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.
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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
Pregnant? Omega-3s are Essential For Your Baby’s Brain 0
Pregnant? Omega-3s are Essential For Your Baby’s Brain
If you have ever browsed the shelves of your local supermarket or Pharmacy, you will have seen bottles of omega-3 capsules, typically recommended for maintaining a healthy heart and for reducing inflammation in conditions such as arthritis. Did you know that these essential fatty acids are also vital for a healthy pregnancy and for the
The Lion and the Deadline: How Stress Impacts Your Health 0
The Lion and the Deadline: How Stress Impacts Your Health
Your heart races. Your breathing becomes quick and shallow. You feel alert and slightly anxious; your palms are sweaty and your muscles tense. This is your body getting you ready to run, or even fight, for your life. Are you a cave dweller facing down a growling, ravenous lion, armed with only a spear and
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