Why is good health so hard to achieve?

The cornerstones of good health are diet, lifestyle and environment (plus a little bit of genetics but that’s for another blog). Sometimes we refer to this as a three-legged stool. If you’ve ever tried to improve your health unsuccessfully, ask yourself if you have missed out one or more of the legs. This is why, … Read more

High blood pressure – what can you do about it?

High blood pressure (hypertension as it is known medically) is thought to affect 1 in 3 adult Australians with this figure increases with age, reaching a peak of over 40% in adults 75 or older (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018). Blood pressure refers to the pressure your blood exerts on your arteries (a bit like … Read more