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Let’s Thrive this Festive Season!

It’s that time of year again! How are you travelling? Already exhausted or cruising on through? A full diary or choosing to take it a little easier? Whatever your choices are for this end of year ...we thought we’d share some simple reminders to help you THRIVE ☺ - not just SURVIVE ☹ the festive season. Keep your belly happy ☺ Keep hydrated ☺ Keep your blood sugar levels steady ☺ Just keeping the above in check throughout our holidays can make a BIG difference this summer.And to keep it ultra-simple…here are some tips to keep up with the above! Keep your belly happy!  Plenty of Probiotics ☺ Your Digestion’s fermented drinks are a perfect way this summer to keep...

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The Body Ecology’s answer to a sluggish thyroid

Hypothyroidism otherwise known as underactive or ‘sluggish’ thyroid is a common problem with many of my clients so I thought it would be a good idea to share with you the Body Ecology approach. So please read on if this concerns you already, or you may even just discover you have the symptoms described below and be prompted for a check-up. Let’s start with a quick definition of the thyroid gland. It’s a butterfly-shaped gland, which sits at the base of our neck just below our Adam’s apple. It’s our ‘energy’ gland and keeps all of our systems going – digestion, circulation, immune, hormone and even emotional! And it does this by producing a hormone called T4 which we then...

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Energizing Green Vegetable Smoothie

  Ingredients ½ cup filtered water1 scoop Vitality SuperGreens1 tspn Super Spirulina Plus1 tspn  Zing Powder30 mls  Cocobiotic, Passionfruitbiotic or Innergybiotic fermented drinks1  tbspn Chia or Hemp seeds½  small cucumber½ cup fresh green leaf mix1 tbspn organic coconut oil or coconut butter (Artisana)1 tbspn cultured vegetables Directions Wash vegetables and cut to prepare for blendingPlace all ingredients in a blender, mix until the consistency is smoothAdd more water for consistency preferencesPour into glass and enjoy!

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My appearance on Channel 7's The Paleo Way with Chef Pete Evans

It’s not every day I am invited into the kitchen of an esteemed and inspirationally healthy chef like our very own Pete Evans, let alone have it filmed! My famous foodie friend has a superbly healthy sparkle in his eye. Fermented foods are doing wonders for our Paleo Pete! Did you happen to see us both having a laugh last weekend on Channel 7’s program The Paleo Way? The program was all about fermented foods and I chose to share a little bit about the humble, young green coconut and how simple it is to prepare and enjoy at home. We created two fantastic fermented recipes - Coconut Kefir (a refreshing drink) and the yummy Coconut Cheese (a soft cheese,...

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The Body Ecology's Answer To Adrenal Fatigue

Burnout! Ugh. I am sure most of us have experienced the symptoms at some stage in our lives – we may find it hard to get out of bed in the mornings without a charge of coffee (or two) -and then ride on the rollercoaster of artificial energy just to make it through the day! Other symptoms of burnout may include general weakness, general achiness, lowered immunity, dizziness, low blood pressure, headaches, memory problems, food cravings, allergies, blood sugar problems, morning depression, low libido and a general inability to cope. Running on empty! Not at all fun when we have a busy schedule! And for these symptoms it’s often easier to go for the ‘quick fix’… life can be too...

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