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Vital.ly Restocks Metagenics

Vital.ly Restocks Metagenics

Supplement News Great news last week, vital.ly notified us that they had started to restock the Metagenics range. They provide an efficient, easy way to order many practitioners only supplements used by naturopaths. Your first order is freight free delivery Australia...

How stress can help you get stronger?

How stress can help you get stronger?

Where does stress come from? Ultimately, stress is an evolutionary body response developed over thousands of years. The automatic fight, flight or freeze response first presented itself when we had to flee from danger from wild animals that could kill us. Today this...

Post bushfire blues, how natural medicine might help

Post bushfire blues, how natural medicine might help

The recovery from bushfires can be very stressful We are all aware of the devastation caused by the bushfire season, storms, rain and hail. Due to the shock and extent of the damage from bushfires people are asking, will this be the new norm for our summers in...

Real benefits and tips for weight loss

Real benefits and tips for weight loss

Dear reader, welcome to my weight loss summary blog. If you have missed the extended version, here is a brief review, covering real benefits and tips for weight loss.  How to maximise our weight loss.  First of all, that identify some cutting edge suggestions that you...

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 8. Vegan Diet.

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 8. Vegan Diet.

Is a Vegan Diet Right For You? Veganism has become increasingly popular in recent times. People go vegan primarily to focus on personal health goals like managing their weight. Secondarily they are concerned about animal welfare, and thirdly for the health of the...

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 7. Vegetarian Diet

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 7. Vegetarian Diet

Is Vegetarian Diet Right For You? First of all, vegetarianism has gained a lot of popularity in the last few years as more make the shift. Even though some studies have shown no increase in longevity. Whereas other studies have shown a reduction in the incidence of...

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 6. Paleo Diet

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 6. Paleo Diet

Is Paleo Diet  Right For You? Paleo Diet has gained notoriety over the last few years. The diet's roots originate from the caveman days of palaeolithic man when he was a hunter-gatherer before farming emerged about 10,000 years ago. Researchers believe palaeolithic...

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 5. Intermittent Fasting

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 5. Intermittent Fasting

Is Intermittent Fasting Right For You? Intermittent fasting has one of the biggest followings today. Studies show that intermittent fasting may be one of the most effective strategies for the treatment of overweight and obesity ref Here are some of the many reasons...

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 4. Ketogenic Diet

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 4. Ketogenic Diet

Is Ketogenic Diet Right For You? If you have put on the weight over the past few years and tried all types other diets to no avail, then the ketogenic diet may just be what you are looking for. It directly targets your fat stores. The fat is burnt off through a...

21 ways to boost immunity with sleep

21 ways to boost immunity with sleep

Sleep is particularly vital in times when stress and anxiety are present. Good quality sleep reduces the chance of weakening your immune system. 

Lockdown, making the most of it!

Lockdown, making the most of it!

How to turn the tide on negative energy while "flattening the curve" Why not achieve some extraordinary milestones towards our goals while we manage COVID, we all desire some time off the everyday grind. The following ideas are high on my values, feel free to use them...

My Top Three Herbs for Cold and flu

My Top Three Herbs for Cold and flu

Firstly, I Consider the Quality of the Herbs When you are taking herbs to treat a cold or flu, you need to consider the quality. Especially if in the past you were not entirely happy with the result. Yet, a lot of this comes down to the herb’s quality and the dose....

12 Great Hygiene Protocols to Help Stay Well 

12 Great Hygiene Protocols to Help Stay Well 

Prevent Catching a Cold or Flu with These Hygiene Protocols.   1. Washing Your Hands Regularly Washing your hands regularly one of the best ways to prevent the spread of colds and flu. Furthermore, cross-contamination with unwell people is the most significant...

12 Naturals to Consider this Winter

12 Naturals to Consider this Winter

Prevent Cold and Flu With Natural Medicines  Studies show that Natural Medicines can prevent cold and flu and boost your immune system as well as provide a direct defence against infection. 1. Zinc  Zinc inhibits cold and flu viruses and it is a key mineral to assist...

12 Essentials to Muscle Up Your Immune System  

12 Essentials to Muscle Up Your Immune System  

The Most Effective Ways To Muscle Up Your Immune System This Winter   1. Be Street Smart. There’s a reason we have less sun in the winter. We are meant to slow down and rest more.  Make sure you get plenty of rest to restore your immune system. Do not stay out...

Immune Boosting Soup for Cold and Flu

Immune Boosting Soup for Cold and Flu

Chicken soup’s anti-inflammatory effect against colds and flu Chicken soup has long a history as a remedy for symptom relief for upper respiratory tract infections like colds and flu. Scientific research confirms that chicken soup has a mild anti-inflammatory effect...

Support Your Microbiome

Support Your Microbiome

Oats A Great Prebiotic The benefits of Oats. Apart from the great taste, this healthy grain is an effective prebiotic, which means it supports your microbiome. As a result, oats increase healthy gut bacteria. It contains high amounts of beta-glucan fibre and some...

Home Made Cough Mixture

Home Made Cough Mixture

A Remedy for Sore Throats. The use of raw onion dates back to the 1500s where it was used to reduce symptoms of colds, flu and other mild respiratory conditions. More specifically runny nose, sore throat, congestion, mucus and coughs. Due to compounds found in onions...

NOW is the time to prepare for winter.

NOW is the time to prepare for winter.

What most people do. Generally, for the majority, every winter when we get sick we vow to do the right thing and be better prepared for next year. So, let’s take action and protect you and your family from colds and flu. You have enough time before winter gets here. ...