Health news

We’re wasting our money on these supplements, review finds

Thirty per cent of adult Australians have a vitamin D deficiency, yet review debunks mass use of supplements.


Despite new findings, the jury is still out on whether omega-3 supplements reduce heart attacks

Despite new findings, the jury is still out on whether omega-3 supplements reduce heart attacks.

Alternative Therapies

Herbal supplements you shouldn’t try

Unfortunately not all natural products are as beneficial or as safe as they claim. Here’s a list of the natural supplements that might be doing you more harm than good.

Health news

Are supplements worth buying? Nutritionist tells all

Nutritionist Catherine Saxelby says it’s best to obtain our nutrients from food, not pills. So are supplements worth buying? This is her advice.


Dietary supplements putting Australians at serious risk

If you’re one of the 75 per cent of Australians taking supplements to improve your health, a new investigation has found that you’re being misled – and even placing yourself in serious danger.


Best supplements for osteoporosis

Our physiotherapist expert Jason Lee answers Anne’s question about the best supplements to take for osteoporosis. In particular, she wants to know whether calcium tablets help.


Natural supplements that reduce your risk of dementia

Results of a recent study show that a combination of natural supplements may drastically reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s.


Healthcare is costing us $28.6 billion per year

You probably don’t think you shell out your hard-earned dollars for something you don’t use. Think again. As consumers, Australians contribute almost one in every five dollars spent on healthcare.

Alternative Therapies

Complementary medicines don’t work: AMA

A CHOICE study questions the efficacy of complementary medicines and supplements, with questions also arising as to whether they should be recommended by pharmacists.


Foods that are better than multivitamins

Forget spending a small fortune on multivitamins. By eating more of these foods, you’ll not only be healthier, you’ll also save money on unnecessary supplements.

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Five vitamins from real foods

We’ve put together a list of five vitamins and minerals you can get from real foods.

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