Healthful and Harmful Oils and Fats Uncovered

May 4, 2015
The House of Healing

Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated – which one should I choose!  This is a topic often talked about that can leave you feeling even more confused!  So here’s a quick overview of why some oils are very unhealthy and should never, never be used in cooking… Anything that is labelled as ‘vegetable oil’ could include soybean oil, olive oil, safflower oil, sunflower oil, canola oil…and the list goes on.  In most instances these oils are highly processed…

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Eat Seasonally – Here’s a Few Good Reasons Why…

March 30, 2015
The House of Healing

                                     As you know apples are available all year-round but the actual picking time is between January and April.  But don’t be a fool and assume if you bite into a Granny Smith in March it is fresh seasonal produce, it could have been picked over a year ago! And supermarkets make no secret of it, with some farmers calling their apples ‘birthday fruit’ because some apples can have their first birthday before being sold…

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Back to School – Give your kids a head-start for the new school year

February 1, 2015
The House of Healing

Back to School – Give your kids a head-start for the new school year The first day of school can be tough! There are so many new faces, new rules and so much new information for your kids to take in. The start of the school year can be filled with anxiety, dread or excitement. Fortunately there are some simple and effective things you can do to give your kids a head start for the…

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Getting into Shape for Summer

December 2, 2014
The House of Healing

                                Getting into Shape for SummerDid you know that Australians spend more than 700 million dollars per year on weight loss?  I find this truly amazing because it you look at statics we seem to be increasing in size every year too.  It was not that long ago that clothing manufacturers decided to change the basic sizing that all companies adhere to so that a size 12 became a size 10, a size 10 an…

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Do You Know What You’re Drinking in Tap Water?

November 3, 2014
The House of Healing

We drink it every day, but few of us really know what is in the tap water we’re drinking… The two main additives found in Australian tap water are fluoride and chlorine.  Australia is one of the many countries that have water fluoridation programs currently operating. As of March 2012, artificially fluoridated drinking water is provided to 70% or more of the population in all states and territories. The government acceptance of the benefits of…

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How to Give Your Body a Break from Toxic Overload

October 1, 2014
The House of Healing

How to Give Your Body a Break from Toxic Overload Sadly exposure to toxins is unavoidable in our modern world. Toxins do not discriminate; they affect each and every one of us which is why undertaking a detoxification program is absolutely necessary for optimal health. Today the air we breathe, the water we drink and food we grow and consume have all become sources of toxic exposure, together with internally-generated wastes. Even babies are being…

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Shape Up wth the Benefits of Body Coach

August 31, 2014
The House of Healing

                      Shape Up with the Benefits of Body Coach  If you long for improved fitness, better mobility and a trim, toned body but find it hard to make time, you may find this information truly exciting!  “Whole Body Vibration” is not a new concept.  Vibration training has existed for 20 years, first being applied to astronauts who could make use of vibrations to restore their strength in a relatively short time after long space flights. …

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What You Should Know About Cholesterol

July 31, 2014
The House of Healing

What You Should Know About Cholesterol Research form the Heart Foundation suggests that 32 percent of adults have high blood cholesterol.  High blood cholesterol is a major cause of a process known as atherosclerosis.  Atherosclerosis is hardening and narrowing of the arteries which progressively and slowly blocks arteries putting blood flow at risk.  The result can be heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral vascular disease, collectively known as cardiovascular disease.  So this same research would be…

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HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT COLD SORES NATURALLY

June 30, 2014
The House of Healing

HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT COLD SORES NATURALLY There are two types of Herpes Simplex Virus, Herpes Simplex Virus -1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Virus-2 (HSV-2). ‘Cold sores’ refers to HSV-1 which affect the skin or mucous membranes, particularly the lips or mouth and around the nose.    Cold sores are mainly caused by HSV-1.  HSV-2 can also infect the mouth, although it mainly causes genital herpes.  Research suggests that most of the world’s population is…

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Preventing the Spread of Infection

May 31, 2014
The House of Healing

Preventing the Spread of Infection We can all be involved in preventing the spread of infection in the workplace, at home, around the community and in Clinic.  Standard precautions are the safety measures we all need to be aware of to help stop the spread of germs from one person to another. ‘Germs’ refers to bacteria and viruses which can be spread and enter the body in a number of ways.  Most germs are spread…

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