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Inflammatory and anti-inflammatory foods and lifestyle

Inflammation is a key underlying component of pain and a promoter of all chronic disease. Inflammation is a natural process the body initiates when an area or system is under stress (from injury, infection, mental stress, over exercise, poor diet, lack of sleep etc.), however when this inflammation gets out of control, it can wreak havoc on…

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Replace your toxic cleaning products with homemade

Every day we are exposed to a cocktail of chemicals in our cleaning products, sprays, furniture, varnishes and many more. We are now seeing these chemical residues accumulating in our tissues, including breast tumors. Add to this the fire retardants sprayed to all our new furniture and carpets, fumes from plastic products and kids toys,…

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Detox your personal care products

It has been estimated that on average, a woman exposes herself to 200 synthetic chemicals before she leaves the house every morning and 515 by bedtime. An average of 200 chemicals have been detected in the umbilical cord of newborn babies…meaning they have been exposed to this toxic soup even before birth. These can be…

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Simple tips to keep your blood sugar stable

Fluctuations in the levels of sugar in our blood can be detrimental to our health, contributing to symptoms such as fatigue, sugar cravings, weight gain, brain fog, hormone balance, immunity, high blood pressure, candida overgrowth and mood swings. When continued long term it can lead to chronic health conditions such as heart disease, cancer, candida,…

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7 ways to start your day well

We are all affected by stress to different degrees at different stages of our life. Everyone defines stress differently and have a different threshold for that stress. We all display stress differently. Any stress that we experience, both real or imagined, has an effect on our body tissues via our Nervous System. Stress increases the drive…

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Exercise – get more from less

At the start of each new year, many people choose to start an exercise program. Below is some useful information to support you to create a program that matches your interests, fitness level and experience, family situation, budget and health. Sometimes I see people complicate things so much that they end up confused with all…

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What in the world should I eat?

There is so much information out there about what we should eat. One thing that we can be certain of, is that there is no single diet that works for everybody and there is no quick fix. And it’s not all about what we eat…how we eat is just as important.  This is why I…

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Improve your health in less than 60 seconds

This brief exercise can be done in your chair at your office or home, in your car or out at the park.  It can benefit anyone, especially those with a repetitive occupation such as driving, sitting, caring for children or standing.  It will boost oxygen delivery and blood flow, helping to improve posture, reduce pain,…

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6 Week Meditation Course – Manage stress through meditation

Meditation is a method of stilling the conscious mind by changing brain wave frequency. By moving from ‘beta’ brain waves, which is the normal conscious functioning state, to ‘alpha’ brain waves, we quiet the conscious mind in order to bring about deep relaxation and stillness. Our body is designed to deal with short bursts of stress,…

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