It has become commonplace for people who are overweight to attribute their waistline to their DNA. Now, celebrities caught snorting cocaine might also be able to blame their parents. Scientists reported yesterday the discovery of a gene that increases the chances of becoming hooked on the drug. Addicts were 25% more likely to carry the…

To a greater extent, expectant parents are well-versed about the pregnancy and birthing development as pregnancy is a unique one in each couple’s lifetime. Future parents and especially mothers-to-be are receiving contradicting information about alcohol consumption and the risk to their unborn baby. How much alcohol is safe to take during pregnancy? Are there proven…

Food addiction is also one of the the most dangerous addictions in the world. This type of food addiction is called Bulimia. Bulmics and other food addicts eat compulsively. They can’t stop their compulsive habit once they have started their binge eating and tend to disregard the consequences of their behaviors. These people are persistently…

Suicide is a world wide issue, nevertheless and multi-disciplinary – polemic issue in any community. As a mental health professional, enthusiast or simply as a human being, it is vital to understand the extent of this phenomenon, and to take preventive action when it is possible. In Australia, there are various suicide prevention programs, both…

Holistic Nutrition The dictionary defines Holism as the “theory that the fundamental principle of the universe is the creation of wholes i.e. complete and self-contained systems from the atom and the cell by evolution to the most complex forms of life and mind.” It also defines Holistic Medicine as “a system which treats the whole…