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The Royal Wedding Menu: Would our bodies survive it?

Photo from Getty Images The royal Wedding Menu: Was it fit for a king or for a health nut? The Royal Wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was a spectacular affair which held the world captive for 24 hours. But how was the royal wedding reception menu? Would our bodies survive this indulgent affair? Given […]


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Top 5 “health foods” to avoid: not so healthy “health foods”.

Are we fueling our body with the right foods? Do we think we are choosing “health foods” but unwittingly filling our engines with foods high in sugar and refined, processed carbohydrates which cause more damage to our health than good?  Let’s take a look at the most common health foods that are actually not so healthy after […]


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Beyoncé’s twins: Is it genes or can we give our babies the same start as Beyoncé and Jay-Z?

Beyoncé has sent the internet into a spin, posting her first pictures on Instagram of her beautiful twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, 1 month today. As always Queen B looks regal and “ethereal”, dressed in a cascading dress, swirled with soft purples bathing the twins. A delicate blue veil completes the breath-taking image. But are Beyoncé’s twins the luckiest pair […]



Diabetes: “I’ve just got a touch of the sugar, doc.” – the epidemic sweeping the nation.

Within 2 years, the number of people in Australia with type 2 diabetes is expected to reach more than 2.5 million. This will be close to 10% of the population. It is a concern that underdiagnosed or poorly managed type 2 diabetes can result in coronary artery disease, stroke, kidney failure, limb amputation and blindness. […]


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Rural and Remote Stroke Risk: Staggering 19% increase risk of stroke for people living in rural and remote areas

People living in country areas, in the rural and remote regions have a frightening and staggering 19% increase in having a stroke declared in a statement today by the Stroke Foundation on ABC news. This is said to be due to the poorer health and well being of people living in these areas. They often have: Increased: […]


Gal Gadot Wonder Woman Diet

Wonder Diet: Gal Gadot’s diet that transformed her into Wonder Woman

The figure of Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is dazzling, powerful and above all, wondrous. Gal Gadot soars above with the Gods with a body so perfect, you’d swear it was special effects. So how did she succeed in transforming herself from the once Miss Israel to the strong, well toned and yet feminine body of Wonder Woman? Chances are, if you’ve […]



Diabetes Educators: a sweet spot in diabetes management

I had the privilege of presenting to 150 diabetes educator at the Novo Nordisk Victorian Diabetes Educators Symposium in February this year. Not only was I in the company of some of the best brains and clinicians in diabetes, which included Professor Duncan Topliss, Professor Peter Coleman and Dr Sharon Marks, but had the pleasure to  meet […]


The National Obesity Forum: Melbourne 2017

The National Obesity Forum: Melbourne

I was honoured to be part of the team speaking at the National Obesity Forum held at th Melbourne Museum on Wednesday 11th May 2017 and to be in the company of three Obesity and Weight Loss experts: Professor John Dixon, Dr Georgia Rigas and Dr Gary Kilov. The four of us spoke to a […]

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