Take charge of your health and wellbeing with Natural Health Simplified.
Listen in as author Lesley Braun and her team at Blackmores Institute provide simple science-based strategies to help you live a healthier life.
With snack-sized segments that are easy to listen to on-the-go, the podcasts offer practical tips and advice for anyone wanting to take more control of their health and wellbeing.
*Disclaimer: Information provided on this website and podcasts are for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a healthcare professional.
Welcome to our new podcast, Natural Health Simplified.
Can nutrients promote immune system function? We’ve all heard about vitamin C, but what about the evidence for other nutrients like vitamin D, zinc and selenium?
Diet is an important way to support immune system function. But is a good diet always enough? We discuss when lifestyle or life stage may call for a nutritional upgrade.
Herbal remedies have been used medicinally for generations in many cultures around the world. But where’s the evidence? We explore echinacea, astragalus, pelargonium and even a kitchen favourite, garlic.
“Food as medicine” is an appealing idea, but how do we do it? We discuss some simple science-based tips to add some immune-boosting foods to our diet.
Let’s be honest, there’s no fun in catching a cold and no shortage of theories in how to deal with them. Join us as we sort fact from fiction.
Did you know that some kids can get up to ten colds a year? We look at zinc, iron and vitamins C and D, and how good nutrition can help ...
We all want to help our kids do better against the common cold, but how can we tip the scales in their favour? In this episode, we take a look ...
Got a cold? Fear not! There are plenty of options for natural relief to help you feel better and get better. Listen in for practical tips to calm a cough, ...
Stress can cause problems if we don’t rest and recover. In this episode we discuss proven tips and tricks to help you stress less including St John’s wort, Siberian ginseng, ...
Exhausted, overwhelmed, and finding it difficult to perform at your best? You may be experiencing burnout. We discuss what to watch out for, and three well-researched natural medicines to help ...
Sleep and wellbeing go hand in hand, however, many of us have struggled with either getting to sleep or staying asleep at times. We review glycine, valerian, lemon balm and ...
Probiotics have grown in popularity over recent years, but what they are? How do you take them? And how do they work? We answer these questions and more while discussing ...
Join us as we look at a range of health conditions and the science-backed strains of probiotics best suited to treat them.
Have you considered how managing your energy levels can support your wellbeing? Join us as we discuss some energy-boosting strategies you can add to your day.
Omega-3s might be swimming in health benefits, but dose and format play a critical role. We discuss why we need them and why it’s about more than just fish oil.
Omega-3s are one of the most widely studied nutrients. Join us as we discuss the science-backed omega-3 benefits for pregnancy, infant development, arthritis, brain, eye and heart health.
Our bones are made up of living tissue and require good nutrition and care to thrive. In this episode, we discuss four strategies to support bone health.
Don’t simply put a little muscle stiffness or mild joint pain down to getting older. We look at five science backed ingredients to help reduce those niggles.
The only workout you regret, is the one you didn’t do. How can we stay motivated and make the most out of home workouts?
With research suggesting that a large proportion of Australian women don’t plan their pregnancies, we discuss the importance of healthy preconception and the necessary steps to support wellbeing during pregnancy.
There is a wealth of research behind the safe use of nutritional supplements throughout pregnancy. In this episode, we look at the nutrients that warrant consideration and how they can ...