Stephen Penman

About Stephen Penman

Stephen Penman is Executive Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Foundation and Founder of Open Health. Previously, Stephen was CEO of the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) from 2008 to 2013. From 2004 to 2008, Stephen conducted the widely regarded ‘Yoga in Australia’ study, assisted with research into the attitudes of General Practitioners and Nurses to complementary therapies and was also appointed inaugural Course Co-ordinator of ‘Wellness, Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Management’, an online course he delivered in the Master of Wellness at RMIT.
25 08, 2015

NIH study shows no benefit of omega-3 or other nutritional supplements for cognitive decline

By |2017-02-23T21:06:09+11:00August 25th, 2015|Research|0 Comments

While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large clinical trial by researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that omega-3 supplements did not slow cognitive decline in older persons. Read more

6 03, 2015

Losing 30 minutes of sleep per day may promote weight gain and adversely affect blood sugar control

By |2017-02-23T21:06:13+11:00March 6th, 2015|Research|Comments Off on Losing 30 minutes of sleep per day may promote weight gain and adversely affect blood sugar control

Losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, a new study finds. Read more. Source: ScienceDaily