Alcohol Tag

This case study is one example of how exercise interventions can assist with improving mental health, activities of daily living and independence when mental health and in this case the impact of substance use is involved.*   The World Health Organisation defines mental health as a state of well being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community. ESSA’s joint position statement on mental health states that mental health and physical health are fundamentally connected. A...

Let's be honest, it wouldn't be Christmas without staff parties, egg nog and brandy. After a busy year, Christmas is a time to unwind and indulge in a glass, or two (or 10).   But with more than 100 calories in a shot, drinks can add calories fast. Accredited Practising Dietitian, Arlene Normand, shows us  how to make smart beverage choices this festive season.   In a new collaboration with Dietitians Association Australia, Eat Right provides expert nutrition and diet advice on a range of niche' exercise and health condition topics.   Eat Right's Top 6 Cheats to Avoid Drinking Your Calories This Christmas   1. Eat before...