Forget fad diets: Balance is always best

It sounds simple, but it's true: balance is always best when it comes to managing weight. Dietician Candace Scibberas explains.

How to build a better relationship with food

Having a positive and healthy relationship with food is key to long-term change for consuming a nutritious and well balanced diet.

There’s more to protein than just chicken!

Eating protein is important, but just as important is the variety of protein you consume. Candace Sciberras from One Point Health explains.

Fats explained and why they’re so important

The functions of fats within our bodies are so versatile.

Explained: Antioxidants and why you need to care about them

You may have heard about certain foods being advertised as “full of antioxidants”, but what even are antioxidants?

Why protein is important and how to make sure you’re getting enough

It can sometimes be thought that athletes and gym junkies are the only ones who need to make sure they are having enough protein, but that is a misconception.

To carb or not to carb? Simple and complex carbohydrates explained

To eat or not to eat carbohydrates? The information out there can be so confusing and it’s no wonder people are unsure of whether carbohydrates are indeed good or bad.

How you can delay or prevent the onset of diabetes

In Australia diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition, increasing at a faster rate than other chronic disease. Close to 1.7 million people in Australia...

Why is added sugar so bad for you?

High consumption of added sugar is strongly linked to obesity, which is a risk factor for many health conditions including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and chronic kidney disease.

Key factor in weight management

Who would have thought the bacteria and health of your gut could affect your ability to lose weight?

Treating rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints which results in painful deformity and immobility, especially in the...

How stress fractures develop and how to avoid them

It’s not every week a stress fracture will walk through our doors, which is why it was bizarre to treat a few in the...

How physiotherapy can help people suffering with cancer

The day someone is diagnosed with cancer is a day they never forget. The diagnosis and treatment of cancer impacts both physically and psychologically on...

Are headaches causing ongoing issues?

Headaches are a common presentation throughout life and one that can be considerably painful and disabling. Headaches associated with the neck are called secondary headaches,...

The problem with bunions

Bunions are one of the most common complaints seen by podiatrists. Patients with bunions will typically express concerns of pain when wearing tight fitting shoes,...

Diabetes and foot health

In the past 12 months over 100,000 people were diagnosed with diabetes bringing the nationwide tally to over 1.7 million diabetic sufferers. Approximately 280 people...

Don’t get cold feet this winter

Foot pain complaints often differ in prevalence depending on the season. Winter foot complaints differ vastly to summer complaints. Here are the top three most...

Treating fungal toenails

Fungal toenail infections (onychomycosis) are estimated to infect at least 10 per cent of the worldwide population. Treatment for fungal nails however can be...

Signs of foot and leg pain in children

It is never normal for children to experience foot and lower limb pain, especially pain lasting more than a couple of days. Foot and...