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September

Weight Loss Breakthrough: new research could stop childhood obesity epidemic

 

New research proves tomatoes cause weight gain in some yet weight loss in others (10). This is why your child can literally live on salad and still gain weight! It’s true, let me explain …

After 20 years of researching weight loss, health experts across the globe agreed that environmental pollutants played a significant role on childhood health (2).

However, what is new and exciting is the influence these have on microbiome diversity and everyone who wants to maintain a healthy bodyweight – no matter what age – needs to know this

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05

September

Tips to spring into better health

Weight gain over winter is more common than you think, with nearly 40% of women and 50% of men gaining up to 5kg over the cold season.

Now that September has arrived, we’re being greeted with longer days, warmer temperatures and a greater availability of fresh fruits and vegetables, making this time of the year the perfect time to “spring clean” our health and lifestyle habits.

If you’re looking to get your health back on track but don’t know where to start, here are our top 5 ideas:

 

 1 – Clean up your

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04

September

Where Are All Your Eggs?

 

Ever since you were a teenager your Sex Ed teacher, or probably your parents, drilled into you the importance of contraception. The ever looming ‘threat’ of pregnancy drilled into you as if it were easy.

So, you can imagine the frustration when you finally get to an age when a child doesn’t seem like such a crazy idea, and to find you’re one of the one in 6 couples in Australia affected by unexplained infertility caused by accelerated reproductive aging.

Accelerated aging of the reproductive system and aging eggs is triggered by

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09

August

Easy Ways To Beat Cold & Flu Fast

Feeling run down with a sore throat, runny nose, pounding head, cough, or fever? Perhaps you have not yet fully recovered from your last cold or flu and are feeling tired and exhausted?

Don’t suffer in silence waiting for your cold to run its course or to gradually feel better again. Instead, try these easy, natural ways to help you kick that lurgy and feel better, fast.

Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

Did you know that natural medicines do double duty when fighting an infection? Not only do they help you feel better quicker

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08

August

How to avoid work-related burnout

 

We’ve just reached two-thirds of the way through 2019 and if you’re yet to have a nice holiday or any time off, you’re probably starting to feel overwhelmed, tired, emotionally drained and unable to meet constant demands.

With more people working longer hours than ever, feeling stressed about work is extremely common. In fact, the World Health Organisation has recently deemed burnout as a workplace phenomenon. Work burnout is a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion that also involves feelings of reduced accomplishment. It is caused by excessive and prolonged

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17

July

10 ways to help your immune system:

If you’ve been suffering from a runny nose, blocked sinuses or a lingering cough it seems that you’re not alone. According to the Department of Health, between April and May the amount of people presenting with flu – like symptoms was more than twice the five-year average.

With many people suffering from these symptoms earlier than expected, we could be in for an uncomfortable winter if we don’t make some simple changes to help our immune system function better.

Here are my top 10 tips to help naturally boost your immune system:

1. 

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24

August

Heavy Metals – A hidden link to hormonal havoc

 

If you want to improve your hormones, you need to detox.

The accumulation of heavy metals such as mercury cause hormonal problems in both men and women, of all ages.  Mercury can interfere with the production or action of hormones and fertility. This means it can influence your health through every life stage; from puberty, fertility and menopause.

Heavy Metals, a link to Hormone Imbalance

Mercury is a nasty heavy metal that a lot of people are exposed to through dental fillings and diet.  Foods such as anchovies, albacore tuna, salmon, shrimp and

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17

August

Spring is here!

 

Spring Is Here! Is It Time to Detox?

Are you ready to say goodbye to feeling tired, bloated and overweight?  A Spring Detox is a great way to kick your health into action and get things back on track.

So What Is Detoxification?

Detoxification is a process that your body undertakes every day to help eliminate toxins and restore a healthy balance. Even if you eat well, exercise, and try to manage your stress, your systems of detoxification are challenged to keep up.  

As an Integrative Health Practitioner for over 20 years, I believe

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16

July

Insomnia – Tips to improve sleep

Tips to Improve Sleep

You toss, you turn; nothing feels right. Nothing feels relaxed.

The sheets are too wrinkled, the blankets too rumpled, the pillows too soft, and you just know you’re never going to get to sleep tonight.

Insomnia is a problem that haunts approximately 50% of the population. It rears its ugly head during times where we need our sleep the most – as we struggle through challenges at work, family crises and other emotionally stressful and draining events.  In severe cases, it’s a constant ‘companion’ to wider and more underlying

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