Category Archives: Health

Chris Hemsworth – New Global Brand Ambassador for Swisse

Swisse Wellness, Australia’s No.1 Brand in Vitamins and Supplements, announces today a global partnership with international actor Chris Hemsworth as its newest Global Brand Ambassador.

“The brand and our regional marketing teams across the world are truly excited about partnering with Chris who is a perfect complement to the Swisse brand,” said Severine Brichard-Rooney, H&H Group Global Director of Marketing.  “Chris is authentic and truly committed to living the quintessential Australian healthy lifestyle.  Wellness is already such an important part of his life with a strong connection to nature which is at the heart of Swisse.   “At Swisse, we are passionately dedicated to making millions of people around the world healthier and happier. Chris is an example of what we stand for and will help inspire our communities to do so with the active lifestyle he embodies.

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10 ways to keep those New Year’s Resolutions on track

It’s that time of year again. You’re ready to change your ways, turn over a new leaf, and actually conquer your resolutions — yeah, never mind all that.   You’ve jumped on the scales and you’re wondering how that extra zero got there, the buttons are popping off your favorite jeans you’ve got new cheek folds in those photos that you’ve just been tagged in from the annual work party do!   Getting back on track for Summer is not all that daunting! Continue reading 10 ways to keep those New Year’s Resolutions on track

Introducing: TRIBAL CLASH – The biggest team fitness event comes to Australia

In its 6th year, the UK phenomenon, Tribal Clash, is the biggest team fitness event in Europe. Described as an electric fusion of functional fitness, obstacle racing and a beach festival, next month will mark its debut on our shores with hundreds of athletes already signed up to take part.
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Dubbed as ‘the toughest team competition in the world’, Tribal Clash Australia will take place on Wollongong North Beach on 9th and 10th of February.

Over 70 co-ed teams of six athletes, from as far as Perth, are preparing to battle through a gruelling two days – and they don’t even know what they have to face until the very last minute.  The teams have to be prepared for anything and train for the unknown.  

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Transcendence: Break free from conformity. Watch all 5 episodes here

Drawing on research and interviews by some of the world’s most recognised celebrities, doctors and thought leaders including Novak Djokovic, Jim Kwik, Mark Hyman, Libby Weaver, Bruce Lipton, Wim Hof, Gabrielle Bernstein, Joe Dispenza and Marie Forleo to name a few, this inspirational FMTV original series is set to challenge the way people view health and ultimately lead them to question how they can live a better life. Continue reading Transcendence: Break free from conformity. Watch all 5 episodes here

5700 new proteins identified in rice

Researchers have identified over 5,700 new proteins in rice and are calling for a global effort to find the remaining missing proteins, in a new study co-authored by Macquarie University.

The international team of scientists from Australia, Iran and Japan say there’s an estimated 35,000 proteins encoded by the rice genome, and yet we still don’t have experimental evidence for 82 per cent of them.  This is important because rice is the major food source for more than half the world’s population, and in order for it to grow in warmer climates and with less water we will need to better understand rice at the molecular level.

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MCA now exports medical cannabis to Germany

Medical Cannabis Australia (MCA), the latest venture by entrepreneur Sharon Bentley, has taken a large step toward its goal of growing into a leading supplier of top-quality medical marijuana by reaching an agreement to export the plant to a German pharmaceutical research firm.

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