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Give Your Body’s Immune System a Boost!
Give Your Body’s Immune System a Boost!March 8, 2020Our bodies are constantly being stressed by our complex and often harmful environments. There’s no getting around it. Fortunately, we have a fantastic defence system in place to protect us. The immune system is incredibly complicated and utterly vital for our survival. Several different systems anRead More
Understanding and Protecting Ourselves From Viruses
Understanding and Protecting Ourselves From VirusesFebruary 24, 2020Understanding and Protecting Ourselves From Viruses At the time of writing this post, the coronavirus outbreak remains an international emergency with over 79,000 cases worldwide. Besides washing hands and restricting travel, what else can we do? What do we know about viruses in general? The Virus TRead More
Inflammation and Pain
Inflammation and PainSeptember 11, 2019Ouch, that hurts! Sometimes we just make a simple move, sometimes a more challenging move or sometimes we really overdo it. Whatever the reason, we can suddenly strain or pull a muscle. Strains can happen in any muscle but they are most common in our lower back, neck, shoulder or hamstring. Strains Read More

GI-PROBALANCE for a Healthy Immune System
GI-PROBALANCE for a Healthy Immune SystemMay 25, 2019Almost everything we consume, food, liquids and supplements, are received, processed and distributed through the stomach and digestive tract. So why don’t we eat right and take better care of our tummies? Digestion starts and ends here – the stomach About 70% of your body’s defences are found Read More
Take care of your Body and it will take care of you: exercise and free radicals
Take care of your Body and it will take care of you: exercise and free radicalsMay 6, 2019As a nation, Australians love sport, they love to play sport, they love to watch sport and they love to bet on sport. They love to exercise and they love to venture into the great outdoors. From rugged coastlines to an endless outback, the favourable Australian climate is a great lure to enjoy many Read More
What does a healthy immune system look like?
What does a healthy immune system look like?December 12, 2018This has been a question I have been asking myself for a while now and here is my simple explanation on this vastly complex topic. Firstly, does it mean never getting sick? Is it okay to have occasional colds or flu? Some people believe if we are truly healthy we won’t get sick at all [&hellipRead More

Glycoscience Will Forever Transform the Fields of Medicine and Health
Glycoscience Will Forever Transform the Fields of Medicine and HealthApril 4, 2018Glycoscience aims to understand the structure and function of glycans or cell communication; the key to all life,  human, animal and plant. Glycobiology is the study of essential biological sugars, it has increased our understanding of how these sugars are used in the construction, maintenance andRead More
5 Essential Oils for Wellbeing
5 Essential Oils for WellbeingNovember 16, 2017I take my own wellbeing seriously and am responsible for my own health care. One of the tools in my arsenal is essential oils. The natural oils found in plants have been used for centuries to help support our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellness. Here are five that I value highly and aRead More
Soreness and stiffness
Soreness and stiffnessSeptember 21, 2017Your body is a complex system of muscles, joints, ligaments, bones, tendons and soft tissue. These systems work together to help keep your body supported and provide comfort and ease of movement during physical activity, whether performing average daily routines or exertion during exercise. But somRead More

What Makes This Aloe Vera Better Than the Competition?
What Makes This Aloe Vera Better Than the Competition?August 29, 2017Everyone knows that the aloe vera plant has many beneficial properties for the human body. But did you know that not all aloe vera plants and products are alike? A Company exists that uses only the inner leaf gel of aloe plants sourced from tropical plantations in the rainforest nation of Costa RicaRead More
Glyconutrients: The Sugars Your Body Really Needs
Glyconutrients: The Sugars Your Body Really NeedsJuly 15, 2017The category of nutritional supplements called Glyconutrients is so new that most of the experts in dietary supplements still haven’t heard of them or appreciate their importance. Glyconutrients occur naturally in many plants that have been used medicinally in various cultures for centuries. FRead More
Essential Oils – Find Your Natural Solutions Around the Clock! / Part 3
Essential Oils – Find Your Natural Solutions Around the Clock! / Part 3July 13, 2017Part 3 of 3 Are you a night person? Whether you need help winding down or help to sleep more soundly, read on. Live life more naturally, all day, every day, with  Essential Oils.  Discover what it means to make life easier through these natural yet effective solutions. Here are some ways to use eRead More

