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Healthy habits for healthy smiles: tips for keeping your kid’s teeth, mouth and gums in tip top shape

Is there anything more precious than the smiles of our children? From that first gummy smile, it’s something all parents love to see. As parents, guardians and carers, we play an important role in keeping those smiles sparkling and healthy by teaching children healthy habits around their oral health. The most recent survey into tooth […]

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Myth Busting Inflammation

Inflammation has always been a hot topic among the health conscious. But, as with all popular health topics, the large sea of information made available to us through a simple Google search can make it difficult to determine fact from fiction. We asked Australian Dietitian and Nutritionist, Rachel Hawkins, to set the record straight by […]

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How Inflammation Works: Neurological Conditions

Inflammation in the nervous system, often referred to as neuroinflammation, can be harmful especially when it occurs over a prolonged period of time1. While inflammation itself does not necessarily cause disease, it does contribute to disease pathogenesis (development) both across the peripheral and central nervous systems. Examples of inflammatory conditions in the peripheral nervous system includes […]

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How Inflammation Works: Endocrine Conditions

The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and secrete hormones that the body uses for a wide range of functions including metabolism, reproduction, growth and movement1. The hormones produced by our glands are sent into the blood stream and are delivered to various tissues in the body to tell them what they […]

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How Inflammation Works: Autoimmune Conditions

The human body (and its intelligent immune system) is designed to thrive. It has the innate ability of protecting itself from harm by fighting against unrecognised specimens or pathogens such as bacteria, virus or harmful microorganisms that can lead to infection or disease1. Proteins in the blood called antibodies recognise the presence of a foreign […]

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How Inflammation Works: Heart Disease

Heart disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack or stroke1. A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to the heart is blocked. A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted. Most strokes are caused by an abrupt blockage of the arteries that […]

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How Inflammation Works: Skin Conditions

There are a wide variety of inflammatory skin conditions that can be characterised as either acute (short-lasting) or chronic (long-lasting). These range from conditions such as acute contact dermatitis which causes the occasional rash, to more chronic diseases such as acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis. Acute skin conditions such as contact dermatitis will usually last […]

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When inflammation causes harm: a dietitian explains how inflammation can impact human health

“All things are poison, and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes a thing not a poison.” This famous quote, popularised by Swiss physician Paracelsus in the 1500s, quite aptly captures the essence of the physiological phenomenon that is inflammation – a natural bodily response that is both a great defender, and potentially great […]

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Life After Professional Sport – an interview with retired Olympian Martin Reader

Prior to the global pandemic closing office spaces across Australia, Nuzest HQ were fortunate enough to have had 2012 London Olympian, Martin Reader, attend our office to present a keynote speech on mastering personal performance. We were so inspired by his story of hardship, struggle, challenge and success throughout his career as an athlete, that […]

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