What Is The Relationship Between Food and Mood?

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Our body is wonderful at telling us what is wrong but sometimes we might not be as good at reading the signs. Sometimes we don’t make the connection between food and mood. Do you know what might be the driver behind these common symptoms: anxiety,…

The Return of the Silly Season: How To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

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Each year the seasonal festivities may pose a challenge to sustaining your health. You may give in to cravings for refined carbohydrates, sugary treats and alcohol – waking up in the New Year with a metabolic ‘hangover’ of weight gain and fatigue caused by…

What Are The Risk Factors For Diabetes?

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What is insulin resistance and how does it contribute to the onset and development of Type 2 Diabetes, Australia’s fastest growing chronic condition? What are the risk factors for diabetes and what can you do to avoid developing it? Do you experience and of…

All about Allergy and Reactivity

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Does your dog send you into a sneezing frenzy? Do certain foods leave you bloated and headachy? Or do pollens and certain grasses leave your skin desperately itchy? Or is there something you are reacting to by you can’t pinpoint it? Allergen Avoidance is…

What Are The Symptoms Of Pyroluria & Is There A Pyrrole Disorder Treatment Plan?

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You may have heard the term Pyrrole, Pyrroluria, Pyrrole Disorder, Kryptopyrole, or even Mauve Factor: they are all referring to a condition that results in an overproduction of pyrroles or hydroxyhaemopyrrolin-2-one (HPL). But what is Pyroluria or Pyrrole Disorder? What are the symptoms and…

What Causes Hot Flushes In Menopause?

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One of the most common and troublesome symptoms of menopause is hot flushes but what causes hot flushes and what can you do to minimise the effects of this annoying issue? The drop in oestrogen is a significant catalyst, however it is not the…

What Does Your Thyroid Do?

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Ever wondered: what does your thyroid do? The thyroid has just one job, however, it is one of the most important jobs for the body to function properly. It makes hormones that regulate the energy level, metabolism, growth, and reproduction of every cell of…

Mens Health Supplements That Work

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Australian men are frequently reluctant to seek support for their health, particularly when it comes to hormone-related issues. However, many of the common conditions and diseases that affect men are potentially preventable by improving diet and lifestyle and ensuring regular health-screening practices. In addition,…

Triggers That Can Impact Female Hormone Levels

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The latest science reveals female hormone activity is impacted by a number of processes, molecules and systems. As well as thyroid hormones, insulin, androgens (e.g. testosterone) and cortisol which all have the capacity to positively or negatively influence female reproductive health, there are a number…

Navigating your Hormonal Network

Ranging anywhere from mildly uncomfortable to severely debilitating, many women experience some form of hormonal based symptoms across their lifetime. In fact, 50-80% of reproductive-aged women experience premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and 75% of women report mild to severe symptoms as they transition into menopause….