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  • Hepatitis C and Diabetes

    Hepatitis C and Diabetes

    A Deadly Combination Having hepatitis C greatly increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and diabetes worsens the prognosis of hepatitis C. Hepatitis C was first identified and named in 1989.  The virus infects liver cells and causes liver ... Read More »
  • Alcoholism and Procrastination

    Alcoholism and Procrastination

    Whether they are drinking or not, most alcoholics have a tendency to procrastinate and use other avoidance behaviours. These behaviours are a form of denial. They often “forget” to keep their promises and they “will get around to” them eventually. ... Read More »
  • Roast pumpkin and quinoa salad

    Roast pumpkin and quinoa salad

    Serves 4 as a side salad 1 pound pumpkin, peeled and chopped into bite sized pieces 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups cooked quinoa ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ... Read More »
  • I’m convinced that a low carb diet is the answer

    I’m convinced that a low carb diet is the answer

    I recently finished cycling from Marree to Birdsville in 6 days, solo, unsupported, except for a food parcel sent to the roadhouse, and drinking water from cattle stations along the way. I have been doing at least one long ride every year since 2004, such as Perth to Sydney twice, Sydney to Perth once, Darwin to Adelaide, etc, and ride regularly, yet I have noticed, that I am still carrying weight around my stomach. My brother has diabetes 2, and I do not wish to emulate him, in this regard. Read More »
  • What Body Type Are You?

    Dr Sandra Cabot talks to Naturopath Vicky Jane Spencer about the four different body types. Your body type is your body shape. Your body type is genetically determined (inherited). There are 4 different body types – These are Gynaeoid, Android, ... Read More »