Plant-Based Health Special Series: Does going vegan stack up for the environment?
By Matthew Stewart – BCom BAppSc [Human Bio] MOst PDC 2017 seemed to be a break out year for vegan diets. Many celebrities adopted vegan diets and news reports extolled plant-exclusive as the best way to avert the multi-faceted consequences of climate change. But is adopting a meat-free diet the best option to address environmental Read More
Special Series: Plant-Based Health?
The Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand is a broad church of health professionals, scientists, and interested laypersons, who are firmly of the belief that there is no single way to live a healthy and vibrant life. Indeed, taking nutrition and diet as an example, each member of the Society follows their own path, with some Read More
Winter Health Special, Part 2
In the last post Dr Anastasia Boulais spoke about what you can do every day to help yourself survive and enjoy winter. This time she’ll answer some questions which she most frequently gets in the clinic. Do I have a cold or a flu? While we frequently use these terms interchangeably they are quite Read More
Winter Health Special, Part 1
Many of us feel that staying healthy in winter is almost an insurmountable challenge. We struggle to find motivation, reduce our activity levels, argue with our family and co-workers about the perfect heatpump temperature, and frequently succumb to the dreaded coughs and colds. But is there a way to stop wallowing in our own misery Read More
AHSNZ International Symposium 2017 Opening Address
Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa Nga mihi nui ki a koutou katoa Ki a papatuanuku – tena koe Ki te whare – tena koe Ki te hunga mate Ki te hunga ora Ko Tawera te maunga Ko Otakaro te awa Ko Pakeha te iwi Ko Jamie Scott ahau Tena koutou katoa Read More