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5 most Popular TURMERIC supplement spotlight

Posted by Tanya on July 10, 2017 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (2)

One of the best sellers in the supplement marketplace is Turmeric derived products targeting pain, arthritis, and inflammation.

Lets have a look at what works, what doesn't, and why.

We're talking big bucks, with health supplement businesses competing with each other for the 'best' supplement with the highest content f...

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Exhaustion and Low Vitality

Posted by Tanya on May 7, 2017 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Adrenal fatigue is a term that is well known, but has been more accurately redefined as HPA axis dysregulation. What we have discovered is that the adrenals themselves aren't always underproducing hormones which cause the severe fatigue symptoms. It is the control center of the brain that is not sending adequate messages to the glands. There are still cases of adrenal glands actually atrophying in size, but the common phenomena that countless people are living with called 'fatigu...

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Bone Broth - The Great Healer

Posted by Tanya on May 10, 2016 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Autumn is the perfect time to nurture your body with homemade super food bone broth! Super easy to make, and extremely healing for 'leaky gut'. Enjoy daily broth for best results, and if you need a strnger healing appraoch, check out the GAPs diet here.

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Divining Jacaranda Magic

Posted by Tanya on December 4, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I was sitting on my front verandah, enjoying the breeze on my skin, on a humid November day. Then I felt my gaze get pulled up, and I noticed the beautiful purple-blue jacaranda flowers hanging over the driveway.

I immediatelt felt a surge of sadness, and a hint of guilt, because the flowers were nearing the end of their bloom, and I hadn't paid them my devotion at all! Imagine having something so b...

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How to Bless your Food

Posted by Tanya on November 25, 2015 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The title sounds simple enough, and a part of you might respond with, "yeah, yeah, we all know how to do that. That's soooooo boring!"

That's the ego having it say! If the attention and energy isn't pointed directly to the egos needs, it can have a loud over-ride program set to boycot any atttempt to connect to your inner self.

Blessing your food has benefits on many levels, depending on your intention.
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Healthy FAT imperative for Health

Posted by Tanya on October 24, 2015 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Despite the growing trend in eating a clean and healthy diet - aka: Paleo, Ancestral, and Primal diet movements - People are still shying away from eating enough fat.

I call it 'good fat', but the average person doesn't know what on Earth I'm talking about, so let me explain.

A 'good fat' sits on command, doesn't fluff in public, and always ...

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Strong Bones without Dairy

Posted by Tanya on October 13, 2015 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I often hear clients in my practice voice concern about the health of their bones when I tell them to cut out dairy. It is a falacy that still holds strong - even GP's telling post menopausal women to just have dairy in their diet.

Calcium is a surprisingly controversial nutrient. The government’s guidelines for calcium intake range from 1,000 to 1,300 mg daily for adults. Other experts say that the bioavailability of calcium from different foods will affect ...

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Healing is not Weakness

Posted by Tanya on September 24, 2015 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)


Are you on a healing journey?  Do you know somebody on a healing journey?

Healing the body from diseases, drug abuse, medical intervention, or burn out is often a lengthy process that can be very frustrating to the people around the person healing. It can bring up all manner of emotions and responses, with the heali...

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Mould and EMR and You

Posted by Tanya on July 16, 2015 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Do you suffer foggy brain, joint pain, malaise, irritability or general fatigue? Do your symptoms feel worse after being exposed to electronic saturation - Wi-Fi, mobile phone use, sitting in front of a computer?

The problem may be mould.

Or at the very least, it can be a factor that is worth investigating.

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Grain Free Banana Bread with Choc Chips

Posted by Tanya on April 29, 2015 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The change of weather is not just an environmental factor. Our body also responds to the change of seasons.

At this time, it is natural to start to reach for substantial, cooked foods, such as thick soups, roast vegetables and slow cooked meats. 

Another thing you may have noticed is a sweet craving jump up from nowhere! 

Autumn is the Vata season, and sweet pacifies vata. So here's a delicious and nutritious sweet treat! Serve ...

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