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Articles, News, Information & Education

Please browse through our education, information and news to see what the latest is, at Riverside BodyScan. We would love your feedback, or questions, to inspire us to research new areas, answer questions or update you with the latest.

Carbohydrates and Exercise

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: Education|

Why are carbohydrates important? They are your main muscle fuel during exercise Your brain exclusively runs off carbohydrates e.g. glucose They’re an important source of vitamins, minerals and nutrients such as fibre They help to keep blood sugar levels (energy) stable They help to keep us full They’re an excellent source of fibre which fuels [...]

Protein and Exercise

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Education|

Why is protein important? Consuming protein after exercise enhances muscle protein building Eating protein within the hour after exercise helps to prolong the muscle building effect of exercise, promotes muscle gain and prevents muscle losses It helps to maintain muscle mass It promotes satiety and fullness It is the building block of every cell [...]


By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Careers|

ARE YOU THE RIGHT PERSON FOR OUR TEAM? Administrative Assistant Casual and Permanent Part time We are seeking a highly organised, customer focused, experienced administration person to join our team working a variety of shifts. Duties include phone and personal greeting of patients, scheduling appointments, assisting the scanning technicians, acupuncturist, chiropractors, podiatrists, dietitians, remedial [...]

Staying on track over the Christmas party season

By | December 12th, 2017|Categories: Education, Nutrition, Opinion|

Staying committed to your health and fitness goals over the Christmas period does not mean depriving yourself completely or saying no to fun. Stay on track this holiday season with these four tips. 1/ Have a good attitude A lot of people throw in the towel as soon as the silly season rolls in, and [...]

Five things standing between you and your healthy self

By | October 29th, 2017|Categories: Education, Nutrition|

Do you feel like you’re putting in the hard yards at the gym and not getting the results you expect? Making little to no progress is frustrating and can seriously derail your motivation. Before you throw in the towel, here are some common pitfalls that may be standing in your way of achieving your health [...]

Five “health foods” not to waste your money on

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Education, Nutrition, Opinion|

Struggling with your weight? Clever marketing by food manufacturers who are more focused on the size of their pockets than the state of your health may be hoodwinking you out of focusing on things that will actually help you. Society’s interest in healthy eating has grown exponentially, mirrored closely by the number of so-called “health [...]

Sleep Right, Feel Bright

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Sleep Deprived? Feeling like a wreck? You're not alone. We are increasingly becoming a sleep deprived society, and you're about to find out why this is such a disaster, and why you see so many of "the walking dead" wandering around your workplace. According to Andrew Calvin, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, “Sleep [...]

World Osteoporosis Day Press Release

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Education, Osteoporosis|Tags: , , , |

October 20th marks World Osteoporosis Day, a day to think about your bone health and the bone health of those around you, which is timely considering over 60% of Australians currently suffer from low bone mineral density. Osteoporosis, which affects over 1 million Australians, is a condition in which bones become thinner and more fragile, [...]