Useful Links


Reading provides to the mind what food offers to the body. In our case, reading helps make your mind and body healthier. So, here at Brisbane West Health, we encourage everyone to keep reading, gathering information, and learning. To help you start out, here are some links to sites that offer useful and relevant news, updates, advice, and general information about health-related issues you might be interested in.

For Those Struggling with Weight Problems

Weighty Matters is managed by Yoni Freedhoff, MD, an obesity medicine doctor who founded the Bariatric Medical Institute in Ottawa. His specialties are nutrition and weight management. Weighty Matters is perfect for those who are looking for an online information platform and support system for their journey to achieving better weight and better health without resulting to surgeries and other similar procedures. Freedhoff knows what he is talking about because, apart from being a doctor, he is also the author of the national bestseller The Diet Fix.

For the Fitness Nerd and Enthusiast

Nerd Fitness was created to inspire people to improve their lives by following a healthy lifestyle. The goal is to help individuals feel better, move faster, and live healthier day after day. The website features inspiring true stories of people whose lives changed significantly after they decided to take better care of themselves.

Healthy Living by The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post’s Healthy Living section is a treasure trove of information about health, nutrition, and fitness. Regular posts about health, wellness, diet and nutrition, and even mental health are found in this online source. Apart from the common medical or health-related issues, Healthy Living also features tips, suggestions, and experiences focusing on happiness, achieving a stress-free life, and fun articles that offer a lot of useful information.

The Alternative Medicine Authority

Chris Kesser is the author of The Paleo Cure/Your Personal Paleo Code and belongs to the distinguished list of the 100 most influential individuals in health and fitness as per His speciality is alternative medicine, something that he has been focusing on for more or less 15 years. His website contains a ton of information about personalised/functional medicine, which focuses on identifying and working on the underlying cause of health-related issues.