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Fatigue… beyond iron deficiency

Fatigue… beyond iron deficiency

Do you go straight to the pharmacy or health store to buy iron tablets at the first sign of fatigue?  Without a blood test to confirm your iron levels? Do you know that it can be dangerous to take iron tablets if you don’t need to, especially...

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Oestrogen Dominance

Oestrogen Dominance

Oestrogen dominance is a state in which a woman does not have sufficient progesterone to balance the amount of oestrogen in her body. Oestrogen and progesterone levels usually swing like a seesaw i.e. when oestrogen increases, progesterone...

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Enhance Your Resilience to Stress

Enhance Your Resilience to Stress

Are you tired but wired?  Here are my top 10 tips to enhance your body’s resilience to stress… B complex vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B7) are vitally important for the adrenals and energy production. B vitamins are water soluble...

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Break the Cycle with Carb Cycling

Break the Cycle with Carb Cycling

Stuck on a low carb diet?  Fearing the dreaded weight gain when you reintroduce carbs?  Even Paleo advocates can benefit from this. Carb Cycling does not involve eating less, it is a smart way of timing your macronutrients (carbs, fat and...

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Cholesterol ~ Lower Naturally

Cholesterol ~ Lower Naturally

Our liver synthesises 1000-1400mg (about 80%) of our cholesterol on a daily basis.  While 300mg is the upper limit of our recommended daily intake (RDI).  Our liver has an intelligent feedback mechanism which regulates our endogenous production...

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Health Benefits of Summer

Health Benefits of Summer

Your Health Loves Summer! Welcome summer!  Here are my top 10 reasons to love summer… Vitamin D ~ deficiency of this important vitamin may be the reason you feel SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) during the winter months. Vitamin D enhances...

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Hypoglycaemia (Low Blood Sugar)

Hypoglycaemia (Low Blood Sugar)

Below 2.8 mmol/L in non-diabetics or 3.9 mmol/L in diabetics. Signs & Symptoms: confusion, dizziness/light-headedness, shakiness, hungry, headache, irritability, racing heart rate, sweating, pale skin, trembling, weakness, anxiety, chills...

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Osteoporosis Natural Treatment

Osteoporosis Natural Treatment

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become fragile and brittle, leading to a higher risk of fractures than normal bones. Osteoporosis occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, more quickly than the body can replace them.  This...

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