Now more than ever, there is so much information to sift through surrounding health and wellness. Especially when it comes to things like gut health, good vs. bad bacteria and probiotics. Inside your gut, there are trillions of live microorganisms that make up your microbiome. All of these play a role in promoting either health or disease. Probiotics are […]


  Often, we will hear people mentioning “electrolytes” or “you should probably try and get some electrolytes in…” But what are those little guys, and do we really need them?   What are Electrolytes?  Weirdly enough, electrolytes are minerals that conduct electricity when dissolved in water. They are moved through the fluids in your body […]

Three Ways to Reduce Stress

                    We have all been hit with stress before, and we all know that managing stress while trying to maintain your daily tasks can be hard! Whether it is work, kids, or friendships… keeping up with all of that while trying to get a handle on […]

Biological vs. Chronological aging

Healthy Aging means so many different things, and has many avenues you can go down to improve your life. One of the factors that we should all be aware of, is biological versus chronological age and how they can be different.  Chronological Age:  Your chronological age is just what it sounds like, how old are you? It is […]

Happy Hormones

Do you know that from the moment you wake up until you fall sleep, there are unseen workers regulating your body processes? Without them, your cells won’t metabolize, you won’t have good sleep, and will generally feel like you’re in a ‘bad mood’. They are what we call, “happy hormones”. Serotonin, endorphins, and dopamine belong […]

How to Create Healthy Habits

                          Forming new, healthy, habits can feel IMPOSSIBLE sometimes. We have all been there. Sticking to a plan for a few weeks, and then slowly dwindling back into our old ways. It is a frustrating cycle. Here are 5 ways to help form, and […]

Proactive Aging

                    Aging… one of those inevitable things that some people seem to dread. But, why? Why are people so worried about getting older? Our guess would be, it is because, the people dreading getting older, are already *feeling* older. All those nights in their 20s when they didn’t […]

Back to Basics for a Healthier You

                          How about a little reality check on that New Year’s resolution you made to lose weight, eat healthier or start exercising?  Are you still going strong?  Or do you prefer not to talk about it? Don’t feel too bad if your enthusiasm […]

Health Tips for Strong Reliv Women

At Reliv, we celebrate women’s health and well-being. We believe that optimal nutrition and healthy living are essential for women to be empowered and ready to move mountains. To show our support, here are some Reliv health tips for strong women everywhere. Nourish the inside – Healthy aging has never been more simple – yes […]

Weight Loss Roadblocks

                        A New Year leaves many of us wanting to make healthier lifestyle choices.  If your resolutions included wanting to manage your weight, here are seven bad habits that you may not have known can hurt your weight loss goals.   Not Eating Your […]

Summer Essentials

                    Be sun safe When out in the sun make use of accessories such as sunglasses, beach umbrella, wide-brimmed sun hats, protective clothing like a rash shirt, and sunscreen. These will all help prevent sunburn and heat stroke. When choosing a sunscreen, make sure it has […]

Stop These BAD Habits

More and more health-conscious people are making exercise a regular part of their daily routine. If you run, pivot, or play you already know flexibility to exercise is vital to your continued mobility. However, the wear and tear of an active lifestyle, compounded by the effects of aging, makes it difficult to maintain healthy joint […]

What’s Your Why?

By Director of Product Development Tina Van You make hundreds of choices that affect your health every day. Some of them are easy decisions that require little thought such as, “Should I wear my seat belt?” or “Should I wash my hands?” However, most of the choices that we face trigger multiple parts of the brain […]

What Does Healthy Look Like?

By Director of Product Development Tina Van Horn On Saturdays, I run. That’s what I do. It is the rule; it is my routine. However, as much as we all love routine, when it comes to exercise, it’s good to shake things up occasionally. Shaking Things Up So that’s what I did last weekend, literally […]

10-Minute Activities for Staying Fit Together

By Director of Product Development and Fit3 Trainer Tina Van Horn Balancing Act of Family Health There is a continuous balancing act to make sure that everyone’s physical needs are met and that their bodies are healthy, without losing sight of their social, emotional, and spiritual health! Sheesh! No wonder parents are tired! Meeting all […]

Your Healthy Choice for Weight Loss

  ReShape is back in stock and here’s why it’s the healthy choice for weight management. There are several key ingredients in ReShape that have been shown to support weight loss: Advantra Z® – this bitter orange extract is a patented ingredient shown to boost your metabolism. Beet Powder – rich in nitrates and fibre […]

How Well Do You Know Your Body?

