Acid in the brain – the need for sleep

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One of the most important pieces of health information has just been discovered, but it seems to still be hidden under the blankets. Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York have found out WHY we actually need to sleep! we probably already have an idea of the health implications of too little (or […]

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Exercise and Low Back Pain

Here’s some scary stats for you: 80% of the Australian population has suffered from low back pain at some stage in their life. 25% is suffering from it right NOW!! – there’s a good chance that this may be you as you read this. And one in four people that you walk past tomorrow will […]

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‘Green’ vs ‘brown’ carbs. The Omega argument

In our last post we left off with a recommendation to increase vegetable intake as a means of reducing total carbohydrate intake, and to also improve the ratio between 0mega-3s and omega-6s. This is very important as this ratio is totally unbalanced by our common western diets, which, among other things will also increase the […]

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Drugs in the Tour de France (TDF)? EPO undetectable!

Interesting study recently published in the Journal Of Applied Physiology (Lundby C, et al) shows that one of two labs accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) could not detect significant levels of injected EPO in a group of volunteer (positive) samples. 8 volunteers were injected every second day for 14 days (a common ‘boosting […]

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