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How to help boost your immune system this winter

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Sleep – Are you getting enough?

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Eczema, Asthma, Allergies in Kids

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Could undiagnosed thyroid function be the missing link to unexplained infertility?

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Why Am I Still Getting Acne In My 30’s?

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Is this the year you are going to have a baby?

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Are you still feeling tired or stressed from the silly season?

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Christmas and new year survival guide to good health

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Why see a naturopath?

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Treating Fructose Malabsorption with GAPS

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Adrenal Fatigue, could you fit this picture??

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Do we need more information about the Oral Contraceptive Pill?

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The Cholesterol Myth

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How can men play a role in making healthy babies? How to get him 100% on board.

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Could your anxiety, foggy brain or depression be due to copper toxicity?

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Fuzzy head? Bloated tummy? It could be your gut bacteria

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The Healing Power of Indoor Plants

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What Causes A Hormonal Imbalance?

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Feeding your Skin

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Why do a Saliva Hormone Test?

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Help save the planet and your hormones

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What have you done lately to nurture yourself?

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What happens when you can’t juggle all the balls?

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10 Things I Know For Sure About Health

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Is the Low FODMAP diet plan good for you?

A Low FODMAP health plan helps Irritable Bowel Syndrome, but is there more that can be done so you don't have to be on a restrictive plan?

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Emma’s (Processed) Sugar Free Muesli and Treats!

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Digestive health and sugar….why ban the “white stuff?”

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Finish 2015 on a high!

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Importance of the Digestive Process

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Acupuncture

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TCM can help you with skin problems

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Willpower Hacks: Make Lasting Changes

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Avoid digestive issues this festive season!

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The Christmas paradox: depression in a time of joy and how exercise can help.

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Supplements & Health

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Why do we KNOW we should exercise but don’t? And what can we do about it?

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What is earthing? And how can it help you this hay fever season

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How TCM is used to Treat Hay fever!

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A Deeper Sleep. Improve Productivity!

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6 Bug-Busting Alternatives To Antibiotics

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Your brain and gut are intertwined.

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How does acupuncture support athletes?

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The #1 Secret To Getting A Bikini Body

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Acute Pain or Chronic Pain? A Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner May Help!

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Three simple ways to help your mood AND your PCOS symptoms

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Why You May Not Be Feeling Better

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Remedial Massage Therapy

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Ear Reflexology

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Can Probiotics Help Hay Fever?

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Focus On Men’s Health This Father’s Day!

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Heal your Lower Back Pain with Acupuncture

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Frozen Shoulder

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Mum’s and Bub’s….the gift of life with a healthy gut microbiome

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Weight Loss – Traditional Chinese Medicine can help!

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8 Simple Tips To Beat Sugar Addiction Forever

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The Spice Of Life – Turmeric

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5 Benefits Of Regular Good Quality Sleep

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11 Amazing Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

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A Naturopath’s Medicine Cabinet: Cold and Flu

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The Cold, Flu and You

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Boosting your immune system – not just about vitamin C!

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Focus On You This Mother’s Day

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Second Is Sometimes Best

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Food Allergy – Understanding The Growing Epidemic

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Nothing Is Better Than A Good Night’s Sleep

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Hormone Imbalance; Help Keep Hormones Healthy

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How to Help Reflux and Bloating Naturally

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Nourishing the Heart Space for Children Beginning School

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The Cutting Edge – Options for Testing and Treating Cancer Along Side Conventional Medicine

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Why Digestion Is Key To Your Child Being Healthy

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Creating Your Best Year Ever!

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Why Detox?

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Preparation For Pregnancy, just like preparing for Christmas!

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Feeling Cold in Summer or Hot in Summer? Is your thermostat out of control?

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How to Keep Your Kids Healthy over the Festive Season

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Power of Letting Go of Judgement

When you start to understand there is no right or wrong, then there is just an opportunity to see what you do or don’t want to experience. Does it really matter if someone says something is purple and you know it is orange?

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Healthy Dietary Fats is Vital for Your Child’s Health

For a long time we have considered fat to be the enemy, believing that it’s bad for our cardiovascular systems and contributes to weight gain. Low fat foods line our supermarket shelves and are packaged in such a way to sway us into believing they are better for our health. This couldn’t be fu...

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Why are probiotics important during pregnancy?

Eating a healthy diet while pregnant is so important for you and your child, not only for the nutrients, vitamins and minerals that you need to stay healthy and grow a baby but also for keeping your digestive system in the best shape possible.

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The Emotional Intelligence of the Gut – Your Gut Feeling

How often do you have a sense that something doesn’t feel right within your body? Where do you feel these sensations? For many the stomach region holds these gifts of wisdom. Many people explain that it feels like their stomach is churning while experiencing symptoms of anxiety, fear, or like t...

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Can Hormonal Imbalances Be Linked To Your Stress?

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5 Steps To Achieve Harmony & Calmness In Your Life

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Stress and Preconception

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Pyrroles – Could my biochemistry affect my mood?

