Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be debilitating, painful and affect your quality of life on a regular basis. Medical doctor and expert in nutritional medicine, Dr Cris Beer, shares her knowledge on how to deal with this health issue If you suffer from diarrhoea, constipation, stomach pain, cramps or gas, this may be an indication that you have IBS. Affecting around one in five Australians,[i] IBS can be difficult to manage, and when symptoms raise their head, it can be even more difficult to treat. While the cause of IBS is still unknown, it has been found that IBS...Read More
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Growing up as kiddies we’d spend our school holidays in a tiny beach town called Kalbarri in Western Australia, which just happened to be 30 minutes from our farm. In fact, it’s where my parents now live post country life in our old holiday ‘shack’ which thankfully Mum has given a mighty fine makeover. As with all small towns during holidays, lunch time and treats revolved around one place. The bakery. Where Sausage rolls, pies and veggie pasties were on high rotation and a shiny glossy pink donut was a given, evvvvvvery time. Now that I’m a reformed health...Read More
There’s a new epidemic in town and its affecting more than 8/10 people. It’s spreading, it can be debilitating, dream crushing and the cause of much procrastination. This my friends, is commonly known as ‘busy-ness’. Often worn as a badge of honor amongst repeat offenders, over scheduling, over committing and just too much hustle each day can frequently mean other areas of life can slide. And unfortunately those ‘other areas’ tend to be the balls we most need in the air; health and nutrition, fitness, relationships and overall emotional wellbeing. While taking a week of ‘mental health’ leave isn’t...Read More
Moodi Dennaoui- The ‘Diet Doctor’ and expert for Body Science lets us in on a not so secret fact. So my friends, put down the donut and read on… It’s not unusual for people to take it a little easier when it comes to their diet and activity levels in winter. After all the days are shorter, the mornings are darker, and it’s cold so who wouldn’t prefer to indulge in a little comfort food or a sleep in? But before spending hours slogging it out on the treadmill in a bid to get fit for summer, you may want...Read More
Hands up those who love to enjoy their coffee in the biggest bowl they have? Well turns out I’m not the only one (surprise surprise). It’s said that 47% of Australians prefer to drink their coffee in mugs as big as their head, I mean 230ml or larger, and luckily some smart people out there were listening. As someone who works from home, across 2 businesses, while also entertaining and keeping 2 small kiddies alive (nailing it FYI), the luxury of getting out the door daily for my dose of goodness (here’s looking at you bulletproof coffee) is at...Read More
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