Our most read articles of the year

Written by Endeavour College of Natural Health | 26 December, 2022

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Which articles from the Wellspring Blog had people clicking this year? What topics were trending? What type of content captured your attention? From an Open Day info piece to whether men can breastfeed – As 2022 comes to a close, we’re rounding up the most-read articles of the year.

#5 Why attend Endeavour’s Open Day


Sure, you can flip through a brochure or peruse the website to discover more about life at Endeavour College of Natural Health – but, if you’re looking to level up and truly experience what we’re all about, it’s gotta be Open Day! Each year, we hold Open Days on our campuses to give prospective students the opportunity to learn about and experience what it's like to be a student at Endeavour. You can meet current students, tour the campus, meet with Admissions Advisers, visit the student clinic, learn about the courses, explore pathways and more! This info piece about Endeavour Open Day took fifth place in the most-read articles of 2022 – Read on.

#4 How to make every day work for you using the ancient Chinese Body Clock

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What if we told you that there’s a formula for a perfect day? Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, not according to the ancient Chinese Body Clock. Over thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine not only uncovered how our organs work but also how each of them impacts our emotions and spirit – The Chinese Organ Clock can be used as a guide to understanding your energy cycle and tapping into the natural flow of your body. By syncing your routine and activities to your body clock, you will be flowing with the natural current (so to speak). This fascinating insight into natural energy flows took out fourth place on our list – Read on.

#3 Avoid these 7 mistakes for the very best bone broth

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It’s been around for a while, but there’s been a spotlight on bone broth over the past few years (and with good reason). The nutritional superpowers of bone broth come from the gelatin and minerals that are extracted from the bones during the cooking process. Gelatin is a key component of connective tissue and aids various kinds of healing in the body. It’s formed via the collagen in the tendons and ligaments in the bones when heat is applied. In addition to gelatin, there’s a wide range of minerals that are filtered from the bones and marrow such as calcium, magnesium and potassium. This article containing tips for making top-notch bone broth sits proudly in third place – Read on.

#2 Low-cal ‘konjac pasta’: wonder noodles or a nutritional black hole?

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Konjac noodles, we meet again… This article continues to pop up in our online analytics, so we weren’t surprised when we saw it appear once again in our most-read articles of the year! Konjac is a root vegetable that has been consumed throughout Asia for centuries. When made into pasta, no grains are added and they contain no sugar – perfect for any pasta lovers wanting to go grain or sugar-free. Previously, konjac products were only stocked in Asian grocers, however, they’ve slowly but surely made their way into Aussie supermarket chains (where they’ve been flying off the shelves). The question is, do these low-calorie pasta/noodle alternatives hold any nutritional value? This investigation into the highs and lows of konjac noodles sits proudly in second place – Read on.

#1 Can men breastfeed?

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Taking out first place in our most-read article race is this piece on the topic of men and breastfeeding. Sorry, what? It’s true! Although rare, there are historical records of men breastfeeding their infants, usually when the mother was unable to because of illness or death – One of the earliest mentions comes from the Talmud (published around the year 200 CE in Israel), which describes a man who nursed his infant after his wife's death during childbirth. How is this possible? Find out by reading our most popular article of the year.

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The College is known as the centre of excellence for natural medicine and is respected for its internationally recognised academic teams and high calibre graduates. Endeavour offers Bachelor of Health Science degrees in Naturopathy, Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine, Acupuncture Therapies and Chinese Medicine, Undergraduate Certificates, a Diploma of Health Science and massage courses.

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