Geelong Medical & Health Group News

7 Incredible Health Benefits of Walking 30 Minutes A Day

November 1 2018

You’ll be amazed at the benefits from this quick and easy routine. Taking a 30-minute walk a day is kind of like that proverbial apple: There’s a good chance it’ll keep the doctor away. From helping you lose weight and de-stress to lowering your blood pressure and reducing your risk of many chronic diseases-going for...

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5 Reasons To Eat More Vegetables

March 2 2018

Vegetables provide a range of benefits for the whole body. Here are the top five reasons to put more veggies on your plate: 1) To boost your immune system Detox and alkalise your gut with organic veggie juices. This is important as the majority of your immune receptors are in your stomach and they need...

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Why Cranberries Are Good For Your Health

November 15 2017

Like all other berries that are very nutritional, cranberries are also anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and have cancer-preventing properties. Theses incredible small, red berries are juicy and have a tart and tangy taste. They mainly grow in the cold regions of the world. Aside from having low calories (80% water and 10% carbo), they contain vitamins C, K, B6 and E,...

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Why You Should Snack On Walnuts

November 8 2017

The walnut is known to contain plenty of important vitamins and minerals that can help with maintaining your overall health. It is also considered as a “brain food” and even has the ability to reduce your cholesterol levels when eaten in the right amount. For those who haven’t really considered walnuts as part of their diet, here...

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Lesser-Known Health Benefits Of Fibre

November 3 2017

Everybody is well-aware that fibre helps in regulating bowel movement, thus keeping constipation from striking. Did you know that fibre offers so many other health benefits than just that? Most adults do not obtain even half of the recommended daily intake of fibre. This can be saddening because there is actually an abundance of fibre-rich foods in...

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8 Magnesium-Rich Foods

November 1 2017

Few people are aware of the enormous role magnesium plays in our health. It’s important to nearly every function and tissue in the body, supports a healthy immune system, prevents inflammation associated with certain cancers, boosts heart health, and could even cut your risk of a heart attack. A Harvard University study found that high daily...

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Why Folic Acid Is Good For You

October 28 2017

Also known as folate and vitamin B9, folic acid is important for so many things from the creation and repair of DNA, production of red blood cells to proper brain function. Since it is a water-soluble vitamin, your body cannot store unused amounts so it needs to be supplied with folic acid on a daily basis. Deficiency in folic acid may lead to...

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Health Benefits of Doing Yoga

October 19 2017

Yoga is not merely for the sake of calming your mind. In fact, it goes beyond this point by relieving you from undesirable health problems such as the following: 1. Ease Stress You cannot completely avoid stress. You will encounter it at home and even in the workplace. However, you can minimize its intensity by...

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Make Walking A Part Of Your Healthy Routine

September 26 2017

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. It can also reduce your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and some cancers. It is...

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Why Is Nutrition Important For Health?

August 7 2017

Want to have a longer, healthier life? Have a hard time dropping those last few pounds? Then it’s time to rev up your diet! Proper nutrition is crucial to your health and longevity. A diet based on whole, natural foods can ward off disease and add years to your life. In the long run, it...

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