Sportsmen go Natural for Winning Edge

Today, athletes need to be careful about the products they use to ensure they are conforming with the World Anti-doping Code in Sport.  Therefore the simple choice is to use all natural personal care products and supplements to maintain wellness and optimum performance. Continue reading

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Paulie’s Einkorn Bikkies

IMG_1979Ingredients

1 cup Young Living Einkorn Mix

1 cup Organic Rolled Oats

1/2 cup Shredded Organic Coconut

1/4 cup Organic Pepitas, Sesame Seeds and/or Linseed

1 cup Organic Coconut Sugar

TSp Baking Soda

120g Organic Butter

1 TbSp Organic Coconut Oil

1 TbSp Pure Organic Maple Syrup

60ml Pure Water

Method

1.  Place dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add wet ingredients and combine.

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2.  Spoon onto baking tray and place in oven at 150 degrees for approx 1/2 hour.

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3.  When cooked lay out biscuits on rack to cool.

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Hospitals trial Natural Alternatives

Aromatherapy may offer an alternative approach to relieving nausea and vomiting after surgery according to a recent report in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).  Postoperative nausea and vomiting is a common complication, occurring in up to one-third of untreated surgical patients. It’s a problem that is not only unpleasant for patients and associated with increased costs for antiemetic medications, but is also linked to prolonged hospitalization and an increased risk of readmission.  Continue reading

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Why select fluoride-free toothpaste

It is often claimed that fluoridated water is the main reason for a large decline in tooth decay over the past 60 years. However, this same decline in tooth decay has occurred in all developed countries, even in those that have never added any fluoride to their water. According to data from the World Health Organization, there is no discernible difference in tooth decay between the minority of developed countries that fluoridate water and the majority that do not. Continue reading

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Demand glyphosate-free products!

A number of recent studies have shown that glyphosate, introduced in 1974 as a herbicide for crops, may have an alarming effect on our wellbeing. Studies have shown that glyphosate can disrupt the human endocrine system and the balance of gut bacteria, damage DNA and is a driver of mutations that lead to cancer. Continue reading

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Crystal Therapy and Aromatherapy

Aligning Alternative and Natural Therapies

A Crystal Therapist uses semi-precious and precious stones to enhance mental, spiritual and physical wellbeing.  Crystal therapy is based on the belief that certain crystals and gems possess a powerful energy that can positively affect imbalances in human energy fields thus promoting well-being.  Aromatherapy, on the other hand, is the therapeutic use of essential oils from plants to support and balance the body, mind and spirit.  Modes of application include aerial diffusion, direct inhalation and topical application (massage, baths, compresses and therapeutic skin care).  While each modality is based on different principles, therapists are able to synergize the two modalities effectively. Continue reading

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