May 2014

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Thinking About Digestion Health Testing?

by Rhianna on May 29, 2014

A little while ago I posted a blog about what results you might find doing a Saliva Hormone Test. I thought it was only fair to write a similar blog about my favourite test of all, the Digestion Health Test! Some of you may remember a few years ago when I did this test on
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What We Should Be Teaching Our Kids

by Rhianna on May 27, 2014

After attending the premier of Overfed and Undernourished last Wednesday night on the Gold Coast, I have been giving a lot of thought to our up and coming generations. I am only 31 years old, and yet in my lifetime the world has changed a staggering amount. Evolution, synonymous with the words development, advancement, progression
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Winter Weight Loss Myths

by Rhianna on May 23, 2014

Working a few days in my local Flannerys health food store, highlights products the average shopper is looking for, and last week was all about weight loss! Luckily, the store I work in doesn’t stock the majority of your ‘so-hot-right-now’ rubbish, but we still have plenty of people coming in searching for the next quick
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Finding the Time

by Rhianna on May 20, 2014

After a couple of busy weeks at work, unconsciously full weekends and the sun heading to bed by 6pm of an evening, I noticed I have been feeling like each day is just blurring into the next, whizzing past with no real rest in sight. Ever had that feeling? So much to do, so little
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Are Supplements FOREVER?

by Rhianna on May 16, 2014

One of the questions I am often asked as a naturopath, is how long to take a supplement for. Our society is one that is used to the idea of having to take things long term. Just think of the oral contraceptive pill, blood pressure medication, cholesterol tablets and so on… Considering only those three
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Cholesterol Trouble?

by Rhianna on May 13, 2014

One of the good things about having a partner who is a naturopath, is that I can pinch the occasional health related post from his Facebook wall! I found this post this morning, and thought it explained cholesterol so perfectly that I had to share it with you! Written by Asa Harrington, awesome naturopath and
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Overfed

On Wednesday the 21st of May, Flannerys our awesome local health food chain store, hosts the premiere of the new health documentary “Overfed and Undernourished” at Bond University on the Gold Coast. This documentary contains interviews with health gurus from around the world such as Don Tolman, Dr John Demartini, Joe Cross and Dr Arne
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Sidetracked

Walking Your Yellow Brick Road

by Rhianna on May 9, 2014

As often happens, I find a meme, decide to share it on our Embracing Health Facebook page (click here to follow us) and then get inspired to write a blog about the contents of that meme. Today is no different. Today I found a meme that is pictured below. For those who may not be
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What’s Blocking Your Flow

by Rhianna on May 8, 2014

Just so you don’t get the wrong idea, this blog post isn’t about bowel movements, constipation or anything that might be happening in that area. Not today. What I am going to talk about today is the other kind of flow. Your universal flow. How you feel your life is going, your job, your relationships,
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Focus on Fatigue

Focus On Fatigue A Wellness Weekend Retreat Friday 13th June, 2014 to Monday 16th June, 2014 $200 Early-bird discount if you book in by the 16th May! Leisa Wheeler, leading naturopath and fatigue expert, is excited to announce the release of a wellness weekend retreat, specially designed for people experiencing stress and fatigue. In today’s
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