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How TruSculpt™ breaks the rules

Posted by Dr Theva in Skin Rejuvenation Treatment.

Localised weight loss is a stubborn exercise myth that refuses to go away. It makes sense, doesn’t it? Exercise the area you want to slim; the muscle will tone and the fat will burn. Well, that’s only half true. Which half? Let’s take one of the most sought-after areas of the body: the stomach. The conventional wisdom was that if you did you crunches and worked your obliques, after a Read more...

How to avoid holiday weight gain

Posted by Dr Theva in Healthcare News.

Christmas, New Year’s Eve and every other barbecue, lunch and dinner party under the sun can all lead to significant weight gain over summer. In fact, the average Australian puts on approximately one kilogram over the festive season. But what strategies can you adopt to avoid holiday weight gain? Maximise time spent outside There’s no better excuse to get active than a warm, sunny day. Take every opportunity to go Read more...

Can daily application of sunscreen be bad for you?

Posted by Dr Theva in Facecare, Skin Cancer Treatment.

The debate around this seems to focus on one thing only: are you getting enough vitamin D? Where does vitamin D come from and what does it do? Vitamin D production occurs naturally in the body through contact with UV radiation. Unfortunately – and exacerbated by the hole in our ozone layer – UV radiation also causes skin cancer. Some small amounts of vitamin D can be found in foods Read more...

How can your diet boost your collagen?

Posted by Dr Theva in Skin, Skin care.

It’s a fact of nature that our collagen production falls with age. But did you know that this wonder compound – so important to the elasticity and appearance of our skin – can be influenced by your diet? So, what foods can you include or ramp up in your diet to ensure you’re giving your skin the best chance? Dark leafy green vegetables Not only does increasing your consumption of Read more...