Have you seen my keys?

Most people blame the fact that they have difficulty remembering where they left the keys or finding the right words on aging, but is this necessarily true? According to the research brain fog is a sign of brain inflammation, and not a inevitable part of aging. When the brain is inflamed nerve conduction is slowed which […]


Ok, so this is something all us females will eventually go through! And is often one of the biggest hurdles for women in their late 40’s early 50’s to transition through. So I thought I would give you a bit of a low down on what’s going on, what the main symptoms are, and what […]

Natural Health Alternative to Treating Alzheimer’s Disease

Copy of article written by Denise Melton which was published in Avena Magazine, Summer 2015, Vol 15 (4),  quarterly magazine of the New Zealand Association of Medical Herbalists Introduction Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease and the fourth leading cause of death in developed countries, with the incidence set to rise dramatically […]

Merry Christmas from Vitalise

Have a wonderful Christmas with your friends and family or wherever you may be. We wish you safety, happiness, laughter and sunshine. We sincerely hope you are able to unwind and fully recharge for the start of the New Year. Remember if you are picnicking or eating BBQ foods please ensure you store and cook […]

Are green smoothies good or bad?

In an attempt to lead a healthier life and get in daily greens a lot of people are turning to green smoothies as a replacement for breakfast. But just how beneficial are these drinks for you and do they have a down side? Sugar content of your green smoothie By blending greens with fruit the […]

Diet cults, when a way of eating becomes an obession

From Paleo to Raw, there is a diet to suit every mood and personality type, and often followers advocate that their way is the best and only true way to stay healthy. Often their commitment goes well beyond the facts, people get emotionally attached and vehemently defend their belief in their chosen diet. The media […]

The Ideal Diet

Spring is here and it is a great time to re-evaluate your dietary needs, now that the weather is warmer and you will be doing more activities. What follows are some guidelines to not only get the energy needed from food but the phytonutrients and minerals that protect us from chronic disease. Eat a variety […]