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 […]

Healthy Skin From the Inside Out

                          This post was adopted from Reliv International From dark circles to wrinkles, there are many factors that contribute to the demise of your complexion. Thankfully, there are simple steps you can take to get that healthy, happy glow we all want. And it starts […]

3 Ways to Stick with Your Healthy Resolutions

                              By Tina Van Horn, Reliv Product Marketing Specialist and originally posted by Reliv International How about a little reality check on that New Year’s resolution that you made to lose weight, eat healthier or start exercising? Are you still going strong?  […]

Turn Back the Clock Through Healthy Aging

                          This post was adopted from Reliv International Healthy aging is a hot topic. Whether you’re concerned about weight gain or chronic diseases, the key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. The good news is that no matter your age, it’s never […]

Why Weight Loss Plans Should Include Micronutrients

                        This post was adopted from Reliv International and was written by Tina Van Horn, Reliv Product Marketing Specialist. Most weight loss plans focus on reducing caloric intake of macronutrients (protein, fat and carbohydrates) and increasing caloric expenditure through exercise, leading to an energy […]

Chronic Inflammation: Put Out the Fire

This post was adopted from Reliv International   ACUTE INFLAMMATION: THE QUICK FIX Acute inflammation is your body’s reaction to something foreign, such as viruses, bacteria, allergens and trauma. When the foreign invader is no longer a threat, the inflammatory response should return to its healthy state: ready but not active. Acute inflammation is an important immune response that protects you from infection and repairs tissues […]

Dr. Carl Explains 4 Reasons Reliv Products Work

                          This post was adopted from Reliv International By Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Carl Hastings It’s always exciting when someone new starts taking Reliv products. They like the taste of the shakes and how simple it is to take the […]

Staying Healthy While You Travel

                          This post was adopted from Reliv International We’ve all been there. You plan a relaxing vacation, but when you return home your souvenirs include digestive issues, viruses or even some extra kilos. The good news is that with a little bit of […]

Mastering Mindful Eating

  Eating is a natural, healthy, and pleasurable activity for satisfying hunger. However, in our food-abundant, diet-obsessed culture, eating is often mindless, consuming, and guilt-inducing instead. Mindfulness, the concept of being present in the moment, and mindful eating, being aware of all facts of the eating process, is being used widespread as a tool to […]

Have You Had This Talk With Your Doctor?

                          This post was adopted from Reliv Internationl By Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Carl Hastings If your doctor knew you had a health condition that puts you at increased risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and many other chronic health conditions, […]

Designed to Move

By Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist Angie Janes, M.Ed., M.A. The National Physical Activity Guidelines for adults state that Australian adults should do at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity, physical activity on most days. However, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare only 43% of Australian adults actually […]

4 Golden Rules for Greener Health

                      Living green means we recycle, create less waste, and use fewer resources. These are all important ways to protect the environment. But what are you doing to green up your health? A healthy environment and a healthy lifestyle go hand in hand! Don’t pollute […]

Food Fight: Tips to Get Your Toddler Eating!

A toddler who refuses to try a new food at least half of the time is a fussy eater. Approximately half of all toddlers fit this description, so it is no surprise that food issues are a source of stress for parents. Here are some tips to get your tricky toddlers eating right: Offer healthy options: […]

Nectarines: A Smart Summer Snack

                        This post was adopted from Reliv International Summer is a fabulous time of year, not only for warmer weather but for the variety of delicious fruits that hit the supermarkets. The nectarine is one of those sweet and juicy fruits that provide a […]

Beating Workout Boredom

This post was adopted from Reliv International The running shoes sit inside your closet, staring you down. When are you going to take me to the gym again? You pretend not to notice them and reach for slippers instead, knowing you’ll have much more fun at home tonight. When was the last time I used […]

Make Exercise a Habit

For many people, ringing in the New Year will include making a commitment to healthier eating and more frequent exercise. Are you determined to meet your weight loss goals this year? The hard part is actually sticking to it and making real changes! Here are a few tips to help you keep on track and make […]

Helpful Weight Loss Hints

This post was adopted from Reliv International Sticking to a weight loss goal is never easy, and keeping the weight off once you’ve lost it can be an even bigger challenge. Living a healthy life means eating right, exercising and taking care of ourselves. It requires being healthy in mind, body and spirit. For results […]

6 Tips for Healthy Happiness

                          (This post was adopted from Reliv International) Think Healthy to Be Healthy 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, […]

What you Need to Know About Vitamin B6

                        Benefits of Vitamin B6 Vitamin B6 (or pyridoxine) is involved in the process of making serotonin and norepinephrine, which are chemicals that transmit signals in the brain. It is needed for protein and carbohydrate metabolism, the formation of red blood cells and is […]

8 Health Benefits of Increasing your Fibre Intake

                                  Experts recommend 30 to 35 grams of dietary fibre per day for a variety of health benefits. The average person gets only about 10 grams. Here’s a list of health benefits to encourage you to increase your daily […]

Epigenetics: All in the Family

                          by Tina Van Horn, Director of Research & Business Development at SL Technology Inc., a Reliv Company (This post was adopted from Reliv International)   Nature and Nurture Everyone has genetic predispositions, those things that “run in the family.” For many this is […]

Don’t Make the Mistake of Missing Breakfast

“I don’t have time for breakfast.” Does this sound like you? We’ve all been guilty of putting our morning meals at the bottom of the priority list; typically somewhere between getting the kids ready for school and running late for the train. While the odd missed breakfast might seem innocent enough, you’re actually missing out […]

Bioavailability Makes Nutrition Count

                      This post was adopted from Reliv International Absorb This Do you ever wonder what nutrients you just ate are doing in your system? Maybe that vitamin C is being used to fight an infection, or hopefully that protein went straight to those abs you’ve been […]