• Why take supplements

    Why take supplements

    A common question that many people ask is ‘why take supplements, do they even work and am I wasting my money?  All good questions that begin with explaining the difference between pharmaceutical medication and supplementation. Prescription medication, while absolutely essential in some instances, is designed to take over the function of a particular activity performed by a specific organ.   In the case of organ...
  • The elusive elixir of youth NAD

    The elusive elixir of youth NAD

    The elusive elixir of youth may be closer than you think with the emergence of research on NAD. Short for Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide, this little magic ingredient might be something you will be hearing a lot more about. NAD is a crucial enzyme that regulates energy, metabolism, repairing damaged DNA and most importantly resetting the body’s internal clock. Elevated levels of NAD may slow...
  • RECIPE: Smoothie goodness

    RECIPE: Smoothie goodness

    Smoothies are one of the very best ways to pack nutrients into your day! There are endless combinations and flavours for you to experiment with. Begin with your base: Coconut Water or any Nut Milk will do Pick your flavour: Banana, Berries, Spinach, or any fruit & veggie combo Add nutrition: Hemp Seeds, Maca Powder, Cacao, Slippery Elm, Collagen, Protein Top up with spice:...
  • Don't waste time

    Don't waste time

    It seems like only yesterday I was packing the kids lunches for school.  Remember those crazy days and busy mornings when we understood the true meaning of ‘multi tasking’? But suddenly I find myself with time to spare, no longer with the demands of motherhood, instead idle time to do as I please, linger with my morning coffee and simply enjoy the serenity.  It...
  • RECIPE: Healthy Pancakes

    RECIPE: Healthy Pancakes

    This is a super tasty and simple pancake recipe without the bloat or guilt!Eggs provide great protein content and bananas are packed with essential vitamins, fibre and energy to keep you moving. Cinnamon helps with blood sugar regulation and is totally delicious. INGREDIENTS • 1 banana• 2 eggs• Pinch of cinnamon• 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup METHOD Peel and mash banana, add 2 eggs and cinnamon...
  • Why am I so bloated?

    Why am I so bloated?

    One of the most common complaints from women is about bloating. Some women swear they bloat from just looking at food and it can set off a trigger of negativity that can actually manifest into weight gain, the very thing you are trying to avoid. As we age our digestive function changes too, it slows down, and from time to time will need some...
  • RECIPE: Red Lentil Dip

    RECIPE: Red Lentil Dip

    This is the most fabulous recipe loved by young and old alike. Not only is it good for you, packed with protein, complex carbs, resistant starch and calcium, it’s super versatile as you can add a variety of vegetables and leftovers to create the base for a delicious soup too! INGREDIENTS • 1 ½ cups Red Lentils (rinsed) • 750ml liquid (water, stock, tomato puree)...
  • Change Phases of Life

    Change Phases of Life

      As woman, we experience a diverse range of stages throughout our life. Each of these stages is highlighted by significant events and bodily changes. Scientifically these stages are categorised by considerable hormonal changes and are generally divided into; infancy, puberty, reproductive age, climacteric period, and elderly years. More often than not, in western culture, ageing is seen in a negative light. Therefore, it...
  • Zone Technique Therapy

    Zone Technique Therapy

      When you think of neck and back pain, is it the chiropractor that springs to your mind? The term chiropractic was taken from two Greek words. Cheir meaning ‘hand’ and Praxis meaning ‘practice’, thus ‘Done by hand’. The chiropractor founder, D.D Palmer, (1845-1913) taught that altered nerve flow was the core cause of disease and that misaligned spinal vertebrae has a negative affect...
  • Menopause and sex - PART 3

    Menopause and sex - PART 3

      And here we are, part three of our three-part article series where we're discussing a topic many people may consider taboo; menopause and sex! Both menopause and sex are becoming more openly discussed and portrayed in the media; however, they are rarely discussed together. Part one of this series was about how menopause affects sex drive and desire; you can find it here....
  • Menopause and sex - PART 2

    Menopause and sex - PART 2

      This is part two of a three-part series of articles discussing a topic many people may consider taboo; menopause and sex! Both menopause and sex are becoming more openly discussed and portrayed in the media; however, they are rarely discussed together. Part one of this series was about how menopause affects sex drive and desire; you can find it here. Today in part...
  • Menopause and sex - PART 1

