Supplements, how much do you know?

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Most people know that supplements, if used correctly, can be good for their health. However, that’s where the knowledge ends for a large proportion of the population. Many of us are unsure what supplements to take and why. And a great swathe of us have no real understanding of what’s in the supplements that we … Read more

Losing Your Pregnancy Weight

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A Guide to Nutrition, Exercise and Hormones Shedding those extra kilos may seem impossible while dealing with the challenges that motherhood will thrust upon you. While you care for your child remember that taking care of yourself is just as important. With a positive mindset and focus losing your pregnancy weight will be a cinch. … Read more

Natural Solutions for Acne

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Conventional acne treatments can come with serious side effects according to naturopath and nutritionist, Nina Stephenson. Read her suggestions for natural acne solutions. Acne can present as acne vulgaris (where overactive oil glands block pores, creating inflammation, blackheads and pimples); acne rosacea (affects capillaries, causes flushing); and acne conglobata, or cystic acne, which results in … Read more

Hormones Gone Haywire

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It’s not just menopause or even perimenopause you have to watch out for – stress hormones can seriously mess with your sex life. When it comes to hormonal ups and downs, it’s the Gang of Four – menopause, perimenopause, pregnancy and adolescence – which get all the press. In fact, hormones are most often knocked … Read more