Mim's Blog


Take a Tip from Popeye

Take a Tip from Popeye Being low in iron is common. In fact, world wide, iron deficiency is the most frequently diagnosed nutritional deficiency. Without iron, the body cannot .....

Ginger

In my 20's, a trip to Chinatown was not complete without buying two things - a round ceramic jar, painted with cherry blossoms, containing sticky squares of ginger in sweet syrup, and a pair .....

When does a therapeutic diet become an eating disorder?

Do you know anyone on a very restricted diet? First to go is red meat (because of the cholesterol), then chicken (because of the antibiotics) then it’s anything with eyes.  .....

What is tea?

I am a tea girl from way back, unable to start the day without a full pot of tea under my belt. A tea snob too — none of this tea-bag nonsense for me, I insis .....

What is naturopathy?

A history and guide to naturopathic medicine in Australia. A history and guide to naturopathic medicine in Australia. Naturopathy endeavours to find out and tr .....

Stress and the HSC

Stress not only affects adults, children and teenagers can also suffer it’s ill effects. Especially when studying for the dreaded HSC. One of the most stressful tim .....

We are what we think

The influence our thoughts and emotions have on our health is now scientifically proven and Josephine Formosa explores this area. You’ve probably heard the saying,  .....

Waving not Drowning - Negative Emotions and Stress

A warning to do something to ease your pain and lower the stress in your life, before you get sick. We have had so much rain in Kangaroo Valley, I’m sure I saw webb .....

Water - Too Much

How much water should we drink? Health and beauty magazines tell us to drink plenty of water so that our complexion will glow like Isabella Rossellini, our figures  .....

The Do's and Don'ts of Dieting

Tips for a healthy start to the day. The Five Do’s and Don’ts of dieting. DO eat breakfast. It’s easy to lull yourself into a false sense of security that  .....