What are the Benefits of Magnesium?

Magnesium is an essential nutrient, but is lacking in many diets. Should you take a magnesium supplement? There is no universal answer to the question, but the symptoms of a magnesium deficiency should [...]

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Nourishing the Body

At Petrozzi Wellness Centre, we define Integrative Medicine as "a blend of various conventional and natural therapies and lifestyle interventions, taking a holistic approach towards the physical, psychological, social and spiritual wellbeing of [...]

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Dr. Elstein: the Obesity Epidemic

Anti-ageing specialist Dr. Michael Elstein, presented three lectures at the 2015 annual conference of the Society for Anti-ageing, Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine in Malaysia. The audience, comprised of medical professionals and specialists, heard [...]

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What You Need to Know About Herbal Supplements

2015 got off to a bad start for herbal supplements in the United States when major retailers GNC, WalMart, Target and Walgreens were caught out carrying supplements that didn't actually contain the herbs [...]

Are Vitamins Good for You?

We used to assume that vitamin supplements were harmless at worst and beneficial to your health at best. Then some studies were released that questioned this conventional wisdom. Are vitamins good for you [...]

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Dr Elstein’s 4 Pillars of Health

Dr. Michael Elstein is one of Australia’s premier voices in holistic health. A Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine,  Dr. Elstein has appeared on Australian media and presented seminars to doctors and the general public throughout Australia. A recognised expert in the field of anti-ageing and holistic medicine, Dr. Elstein is now available for monthly consultations at Petrozzi Wellness Centre.  For more details, please email Norma at or call 95180096 to book an appointment. […]

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Beat Colds and Flus Naturally

We often call winter “cold and flu season” and think of it as the time of year when colds and flus are as unavoidable as the arrival of the season. We wait for colds and flus to strike and then reach for an over-the-counter medicine to make us feel better. Nutritionists and holistic practitioners recommend another way to beat colds and flus naturally: with disease fighting foods. […]

Healthy Aging

Your body is an amazing self-healing and self-regenerating miracle. Capable of regenerating after a wound, healing from traumatic events, repairing a broken bone, completely recovering from cancer and the list goes on. In [...]

Healthy Holiday Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

One of the things children love most about the holiday season is all the treats they get to indulge in. They don’t want to be spoilsports, but health conscious parents can’t help but worry about all the sugar and fat children consume over the holidays. What’s the solution? Combine play with healthy food by making these healthy holiday whole wheat sugar cookies with your children this holiday season.

Nutritional Guidelines

Your dietary intake and eating habits offers one of the most influential means of determining how you feel and perform on a daily basis. By following some basic dietary principles, not only can [...]