Mobile Health around the Globe: What’s Happening in mHealth in Australia

Australia is currently moving towards a government initiated eHealth care system with secure electronic health records that can be accessed through mobile phones. A conference was held last November that laid the groundwork for this system. The government introduced an iPhone application that enables doctors to access a patient’s record through mobile phones no matter where the patient is located, Continue reading

How to Protect Yourself from the Dangers of Sugar

With colder weather starting to roll in and the holidays around the corner, many of us may already be struggling with conflicts about eating carbohydrate-rich comfort foods and sugary holiday treats. The war against refined sugar and its sneaky siblings — simple carbohydrates (such as bread and pasta) — is certainly justified. Of course, we need some carbohydrates for energy, brain function and other processes, but these can be obtained from eating fruits, many vegetables, whole grains and legumes. Continue reading

Read Body Language with the Help of Mirror Neurons

 How Do Mirror Neurons Work?

 When you see a basketball player setting up to shoot, your brain relates to the movement – your body doesn’t mimic the action, but you know exactly what is going to happen next – that’s how mirror neurons work. Continue reading

Fact or Myth: Can Food Combinations Supercharge Your Health?

This is a FACT.

Some foods are simply known for their nutritional benefits. As stand-alone items, certain fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes have proven time and again to be excellent choices for total body wellness as they boost immunity, burn fat and help your body operate at peak. Continue reading

Foods to Put You in the Mood

Looking to bring more romance into your relationship? Here are 10 aphrodisiacs to add some spice to your life.

Aphrodisiacs have a long history in our kitchens and our bedrooms. From raw oysters on the half shell to salty pearls of caviar, certain foods are thought to inspire romance through their smell, taste and even appearance. Continue reading