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What are the secrets of the world’s longest living cultures?

Have you ever wondered why certain populations live longer, happier, healthier lives? With the heightened incidence of chronic disease and illness within Australia, the topic of longevity is a hot one. What is it about certain countries that correlate to lower rates of illness, better health and a longer lifespan, and what can we learn[…]

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Online Shopping: is it the answer?

Our big “green” and “red” supermarkets are regularly promoting the wonders and convenience of shopping online. You know how it works: you go online and place your order and like magic, your groceries are delivered to your door. I was reflecting on the concept of online shopping for everyday food and household items following a[…]

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Dementia – why such a mystery?

Before the beginning of the 20th century, dementia was relatively rare, due to the fact that many people didn’t live long enough to be affected. However, as a result of our increasing life expectancy, in excess of 320,000 people in Australia are now living with dementia. One in four Australians over the age of 85[…]