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Food Crush: Turmeric

So, let’s talk about one of the hottest spices around (see what I did there??) – TURMERIC.   This yummy little devil is: An anti-inflammatory An anti-oxidant A liver defender Anti-cancer (inhibiting tumour growth) Anti-diabetic Anti-microbial Anti-depressant Protects the heart Reduces some cholesterol (VLDL and LDL) and increases the good (HDL) An anti-histamine Aids in digestive […]

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Meditation: What’s The Deal?

Anyone who has ever had a health issue has been told to meditate. But telling someone to meditate doesn’t really work unless you have reason to back it up – whether it be a personal experience, clinical experience, or research to back it up. But meditation does make a difference.   So I’m going to be […]

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What Does It Mean To Thrive?

It is my core belief that anyone can thrive, no matter what health condition they may have. But what does that mean? How do I learn to thrive? Thriving doesn’t necessarily mean you cure yourself – although if you manage that, all the more power to you. It doesn’t mean ignoring your symptoms or pushing […]

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The Source of Mental Illness – It’s Not In Your Head

A lot of people believe that mental illness is all in people’s heads. That it’s a straightforward chemical imbalance that a course of anti-depressants can fix straight away. Others believe that it’s just something that can be pushed through with a bit of effort. Some mental health issues do stem from psychological causes such as […]

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Feeling Down? Food Tips To Support Depression

Depression can make it hard to think about eating, or it can make it impossible to stop eating. But food can be incredibly supportive in relieving symptoms of depression if you know what to eat. Here are a few tips to make therapeutic food choices easy for you. Protein The building blocks of protein are […]

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Hat Day: Mental Health Series

October is nearly upon us = Mental health awareness month! October is Mental Health Awareness Month. I’m proud to be working with Hat Day this year. My aim is to help raise awareness to bring you great tips on how nutrition and lifestyle can support your mental health – no matter where you’re at. I’ve covered a variety […]

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