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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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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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Puzzled by Weight Loss?

Our ability to lose weight is not just about what we eat and how much exercise we manage to squeeze in on a daily basis. These are only 2 pieces of a more complex puzzle.   Sleep and stress are often overlooked and yet they…
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Don't Delay, Get Healthy Today!

We often think of "getting healthy" as something we'll get around to once we've taken care of all the important things. Why is it that we don't have time to exercise, or shop for nourishing food or cook gourmet healthy meals?  Lack of…
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Are You Stoking the Fire?

The human body is designed to cope with short-term inflammation. For example, when we sprain an ankle or cut a finger, the affected area turns red, swells and becomes hot & sore. This inflammatory reaction is our immune response in…
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Switch Off Your Sugar Cravings!

Apart from alcohol and drugs, the next biggest addiction in the Western World is "sugar". Refined sugar is a very powerful stimulant, which has a drug-like effect on the body, so people can develop a dependency on it. What are sugars?  Sugars…
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Beat Stress Before it Beats You ...

What is Stress Doing to Your Body? A chronic state of stress can have widespread negative effects, such as:   Poor digestion – reduced digestive secretions can lead to symptoms such as bloating, abdominal pain, constipation or…