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How to use Ganoderma tea to fight viral infections

How to use Ganoderma tea to fight viral infections

Boost your immune system to fight viral infections. The Ganoderma lucidum, common name reishi mushroom is hard when dried. It boosts the immune system in viral and bacterial infections. So to make a tea, you need to either use an infusion or a decoction method. A...

Garlic elixir for sore throats

Garlic elixir for sore throats

How to use garlic to soothe a sore throat We only have to look back over history to see that garlic's medicinal properties have been used for centuries. From, Roman physicians who considered garlic a universal remedy in the first century to Russian doctors in the...

How stress can help you get stronger?

How stress can help you get stronger?

Where does stress come from? Ultimately, stress is an evolutionary body response developed over thousands of years. The automatic fight, flight or freeze response first presented itself when we had to flee from danger from wild animals that could kill us. Today this...

Lose Weight over 60

Lose Weight over 60

How to lose weight when you are over 60?  The struggle to lose weight when you are over 60 is real. Here’s why it’s so hard to shift those extra kilos. Firstly it is different from your 20s and 30s when the weight came off quickly. Secondarily it is due to hormones...

Lockdown, making the most of it!

Lockdown, making the most of it!

How to turn the tide on negative energy while "flattening the curve" Why not achieve some extraordinary milestones towards our goals while we manage COVID, we all desire some time off the everyday grind. The following ideas are high on my values, feel free to use them...

What is the coronavirus?

What is the coronavirus?

According to WHO, the Coronaviruses (CoV) comes from a group of viruses responsible for the common cold and other respiratory illness. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Coronaviruses are transmitted from animals to humans and from human to human. Infected individuals spread the virus via respiratory droplets from coughing and sneezing. It has also been postulated that people can be asymptomatic and also transmit the virus.

Post bushfire blues, how natural medicine might help

Post bushfire blues, how natural medicine might help

The recovery from bushfires can be very stressful We are all aware of the devastation caused by the bushfire season, storms, rain and hail. Due to the shock and extent of the damage from bushfires people are asking, will this be the new norm for our summers in...

Real benefits and tips for weight loss

Real benefits and tips for weight loss

Dear reader, welcome to my weight loss summary blog. If you have missed the extended version, here is a brief review, covering real benefits and tips for weight loss.  How to maximise our weight loss.  First of all, that identify some cutting edge suggestions that you...

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 2. Gluten-Free

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 2. Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Diet Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and oats (oats contains avenin, which is a protein similar to gluten). The group of people that are most prone to gluten have coeliac disease, an autoimmune disease that is triggered when ingesting...

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 1. Mediterranean Diet

What Diet Is Right For You? Part 1. Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet. Seduced by Paleo, or maybe you like the Mediterranean, no matter what your choice there is a lot of consideration when selecting a diet. I am not a fan of quick-fix weight-loss diets. Firstly of all, they can do more harm than good. Secondly, they...

Gut Bacterium Tips The Scales To Successful Weight Loss!

Gut Bacterium Tips The Scales To Successful Weight Loss!

The Struggle Is Real If you have trouble managing your weight and the number on the scales keeps moving up, yiou are not alone. Over 60% of Australians are overweight. It's not just about looking hot it is a real concern, with a wide range of health and conditions...