Keep Your Kids’ Teeth in Top Condition

girl smiling at dentist

A visit to the dentist can be expensive, but do you know what’s more expensive that visiting the dentist for a regular checkup? Not visiting the dentist! Preventative dental can spot potential issues in yours and your children’s teeth and literally save you tens of thousands of dollars. Especially if you live in one of the states of Australia where […]

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Why You Should Always Stretch Before Physical Activity

always stretch before a workout

Different folks have different strokes. This also holds true when experimenting with the various warm-up exercises and stretching techniques. Is stretching a worthwhile activity before engaging in any sport? What is the best warm-up method for our bodies before strenuous activity? Our body compositions vary in size, weight, shape, height, movement, flexibility, posture and susceptibility to accidents or injuries. With […]

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Getting Some Much Needed R&R

beachside at merimbula

Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the big city and enjoy the more simple things in life. Not only is it great for you to take a some time off from work and unwind but it’s also good to get away from the pollution, EMF radiation, crowds and stress of daily life in the city. So midway through […]

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The Proven Dangers of Mobile Phone Radiation

cell phones effect on health

Even though technology-based gadgets have made life more convenient, a growing body of evidence indicates that these advancements pose certain health risks. Cellular phones are of particular interest as recent researches show that these emit radiation which over the long-term can lead to the development of certain diseases. Children are at a higher risk than adults, but these mobile phone […]

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Getting Your Baby to Sleep

sleeping baby blanket

Congratulations on your precious little bundle of joy that is a newborn baby. This is a beautiful time in both your own and your baby’s life as you both have to overcome new experiences. One of the most stressful for new mums is establishing a sleeping routine and getting your baby to sleep. Every baby is different but their basic […]

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Is the Flu Shot Worth the Risk?


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


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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