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Detailed information on how you can improve your health conditions, including anxiety / stress, auto immune, insomnia, hormonal imbalance, thyroid, weight loss  - just to name a few.

 

Toxic Environment

Toxic Environment

Our health is directly linked to the environment in which we live. You may not realise it, but we are exposed to chemicals and toxins in our everyday lives, from the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, our skin care and cleaning products, as well as our electronic devices.

Unfortunately, mould is one of those airborne toxins that isn’t easily avoided, and particularly this winter for those on the east coast of Australia. With all the recent wet weather, and flooding, a large number of buildings and homes are detecting an increase of mould spores, inside and out.

Natural Cleaning Solutions

Natural Cleaning Solutions

As mentioned in my previous article - Toxic Environment - mould grows in places that have a lot of moisture, such as around leaks in roofs, windows, or pipes, or where there has been flooding. Mould grows well on paper products, cardboard, ceiling tiles and wood products. Mould can also grow in dust, paints, wallpaper, insulation, drywall, carpet, fabric and upholstery.

Your kitchen and bathroom are at the greatest risk for mould and bacteria growth because they are typically areas with moisture. The best way to prevent mould is by cleaning regularly and minimizing moisture. Squeegeeing shower doors after use, repairing leaks, and keeping tile grout clean are effective methods for keeping mould at bay. But even if you’re frequently cleaning and disinfecting, mould can sneak in and make itself at home. Unfortunately many commercial household cleaning products contain chemicals/toxins that are harmful to the environment, so I highly recommend using natural/eco-friendly green cleaning products.

Overwhelm Stressed

Overwhelmed, Stressed or Burnt-out

Often, we start the week thinking ‘I’m going to make a real effort to get healthy this week’. Then life throws you a couple of curve balls, you end up working late, there’s a social engagement or two and before you know it, you’re back to the start of a new week. 

This can cause one to feel overwhelmed, stressed, or even burnt-out. It’s no wonder after all the things that have been happening in the world over the last few years, in particularly the global pandemic. Prior to 2020, many of my patients were suffering from overwhelm, stressed out from either work and/or balancing family life. Put these things altogether, it’s no wonder that many were heading down the road to burn-out.

Kitchen Tips

Kitchen Tips

Are you getting the best nutritional goodness from your food? The way in which you prepare, cook and store your food, can impact the amount of nutritional content that you eventually consume.

Firstly, I highly recommend that you have organically sourced food, if you are wanting to obtain the most nutritional value from your food. Organically sourced foods are free from chemicals and toxins, therefore all the nutrients are naturally produced, giving you a high nutritional value of food.

Healthy Produce

Healthy Produce

Have you ever read food labels on the food products you purchase? How about considering what chemicals have been used on your fruit and vegetables?

With so much of our food being processed, there are many hidden chemicals and toxins in our foods, so it is important that you take into consideration these things. There are many things you can do, to help eliminate toxins and chemicals that we are unconsciously digesting and inhaling. Outlined below are just a few simple things you can do to help you.