Research has shown that fewer then 10% of Australians eat the recommended amount.
Experts recommend that we have at least 5 serves of vegetables and 2 serves of fruit a day! 🥔🌽🥕🥒🍅🍇🥝 Fruit & vegetables contain lots of fibre, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants which all help to keep your body healthy and can protect against long term conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke.
The recommended allowance is different for children and breastfeeding mothers, but you can find more information here: eatforhealth.gov.au
So when you’re out grocery shopping don’t forget to pick up that broccoli!
For more information on healthy eating drop by and see me in clinic today.
If you’re aged 45 and over and are found to be at high risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke you could be eligible to a free 6 month programme to get professional help to start a journey towards a healthy life.
The programme is aimed to help you make healthy choices and changes in life to reduce your risk of chronic medical problems. You’ll have the choice of phone coaching or small groups and online support is available to all participants.
If you’re interested in finding out more and to check you’re eligible drop by in clinic to see me today!
Did you know smoking increases your risk of heart attacks, strokes, lung cancer and lung disease just to name a few.
But it’s never too late to stop 🚭
Just 1 year after you stop smoking your risk of a heart attack drops sharply, at 2-5 years of quitting smoking your risk of stroke may reduce to that of a non-smoker and 10 years after quitting, your risk of lung cancer drops by a half.
There’s a lot of help and support for anybody wishing to stop. Book in to see me today for more information.
Let’s make 2018 be the start of a smoke free life.