cleanse and strengthen the liver and gallbladder
When we think of fibre, we don’t often think of consuming the ground-up bark of a tree! We often think about delicious and crunchy vegetables and forget about the abundance of other fibres we have at our disposal.
Sardines weren’t always the most popular fish to consume however, during the 20th-21st centuries, they started making a comeback. People have become more aware of their health benefits.
When we think of iron, we only think of red meat such as a large serving of steak to satisfy our body’s requirements of iron however, we forget our humble green vegetables.
Salmon is a wonderful source of high quality protein, omega 3 essential fatty acids and contains a balanced ratio of EPA and DHA (constituents of omega 3).
Christmas is upon us and we’re all gearing up for what is quite often called, the silly season. It’s a time where we consume copious amounts of food and alcoholic beverages whilst we spend time with family.
urinary incontinence begins to occur after childbirth and this often worsens as women progress into perimenopause and then menopause. Initially, women often experience lack of bladder control, especially upon sneezing or laughing.
Pelvic floor exercises are very simple and easy to conduct throughout the day. They can be done whilst working, sitting at a set of travel lights, laying down or even standing.
It is not 100% known how cranberries can help in the treatment and prevention of UTIs however, what is known is, Cranberry helps in preventing bacteria from clinging on to the urethra and bladder
It is very much common knowledge that Chilli contains an intense, peppery, and spicy flavour. It is not for everyone and the intensities of the spicy punch can vary from species to species.
Cauliflower is part of a family known as cruciferous vegetables. This class of vegetables also include broccoli, brussels sprouts and cabbage.
As we age, we are more susceptible to developing cardiovascular issues, whether this be elevated blood pressure or imbalances in cholesterol levels.
Today, garlic isn’t just utilised as a delicious component of a meal, it has also been researched for its beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system.
The main roles of our adrenal glands are to allow us to cope with stress and let’s face it, stress is experienced daily, in varying degrees and is ultimately inevitable; DHEA a steroid hormone is produced by the adrenal glands and aids in the secondary production of oestrogen and testosterone
Fatigue is an extremely common symptom a large portion of the population, especially females, complain about.
It has been found that chickens were raised for cockfights, approximately 10,000 years ago in Southeast Asia and China.
Today, potatoes are a staple of many cultures, however they are quite often given a bad rap, due to their carbohydrate content and their nutritional profile is negatively portrayed.
Our bodies are constantly under attack by many pathogens, be it viruses, bacteria, fungi etc. Each time the immune system destroys a pathogen, it is remembered and if the same pathogen enters the body again, it is quickly destroyed
Libido as we know it is a multifaceted, complicated necessity for the development and evolution of every species. It is the driving force behind our […]
Libido tends to decline, in most women, during the later stage of perimenopause and progresses through to menopause.
Turmeric has been used for its strengthening and warming properties. It has been used for centuries to improve digestion, eliminate worms, relieve gas and cleanse.
In recent times, there has been some evidence suggesting the beneficial role this Vitamin can have on immune function, multiple sclerosis, and metabolic diseases.
Australia has some of the highest and most vigilantly monitored standards for supplements in the world. Supplements in Australia are regulated as medicines, not dietary supplements, and as such, company manufacturing facilities are required to meet audit standards.
Walnuts have a rich, exciting and long history dating back over 17,000 years. They are the oldest tree food known to man, with the first cultivation believed to be 7,000 years ago.
Until recently, scurvy was deemed to be extremely rare and a disease that only occurred during the era of the crusaders and in developing countries. Alarmingly, it has now re-emerged in developed countries and is now right on our door step, in Australia.
When looking at Beetroot in the context of exercise, the portion of the vegetable we’re concerned about is the root. Beetroot contains one of the highest levels of nitrate when compared to other vegetables. The nitrate content is determined by many environmental factors
Okra is a vegetable from the cotton family and both the seeds and pods have been consumed for centuries. It is believed to have originated close to Ethiopia and cultivated by the ancient Egyptians