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Managing Autoimmune Conditions

Autoimmunity is characterized by chronic inflammation with the body’s immune system mistakenly attacking its own tissues. The underlying causes may include stress, hidden infections, food allergies or sensitivities, toxic exposure, genetic predisposition, nutrient deficiencies,

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10 HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS TIPS

10 Healthy Weight Loss Tips If you want to lose weight and get healthy, I believe low-carb is the way to go. It can be challenging to get started so getting some support can help. The idea is to replace glucose as your body’s energy source with ketones (produced when you burn fat). T

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Managing Hay Fever

Melbourne is one of the worst places for hay fever! It seemed to start very early this year and I have seen many sufferers at the clinic. Victoria has thousands of grasses as well as native and introduced plants and trees that release pollen and trigger allergic responses in suscept

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Foods to Improve your Mood

Foods can have a marked impact on our mood. Firstly… Cut caffeine (coffee, sodas, energy drinks). These increase your cortisol and adrenalin levels which can increase anxiety and make you feel worse. Cut processed and packaged foods. Often the foods that we reach for when we are feel

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Acid or Alkaline

Acid or Alkaline It is very important for the body’s pH balance to be right. The ideal pH of the body is around 7. A reading any lower than this indicates acidosis. There are many varied symptoms of acidosis. These include: Arthritis, aches & pains Headaches Digesti..

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How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep Prioritize sleep Sleep profoundly affects our quality of life, and is as important as diet and exercise. Rather than staying up late studying, watching TV, checking your Facebook page, or catching up on your emails, resist the temptation..Continue reading

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Spring Time! Detox Time!

Have you tried a Detox? Spring is the time for it! At last spring is here and the weather is getting warmer! As we shed some layers of clothing, this a good time to shed a few extra kilos that we have gained over the winter, as well as some unwanted toxins we’ve stored along the way..Continue Reading

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Dehydration

Are you Dehydrated? It can be a challenge to drink enough water during winter! Many people who come into the clinic are dehydrated leading to all sorts of health problems. Fatigue, confusion, memory loss, dizziness, dry wrinkled skin, constipation, eczema, headaches, urinary tract..Continue reading

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How are your Vitamin D levels

How are your Vitamin D Levels? If you live in Melbourne, chances are they are low. An estimated 73% of adults suffer from inadequate vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is created in the skin when exposed to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation. Summer and early autumn are ideal times to build our v.. Continue reading

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Herbs for Stress – ‘The Adaptogens’

Herbs for Stress – ‘The Adaptogens’ Many people that come into the clinic have stress related issues. We all have different tolerances to stress and what may seem stressful to one person isn’t necessarily so for another. Stress can have an impact on many aspects of our health and well .. Continue reading

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White Bean & Vegie Soup

White Bean & Vegie Soup One of the great things about winter is the food! I love warm casseroles and soups. This hearty white bean and vegie soup is quick and easy to make. I blended it so that the kids couldn’t identify the vegies and beans – and they loved it! It’s warm, nourish.. Continue reading

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