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Peanut Allergies in Kids – finally a cure?

Peanut allergies are affecting an increasing number of children with a doubling in the past decade. It is estimated now that 3% of all children under 1 year of age in Australia are affected with similar results in developed countries. While that overall number might...

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The Digestive First Aid Travellers Kit

Does your digestive system go on holidays when you travel? If you want to lessen the impact then there are simple things you can do with a basic digestive first aid travellers kit. I love travelling but my body and my gut in particular does not necessarily agree. I...

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Sugar Cravings – 5 ways to curb them

SUGAR CRAVINGS: Natural reward, unnatural dependence. Ever felt a desperate need for something sweet? If you love to end a meal with a piece (or more) of chocolate or icecream then you are not alone. What about mid afternoon when you crave a biscuit or reach for a...

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Is ACID REFLUX just the tip of the iceberg?

If you’ve ever suffered from acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion, then you are not alone. This is such a common problem and it can even run in families. But did you realise your body is telling you something important? Basically it means that you are not digesting...

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Are painkillers making you sick?

Are Painkillers making you feel sick? If you are someone who has freely used painkillers in the past you may now find that you have problems with food. That is my story but only now do I find that research is backing up what I felt might have caused my gut problems....

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Gluten Free – fabulous for health or just a fad

If you have wandered the aisles of the supermarket recently or perused cafe and restaurant menus you will have noticed the availability of many more gluten free choices. But why has the interest in gluten free foods skyrocketed in recent years? Even the food industry...

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Why going barefoot may save your life

Do you have unexplained health symptoms such as aching muscles or joints, times of real fatigue, trouble sleeping, headachy days or days where you just can’t think and get it together? Could it be electromagnetic frequency in the environment that is affecting your...

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Red Alert! The missing link in childrens health

I have long held the belief that the health and strength of a nation has its very beginning in the food we feed our children. Yes, I know that is a big claim but good nutrition leads to healthy and happy young people and they are our future. Our children are getting...

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Can just one ‘junk’ meal affect your body?

It should not be hard to eat well but time, money and convenience factors often cause us to take the easy path to eating. When you are eating on the run, it is so much easier to buy over the counter foods. Just one ‘bad’ meal that is high fat, high sugar or heavily...

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