The Healthy Office Blog

  • The Benefits of Vitamin D
    28 June 2022
    All vitamins and minerals play an important part in the functioning of the human body. Vitamin D is no exception to this as it brings many health benefits.
  • Quit smoking help is out there
    28 June 2022
    If you’re a smoker, chances are you understand what it’s doing to your body. But as any smoker knows, it’s not just about the cigarettes. It’s about the ritual and behaviours surrounding the cigarettes you smoke.
  • Top 4 health benefits of green tea
    28 June 2022
    Drinking coffee and tea at work is a welcome ritual that almost everyone enjoys. But if you’re looking for an alternative to your usual choice of cuppa, why not take up the regular practice of drinking green tea?
  • The importance of all-day hydration
    28 June 2022
    The human body is composed of nearly 70 per cent water. Your cells, your blood, your organs, and even your level of cognitive function are all dependent on a constant supply of fresh drinking water. Ironically, even in an age of unparalleled access to safe, clean water, many Australians don’t get enough of this life-giving elixir – experts estimate that as much as half of the adult population experiences mild dehydration on a regular basis.
  • Working together to beat bowel cancer
    28 June 2022
    According to Bowel Cancer Australia, around 14,860 Australians are told they have bowel cancer every year – the highest rate of bowel cancer anywhere in the world. Men and women, young and old; bowel cancer is non-discriminatory, and it’s estimated that based on current trends, 1 in 12 Australians will develop the disease before the age of 85.*
  • Let's talk about men's health
    28 June 2022
    This week is Men’s Health Week. So we want to dedicate this blog to you men out there. Why? Because regardless of your age, the lifestyle changes you make today can reduce your risk of disease and help you lead a healthier life as you grow older.
  • Sore, Scratchy Throat? Try These Soothing tips
    28 June 2022
    Whether it’s a result of giving a long-winded speech or presentation or a sign of an impending cold or virus, sore throats can really cramp your style and sap your productivity. With a little tender loving care, however, that tickle in your neck can be coaxed into complacency. Here are a few old and new tricks for taming a sore throat before it turns into a full-blown illness.
  • Are you consuming too much caffeine?
    28 June 2022
    Caffeine can be found in a number of beverages including tea, iced tea, iced coffee, cola, chocolate and sodas. Interestingly, the same survey found that a majority of Australians were unable to identify that coffee from a café contains the highest amount of caffeine (4 percent) while 36 percent incorrectly believe that energy drinks are the most highly caffeinated. When you combine the other foods we may be eating that contain caffeine such as chocolate bars, certain ice creams and even some diet pills, it’s easy to see how we may be experiencing a caffeine overload.