Metabolism is the process where your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. Energy is essential for us to live, do things that we love, and continue growing. Having a good metabolism is great for the body and equates to better health so we can enjoy our lives to the fullest. But as […]

Sleep Isn’t Just for Kids

  Do you stay up all night binge-watching your favourite TV show or scrolling through social media? Most adults need about 8 hours of sleep per night, however up to 4 in 10 Australian adults not getting enough good-quality sleep. Not getting enough sleep can seriously affect a person’s health, as well as impacting concentration […]

5 Immune System Myths to Bust

  Your immune system is one of those things that everyone thinks they know a lot about. There are a lot of “Immune Boosting Tips” out there that aren’t effective. Here are just a few of the common Immunity Myths that we are busting! “Boosting” Your Immune System It really would be great if we could all […]

What is Supplement Stacking and How Can it Improve Your Daily Life?

This post was adopted from Reliv International. In the age of the internet, it feels like everyone is always on the hunt for that super-secret, magic piece of health advice. The one that will give you the missing link to living your best life. Everyone has looked to Dr. Google to find the trick that […]

How To Workout With Your Kids

                        If you have kids or grandkids, it can be difficult to squeeze in a workout. But if you include them, you have a built-in fitness friend! Just keep the moves simple and find ways to interject a little competitive fun. For example, challenge them to […]

Tips To Break Your Winter Workout Rut

                    It’s so easy to fall into a slump during the colder months and forget all about your regular regime. During winter, we generally eat more, endure higher stress levels, and restlessness so it’s especially beneficial to push ourselves to get our legs moving and our […]

Vitamin C: A Nutritional MVP

  When we get enough, vitamin C can help detoxify our bodies, promote healing of cells and help us handle stress. It also supports good bacteria in the stomach, neutralises free radicals, protects us from pollution, and much more. Immune System Who will be first in your defensive line-up? When it comes to tackling germs, […]

The Power of the Pomegranate

  Throughout history, pomegranates have inspired artists, writers, and countless cultures as a symbol of good fortune. Recently, clinical studies have revealed what good fortune this juicy, crowned fruit can offer you in addition to its unique and sweet taste. As it turns out, this tree-grown treat is one of the best fruits out there […]

The Truth About Holiday Weight Gain

  This post was adopted from Reliv International In the chaos of travel, family, food, and shopping, it’s hard to feel like yourself! After Christmas and New Year, you’re guaranteed to feel the extra water weight from the heavy meals and treats. However, by making smart choices after those days, that water weight will become a […]

Fitness Inspiration for your Family

By Director of Product Development and Fit3 Trainer Tina Van Horn for Reliv International Balancing Act of Family Health As a mum there is a continuous balancing act to make sure that everyone’s physical needs are met and that their bodies are healthy, without losing sight of their social, emotional, and spiritual health! Sheesh! No […]

Immunity and Wellness: Q & A with Dr. Alfredo Galvez

This post was adopted from Reliv International. With the world focusing more than ever on wellness, many are wondering what we can do to support our immune systems and overall health. Director of Product Development Tina Van Horn recently spoke with Dr. Alfredo Galvez, Reliv’s Chief Scientific Officer and the discoverer of the lunasin peptide, to learn more […]

Plant-Based Protein Options to the Rescue

This post was written by Reliv Key Director Dawn Tucci and adopted from Reliv International. These are times of adaptation and change. Around the world, people have been faced with decisions about how we are going to navigate life, now and into the future. One of the things that we are experiencing is a shift […]

Wellness and Working Remotely: Why You’re Positioned for Success Right Now

  This post was adopted from Reliv International We’re in the wellness industry (something everyone is talking about right now) and our products are here to support your overall wellness during this season and every day. In recent days, the world has turned its attention to wellness and immune support, and Reliv has been at […]

Keep Moving to Fight Memory Loss

                        This post was adopted from Reliv International Movers and Shakers Research has shown a combination of activities and lifestyle choices may keep the brain healthy. Here are some ways to keep your mind agile and your memory resilient: Participate in recreational activities like […]

Why Supplement for Weight Loss

  This post was adopted from Reliv International and written by Director of Product Development & Fit3 Trainer Tina Van Horn. The food we eat plays an important role in our health and wellbeing. Missing balanced main meals and unhealthy snacking patterns can lead to poor diet quality, unhealthy body weight and consequently to the presence […]

How Women’s Nutritional Needs Change

                      This post was adopted from Reliv International and written by Director of Product Development & Fit3 Trainer Tina Van Horn There are so many quotes and social media tags promoting strong women, but the truth is, it takes a lot more than just a […]

Get Your Daily Dose of Colour

This post was adopted from Reliv International The colours of fruits and vegetables are a clue to the important phytonutrients each contains. Phytonutrients are powerful antioxidants that can help fight the damage caused to the body’s cells over time that can lead to premature ageing and disease. Phytonutrients offer a wide range of health benefits […]

Garlic: Good for More than Keeping Vampires Away

                        This post was adopted from Reliv International. Garlic and wooden stakes have historically been known for their protection against night-walking vampires. But garlic holds many other protective benefits. Garlic contains manganese, tryptophan, phosphorous, copper, protein, vitamin B1, B6 and C at only 42 […]

To Be or Not to Be Gluten Free?

