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January 7, 2019| Our Community /

Tips for 'Acing It' at the Australian Open

Heading to the Australian Open is an annual summer treat for people from all over the world. It’s a chance to see some legends in action while taking it easy for hours on end, glued to our seats as a small ball is belted across a net.

November 12, 2018| Our Community /

Our Favourite Victorian Farmer's Markets

It’s easy for anyone who has travelled overseas and comes home to Australia to realise how fortunate we are when it comes to affordable and readily available fresh, wholesome food.

October 25, 2018| Our Community /

Top Ten Healthy Eats in Melbourne

It can be a struggle to eat well when you’re going out with friends or grabbing a quick dinner on the way home from work. But whether it’s some Kohlrabi Kimchi you’re hankering for or just a well roasted spud, this list will have you covered next time you want to treat yourself to a superfood spread, or grab a healthy bite to eat on the go.

September 14, 2018| Health and Wellbeing /

Caring for Your Kidneys

The kidneys play a vital role in keeping your body healthy, but how can we look after this underrated organ?

May 4, 2017| Health and Wellbeing /

Breaking Down Bariatric Surgery

Surgery for weight loss has become an increasingly common solution to the rising incidence of obesity. But, as with any procedure, a patient exploring bariatric surgery has a number of options to consider. Goodness Me looks at who bariatric surgery might suit, what is involved and what to expect a typical day’s meals to look like post-surgery.

December 19, 2016| Health and Wellbeing /

Don’t put up with Faecal Incontinence

It’s estimated up to five per cent of the population suffer from faecal incontinence. Sadly, many choose not to seek help for a condition that, in the majority of cases, can be treated simply without surgery. 

August 19, 2016| Health and Wellbeing /

Under Pressure: High Blood Pressure is the Silent Killer

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer in medicine, as it often has done the most damage before you even feel any symptoms. We take you through the signs to look out for, and the treatments to expect if you have high blood pressure.

August 7, 2015| Health and Wellbeing /

When to See a Dietitian

There is an enormous amount of misinformation readily available regarding nutrition, which spreads quickly through social media. Epworth Accredited Practising Dietitian Emma Caldwell, takes us through some of the reasons to see a dietitian, and more importantly, what differentiates a dietitian from someone providing dietary advice.

July 31, 2015| Health and Wellbeing /

Get Active to Manage Stress

Stress. It’s an expected response to adverse or dangerous situations. A small amount can be a good thing, increasing our energy and helping us to focus on things we find challenging. Too much can seriously affect our quality of life and contribute to a range of physical and mental health problems. 

March 30, 2015| Health and Wellbeing /

Make it a Healthy, Happy Easter

It’s easy to get carried away at Easter and turn a day of indulgence into a four-day chocolate binge. But it is possible to have a healthy Easter without having to sacrifice the sweetness.

March 3, 2015| Health and Wellbeing /

So You’re Pregnant... What Now?

Once that pregnancy test comes up positive, it can feel like you need an interpreter and a Masters degree just to understand what will be expected of you over the next nine months and beyond.

February 19, 2015| Health and Wellbeing /

Foods to Avoid When You're Pregnant

Anything bad for you is usually bad for your bub, but there are some healthy foods you should avoid. Here's why.