    Menopause and sex - PART 1

      This is part one of a three-part series of articles discussing a topic many people may consider taboo; menopause and sex! Both menopause and sex are becoming more openly discussed and portrayed in the media; however, they are rarely discussed together. Part one of this series is all about how menopause affects sex and desire. Part two will be about sex AFTER menopause,...
  • Joint Pain

    Joint Pain

    Joint pain affects millions of people every day and can be caused by a myriad of reasons. It can affect any joint in your body, from your knee to your elbow, your hip to your big toe and with discomfort and pain ranging from mild to chronic, joint pain is a horrible ailment to experience. Joints are the connections between our bones and structure...
  • Natural Ways to Support Your Body During Menopause

    Natural Ways to Support Your Body During Menopause

    Menopause can be a daunting and confusing time in a woman’s life. Although every biological woman will go through this phase, it is still only discussed behind closed doors in whispers. Our goal is to normalise women coming together to share their experiences and support each other. This blog will discuss five natural ways to support you as you navigate the change phase. Diet...
  • Hormone replacement therapy

    Hormone replacement therapy

    Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is medication that contains female hormones, taken because your body stops producing estrogen during menopause. As a general rule of thumb, as you approach 50, your reproductive cycle shuts down. Your body may start experiencing classic symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, sleep disturbance, lowered sex drive, mood swings, hair loss, fatigue, thinning skin and dry eyes. Websites will...
  • CBD and Menopause: Can it really help?

    CBD and Menopause: Can it really help?

    Menopause was a big secret amongst Victorian age women and taboo to even speak of it. Probably because men used the mood swings to incarcerate their wayward wives in asylums and the fear associated with that. Previous generations of women never spoke about personal or sexual ailments; not with their family, friends or reluctantly even with their Doctor. The 21st century is the enlightened...
  • Causes of Early Menopause

    Causes of Early Menopause

    When a woman’s reproductive organs change, this signals the ovaries to stop producing eggs. Typically, this occurs at around age 50. Officially the end of the menstrual cycle indicates menopause and is diagnosed after a year with no periods. Women can no longer get pregnant. It is a natural life event that affects about 80% of women with differing degrees of symptoms. However, this...
  • 35 Symptoms of Menopause

    35 Symptoms of Menopause

    Menopause is a natural phase of change all women experience. It officially marks the end of fertility and menstruation as the ovaries reduce production of the sex hormones; estrogen and progesterone. There are a range of symptoms women may experience during this phase, and although this change happens to us all, no two women will have the exact same experience. IntroductionThere are three stages...
  • Amyloid Plaque and Bile Salts Connection to Alzheimer’s

    Amyloid Plaque and Bile Salts Connection to Alzheimer’s

    The body’s richest blood supply circulates in the brain. There are tens of billions of neurons in a healthy human brain. Apart from being the fundamental units of the brain and nervous system, neurons transmit information via electrical and chemical signals from the brain to the body organs. When this communication is disrupted, Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain. The neurons constantly maintain and repair...
  • 40 Things that happen after you turn 40

    40 Things that happen after you turn 40

      Welcome to being a middle-aged woman!You've probably started to notice a few changes, physically, mentally, emotionally… So this is it, ladies, this is THE CHANGE! But being in our 40's and 50's are undoubtedly our prime years. We are fit, healthy, energetic, appreciative, confident and experienced. We are wearing activewear and couldn't care less about being seen with no make-up on. We know...
  • What is happening to me?

    What is happening to me?

    I can’t remember where I put my car keys. I’m stressing about the deadline at work for a report presentation. The kids are driving me nuts. I don’t feel like sex. My mum isn’t well. I was wide awake at 3am. I barked at my partner yesterday for no good reason. The fridge is empty. I have another chin whisker. The scales say I’ve...
  • IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

    IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

      Did you know that Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) effects as many at 1 in 5 Australians at some point in their lives? It is twice as likely to effect females than males and it often develops in late teens or early 20s. In earlier years it was referred to as a “spastic colon” or “nervous bowel”. IBS is a gut disorder characterised by...
  • Arthritis

    Arthritis

    Genetic and environmental factors can cause the immune system to trigger an unnecessary inflammatory response. Rheumatoid arthritis suffers will often experience 'flare-ups' which over time can cause permanent damage to the joints.
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