Who Do You Trust?
All you need is Common Sense.
You don't need a Masters Degree or Doctorate to live a Healthy Life.
Healthy Mums = Healthy Bubs
When you think of ‘bacteria’, it is likely that images of germs and infection may spring to mind…unwelcome guests in your little one’s body! While some microbes can lead to sickness, it’s important to know that the right types of bacteria can be very beneficial for your baby, helping his or her little body grow and function.
The Beauty Of Healthy Ageing
It’s a few weeks into a new year, and the perfect time to embrace some sustainable and healthy habits - simple and effective ways to create positive change in your diet and lifestyle for a healthier you. Make the commitment and reap the rewards of looking and feeling beautiful and energetic in 2018 and beyond!
Restore Your Gut Health
Restore peace and balance amongst the ‘citizens’ of your marvellous microbiota!
Pain & Inflammation - A Natural Phenomenon
Don't put it off any longer!
If we ignore the cause and simply treat the result the problem never really goes away it simply finds another way to tell you it needs your help.
Supercharge your Immunity!
Conquer Winter Villains by Supercharging your Immunity!
Whether you’re comfortable in the cold or wished summer would never end, winter has undeniably returned for another year. As temperatures lower, so too can your immune system’s capacity to fight off the bugs that cause colds and flus
Natural or Orthodox
Which form of treatment is best?
There seems to be a belief that it is one or the other.
Is this really the case?
In a speech before the Canberra Press Corps Professor Stephen Myers (Medical Doctor, Naturopath & Professor at Southern Cross University) said, “Doesn’t it make more sense to start with the gentlest, least invasive...
Free yourself from Fatigue
Lost your "Get up and Go"?
Most people have experienced low energy or fatigue at some point in their lives. After juggling home, work and family life, it’s no wonder there is little energy left for yourself! Anyone can feel tired at the end of the day, but ongoing fatigue can sneak up on you and become your ‘new normal’...
CAN YOU REALLY TRUST RESEARCH?
Big Pharma sponsored studies - prone to bias.
Sponsored Studies prone to Bias
The press is very prone to trot out the latest research findings that a certain drug is the best and safest etc. They also proclaim that "Natural treatments and/or herbs are dangerous". The ridiculous group, ‘Friends Of Science In Medicine’, are very quick to grab any trials that put down Natural Treatments and Natural Therapists. However, even the Medical Research Scientists are now saying it is all flawed...
MINERALS - HOW DO THEY AFFECT THE HUMAN BODY?
Mineral Deficiency. The signs & symptoms to look out for.
How important are Minerals?
Minerals are involved in virtually all biochemical processes in the human body. They are affected by and affect all other nutrients – vitamins, proteins carbohydrates and fats, so their importance in human health cannot be understated.
INSURANCE AGAINST COLDS & FLU THIS WINTER
Take out a wellness 'insurance policy' against colds and flu today.
Ensure you Insure your Health
For many people the shortening days and cooler weather heralds not only the start of winter but also a string of absences from work and a backlog of tasks as you or your loved ones succumb to winter illness. What if you could take out a wellness ‘insurance policy’ against colds and flu...
Are Heartburn Medications Safe for Long-Term Use?
Is your Antacid Drug making you sick?
Proton Pump Inhibitors - Are they over prescribed?
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) such as Nexium and Omeprazole and others, have been prescribed for many years with the assumption that they had no adverse effects. Naturopaths have for years pointed out that this is not the case and in fact that we were heading for an avalanche of serious health issues...
STATIN DRUGS & DIABETES
Statins linked to Diabetes Risk!
Statin Drugs and Diabetes - Should we be worried?
Statin drugs have been the favourite drug for many doctors for decades but a huge body of research over the past ten years has shown this drug to be more damaging than useful. Despite their reluctance to accept it...
IS YOUR BODY COPING WITH YOUR CURRENT LIFESTYLE?
How is your body handling your current lifestyle?
How do you achieve Vitality, Longevity & Healthy Ageing?
Here at Abundant Life & Health we have been professionally trained to assist you in maximising healthy ageing and improving well being with the Vitality, Longevity and Healthy Ageing program. Getting older is inevitable. However, our Vitality, Longevity & Healthy Ageing (VLA) approach to maintaining your health can support this process thereby allowing you to age gracefully.
Take part in our - Re-Boot your Immune System program today!
A sign of things to come
An article published in the Scientific American in 2016 reported the case of an elderly woman who died in September 2016 from an incurable infection. The Super Bug infection had spread throughout her system and this infection was able to fight off 26 of the strongest antibiotics available.
THE STRENGTH OF IRON
If you feel you may be low in iron, talk to our Naturopath today!
Is Iron on your Side?
Iron is essential for maintaining good energy levels and optimal health. It is arguably one of the most important minerals, particularly as it is involved in carrying oxygen to every cell in your body. Haemoglobin is the body’s oxygen-carrying protein and where you find approximately two-thirds of your iron...
Weighing in! Let us help you achieve your health goals in 2017.
New year, New resolutions..
At this time of year many of us make New Year Resolutions around health and fitness and especially weight. It seems we are never happy with our weight. It also seems we can never get to the right numbers on the scales or the right dress size.
BED WETTING - WHAT ARE THE CAUSES?
Understanding it's not always the child's fault.
It takes a while for Children to get full Control of their Bladder
This can result in some finding it difficult to avoid wetting the bed – something that is traumatic for the child and annoying for the parent...
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR TRADING HOURS
We will be taking a short break over the holiday period.
