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Progesterone: Are you getting yours?

It is often said that women are not logical.  Well thank goodness for that! If we calculated everything in life, we would be completely unprepared for the unexpected, and life is one constant flow of unexpected.  Women’s wisdom comes from the knowingness deep down in the core of her being.  Without intuition, we are without our true strength, something that goes beyond analytical intellect and the measures of science, it is the wisdom of the world speaking through our bodies,…

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A Little Postpartum Nourishment Goes a Long Way

Postpartum is the most intense journey any woman could possibly go through. Unfortunately this is not often acknowledged in the western world. The moment that little pregnancy test shows positive we all focus on the pregnancy and the birth and then… crickets. Out comes the baby and the world says “Here you are Mama, here is your baby, now off you go and we will see you in six weeks to check if you can start having sex again.” It’s simply nuts if you…

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How Candida Causes Hormone Chaos

Colon Clarity The colon is the foundation of our health. It holds the frontline for our immune system, balances brain chemistry, absorbs nutrients and kicks out toxins. The gut has it’s own nervous system known as the enteric nervous system, or the second brain. Nerve endings in the gut lining connect to almost every organ system in the body, and even to the brain. The second largest nerve in our body, the vagus nerve, is the connection between the brain and gut. The…

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SIBO May be Behind Your Gut and Hormone Issues

Candida was once the focus of bad gut bacteria, but now we have found another culprit – SIBO. If you have been experiencing exhaustion, anxiety and digestive problems you may be dealing with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). This nasty critter can cause horrible health problems, but thankfully we know how to boot it out. The Role of Gut Bacteria Balanced gut bacteria (the microbiome) perform incredibly important functions within the body. The microbiome is the foundation of our immune…

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Are You Eating Enough Intelligent Food?

When one pictures a fresh, mouth-watering plate of food, it’s likely to be a colourful one. Unlike the reductionist view of nutrition, fruits and vegetables are far more than just carbohydrates. A new wave of research is diving deep down into the complex world of phytonutrients. These scientists intend to uncover the dynamic botanical interplay that may be key for many modern day diseases.   From macro to phytonutrient Back in the early 80’s food was just seen as calories…

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Is Soya a Miracle Food?

The Flower Power revolution of the sixties gave birth to a wave of free love, radical music and vegetarianism. Yet we soon realized lentils and rice didn’t quite make the cut for a balanced diet. The need for more plant proteins opened a door of opportunity and the soya industry walked right in. Today soya is the world’s foremost provider of vegetable protein and oil. Yet many are questioning if this well marketed product is really suitable for human consumption.…

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Do We Need to Fight to be Healthy?

Our health relies heavily on our beliefs and I’m not talking about faith healing; I’m talking about the beliefs that surround physical regeneration. Most of us were imprinted with the concept that we need to fight viruses, we need to fight bacteria’s and we need to fight cancer, and of course there are moments that this may be necessary, but if we kill everything what is the result? Death. Medical records don’t say if someone died from an immune system…

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Placenta Encapsulation: Your Postnatal Feel Good Pill

by Kheyrne Danu No woman should have to start her journey into motherhood with the immobilizing state of postnatal depression (PND). Yet this century has seen a consistent rise in this debilitating condition. Thankfully women today have discovered the happy pill that really works! After decades of research scientists have been dumbfounded by postnatal depression. No drug or supplement has been able to cure this elusive state of being. But what if it wasn’t a disorder as much as a…

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Nourishing Tips for Firm Skin

by Kheyrne Danu   There are times in life when gravity appears to weigh heavily on the body, especially on the skin. Nobody wants skin that lacks mojo and hangs lifelessly from your bones. Being the outside organ of the body the skin is exposed to heavy environmental wear and tear. Adding in a little extra support and nourishment can help the skin find its firmness once again. Skin hydration – Firm skin is directly linked to hydration. The body is made…

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How to Nourish Your Hormone Harmony

Today more and more women are suffering from symptoms of unhappy hormones. Whether it’s polycystic ovarian syndrome, infertility, or hot flushes, these problems all stem from the same culmination of stressors. In fact problems with adrenal stress, thyroid disorders, reproductive health and mental emotional health, all go hand in hand. There is no separation, the group of endocrine glands and neurotransmitters all function together in one beautiful orchestra. When we learn to listen to our internal signals, we hear the call…

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Finding the Energy to Heal

Health challenges like adrenal fatigue, autoimmune diseases and cancer are increasing by the day. The messages screaming from our bodies are loud and clear. It’s time to lift the veil of naivety and take a good hard look at the cause and effect of life as we know it. For some, the fall happens so fast, it is hard to know what happened. Hitting the bottom of the barrel is excruciating and freeing in the same moment. It is a…

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Loving Your Body – Story and All

We are born with one body; one beautiful, intelligent, dynamic, body that allows us to experience all the joyful sensations of this life. The body is more resilient than you could ever imagine. It can do processes that show miracles exist. The body is like a filing cabinet, it holds on to the story of our life, including all the unprocessed fear, guilt, shame, anger and resentment. We judge our body when: We have lost our inspiration for life. We have been…

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I Trust My Body

What does it mean to trust your body?  Why should you have to?  What is there to trust? Maybe our body holds our innate truth? Maybe it is our barometer illuminating unresolved stories through pain and other online gaming imbalances? And maybe the body shows us what is working for us and what isn’t? Our body is the only thing in this life that is really ours; best we look after it. Over the last century we have been part of quite a large experiment. Through…

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