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Fibre and weight loss

Did you know that fibre is a carb? Yes, you heard that right–a carb! The wonderful thing is, unlike other carbs, your body doesn’t easily digest it. So it moves through your digestive system without sending your blood sugar on a rollercoaster ride. Fibre is found in plant foods like...
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The healing powers of pets

It’s amazing how mental health has taken centre stage in our society since the global pandemic hit. These days, finding effective ways to treat and manage it has become super important. And you know what? Mental health doesn’t discriminate – it affects people of all backgrounds, ages, and walks of...
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How to incorporate extra movement and exercise into a sedentary life

Isn’t it fascinating how technology and all these different transportation choices have completely transformed our lives? Nowadays, we have a plethora of amazingly convenient transport options in our lives, ready to take us wherever we want to go whenever we need to. Then, when we’re at home, those cozy couches...
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Emotional Eating

We don’t always eat just to satisfy physical hunger. Many of us also turn to food for comfort, stress relief, or to reward ourselves. When we do, we tend to reach for junk food, sweets, and other comforting, but unhealthy foods. You might reach for a tub of ice cream...
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Can Vitamin D save your Life?

Yes, we believe vitamin D can save your life. Vitamin D is a true superstar which affects so much more than bones and teeth. The brain, immune system, hormones, cancer prevention and gene expression all rely to some extent on Vitamin D. In fact Vitamin D has been called “one...
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Top 10 Toxins to Avoid

Toxins to avoid: There are some very nasty chemicals out there – yes, they’re all bad – but some are worse than others. Below are some toxins to avoid. The liver is the most important detoxifying organ in the body. When the liver can’t effectively neutralise and dispose of toxins, they...
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The Importance of Drinking Water

Many people know that humans are made up of 25% solids and 75% water. But did you know that 85% of brain tissue is water, which means we need loads of water to remain healthy. Not drinking enough water may trigger symptoms seemingly unrelated to dehydration, such as: excess body...
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Candida 101

Candida albicans is a yeast/fungus that is found in all of our digestive systems. When kept in balance with our good bacteria, Candida doesn’t cause any problems. But Candida is “opportunistic” – which means, given the opportunity, it can, and will, grow out of control. When we have an overabundance...
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Beating Food Addiction

Unfortunately, this is a very real condition, but one that you can conquer. Most of us eat a bit more than we should now and then, but I’m referring here to people who develop an addiction to food – addiction is not only about drugs and alcohol. Food addiction is...
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Speed up your healing – dump gluten

Lack of essential and bioavailable proteins are a major contributing factor to persistent illness especially in those with gluten sensitivity. Protein is the main ingredient your body uses to build immune antibodies as well as heal inflamed structural tissues and muscles. Protein hence helps speed up your healing. These functions...
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Make meditation a daily habit

It’s no surprise that many of us are struggling with elevated levels of stress thanks to the Covid pandemic. If you currently count yourself among the highly stressed, you may want to investigate the benefits of meditation, a simple practice that can help to restore a sense of peace and...
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How to help your body detox

If a few unhealthy eating and lifestyle habits have snuck into your routine (and we’ve all been there) you may be feeling the urge to detox – but how? It’s important to know that your body does an excellent job of ridding itself of waste and toxins via your liver,...