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Homemade Lip Balms – Frankincense and Chocolate Mint (so delicious you’ll want to eat them!)

I recently tried my hand at making my own lip balm. Guess what – it’s super easy! If you have the ingredients, all that is required is to gently melt them together and pour into empty tubes.  I am fortunate … Continue reading

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Which bugs are best? (Comparing Probiotics)

Most of our immune system is in our guts, so we need a healthy and strong digestive system in order to get and stay well. Our bodies naturally contain hundreds of different bacterial species (around 2kg in an adult’s gut) … Continue reading

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On being Fed Up!

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Fed Up roadshow, run by Sue Dengate. If you haven’t heard of Fed Up, it is an Australian movement/support network concerned with the effects of food on behaviour, health and learning. I love the … Continue reading

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The 5% Loop Hole

We tend to think that we are advanced and civilised in Australia, that we are protected by regulations and laws… specifically, that food manufacturers must list the ingredients on their product packaging in order of quantity. Unfortunately, there is a tricky … Continue reading

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Ring ring! Ring ring!

My sister-in-law recently telephoned the customer service line of a major cosmetics house. She wanted to know the ingredients list of her eye cream, as it was not listed on the product anywhere. The representative she spoke with said they … Continue reading

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Dr. Massage quote

“Around 70 per cent of foods in supermarkets are not fit for human consumption” – Dr Leon Massage, spokesperson for weight loss and nutrition for the Australian Medical Association and medical director for the Body Metabolism Institute.

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Baby wipes

A few months ago I decided to ditch disposable baby wipes for reusable ones. At first I bought a bunch of face washers to use, but soon learned that these were too coarse, so upgraded to some beautiful soft microfibre … Continue reading

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