Essential Oils – Find Your Natural Solutions Around the Clock! / Part 2
Essential Oils – Find Your Natural Solutions Around the Clock! / Part 2July 11, 2017Part 2 of 3 Live life more naturally all day every day with  Essential Oils. These pure, versatile oils can be used in a diffuser, topically or as effective alternatives to the chemical additives found in many everyday products. Discover what it means to make life easier through these natural yet Read More
Essential Oils – Find Your Natural Solutions Around the Clock! / Part 1
Essential Oils – Find Your Natural Solutions Around the Clock! / Part 1July 10, 2017Part 1 of 3 Live life more naturally all day every day with  Essential Oils. These pure, versatile oils can be used in a diffuser, topically or as effective alternatives to the chemical additives found in many everyday products. Discover what it means to make life easier through these natural yet Read More
The Benefits of Essential Oils
The Benefits of Essential OilsJuly 9, 2017Essential oils are ultra-concentrated forms of some of nature’s greatest gifts — the natural oils found in plants. Oils have been used for thousands of years by cultures all over the world for their fragrance and various benefits. Application methods range from diffusion, inhalation or even topRead More

What’s All The Hype About Gut Health?
What’s All The Hype About Gut Health?May 10, 2017Gut health is a hot topic these days. Research is telling us that our food might be making us sick. Indeed our food might be contributing to heart disease, cancer, asthma, allergies, arthritis, depression and diabetes – the list goes on. Can we prevent disease by simply changing our diet? We aRead More
4 Reasons to eat low GI Foods
4 Reasons to eat low GI FoodsNovember 8, 2016Better blood sugar and insulin control It seems diabetes has become an epidemic. Insulin plays a major role in our metabolism and the way the body uses digested food for energy. The digestive tract breaks down carbohydrates, sugars and starches from food into glucose. Glucose is a form of sugar thatRead More
Pear and Ginger Smoothie
Pear and Ginger SmoothieOctober 9, 2016Variety is the spice of life so I’ve been having fun creating Smoothie recipes lately. Often I use frozen bananas and berries but decided I wanted to diversify and improve the nutrient density of my shake even more. I’m adding two new ingredients this week, pears and ginger.  Pears aRead More

Green Smoothie
Green SmoothieSeptember 25, 2016Looking for an energizing and delicious start to the day? Green Smoothie 2 ripe, medium, organic pears, peeled if desired 2 cups chopped organic kale leaves with tough stems removed 1–1½ cup(s) water 12 ice cubes (use less for a less frozen texture) 2 Scoops Vanilla TruPlenish Nutritional PowderRead More
Fresh Fruit Smoothie
Fresh Fruit SmoothieSeptember 24, 2016  Cutting fat and maintaining muscle couldn’t be easier or more enjoyable. Made with mangoes, peaches and strawberries, this fruity #Protein smoothie recipe is a must try! Ingredients: ½ cup fresh or frozen mangoes ½ cup fresh or frozen peaches ½ cup fresh or frozen strawberries 2 scooRead More
How to defend your body against free radicals
How to defend your body against free radicalsSeptember 21, 2016Excellent description of how free radicals are formed and the role of anti-oxidants in neutralising them; from http://bit.ly/2cnvAH2 A guide to free radicals and avoiding an overflow Our body is made of up of billions of cells with complex structures, forms and purposes. Depending on their structurRead More

Protein and Fat Loss
Protein and Fat LossAugust 18, 2016Protein is essential for our bodies and an important component of every cell. It’s needed for balancing hormones, for healthy hair and nails, assisting in weight loss, building and repairing tissue, and supporting a healthy immune system. Protein is also the key nutrient and building block for ageRead More
Is it possible to improve brain function?
Is it possible to improve brain function?July 28, 2016Do you like simple explanations? I do. The answer to this question could be very technical. As I’m not a molecular biologist or a doctor, I’m going to share the simple answer to this complex question. Researcher’s have discovered that the cells in our body use molecules called Read More