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How To Quit Sugar in 7 Days

How To Quit Sugar in 7 Days

“No added sugar, you’re sweet enough!” Humans are born with a sweet tooth.  Breast milk is very sweet.  The sweet taste is nurturing and comforting.  Hence why we still reach for sweet foods for comfort even as an adult.  When people emotionally...

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All About Anaemia

All About Anaemia

Anaemia is one condition that can affect any age or stage in life.  It is defined as deficiency of red blood cells (haemoglobin) in the blood.  Haemoglobin carries oxygen around the body.  Oxygen is required in the energy equation to create...

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Past and Future Medicine

Past and Future Medicine

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates. Traditional Medicine was developed over generations within various countries/continents of the world before the era of modern medicine.  It stems from a natural and holistic view...

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Food For Thought

Food For Thought

We all know someone who is affected by Dementia or Alzheimer’s.  Alzheimer’s is the most common form of Dementia, it contributes to 60-70% of cases.  It is estimated 5-8% of the population over 60 years old has Dementia.  Some call it...

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Tips for Going Sugar Free

Tips for Going Sugar Free

Spring clean your diet with these top Tips for Going Sugar Free! High Quality Protein helps to balance blood sugar.  It keeps our blood sugar more stable so we don’t experience a rollercoaster of sugar highs and lows throughout the...

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Winter Wellness Wisdom

Winter Wellness Wisdom

Vitamin C is probably the most well-known nutrient for the immune system.  It is a water-soluble vitamin (like B complex vitamins) that cannot be stored in the body, therefore, must be consumed on a daily basis.  Vitamin C is found in kiwifruit...

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Sugar Cravings and Natural Sweeteners

Sugar Cravings and Natural Sweeteners

Do you ever feel full after dinner but still have a second stomach for dessert?  Evolutionarily, the sweet taste was so rare in nature and so highly prized, we developed a strong reward system for sweet tastes.  We crave the ratio of 50:50...

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Hyperthyroidism Natural Treatment

Hyperthyroidism Natural Treatment

The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located at the front of the neck.  It plays a mighty role for its small size.  It determines the body’s metabolic rate, energy levels and temperature.  Hyperthyroidism is overactive thyroid, when the body...

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