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How To Eat Well + Spend Less

Eating food, you have cooked or prepared at home is healthier for you. It is also considerably cheaper. The key to this is planning. You’ve probably heard the saying ‘failing to plan is planning to fail’. Without a weekly food plan, it will be pure luck if you end up with the right foods in […]

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8 Genius Tricks for Cutting Carbs You’ve Never Tried

While having carbohydrates in your diet isn’t a bad thing,  if it’s something you’re trying to cut back on, it can sometimes feel like enjoying a meal without a starch is nearly impossible. However, thanks to some clever swops for low-carb meals, it doesn’t have to be! From low-carb appetisers to low-carb comfort foods, the list below will […]

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The Nature Of Inflammation

There’s a theory that chronic inflammation is at the core of disease, including those that are non-infectious. Even with this realisation, inflammation is usually treated after the fact. In other words, once an inflammatory condition has been identified, only then is something done to alleviate the inflammation. Testing for inflammation usually involves measuring the presence of […]

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Is Lack Of Sleep Sabotaging Your Health?

Sleep matters big time. Without enough sleep, you create an uphill battle in so many different ways. Sleep – how much you have and the quality of it – matters even more than you probably realise, and not getting enough is sabotaging your health and any health goals you might have. Today I’d like to […]

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What Is Wrong With Most Women’s Breakfast?

Do you eat toast, cereals, fruit, bars, oatmeal, pancakes or muffins for breakfast? This way of eating creates three hormonal and metabolic problems: Problem #1: Too many carbs All these foods are very high in simple carbohydrates and sugar. When you consume too many carbs and sugars for breakfast at say 8am, you will experience […]

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Understanding Food Intolerances

 An intolerance can affect the body up to 48 hours after contact with the offending substance, can be grown out of with a change of diet or lifestyle, and it attacks with IgG, or immunoglobulin G. But with both an allergy and an intolerance, the immune system’s response to foreign bodies is what causes discomfort. […]

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Nutritional Supplements – Why You Need Them For Better Health

From ancient times people have been taking nutritional supplements. They started with natural herbs often homegrown which were usually brewed into teas and tonics. Now they have become more sophisticated and are available in all sorts of pills, capsules, liquids and of course teas of all sorts. What are nutritional supplements? Nutritional supplements are used […]

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A Beginners Guide To Healthy Eating

If you’re currently not eating a healthy diet, it can be difficult to take the first step and make the change. However, healthy eating along with some exercise is very important for maintaining a good bodily function and goes a long way towards living a disease-free life. If you struggle with healthy eating, then you […]

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Functional vs Conventional Medicine

You’re probably familiar with conventional medicine. Going to a doctors office and being advised to take antacids for your indigestion or headache pills for your consistent headaches.Conventional medicine has its place, but only treats an immediate symptom and unfortunately will not address the root of a chronic condition. Trust me. I’ve been there. This is […]