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Health Myths BUSTED!

by Rhianna on July 14, 2014

The other day I read an article that has been doing the rounds on social media- common nutrition based myths the majority of people believe. I posted it on our Facebook page so click here is you want to have a read. I found myself agreeing with quite a few of these myths, and disagreeing
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Healthy Tips For Domestic Travel

by Rhianna on July 7, 2014

I have just come back from a fantastic long weekend in Canberra, celebrating the upcoming marriage of a lovely friend of mine. Yep, I went to a hens, and no I didn’t repeat the mistakes my beautiful partner made a few months ago on his last bucks night! Read about his shenanigans and their long
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Documentaries For Your Viewing Pleasure

by Rhianna on July 3, 2014

Sometimes there is nothing better than watching something that stimulates you on an eye opening, intellectual level. There are so many fantastic documentaries out there that really don’t get any publicity (for conspiracy theory reasons I think!), and so it is easy for the general public to miss out. There is a whole host of
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The Difference in Detox

by Rhianna on June 30, 2014

Two beautiful sisters I know have recently been struggling with their skin. Both are over the age of 21, and up to this point have had the amazing peaches and cream complexion most women dream about. Having started up a new business at the beginning of this year, both girls have worked their little butts
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What is THAT About?

by Rhianna on June 27, 2014

The body is a simply marvellous thing. It has so many little tricks up it’s sleeve to keep you in the best health possible. It also has an array of warning signs and signals that can be the first clue that something isn’t right. If we learn to recognise these signals as soon as they
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Tell Me Your Story

by Rhianna on June 24, 2014

I remember the precise moment I started to read. I was in grade 2 and there was a new book on the Silent Reading trolley about a dashing fox with 9 tails. Previously I had fought against reading, struggling over the words, wrestling with them one at a time; preferring to memorise a story and
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Is Your Body At War?

by Rhianna on June 16, 2014

Today I woke up with one mean hangover! My eyes felt puffy with big dark bags under them, I woke up heavily and reluctantly, wishing it was Sunday, my head full and fuzzy and I was a generally grumpy little human. Alcohol? What alcohol? Oh no, this isn’t your typical one-drink-too-many hang over. This is
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Kids: When Healthy Becomes Too Healthy

by Rhianna on June 2, 2014

With childhood obesity levels at an all time high, society has every right to start freaking out about the health of our future generations. Last week my blog was all about tips to help your children be as healthy as possible. But what the weekend has shown me, is that balance is key, not extremism.
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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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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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