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How To Enjoy a Hangover Free Silly Season

Australians are proud of enjoying life to the max and partying hard, so maybe we should also be passionate about finding the best ways to avoid a hangover! As many as 2.6 million work days a year are lost due to over indulging from the night before – a fact that elevates this country to […]

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Curcumin Ain’t Curcumin

Why curcumin bioavailability is so important. Curcumin is the yellow pigment isolated from the rhizomes or rootstock of the popular spice turmeric (curcuma longa) a member of the ginger family. Typically turmeric powder contains around 5% curcumin which is the major biologically active phytochemical in turmeric. Phytochemicals are naturally occurring chemical compounds found in plants. […]

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How To Use Milky Foot Exfoliating Pads

From our social media pages, we often get asked what is the best way to look after your feet, how to use Milky Foot Exfoliating Pads and how to get the best results from this innovative little beauty brand, so we’ve put together our favourite tips for these very requests. With a little bit of preparation and care, […]

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Our Winter Wellness Message

On the series MasterChef, the immunity pin gives that person “protection” from being eliminated from the competition. In much the same way in health and wellness, “immunity” means protection from viral and bacterial attacks which our body confronts every day, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, whether we are awake or asleep, whether […]

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Tis’ the season to be coughing!

Now the weather is beginning to cool, coughs and colds are in abundance. So why do we cough and what can we do about it. Coughing is often a symptom of the common cold, allergies and/or smoking.  However, a cough can also be a symptom of a serious illness or a side-effect of a medicine e.g. gastro-esophageal reflux (heartburn), anxiety […]

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When Dry Cough Disrupts Your Daily Life

Any cough is annoying. A cough, which is dry or non-productive, can interrupt your night out, interfere with your sleep patterns, affect your voice when you speak and annoy those around you. The end result is invariably hoarseness, a tickly throat. Each of us has nerve receptors in our throat and upper airways. A dry […]

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Does your kid’s cough or cold never seem to end?

A new review of past studies shows that children’s coughs and colds can last up to two or three weeks, and earaches may take a week to get better. Researchers said that they hope these findings will help to reassure both doctors and parents that respiratory symptoms can last longer than previously appreciated. In many […]

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Caring for dry, itchy eyes.

Did you know the environment around us affects tear evaporation and therefore dry eye? Due to our rapidly changing lifestyle an increasing number of Australians are actually causing their dry eye condition! Have you ever noticed in environments of high humidity your dry eye improves? This is due to the moisture in the air reducing […]

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Exercise is key for people with arthritis.

Exercise is a good way for people with arthritis to control pain and improve physical function. Many people who have arthritis are often too scared to exercise because they think they will hurt themselves, but the condition may only get worse if they don’t get or keep moving. The best way to start is to […]

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Haemorrhoids, piles whatever you might call them…..

Haemorrhoids, piles whatever you might call them….. they can be embarrassing to talk about, but they are often extremely painful. It’s important to get help. They are similar to varicose veins, caused by genetic weakness of veins, excessive pressure in the venous circulation, pregnancy, long periods of standing or sitting, and heavy lifting. They can […]

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