Embrace Age

At Nutra-Life we believe that we shouldn’t fear growing older, we should embrace it! We all accumulate a lifetime of unique experiences and memories that continue to shape who we are.

This series will have a look at women across various backgrounds and how they have learnt to cast away the negative connotations to embrace their age, as well as provide some helpful tips to maintain your health along the way.

December 17, 2018
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The benefits of combining exercise with socialising

Studies have shown that as many as one quarter of adults worldwide don’t get enough exercise. This is problematic for a number of reasons, including a lack of regular exercise being the leading risk factor for non-communicable diseases (like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity), negative impacts on mental health and eventually diminishing your overall quality of life.[1] While many reasons are often cited for this lack of […]
December 16, 2018
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Embrace Age – The Podcast – Ep 7: Happiness is an inside job

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this episode, Mel chats to psychotherapist Anne Serry on the pursuit of happiness and the journey towards self-understanding that comes to fruition in your fifties
December 16, 2018

Embrace Age, The Youtube Series Ep 7: Happiness is an inside job

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this episode, Mel chats to psychotherapist Anne Serry on the pursuit of happiness and the journey towards self-understanding that comes to fruition in your fifties
December 13, 2018
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The link between the gut and healthy aging

Within our gut exists an entire world of microorganisms; with more bacterial, fungal and microbial cells living in our guts than human cells exist in our entire bodies. While research into our gut biomes is in its infancy, early studies are suggesting strong links between our mental health, immune health and overall health and our gut microbiome. When the helpful bacteria in our guts (known as “probiotics”) are out of […]
December 10, 2018
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Embrace Age – The Podcast – Ep 6: The Power Of Example

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this latest episode, Mel chats to artist and publicist Catherine Swan about the power of example, taking control of your life and having acceptance.
December 9, 2018

Embrace Age, The Youtube Series Ep 6: The Power Of Example

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this latest episode, Mel chats to artist and publicist Catherine Swan about the power of example, taking control of your life and having acceptance.
December 5, 2018
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How to deal with arthritis pain as we get older

Arthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition affecting both young and old alike. Pain from this ailment can impact your life negatively in a myriad ways, especially as you age, limiting your movement and leading to reduced physical activity, less motivation to venture out and stay social and potentially lead into other issues such as weight gain and a decline in your mental health. However, if you do experience […]
December 2, 2018
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Embrace Age – The Podcast – Ep 5: It’s All Small Stuff

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this latest episode, Mel chats to Irene Patsalides, founder of Mirenesse Cosmetics, and creator of one of the world’s leading mascaras. Irene shares ideas on her (well researched) wellness routine and why it’s important to not sweat the […]
December 2, 2018

Embrace Age, The Youtube Series Ep 5: It’s All Small Stuff

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this latest episode, Mel chats to Irene Patsalides, founder of Mirenesse Cosmetics, and creator of one of the world’s leading mascaras. Irene shares ideas on her (well researched) wellness routine and why it’s important to not sweat the […]
November 25, 2018
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Embrace Age – The Podcast – Ep 4: Why It’s Never Too Late

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this latest episode, Mel chats to director, DJ and founder of Silverfox Network, Gillian Bartlett, about changing perceptions, why it’s never too late to start something new and faking it until you make it.
November 25, 2018

Embrace Age, The Youtube Series Ep 4: It’s never too late

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In this latest episode, Mel chats to director, DJ and founder of Silverfox Network, Gillian Bartlett, about changing perceptions, why it’s never too late to start something new and faking it until you make it.
November 21, 2018
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Embrace Age – The Podcast – Ep 3: Put Yourself First

 Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In the latest episode, Mel chats to Janet Roach of The Real Housewives of Melbourne (Instagram) about self-care – and not caring what other people think.
November 19, 2018

How can I sleep better during menopause?

Between 45 and 50 years of age, most women will enter into menopause. Referring to the final menstrual period and marking the end of a woman’s reproductive phase of life, menopause comes with a range of less than ideal symptoms including hot flushes, aches and pains, loss of libido and, perhaps the most detrimental to your day to day life, disturbances in your normal patterns of sleep. Despite these drastic […]
November 13, 2018

Should we change our fitness routine as we age?

Should we change our fitness routine as we age? As we age, our bodies start showing signs of ageing as muscle function, healing ability, and blood flow start slowing down. As such, we should be looking at redefining our fitness routines every decade or so, as what worked for our bodies when we were in our twenties and thirties may not be as effective – or even damaging – in […]
November 5, 2018
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Embrace Age – The Podcast – Ep 1: Put Yourself First

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In the this episode, Mel chats to yogi and wellness coach Fiona Goldsmith (Instagram) about life after divorce, the cosmetic benefits of meditation and the importance of putting yourself first.
November 5, 2018
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Embrace Age – The Podcast – Ep 2: Ambition Before Beauty

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In the latest episode, Mel chats to Wendy Jackman Mace, creative director of Australia’s leading independent creative media agency, Cummins & Partners about topics such as confidence, self-image and finding your personal style with the help of a professional.
November 5, 2018

Embrace Age, The Youtube Series Ep 1: Put Yourself First

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In the this episode, Mel chats to yogi and wellness coach Fiona Goldsmith (Instagram) about life after divorce, the cosmetic benefits of meditation and the importance of putting yourself first.
November 5, 2018

Embrace Age, The Youtube Series Ep 2: Ambition Before Beauty

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In the latest episode, Mel chats to Wendy Jackman Mace, creative director of Australia’s leading independent creative media agency, Cummins & Partners about topics such as confidence, self-image and finding your personal style with the help of a professional.
November 5, 2018

Embrace Age, The Youtube Series Ep 3: ‘The Older I Get, The Less I Worry’

Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In the latest episode, Mel chats to Janet Roach of The Real Housewives of Melbourne (Instagram) about self-care – and not caring what other people think
July 18, 2017
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4 Tips for Building Better Heart Health

Better heart health = better life quality Your heart is probably the hardest-working muscle in your body. With each beat, this fist-sized organ pumps blood to every cell from your head to your toes. That blood carries vital nutrients and oxygen to all your cells, then collects waste products and toxins so that they can be eliminated.
July 18, 2017
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4 simple food swaps that to help keep your energy levels up

Wish your energy levels were higher? It all starts with your cells… If you regularly wake up tired, and then end each day sprawled out on the couch, you’ve probably wished for more energy. To make that happen, it helps to understand your body’s energy-production process. If you zoom in to a cellular level, you’ll find that every single cell in your body contains several little organelles called mitochondria.
June 1, 2017
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Which Foods Can Boost Your Memory

There’s no argument that physical and cognitive exercise can benefit your mental ability. However, why stop there? Just like topping up your car with a specific type of fuel for the best performance, you should feed your body with the appropriate foods for optimum functioning. Part of preventing the risks of certain health conditions is to maintain your body’s wellbeing in the best way possible.
May 8, 2014
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The Best Foods to Eat to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

Throughout your life, it’s likely you’ll be faced with complications with your blood pressure. In most cases, it’ll be higher rather than lower, but extremes in both aren’t doing great favours for your healthy lifestyle. The Australian Heart Foundation found that in 2011‐12, the number of Australians who had high blood pressure increased with age.