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Wellness for the rest of us

Nurturing mental wellness

Nurturing mental wellness

Our technologies have advanced further than our society - we have an advanced global communications system that is now a functioning type 1 civilisation system. Just like on Star Trek and the view screen on The Enterprise we are able to talk directly to, and with people all over the planet, in re...
An uncontrolled experiment on our health

An uncontrolled experiment on our health

Health data are increasingly showing that processed fructose is the worst form of sweetener we can consume.  The metabolism of fructose leads to the production of uric acid.  Elevated uric acid levels are commonly associated with gout and scientists are beginning to understand that, even at lower...
Sleep - where for art thou?

Sleep - where for art thou?

Everything we do, from when we are at our strongest, to when we experience bowel movements are connected to this 24-hour cycle (see the diagram above).  Melatonin production increases as we get ready for sleep and is suppressed during the day. 
A celebration of respiration…

A celebration of respiration…

The lungs are one of our largest organs. The surface area of both lungs is roughly the size of a tennis court.  On top of that, the total length of the airways running through them is 2,400 kilometres – that’s longer than the length of New Zealand! Our lung capacity depends on our gender, size, a...
Improve your gut - improve your immunity!

Improve your gut - improve your immunity!

In a study which assessed Asians who had moved to the United States, it was found that after the move, individuals had reduced gut microbial diversity and function (read more here).  What also happened was bacterial strains from the genus Prevotella, whose enzymes degrade plant fibre, became disp...