We are taking a short break
We will be closed from Monday 26th December 2016 and will re-open Monday 9th January 2017. Our last day of trading is Friday 22nd December 2016.
Stock up on Herbs & Supplements! Don't forget to stock up on your supplements to ensure you stay well and happy over the holiday period...
EXCESS WEIGHT? SHAKE IT OFF!
Are you looking to Shake Off a few kilos? A Ketogenic Diet may be the answer!
Get Fit & Improve your Body Composition
With the warm weather upon us, your thoughts may be turning to how you can get fit and improve your body composition for the summer months ahead. This year, rather than turn to yet another ‘quick fix’ diet that promises you’ll fit into your bikini within the month but feels impossible to do...
Autoimmune conditions - bringing back the balance
Is an Autoimmune Condition affecting you?
What is an Autoimmune Condition?
Perhaps you or someone you know has been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition. But what does this really mean? ‘Auto’ is the Latin word for ‘self’ and ‘autoimmune’ essentially means that your body mounts an immune response against itself.This is characterised by inflammation...
A Possible Link between Serious Auto-Immune diseases and widely used Pesticides in Australian Food
Is Pesticide Exposure affecting you? credit: greenplanetethics.com
Pesticide & Organophosphates Exposure
Recently ABC News reported on research showing a cluster of Parkinson’s disease cases in rural Victoria that may be linked to the use of pesticides. Whilst pesticides may not be the sole...
Controversial Cholesterol Study
Does high LDL Cholesterol cause Cardiovascular Disease?
LDL Cholesterol Study
LDL cholesterol is now in question as a cause of cardiovascular disease in older people. A systematic review of 19 studies involving 68,094 people has found no association between high LDL cholesterol and premature death...
Sleep - It's Not a Luxury
Is Sleep Deprivation affecting you? Credit: spacemakers.com.au
Are you Waking Up Feeling Refreshed?
Staring at the celling at 2:30am, unable to sleep, is usually low on people’s list of favourite pastimes. Affecting anyone at any age, insomnia (difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep) and/or waking unrefreshed can be some people’s reality. Research shows that adults who get fewer than...
Got the Moody Blues?
Are you Feeling Blue? Here's some tips to improve your outlook. Credit: iStockphoto
Your Journey to Greater Mental Wellbeing
Mental health disorders are more common than many people realise. It is natural to feel like you are the only one that may be feeling low or experiencing depression, but you are not alone! There are many reasons why you might be feeling blue. Stress, poor health, loss and trauma, and changes in life circumstances can all be triggers for depression. Thankfully, there are some...
Antibiotics are losing their potency due to inappropriate / over prescribing.
Trust your own Immune System, not drugs!
The following report was taken from the “Medical Observer”. Soon Antibiotics will have no benefit due to over prescribing and inappropriate prescribing. The following report highlights the reason antibiotics are losing their potency. This type of medication can be life saving in the appropriate cases....
Who Else Wants To Be Healthy and Live A Long Active Life?
That Sounds Like A Silly Question Doesn't It?
After all,we have all been conditioned to believe that we wear out as we get older and old age leads to disease, pain and misery - who wants that? Well apparently nearly everyone! How can I say that? Well we seem hell bent on making it happen...
Beat the Back to School Blues
Kick-start the New School Year
Parents understandably want what is best for their children and aim to ensure that life at home and at school is the best it can be. Nevertheless, if a child is experiencing stress, inadequate sleep or is finding it hard to learn and understand due to poor cognition, then life at school can be harder than it needs...
Better living through Detox
What’s the Big Deal about Detoxification?
Detox. It’s a term you’ve no doubt heard a lot of on TV, in magazines or in the gym. But why should you ‘detox’? Detoxification is your body’s natural process of changing dietary and environmental toxins into less harmful substances before eliminating them from your body...
Peaceful, Healthy and Happy Holiday Greetings to you all!
The end of another year is upon us and most of us are looking forward to having a break to rejuvenate and spend time with our families.
We at The Apothecary’s Pantry and Abundant Life & Health would like to wish you all a Happy and Peaceful Christmas and a Happy and Healthy 2016.
When considering healthy yet delicious festive cheer, there are some wonderful and healthy seasonal...
Healthy Gut - Happy Life
What is the difference between a Naturopath and a Medical Doctor?
The answer is both simple and complex.
Naturopaths focus on the overall health of the patient. We seek to help our pateints to understand how diet and lifestyle impact their health and wellbeing. WE seek the cause of symptoms first in order to effect a cure – wellness. Symptoms are only a result of a disease process…
Stress Management - Beat Stress Before it Beats You!
Spring has sprung! How are your allergies treating you?
Do you suffer from Sinus, Hayfever and Congestion?
Many people suffer in silence from allergies, but allergies are not something that you simply have to put up with! It is possible to manage your allergies naturally. Common allergy symptoms include sneezing, sinus congestion, itchy eyes, persistent cough, wheezing, asthma…
Who wants to feel good?
We all want to feel and look our best.
The trouble is that we want the whole package, but rarely want to put the required effort in to achieve it. The weight loss industry is a classic example. Everyone has a pill or a system that requires little or no effort and the fat just falls off?? Well, that is what they want you to believe but, honestly, is it believable...
Welcome to Wellness What does it mean to be well?
Are you well?
Many people believe ‘health’ and ‘wellness’ are terms that simply mean being free from disease, but there is so much more to being truly well! Are you really well if you are overweight, forgetful, tired, moody, or have poor skin? What if you suffer from headaches, frequent colds, constipation…
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