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Top Tips to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh Longer

Do you sometimes bring home too many carrots, cucumbers and fresh lettuce, only to find them spoil and become rubbery carrots, slimy cucumbers and rusty lettuce? We have all done this at times. Science can answer some of this problem. Some…
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Do You Have the Guts?

Our gastrointestinal tract (GIT) or gut is essentially a complex 'tube' that runs from our mouth right through the body to the colon. It is responsible for a multitude of functions: digestion, hydration, maintaining immunity, nutrient absorption…
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To Defeat Stress, Eat What's Best!

Here are 5 great foods to help you de-stress: Avocado - rich in glutathione which blocks your gut from absorbing bad fats, that cause oxidative damage. Also high in folate, good fats and potassium to help stabilise blood pressure. Berries…
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Tips to Turbo-charge Your Metabolism

Genetics do play a role in our metabolic make-up, but our metabolism is also strongly influenced by our body composition, diet and lifestyle. These tips will help boost your metabolism into overdrive: Lift weights - build muscle…
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Cholesterol-Lowering Foods

Cholesterol is a white, insoluble, waxy substance that is manufactured in your liver.  Your body needs cholesterol for many vital metabolic processes, such as making hormones, producing vitamin D, producing bile acids to help digest…
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Preventing Panic Attacks

Millions of people suffer way too much anxiety. They can spend time predicting the worst, trying to avoid conflict, being wracked by nervousness and chronic muscle tension. It's as if their "idle" is set too high and they frequently experience…
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Is A Good Night's Sleep Only a Dream?

Sleep deprivation is hazardous to our health! Major health risks include: weight gain, Type 2 Diabetes, ADHD, depression, anxiety, Alzheimer's, stroke, etc. Millions of Australians have trouble sleeping and it is progressively getting worse…
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Close to Tears Often?

We can learn to build emotional resilience, to help negate the effects of stress. Here are 5 tips to get you there: Practice abdominal breathing and lengthen your out-breath to calm your nervous system, ie. breathe in for 4 counts…
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Is Your Extra Weight Gain ... water or body fat?

Have you ever experienced a huge weight gain over the weekend, from a blown-out Saturday night on the town, with food and drinks aplenty? On the scales it may look like over 2 kgs or more. Relax. More than likely this does include an…
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Best & Worst Foods for your Skin

The 5 WORST foods for good skin health are: Sugar: eating excess sugar causes elevated insulin levels, stimulating sebum production, which can result in acne breakouts. On average, Australians consume over 20 teas per day of sugar.…