Health and Wellness

18/06/2018

Tips on avoiding and treating cold and flu

Simple, effective things to prevent coughs, colds and flu. The portals of entry are the nostrils, mouth and throat. As we all get back to work and school where we are in contact with many people, it's almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with viruses and bacteria, including H1N1, in...
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03/03/2017

Suggestions for mindful eating

Paying attention to your relationship to food is important for your health. Listening to your body and observing the activity of your mind in relationship to food can help you to make and maintain healthy changes in your diet. When we are on automatic pilot, we tend to act (in this case...
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04/05/2016

What is erythritol?

What is erythritol? Erythritol is a polyol or sugar alcohol. (Although neither a sugar or an alcohol, it is a combination of sugar and alcohol molecules) The substance stimulates the sweet receptors on your tongue. Available in a granulated or powdered form, it looks and tastes quite like whi...
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22/06/2015

​Adult bullying: the indignity and its consequences

You’re 7 years old and you’re playing in the school playground. You’re effortlessly gliding over the monkey bars and you jump to the ground, filling the air with a cloud of dust and lodging shards of bark in your sneakers. Suddenly it’s your turn to be “it” so you close your eyes, count to te...
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26/05/2015

Postnatal Depression – Identifying Risks & Working Proactively to Strengthen Mothers

Affecting approximately 13% of mothers, Postnatal Depression is a complex and persistent depressive disorder. It is debilitating and can have long-lasting emotional, psychological and physical effects on both mother and baby. Early identification of risk factors and appropriate diagnosis is e...
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30/07/2014

Understanding Fats

Society has long been told that saturated fat, the type found in meat, butter and cheese, causes heart disease. Fat has a stigma, it’s now a dirty word, and these days many people have a fat phobia, making sure that it is removed as much as possible from the diet, or making sure that the Hear...
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10/07/2014

Saving Time In The Kitchen

As per our recent post, we have compiled some handy ideas in order to save time in the kitchen and still get all the nutrients you need by incorporating 5 serves of vegetables per day into your diet! Chop up fruit and vegetables as soon as you get them home from the shops – pack in Tupp...
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17/06/2014

LOADED QUESTION - What's hiding in your fruit and veg?

Where did your fresh produce come from? (Yes, even your organic produce...) What's happened to it during picking, handling, packaging, transport, storage and supply before you, the consumer, get it? What's hiding in your fruit and vegetables? As a natural healthcare practitioner for over 38 y...
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22/05/2014

Study: Eating Veggies Lengthens Life Span

Once again research has emerged which confirms the importance of consuming a high amount of fruit and vegetables each day. We all know we SHOULD be eating a certain amount of vegetables and fruits, BUT do we consistently manage to fit it into our diet? The World Health Organisation says th...
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17/08/2012

Taxing Time for Immune Systems

Tax time, school holidays and changes in the weather can all lead to stress and reduced immune system function, leaving us susceptible to catching coughs, colds, flu and whatever else is ‘going around’. There is no quick fix for stress and lowered immune system function but as the old adage g...
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