FCI India bound!

QLD Deputy Premier and Consortium Partners present at the signing ceremony

Australian Training Organisations Join Forces to Skill India

In a first for one of Queensland’s most valuable industry sectors, five public and private Queensland vocational education and training (VET) companies have formed a consortium to deliver vocational training and skills programs internationally.

The Queensland Skills and Education Consortium will support one of the world’s most ambitious training agendas – Skilling India – having secured an agreement with the Government of Kerala to provide a range of skills training opportunities for students in India.
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Lazy Sunday Scrambled Eggs

Sunday’s are a wonderful thing; full of possibilities, adventure, friends and family. So why not start your Sunday on a good note with a lazy protein and veggie packed breakfast that will prepare you for everything from AFL to the Zoo?

Eggs are a perfect powerhouse of protein, fats and minerals so when paired with fresh veggies the combination is delicious AND nutritious!
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Mince Pies

A healthier take on the old school favourites for this festive season. 

Christmas is usually seen as a time for eating and drinking all the things you deny yourself of for the year BUT it does not have to be like that!
Throughout the year and even over Christmas making smart decisions for the health of yourself and family should be a breeze; and not feel like a daily struggle of denial. Look to the old recipes and just tweek them that little bit to make the body and mind happy this festive season.
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Baby Boomer Couple Facilitates Healing Using Paleo and Clean Eating as Alternative Solutions

DENVER, Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Baby boomers and health-conscious adults now have the opportunity to choose another world destination for alternative health solutions: Yucatan, Mexico. Andrew Osborne and IxChel, founders of Yucatan Wellness a spiritual workshop retreat organization located in Southeastern Mexico, are helping bring ancient solutions to old problems. While ancient Mayan as well… Continue reading

5 Ways to Start Eating Healthier

Do you want to eat better but not sure where to start?

Here are 5 simple tips to help you on the road to a better diet.

1. Start with a nutritious breakfast.
Studies show that skipping breakfast may be risky to your health according to Menzies Research Centre in Tasmania. Over a long period of time your risk of heart disease and diabetes may increase.
Eggs and avocado on gluten free toast, berries with natural yoghurt, green smoothie or natural oats are all great way to kick start your day and can all be prepared within 10 minutes. For long lasting energy ensure you have a good balance of healthy fats and protein.
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The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Despite the bad reputation Coconut Oil has carried for decades, it has been partially vindicated in recent years.  Research shows that coconut oil offers some benefits to your cholesterol levels, heart health and overall well-being.

The saturated fat content of coconut oil was originally thought to contribute to high cholesterol and heart disease.  As scientists have started studying the fats in coconut oil, they discovered that not all saturated fats are alike  The saturated fatty acids in coconut oil are lauric and stearic acids, the same ones found in heart-healthy dark chocolate.
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Inflammation – The Body’s First Line of Defence

Inflammation is the body’s first defence against infection, but when it goes awry, it can lead to heart attacks, colon cancer, Alzheimer’s and a host of other diseases.

How can a simple infection lead to heart attacks and cancer? It’s the first response of your immune system to an infecting organism or foreign material that trips a switch leading to a “cascade” of biochemical events. Fluid floods the infected area along with a dozen different chemicals including white blood cells and histamine – all capable of producing the signs of inflammation – redness, swelling, and pain.
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Chicken – Health Food or Not?

Chicken is classified as one of the healthiest meals to add to your diet.

A rich source of protein, chicken is leaner and contributes too many vitamins and minerals. If you are buying conventionally raised chicken, you may be adding things to your diet that you don’t want.

Organically fed chickens have a diet of feed created from organic plan material.
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