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Santa ironing clothes

How to Stay on Top of Christmas Planning This Year

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Although we love the lights and celebrations leading up to Christmas day, it can sometimes be overwhelming trying to cross everything off the to-do list before the big day. From organising presents to planning Christmas day lunch, to cleaning out the spare room, it’s expected that most people will forget a few things leading up to Christmas.

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What You Need to Know about Your Prostate

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

The prostate is a small organ part of the male reproductive system below the bladder. Its main purpose is to produce prostatic fluid, the main fluid found in semen, while the muscles around the prostate expel semen through the urethra during ejaculation. The walnut-sized organ can enlarge to the size of a lemon with age and often causes various health complications.

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What Causes Men’s Sexual Dysfunction and What Can You Do About It?

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Sex is an important part of life and involves both the body and brain working together for healthy sexual functioning. It’s normal to experience a diminished sex drive now and then due to life commitments, but if your sexual desire and inability to maintain/get an erection persists, you may be dealing with sexual dysfunction.

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Common Health Issues in Men

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Australian men account for 49.6 per cent of the population yet are more likely to die from serious non-sex specific health complications and accidents than Australian women.

The life expectancy of Australian men is 79 years while women are 84 years - a staggering five-year difference, which is also reflected across other countries.

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What Causes Low Energy in Men?

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

It’s normal for men to feel their energy levels deplete after a long, busy day although a variety of other factors can contribute to their low energy. Certain health conditions are more common in men than women and can have different health effects on men.

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What is Gout and How to Prevent Gout

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

What is Gout?

Gout is a type of arthritis characterised by sudden painful attacks and inflammation in the body’s joints. Gout commonly affects the big toe joint in the feet but can also affect other areas of the body, such as the wrists, elbows, fingers, knees and ankles.

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How Important is Kid’s Nutrition?

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

It can be tempting to give in to the convenience of feeding our kids processed and fast food after a busy working day. Regardless of how tiring it may be to force your child to eat their greens, they must be fed a nutritious diet as studies show that nutrition is a major contributor to healthy growth and learning development.

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Common Deficiencies in Children

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

Children must eat a diet filled with essential nutrients for healthy growth and development. Much of the nutrients consumed as a child contribute to their health in their adult years.

Below are common children deficiencies and the best sources for the nutrients.

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How Screen Time can Affect your Child’s Eye Health

By Caroline Tran, KOL Editor for NutriSmart

A child’s vision is essential for their growth and development as it allows them to see and understand the world around them. Most of what kids are taught in school are communicated visually, making the eyes a key component to their learning abilities. As the average family home is relying more on electronic devices for entertainment and connectivity, kids are at risk of developing eye complications if their screen time is not monitored and limited.

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