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What is Bronchiolitis?

May 04, 2022

Bronchiolitis is a viral infection of the bronchioles, the smallest airways in the lungs. It causes the bronchioles to become inflamed and filled with mucus, leading to breathing difficulties. Bronchiolitis is a common respiratory tract infection in...

Appendicitis: What You Need to Know to Prevent It

Nov 04, 2021

Extreme abdominal pain might be mistaken as gas, urinary tract infection, kidney stones, menstrual cramps (when you're a woman) or another common condition. It could also be a sign of something more serious that should be handled by a hospital's emergency...

The Entourage Effect of Getting Your Gut Well

Sep 14, 2021

Gut health, digestive health and immune health. These three terms are often used interchangeably to describe the health of our abdomen that can lead to optimal physical, mental and spiritual health. In the twenty-first century we would expect, with...

Digestive Health & Natural Therapy

Sep 07, 2021

After partaking of the food and drinks in a celebratory feast, we usually feel bloated. But, if it's been days since the party and you still haven't digested what you ate, leaving you without energy and sufficient sleep, that could be a sign of a gut...

The Power of Chinese Herbs for Immunity

Aug 18, 2021

Traditional Chinese herbal medicines contain naturally derived compounds that have been identified for their role in immunological regulation1. Some of these bioactive compounds include flavonoids, saponins, polysaccharides, polyphenols, triterpenoids, alkaloids...

What is Dysentery?

Feb 01, 2021

Do you feel the constant urge to pass stool, have an excruciating headache, and suffer stomach cramps that won't go away? You could be suffering from dysentery, an intestinal infection caused by bacteria that requires immediate attention.  What...

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe for Wintry Nights

May 29, 2020

Are you wondering what to chuck into your slow cooker to satisfy your gastronomic senses? Slow cooking your food guarantees a host of benefits, especially with regard to nutrient preservation. In addition, this cooking method works perfectly at softening...

Chicken Soup Recipe to Warm Your Heart

Apr 27, 2020

The chicken soup recipe is known among most cultures as a remedy for fighting a head cold and to boost the immune system. In the Jewish culture it is compellingly known as "Jewish penicillin". So pervasive is this belief, scientists have actually taken...

Restore Your Immune System: How to become healthy the natural way

Mar 30, 2020

Your body is built with an immune system that resists disease, fights infections and heals damaged cells. With viral outbreaks such as the African swine flu and COVID-19 threatening lives around the world, your best defense is good immune support.

Does Vitamin D Help Boost Immune System?

Jun 07, 2019

Researchers believe that vitamin D plays a key role in maintaining health. If you live in the northern hemisphere, chances are you don't get enough vitamin D.  The same is true if you don't get outside for at least 20 minutes per day exposing your...

Children's Health Study: Aussie Kids are Getting Healthier

Mar 27, 2019

Our report card on children's health is out and it's good news: Aussie kids are getting healthier. The AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) Children's Headline Indicator looks at 19 health, welfare and development indicators. They are...

Boosting Your Immune System The Natural Way

Aug 11, 2018

Do you find yourself feeling under the weather a lot or maybe you’re just looking for preventative measures to stop yourself from getting sick?  The first and most important key to this is a healthy immune system and the good news is that there...

How Fast Food Makes Our Immunity Aggressive

Feb 12, 2018

We all know junk food isn't the best for our health. And a new study from the University of Bonn has found that fast food can make the immune system more aggressive in the long term. Incredibly, the research found that even when someone switches to...

Pregnancy Cravings: Best Nutrition Tips for Pregnant Women

Feb 24, 2016

We should aim to follow a healthy, balanced diet throughout our lives. But women who are pregnant (or trying to conceive) should be even more careful about understanding and meeting their nutritional needs in order to ensure a healthy pregnancy and...

The Side Effects of Probiotics

Mar 09, 2015

Probiotics are defined as microbial ingredients and are found in certain foods.  When ingested, probiotics benefit the health of their host. They can help repopulate or rebalance intestinal flora in order to achieve health and wellbeing.  Probiotics...

Probiotics and the Immune System

May 30, 2014

The flora or bacteria found in your gut plays an enormous role in the health of your immune system.  In fact, 70% of the immune system response is housed in your large intestine. What are probiotics? The word probiotic comes from the greek words – pro...

10 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

Aug 05, 2013

When your immune system isn’t performing at its peak, infection, illness and other ailments can crop up and leave you feeling run down. That’s why strengthening your immune system is so important. Here we look at the best ways to boost your immunity...

Boosting Your Kid’s Immune System Naturally

Jul 05, 2013

A healthy immune system is the key to preventing infectious illnesses.  We are born into this world with a very inexperienced immune system and as we grow and develop so does our immune system. A healthy immune system is a way in which we can prevent...

Boost Your Immunity With Shiitake Mushrooms

Jun 05, 2013

If you're keen to give your immunity a boost, consider munching on shiitake mushrooms. Research has suggested that the humble fungi may help improve immune function and lower cholesterol. What are Shiitake Mushrooms? Commonly grown in Asian countries, the...

Boost Your Immunity With Naturopathy

Mar 19, 2012

Naturopathy combines conventional scientific knowledge with traditional wisdom into a holistic natural medical practice. While understanding the symptoms of diseases and their treatment, a naturopath goes beyond specific diseases and disorders and...

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