They say that grey hair is a symbol of wisdom. This is so true as many Australian seniors are now taking a more proactive approach to their own healthcare by doing independent research to stay healthy and active.
Tulsi, ashwagandha and cardamom are three of the hottest Ayurvedic ingredients right now, but the likelihood of them gaining mass appeal in Europe and the US is limited by scepticism of complementary medicine, it has been claimed.
Australia’s complementary medicines industry has warned the opposition Labor party that its new policy to cut the rebate for natural therapies was a “false economy” that would only succeed in damaging the nation’s health.
More than 70 university academics have demanded that the New Zealand government imposes a “significant tax” on sugary drinks, claiming that the move would improve health in the world’s fourth-most obese nation.
The Australian complementary health industry lobbied state and territory ministers assembled at a Medicare reform meeting in Canberra last weekend to press for increased policy recognition for natural nutrition.