Is the Flu Shot Worth the Risk?

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Flu season in Australia is generally considered to take place between the months of May and October. This period is characterized by recurring outbreaks of the influenze virus throughout the population. During flu season you will commonly hear people talking about getting their flu shots. Now while the team here at My Healthy Family aren’t against the idea of vaccinations, […]

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Getting Enough Protein as a Vegetarian

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Vegetarians, as we all know, do not eat meat. This lifestyle choice has been gaining momentum in recent years because of its health benefits as well as the increasing awareness of the horrible conditions animals suffer through in factory farms. Any vegetarian will tell you, the most common question they get asked my meat eaters is “Where do you get […]

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Maintaining Muscular Flexibility

We all know that strength and flexibility start to fade as we reach our later years. The “use it or lose it” principle maintains that to remain flexible and toned, a combination of high intensity and low intensity training is required. If you wish to maintain muscle mass, lifting vigorously is the prescribed method. It is important that there is […]

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Make Education Fun for Your Kids

We’ve all heard the concerns about children spending too much time playing computer games and watching TV. While it’s hard to avoid these modern day “toys”, we are strong believers that children should still get some playtime away from technology every day. Giving children a less structured form of entertainment will not only encourage learning and creativity, but it will […]

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We Need Writers!

Do you have a penchant for good health and good habits? Do you like writing and helping others? You might be just who we are looking for! The team at My Healthy Family are looking for enthusiastic health junkies to contribute to our blog on a semi-regular basis. If you’ve have a wealth of knowledge about health related topics; be […]

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