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Sep 25th

Natural Secrets to Good Skin

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The skin is a reflection of health and vitality. Having dry, irritated and red skin reflects on what is occurring inside your digestive system. Causes of poor skin include: stress, poor digestion, poor circulation, lack of exercise, dehydration, UV damage, liver dysfunction, etc. Beneficial microflora is required in maintaining a healthy digestive system. An imbalance […]

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Sep 18th

Toxic Free Living

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One of the basics in Naturopathic principles is to have clean air, pristine water, plenty of sunshine and healthy food. Unfortunately due to environmental exposure to perfumes, chemical deodorants, paints, aerosols, pesticide use, beauty products and pollution – it is harder to remove these chemicals in our lives. Some key measures to reduce toxin exposure […]

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Sep 13th

Lactose intolerance, now what?

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Lacking the enzyme lactase to break down cow’s milk, an option for most is lactose free milk. However, dairy is mucus forming -causes phlegm, coughs and sinus conditions. Cow’s milk is not the best source of calcium for healthy bones and teeth. Dairy free calcium rich sources include: Sesame seeds: They are a powerhouse full […]

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Sep 6th

How to beat Sugar Cravings

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Sugar is the most addictive food that is hard to cut out from one’s diet. Constant and excessive consumption of chocolates, cakes, ice cream etc are potent drivers of inflammation which can cause any of the following: -          Period pain -          Indigestion -          Low Energy -          Irritability Also, too much sugar can cause insulin resistance, […]

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Sep 2nd

5 Natural Herbs for the Stressed out stomach

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A stressful lifestyle sends the body to a ‘fight and flight’ response, increasing stress hormone cortisol – in turn shutting down the digestive function. The digestive system can get overloaded when we ‘eat in a hurry’ or eat lots of processed foods (chips, takeout, sugar). Some common stomach problems include: No appetite: Gentain (Gentiana lutea) […]

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