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Understanding the Mind, Body and Soul Connection

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The Nourish Guidelines: The best diet of all

Confused about what to eat these days? Sick of being told there is something wrong with every food, only to find out the next day it’s fine to eat? That’s why I'm here to take out as much confusion as I can about what's good and what isn’t! Have you ever felt like you had more energy...

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The Benefits of Zinc

Winter often sees a surge of acute and infectious colds and flus leaving you fatigued and inflamed for weeks. Specific nutrients such as zinc is vital for optimal immune function. The crucial role of Zinc in supporting immunity is its influence on the antioxidant defence network.

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The Immune System and Pregnancy

One of the many things I get asked by my clients is “What can I do when I get sick whilst pregnant?”

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#HarmonyMonth2014

What brings harmony in your life? It’s an interesting question, one that many of us don’t stop and think about too often. It is something however that many of us seek; especially in the day-to-day running of our life.

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Muscle Soreness – what’s the cause?

There’s nothing like your muscles feeling sore. It can make us feel old, tired or just out of sorts. While it may appear as poor posture and be related to what you have done to your spine, and its effect on your general health, Ari is the expert there. Today I’m going to talk to you about the n...

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Living The Life You Want

An optimistic and positive view towards your life can make the world of difference. Sometimes we get in to a rut, and it's hard to break out, but occasionally all it takes is a different look on life to give you the motivation to be the change you need

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Is Sugar Really That Bad For You?

Sugars and preservatives have replaced fats over the years as ingredients to avoid over the years when focussing of fat loss, but in what unsuspecting "healthy" foods are these found?

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Talking About What Your Poo May Mean

A healthy stool and pleasant bowel movements are one of the most significant signs of a healthy body. There are a few signs that indicate possible dehydration, liver issues, lack of fibre as well as many other problems that might be occurring in your body.

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I’ve found the best Anti-ageing secret

Not surprisingly, the best way to prevent signs of ageing if to keep your body as healthy and fit as possible. This will keep you looking young, energetic and youthful all year round.

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The Gut-Immune Connection

Approximately 70% of your immune system is within your digestive system. It's called GALT & MALT. Why do we need such immunity in our gut? Because this is where all of the foreign matter (food) is going. Our body needs to regulate if the stuff going into our mouths is in actual fact food or whether...

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What is Stress & How Can we Decrease it?

Stress affects most of us at some point in our lives. With more work, family and environmental pressures (i.e. toxins, pesticides and herbicides), stress can be overwhelming. When your body gets a ‘stress’ message, the hormone cortisol and neurotransmitter adrenaline are excreted in your body.

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The do’s & don’t of how to miss the cold & flu season

While having a cold or flu isn’t the worst thing over winter, but if possible you want to avoid it: The most important thing is to keep as healthy as possible. You may be surrounded by people with colds & flu’s, but if you are healthy, then your body can fight it off and either stop you from ...

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Top 5 Fertility Enhancing Foods

There’s so much information out there about what the best foods are when trying to conceive or having a baby. If you’re confused about which super foods for fertility, then look no further.

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Should I be eating fish when I am pregnant?

Have you been researching eating fish when pregnant or in preconception? Information available can be conflicting and confusing, on one hand omega 3s and 6s found in fish are known to be a major component in creating and maintaining health, fertility and babies and on the other hand there are now...

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Adrenal Fatigue – What is it?

Are your tired and exhausted ? Your doctor has run all the tests. They come back "normal", but you're feeling tired all the time. What else could it be? In 1998 Dr. James Wilson first coined the term “Adrenal Fatigue” to help identify a chronic tiredness that was found in people who had e...

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School has started, the heat is on, Nits and lice have emerged!

This is the time of year when your child I sent off to school in their new, clean uniform and come back home with nits and lice. But while head lice infestation is a minor medical concern, it can develop into a full-blown psychological problem. He could be ostracised amongst his friends.

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Chocolate: Love Drug For Protecting The Heart

Isn’t is heavenly when you indulge in pleasure inducing chocolate, feel care free, at peace, satisfied and happy? Love and chocolates share something even more complex than just the person who gives it to you, it is a chemical known as PEA.

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How to keep healthy over the Festive Season

It’s the festive season. Christmas parties, work parties. Sugar, alcohol, late nights, deadlines. It’s all systems go in the preparation to Christmas! Here’s our top 3 tips for keeping healthy over the festive season!

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Is Health Your Priority?

When we’re young we think we’re invincible. We can do almost anything – jump off bridges with a bungee rope, skydive, climb high fences & live on the wild side. We can often get away with eating more junk food, drinking more alcohol & not taking good care of ourselves.

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New Melbourne Naturopath: Empowered Health!

While both of us (Andrea Hepner and Vanita Dahia) have both been practicing Naturopathy in Melbourne for many years now, we’re excited to finally launch Empowered Health! With each of us bringing different approaches to naturopathic treatment, (as well as our own unique character ;-) and experi...

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