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Food Additives and Child Health

Hmmmm – seems The American Academy of Pediatrics have recently stated that food colourings are not the innocuous stuff most people consider them to be. What’s more, (wait for it) they may actually be dangerous to children. If you’re reading this blog, chances are this IS NOT ground-breaking news for you. So here’s a few…

Adaptogens #Re-balance, #Stress, #Fatigue

  “Adaptogens are meant to bring us back to the middle” says Dr. Brenda Powell, co-medical director of the Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute.1 Functional medicine guru Frank Lipman, MD,2 calls them: “Nature’s miracle anti-stress and fatigue fighters.” Chances are if you’ve been a bit of a “stress-head”…

10 Must-Knows on the Dangers of Artificial Fragrances

ARRRRRR, artificial fragrances! The other day I drove my son’s car and within a few minutes I pulled over and searched the vehicle high and low. I was a woman possessed searching for a smell that was so treacherous that I simply had to get rid of it. Like a specially trained K-9 narcotics sniffer…

7 Benefits of Magnesium

According to Kelly Brogan MD (New York Times bestselling author of ‘A Mind of Your Own’) magnesium is considered one of the most beneficial supplements available, providing relief from ailments such as PMS, poor thyroid function, and depression. Interestingly, magnesium is an essential mineral used in over 350 biochemical processes and binds with 3,751 human…

Sinus Clearing Bath for Winter!

A couple of weeks ago we shared the recipe for a detox bath, shortly after, I had some mothers message me asking if I knew of a remedy for a ‘sinus clearing bath’ – as it’s Winter here in Australia, stuffy, snotty noses are common! If you or your child is congested, it can certainly…

Roasted Pumpkin, Orange and Ginger Soup

This soup has wonderfully dense flavors that are sure to warm the soul. The refreshing citrus taste and the hint of ginger offer a beautiful twist to a traditional roast pumpkin soup. The good news is, that’s not all – a bowl of this soup superchargers your body, take a look at the nutritional benefits…

A Detox Bath for Winter!

A friend of mine recently shared with me a “detox bath” recipe. This bath is made with a beautiful blend of ingredients, each help to draw out toxins from the skin and body and have their own health benefits such as; stress reduction, improve sleep and concentration, ease muscle tension and increase nerve function. Here’s…

“Poo Tips” For Adults & Children

Have you ever wondered how often you should poo, or if your poo was healthy? Okay, after we get passed the awkwardness of this topic most of us would admit we are a little intrigued, and it’s important to remember that how often we use our bowels and what our poo looks like tells us…

10 Ways to Detoxify Your Body!

Diet and everyday lifestyle is usually the main source of unwanted toxicity, and these toxins can be hard to avoid – this is why it’s important we adapt certain routines to help our body flush out these unwanted toxins – which is greatly beneficial to our overall health and well-being…   A build-up of toxins…

Adjustments and the Immune System

Some years ago Patricia Brennan Ph.D and her team found that when a chiropractic adjustment was applied to the middle back, the response of white blood cells taken from blood collected 15 minutes after the adjustment was significantly higher than blood collected 15 minutes before. This research demonstrated an, ‘enhanced respiratory burst’ following the chiropractic…