Nutritional Sports Supplements – Are They Worth It?

Walk into any health food store, supermarket, sports shop, gym or pharmacy.....the chances are that you will find a fairly large section dedicated to sports supplements. A huge range of products exist, such as protein, energy, recovery and electrolyte powders; energy and protein bars; and of course energy gels. The market for these items is continually growing,… Continue reading Nutritional Sports Supplements – Are They Worth It?

Exercise and high cholesterol

High cholesterol is unfortunately a rather common problem in Australia. In 2014, two of the top three dispensed medications on the PBS were to treat high cholesterol, accounting for over 18 million visits to pharmacies across the year! But why exactly does high cholesterol cause problems? Lets start with the basics.... Your body contains arteries, which are blood vessels… Continue reading Exercise and high cholesterol