The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep!

The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep!

Rachelle Kazenbroot
Professionals recommend adults to get at least 7 hours of sleep each night, however, this is far from what most of us are getting regularly. In finding a balance between work, family, exercise and hobbies, sleep is usually what is sacrificed first. While you may feel like you can still function fine on fewer hours of sleep, especially with an extra shot of coffee in the morning, you’re really depriving your body of the rest and recovery it needs to function, and your health will suffer because of it.

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Protecting your Health by Caring for your Skin

Protecting your Health by Caring for your Skin

Rachelle Kazenbroot
Our skin is our first form of protection for our body against the outside world, it’s pretty important. All this exposure means it’s crucial that we clean and care for our skin to protect it and stop any harmful external pollutants entering our bloodstream. While you may already have developed a thorough skincare routine, it is worth taking the time to consider exactly what you are putting on your skin when you care for it.

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6 Steps to Rejuvenate your Liver

6 Steps to Rejuvenate your Liver

Rachelle Kazenbroot

Your liver, located just under the ribcage, is the largest organ in the human body. The liver is responsible for many bodily functions namely metabolising drugs, creating proteins and filtering blood. These are vital to the successful function of the human body. Unfortunately, many people suffer from poor liver health.

One of the easiest ways you can help your liver to function optimally and to avoid slipping into a serious condition like Fatty Liver Disease is to detox! Here are six things that you can include in your day-to-day life to improve your liver health.

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Is your toothpaste killing you? New study tells all...

Is your toothpaste killing you? New study tells all...

Rachelle Kazenbroot
Last week in the New Zeleand there was a viral story about Colgate Total Toothpaste contains an ingredient called Triclosan (sometimes abbreviated at TCS) with some questionable side effects. Using ingredients which are questionable for your health is a scary reality a lot of us face when we choose products without actually looking closely at the ingredients. It is really important when shopping for health, hygiene and beauty products that you read the ingredients, much like when you are shopping for food.

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The nasty 9 Ingredients you don't want in your health, hygiene and beauty products!
7 Ways to Increase Collagen Production Naturally
How optimising Methylation can prevent disease and more
Why you should be eating more Ginger
My sure fire 4 day solution to kill off that nagging cough that just won't shift

My sure fire 4 day solution to kill off that nagging cough that just won't shift

Rachelle Kazenbroot
When a cold/cough and/or flu hits, you need to act fast and here’s my advice on the best natural treatments for that nagging persistent cough that just won’t go away.

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Why you should be taking Probiotics daily

Why you should be taking Probiotics daily

Rachelle Kazenbroot
Probiotics are beneficial to take every day to support your immune system.  80% of our immune system is in our GI tract so taking Probiotics daily can help keep the bacteria well balanced in the GI system.  Between 400 and 500 different species of bacteria reside in your GI tract making up your microbiome which is your “helpful” bacteria.  These bacteria help you break down your food and absorb vitamins and minerals from your diet. If you don’t have the right bacteria you can eat and not absorb nutrients, the body keeps thinking it is hungry and the result is being overweight. 

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