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Is double mastectomy the only option for Brac1 positive women like Angelina Jolie?

Angelina Jolie has made a massive decision to electively remove her breasts due to her Brac1 positive receptor. This blog gives 3 empowering tips to help protect you from Breast Cancer Continue reading

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Protein Shakes may negatively affect your Unborn Child

I don’t think pregnant women should not have protein shakes unless indicated by a supervising health care professional. I am pretty adamant for a few reasons. Let me explain why. I am not a big fan of protein shakes at … Continue reading

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Hop into Health – Male hormones and Steroid Use and Abuse

Today On Hop Into Health, I interviewed Jack Hammond, compounding pharmacist from Broadbeach Amcal Compounding Pharmacy and the HOT topic today was men’s hormones and steroid use and abuse! Podcast from the show. (The tick sound stops after 2 minutes). … Continue reading

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Why working mums can feel guilty

This morning on Hop into Health, I chatted with Mel Groom from Mums in Business Australia about challenges that may affect working mums and how to find happiness amongst the fast paced blur called life. This is the podcast from … Continue reading

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Coconut oil – the low down

Coconut Oil is the latest on the food front. This is an interview I did this morning with Nicole Dyer from ABC coast FM (Podcast) What is the low down on this OIL? Coconut Oil is a newly discovered old traditional … Continue reading

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Fertility 1.the optimal time to fall pregnant

Interestingly 2 IVF clinics in Melbourne conducted a study in 2009 and found that 54 % of people only had a vague understanding about when they were fertile with 11% having no idea at all. These statistics re-iterates to me, … Continue reading

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Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome – a stress condition?

Poly cystic ovary syndrome is a cluster of symptoms caused by high testosterone in woman. Why exactly testosterone levels in woman rise is not proven, but stress does seem to play a role. Continue reading

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Chemicals, preservatives and additives including carrageenan

We live in a FAST world, where take aways, quick bites and conveniences are TOP priority… but is that the best for you?? I have loved food from the day I was born and love it today. However some of … Continue reading

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Sunburn management

Have you been sunburnt before? Many of us have and it can happen quick and can leave you sore for days (especially behind your knees)! Ouch! It’s best to avoid LONG Exposure in the sun. I am a big fan … Continue reading

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Why are women wired differently?

If you have been to school or interacted with the opposite sex, you will by now be aware that males and females are wired very differently. Men only use one part of their brain for thinking or doing an activity. … Continue reading

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