  The post was adopted from Reliv International. Over the past decade, gluten-free diets have moved from a relatively unknown concept to a mainstream way of life. Even Oprah went gluten-free for a while – and if she’s doing it, you know it’s only a matter of time before everyone is. But even with an increasing […]

Fuelled by Reliv

Believed by many in the ultra circle as the world’s greatest endurance athlete of his time, Yiannis Kouros this week was given recognition for his stellar racing career, which dates back to the 1980s, and inducted into the Australian Ultra Runners Association’s Hall of Fame. Read the full article here and from all of us […]

Are you getting enough fibre?

  By Product Marketing Specialist & Fit3 Coach, Tina Van Horn When I first found Reliv, I thought the last thing that I needed was a fibre supplement. I mean, my gut seemed to be working just fine. I certainly had a lot to learn about all the health benefits of fibre! Fibre is one […]

How To Stop Overeating: Portion Sizes

    By Fit3 Head Coach Tina Van Horn. This post was adopted from Reliv International. Think you know what a portion of peanut butter looks like? Two tablespoons isn’t very much when you start smearing it on your bread. How about an actual serving size of ice cream? Who really only eats half a […]

Workout Moves To Get You Through The Holidays!

                        By Product Marketing Specialist & Fit3 Head Coach Tina Van Horn. This post was first published by Reliv International.  The holiday season is busy for everyone, but that’s no excuse to completely abandon your workout plan. Travel and family gatherings may disrupt your usual […]

Reliv Keeps You Moving

Keep Your Joints Healthy The wear and tear of an active lifestyle, compounded by the effects of aging, make it difficult to maintain healthy joint function. They may become less flexible and more painful. But continuing the right exercises combined with good nutrition can make a significant impact on your joint health — no matter what […]

How To Drink More Water

  This post was adopted from Reliv International Your body uses water in all its cells, organs, and tissues to help regulate its temperature and maintain other bodily functions. Because your body loses water through breathing, sweating, and digestion, it’s important to rehydrate by drinking fluids and eating foods that contain water. When you’re not […]

Core Nutrition with Dr Carl Hastings

                              This post was adopted from Reliv International As the industry leader in core nutrition, Reliv offers you easy solutions for getting those essential nutrients that you probably don’t get from food alone. Reliv Nourish/Now contains an optimal blend of vitamins, […]

Don’t Let a Stuck Scale Derail Your Efforts to Lose Weight

By Shannon Jurenka, Reliv Asia Pacific Marketing & Communications Manager Have you recently put in all your efforts to drop a few pounds and find that the scale has stopped budging?  Although you’re eating right, exercising more and incorporating new Reliv shake recipes, you’re finding the scale just won’t move in the lower direction.  Well […]

The Reliv Story

Who We Are Reliv is a wellness company that researches, develops and manufactures nutritional supplements to address the most fundamental of human needs – good health through balanced nutrition. Scoring a Victory for Mankind The creator of the first Reliv products was the late Dr Theodore Kalogris, who after returning injured from WWII, worked as […]

Healthy Habits from the Start

                          By Tina Van Horn, Reliv Product Marketing Specialist, originally published on Reliv International Blog. We are raising children today in a different society than most of us were raised in. Each generation faces their own unique set of challenges and today’s youth […]

Why Having Family Meals Together Is Better For Your Health

This post was adopted from Reliv International Even though hectic work and school schedules get in the way of sit-down dinners every night, it’s important to remember to make it a priority to get together around the kitchen table almost every day, even if it is just for five minutes at breakfast as you all […]

Form a Reliv-Vitamin D Friendship

This post was adopted from Reliv International. When it comes to your body getting enough of this vital nutrient, just 15 minutes soaking up the sun (without sunscreen) every day will increase your vitamin D production. And, on days when the sun isn’t shining, one serving of Reliv Nourish™ contains 10mcg (400 IU), which is […]

Eat Your Way to Healthier Sleep

                      This post was adopted from Reliv International Research by the Sleep Health Foundation has found between 33 and 45 per cent of Australians have poor sleep patterns that lead to fatigue and irritability that’s putting them at risk of low productivity. Most people who […]

Turning Back the Clock with Optimal Nutrition

There may not be a fountain of youth, but you can choose to live a healthy, active lifestyle to prevent the signs and symptoms of aging. Taking good care of your skin, cardiovascular health and mind – on down to the cellular level – can keep some of the less desirable parts of aging at […]

Living Healthy, Living Happy

This post was adopted from Reliv Fit3 A healthy lifestyle isn’t just about working out and eating well. Living healthy and happy starts with a strong, positive mental outlook. Mental and physical health go hand in hand, and many people struggle with their self-concept and self-worth. When people don’t feel good about themselves, they can […]