Tag: Cardiometabolic syndrome

Mentoring program is currently full

Hi everyone. Currently the mentoring program is full. It’s been a very busy time with mentoring practitioners. The next intake looks to be September, but will keep you updated if any spaces become available.

Vitamin K2 in arterial stiffness and vascular calcification

Vitamin K2 is essential for blood health,1 vascular health,2 and normal coagulation.1 There is increasing evidence that micro-calcification plays a role in atherosclerosis and is an active player in plaque progression and destabilisation. Vitamin K2 has shown beneficial effects in arterial stiffness,2,3 vascular calcification,… Continue Reading “Vitamin K2 in arterial stiffness and vascular calcification”

Sage advice for cognitive improvement

Salvia originates from the Latin word meaning “to heal”. Sage has various uses relating to cognitive function, including improving attention, learning, memory, secondary memory, cognition, and cognitive decline. Other uses of Sage include mood, inflammation, oxidative stress (antioxidant), hypercholesterolaemia, gout, dyspepsia, heartburn, bloating, ulcers,… Continue Reading “Sage advice for cognitive improvement”

Positive vibes

Sending out positive vibes to everyone during this stressful time

Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year. 2020 is already shaping up to be awesome. So many exciting things ahead – journal articles, textbook chapter, conferences, my book on nutrition being published (mid-year), among others. This year is going to be a big year. Manifest! Wishing you all… Continue Reading “Happy New Year 2020”

Dietary Fruits and Vegetables and Cardiovascular Diseases Risk

Diet is likely to be an important determinant of cardiovascular disease risk. The initial evidence that fruit and vegetable consumption has a protective effect against cardiovascular disease came from observational studies. The protective mechanisms of fruit and vegetables may not only include some of… Continue Reading “Dietary Fruits and Vegetables and Cardiovascular Diseases Risk”

$5.2 Billion Industry

This year was a very big year for the complementary medicine industry and profession. Most Australians (73%) have used at least one form of complementary medicine in the last year with 33% taking a supplement on a daily basis and 13% taking a supplement… Continue Reading “$5.2 Billion Industry”

As the moon rose, she shone in all her glory…

As the moon rose, she shone in all her glory. She filled me with amazement of all things big and small. She reminds us to believe in ourselves, believe in true greatness, enlightenment, reflection and inner knowledge, inspiration, achieving one’s best, helping and supporting… Continue Reading “As the moon rose, she shone in all her glory…”

Impression, Sunrise

Beautiful sunrise this morning. I love art, particularly Monet. One of Monet’s paintings that inspires me everyday is Impression, Sunrise. The way Monet captured the elements of the sun, water, the landscape, and ships is amazing. The painting led to the birth of Impressionism.… Continue Reading “Impression, Sunrise”

Stronger

You are stronger than you know! Believe in yourself. 💫

Winter solstice

Welcome to the solstice Make a wish, send out the positive vibes 🌞

Waiting for the perfect wave or dive right in?

Waiting for the perfect wave or dive right in? Watching the sunrise and noticed this surfer watching and waiting for the perfect wave. While his friends were already doing so 🌊. Don’t wait for the perfect wave, make your own. Get out there and… Continue Reading “Waiting for the perfect wave or dive right in?”

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019

Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019 – Eat a diet high in whole foods and plants, predominantly vegetarian or vegan. Increase consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. – Include beneficial fats and oils. – Stay hydrated – Drink more water. Aim… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! Dr Brad’s Top 9 for 2019”

Stillness. Calm. Clarity. Focus.

Stillness. Calm. Clarity. Focus. Early morning walks in the fresh open air of the new day brings forth the beginnings of a new chapter. Where are you going today? 💫

Books are awesome

I love books 📖. I have my own library of hundreds of books. I have lost count. Books broaden the mind and enlighten the spirit and soul. Today’s purchases include: 📖 Diseases of the Heart and Circulation by Professor Albert Peel, published in 1947… Continue Reading “Books are awesome”

Start the day with a healthy breakfast and mindfulness

It is always best to start the day with a healthy breakfast and mindfulness for optimum mental, physical, and emotional health and wellbeing. This can be done anywhere (at home, holidays, local beach or park). I’m currently on the Gold Coast having a time… Continue Reading “Start the day with a healthy breakfast and mindfulness”