Simple Recipes For Kids

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Sometimes, getting the kids to eat healthy foods can be a struggle, especially with brightly coloured, cartoon shaped, “toy included” foods as competition! Here are some of the tricks of the trade and simple recipes for kids that you can use to make healthy food,…

What Is The Intermittent Fasting Diet?

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Intermittent energy restriction diets such as the 5:2 diet and other intermittent fasting models, are gaining popularity as options to support weight loss, but what is the intermittent fasting diet and are these the best methods for our patients? The 5:2 diet, involves five…

How Is Iron Absorbed In The Human Body: Is More Better?

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As naturopaths and nutritionists, we’re often asked about iron supplementation and if more iron is required, what the best dosage is. More specifically, people are interested to know: how is iron absorbed in the human body and is more better? There are a few…

What Causes Leaky Gut: The Benefits Of A Healthy Digestive System

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Our bodies have several mechanisms to protect against toxins, such as physical barriers, digestive secretions, immune surveillance and enzyme systems that process toxins for excretion via sweat, breath, urine and bile or faeces. 70% of our immune system is located around the digestive system….

How to Identify A Quality Fish Oil Product

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When looking for a high-quality premium fish oil supplement be scrupulous and look for a company that exceeds Australian testing standards to provide you with the freshest, most pure product possible. At Perpetual Wellbeing, your qualified practitioner can help you tick these boxes and…

The Magic Of Ginger For Period Pain

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Did you know that ginger has powerful anti-inflammatory properties? Period pain is driven by inflammatory mediators and thankfully ginger is a safe and effective antidote to painful periods. Recent research has confirmed that ginger is as effective as Ponstan on relieving period pain AND…

From Adrenal Fatigue to HPA Axis Miscommunication: Understanding the Role of Cortisol in the Body

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Most of us have heard of the term Adrenal Fatigue. New research indicates that, contrary to the name of the condition, it is not really a case of the adrenal system becoming fatigued, but rather a miscommunication between the brain’s HPA axis (hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis)…

Bean Minestrone – A Healthy, Tasty & Easy Recipe

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Serves 2-3 Ingredients 1 onion 1 clove garlic 1 large carrot 1 large stick celery 1 red (or yellow) capsicum or half of each 1 x 400g (13 oz) tin crushed tomatoes 1 x 400g (13 oz) tin mixed beans 2 cups gluten-free vegetable…

Your secret weapon to chronic disease: Omega 3 Fish Oil Benefits

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Chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and arthritis are common in our society. If you are managing a chronic health condition, you may be interested to learn about the omega 3 fish oil benefits that can help manage and reduce the risk…

Warming up for Winter: Boost Your Immune System

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Whether you’re comfortable in the cold or wished summer would never end, winter has undeniably returned for another year. As temperatures lower, so too can your immune system’s capacity to fight off the bugs that cause colds and flu’s. So just how do you…