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Inflammation: The Hidden Cause of Depression

Inflammation: The Hidden Cause of Depression 0

Inflammation: The Hidden Cause of Depression

Think back to the last time you injured yourself. Perhaps you fell over and hurt your knee, or sprained your ankle playing sport. Along with the pain, you can probably recall how swollen, red and hot the area became. These changes were a sign of your body’s protective inflammatory response springing into action. Although uncomfortable,

Simple Daily Habits to Manage Your Anxiety

Simple Daily Habits to Manage Your Anxiety 0

Simple Daily Habits to Manage Your Anxiety

Every year, around one in seven Australians experience anxiety in a way that makes it difficult to cope with daily life.1 Ranging in severity from a background level of worry to an overpowering force, anxiety can lead to difficulty sleeping, a racing heart, panic attacks, fatigue, digestive upset, sweating or headaches – interfering with your

Stevia the Amazing Natural Sweetener

Stevia the Amazing Natural Sweetener 0

Stevia rebaudiana is a plant native to South America which has been used as a sweetener for hundreds of years1 and is now commonly used in Japan, South America and China as a sweetener in foods and beverages.2 Stevia has been approved for use by many regulatory bodies around the world, including Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Stevia has a long history of traditional use and its safety is supported by studies conducted in both animals and humans. A great advantage of Stevia is that it provides sweetness without impacting on blood glucose levels, making it useful as a sweetener in a range of Naturopathic supplements.

  • Kevin Tresize
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No Meat? No Worries: Your Guide to a Healthy Vegan-Vegetarian Pregnancy

No Meat? No Worries: Your Guide to a Healthy Vegan-Vegetarian Pregnancy 0

No Meat? No Worries: Your Guide to a Healthy Vegan-Vegetarian Pregnancy

Vegetarian and vegan diets are gaining momentum, with more people opting for a plant-based lifestyle. Plant foods provide plenty of vitamins and minerals that keep you feeling healthy, however, like other diets that restrict food groups, vegetarian and vegan diets require careful planning to prevent nutritional deficiencies. This is particularly the case during pregnancy, when