MCT oil
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Health benefits of MCT oil

MCT (medium-chain triglyceride) oil contains medium-length chains of fats called triglycerides. Due to their shorter length, MCTs are easily digested and many health benefits are linked to the way your body processes these fats. MCT oil is…
pregnant vegan
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Essential nutrition for vegan-vegetarian pre-conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding

Vegetarian and vegan diets are gaining popularity, with more people opting for a plant-based lifestyle. Plant foods provide us with a vast array of nutrients essential for our health, but when we restrict any food group careful planning is needed…
eczema
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Treating eczema for children and infants

Eczema is a chronic, itchy, inflammatory skin disease, which affects up to 20% of people worldwide, but most especially those living in industrialized nations, such as Australia and New Zealand. Even though eczema can impact anyone, it is most…
gut health
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10 signs you have poor gut health and how to improve it

A well functioning digestion system, aka ‘gut’, is fundamental to your health. If your gut is not functioning efficiently you are not absorbing nutrients from your food and you are not eliminating toxins. This can lead to a vast variety…
anxiety in children
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Nutritional support for children experiencing anxiety

It is normal for any of us to feel anxious in certain situations, but some children experience high levels of anxiety that are beyond what would be expected for their age and developmental level. This can prevent them participating in activities…
healthy foods
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Food you should eat everyday for health and wellbeing

Whole grains such as oats, buckwheat, brown rice, wholemeal pasta, spelt, quinoa provide nutrients and fibre. Most western diets are deficient in fibre, which is important for a health digestive system, to aid elimination of toxins and sustain…
organic farming
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Organic farming explained

The term ‘organic’ means produce that is grown entirely without the use of synthetic chemicals. These chemicals include herbicides, fungicides, pesticides, artificial fertilizers, hormones and growth promoters. Conventional farmers apply…
detox salad
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Simple detox salad with lemon dressing

Roughly chop: 1 large red or yellow capsicum ¼ of a red cabbage 3 radishes 1 carrot 1 small head of broccoli 2 small cucumbers ½ a cup of coriander or mint 3 tablespoons of raw cashew nuts or walnuts 1 tablespoon of sesame…
Collagen
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How collagen can benefit your health and beauty

Collagen is the most abundant protein produced by the body. It forms the structure of the connective tissue in our skin, hair, nails, muscles, joints, blood vessels and digestive system. Collagen keeps our skin plump, taut and looking youthful,…