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Nominated for the 2018 Vince Russell Retailer of the Year Award!

GO VITA Warrnambool’s dynamic duo Jess and Lynn O’Keefe are off to Cairns for the 2018 Annual Go Vita Conference. We are also extremely excited to announce that the Go Vita Warrnambool store has been nominated for the Vince Russell Retailer of the Year Award.

A note from Susan Gianevsky!

I have never visited a Go Vita store that supports wellness as your store does. It is a breath of FRESH AIR seeing health decorating your shelves. Your team are so well trained to support every customer that walks into your store. I always feel uplifted when I walk into your store and am inspired to try new products to improve the health of my clients. I also see your store as an inspirational platform to learn more about new ways to support health and wellbeing.

I ate my placenta!

I ate my placenta, sounds gross, right? Well not really, I didn’t fry it up for dinner or put it in my morning protein shake; I had it encapsulated! This ancient Chinese tradition involves a professional who steams, de-hydrates then grinds it down and places into capsules. A new mother takes two capsules twice a day for two weeks then slowly reduces the amount until finished or freeze some for later.

The Greek island where people forget to die

On the Greek island of Ikaria, people suffer 80 per cent less dementia, 50 per cent less heart disease and 20 per cent less cancer than the rest of the world. Marcus Pearce considers why. Known as “the island where people forget to die”, Ikaria first came to prominence when National Geographic journalist, Dan Beuttner and his team, discovered the island as a Blue Zone. There are five Blue Zones in the world – small pockets on earth where the population enjoys longer lifespans than the average. Okinawa, Sardinia, Nicoya in Costa Rica and Loma Linda in California all share with Ikaria this prestigious title.

Go Vita Podcasts Now Live!

Tune in to Go Vita podcasts for the freshest health & wellness trends! Hosted by Marcus Pearce CEO of the Wellness Couch podcast network, you will just love our exciting line up of interviews with leading Australian health experts. Topics include hemp, digestive health, the power of Manuka honey and raw cacao to kick off our first season of podcasts.

Killing her Softly

You wouldn’t want to eat food that contains high amounts of chemicals, but do you know what you’re putting on your skin? When I first started working at Go Vita at 17 years of age, I read an article called “killing her softly” the article was written about the volume of chemicals a typical woman is exposed to within 2 hours of waking.

Nala - Self Care

The 6th of July will always bring up a lot of emotions for us the ‘would haves’ will never fade in my mind. 12 months ago, our world turned upside down when we were told that our baby's heart had stopped beating. I was 19 ½ weeks pregnant and I was induced and gave birth to our sleeping baby girl, we named her Nala Mae. There is not a day or moment that goes by I don’t think of our little angel. As I see it, the grief will never truly end.

Hemp Foods – Now Legal in Oz!

Hemp is the world’s most nutritionally complete food source. No other natural resource on earth offers the commercial, economic and environmental potential of hemp. Up until recently it wasn’t legal sell or market hemp as a food in Australia. But after acceptance of much scientific research, the Australian Government and food regulators have given it the green light so we can all enjoy the health benefits, as is done in most other countries around the world.

Awesome Aloe Vera!

Aloe vera is the famed first aid gel great for burns, bites and bleeds. This succulent spiky spear also settles digestion, diabetes and infections. Go Vita discovers the healing benefits of the aloe angel.

The keys to good mental health lie in the gut

A plethora of research continues to show the links between the health of the gut and that of the brain. Kale Brock investigates. Complementary health practitioners have drawn the link between our intestinal microbiota and overall health for some time, but only in the last decade have we really seen a big push from conventional medicine to solidify this theory with scientific evidence. There is now scientific evidence supporting the importance of gut health to prevent both Alzheimer’s disease and depression.

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