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Tipping the Odds in Your Favor: The Role of Diet in Cancer Prevention

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 28 June 2021
Tipping the Odds in Your Favor: The Role of Diet in Cancer Prevention
What would you give for an extra ten years of healthy life? A recent BMJ study showed that sticking to just five healthy habits in middle age not smoking, regularly exercising, eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy body weight, and limiting alcohol can earn you an extra ten years of disease free life. This is especially significant given that we are all living longer but often that longer life is accompanied by one or more chronic health conditions. This latest study further confirms...
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Paleo Diet - your questions answered

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 26 June 2021
Paleo Diet - your questions answered
Everyone seems to have an opinion of the paleo diet at the moment some claim that it's bad news for your health whilst others espouse it's a cure all for everything. There are, however, many variations on the paleo diet. Some plans are strict, some less so but ultimately, when it is tailored to suit your individual health needs and lifestyle, it can be life changing. At Vitawell, we gladly provide the appropriate diet with a personalised menu plan and shopping list.  What ideas...
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The toxic effects of hidden moulds

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 26 June 2021
The toxic effects of hidden moulds
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 is a type of fungus. It is present almost everywhere, including the air. It can flourish both indoors and outside and there are millions of mould species. Mould needs organic matter...
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Let's talk about Methylation. It is important for Health and Prevention of Disease

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 25 June 2021
Let's talk about Methylation. It is important for Health and Prevention of Disease
Methylation is a biochemical process that is a part of almost every other process to some degree. The MTHFR gene is one of the key enzymes involved in the methylation pathway. It is a key biochemical pathway that influences your energy production, detoxification, hormones, mood and ageing. Methylation is the process of transferring a methyl group (CH3) from one substance to another in the body, this transfer alters the function of compunds within the body. From a biochemistry view, a methyl...
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Magnificent Magnesium

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 23 June 2021
Magnificent Magnesium
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.  Magnesium deficiency, also known as hypomagnesemia, is a common and under-recognised problem throughout Australia and the world. Importantly, magnesium deficiency does not manifest in consistent symptoms and is not always ...
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