Everyday Be Better advice

How to detox without doing a detox

By Alexandra Middleton / September 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

There is no doubt about it, doing an annual detox is good for you. It is also crucial to those trying to resolve chronic health issues and to those who are trying to simply shed fat. Detoxing isn’t easy or for the faint hearted, but once you’ve done at least …

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Why you want to give up Coffee

By Alexandra Middleton / February 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

Many of us out there are obsessed with good coffee. Black, white, short, long – some even go to bed day dreaming about the next morning’s cup. Often though, regular coffee consumption can leave you feeling more tired than usual, especially in the late morning when you start to dip …

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Do you sleep and eat well but feel tired all the time?

By Alexandra Middleton / December 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

If this sounds like you, you may be suffering with a health issue that is not recognised by conventional medicine.  Stress and Adrenal fatigue Is getting out of bed a struggle most mornings? Is caffeine your thing? Do you love to salt your food? Do you get dizzy when you stand …

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Balance your plate for optimum nutrition

By Alexandra Middleton / December 10, 2014 / 0 Comments

Want to balance your plate? Getting the most your of your breakfast, lunch and dinner can be as simple as a quick glance and asking yourself a few quick questions. 1. Where is my protein? High quality proteins are essential to the diet. There is a list of reasons why. Primarily …

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Food hangovers: why you want to eat dinner early

By Alexandra Middleton / December 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

With the silly season fast approaching, you may be waking up feeling a little less fresh than normal. Maybe you drank too much. Or maybe you have a “food hangover” caused by eating too much, too late. A lot of people get food hangovers on a daily basis and don’t …

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How to help a child that farts, a lot!

By Alexandra Middleton / November 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

What is normal and what is not normal when it comes to farting and children? And what can you do about it? There are several factors to consider and many things you can do to banish the gas for good. Are you or did you breast feed? It is possible …

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How to stop a cold sore from coming up

By Alexandra Middleton / November 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

Cold sores generally manifest due to a suppressed immune system, with many people falling prey to them when they are sick and run down. Hormone imbalances can also trigger an outbreak (especially for those with oestrogen clearance issues), as can a change in weather or stress.  Cold sore sufferers will …

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Decide to be healthy and diet no more

By Alexandra Middleton / October 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

Stop dieting and start living by dieting no more. It is totally possible to experience the positive aspects of a diet without the diet itself. All you need to do is make a  few small, permanent tweaks to your every day lifestyle. The key is to take every day as it comes, …

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A naturopathic approach to pain

By Alexandra Middleton / September 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

There are thousands of scientific studies that demonstrate how certain inflammatory foods can cause pain and how the state of your gut can effect the level of pain you experience too. The good news is there is a lot you can do to reduce any type of pain quickly (many …

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How to treat a Urinary Tract Infection

By Alexandra Middleton / September 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

When it comes to one’s health, everyone has a weak spot. Some of us have two. Weak spots are usually aggravated by stress, poor lifestyle habits and not enough sleep. For some people, their weak spot is their lungs, leaving them with a constant cough. For others it might be …

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What to do when you’re feeling anxious

By Alexandra Middleton / August 6, 2014 / 0 Comments

Being a worry wort is not an easy thing to live with.  Prolonged worry can easily turn into anxiety and a world of unjustified mental agony. Sometimes you can control the mental looping with things like mindfulness and therapy,  but the physical manifestations of anxiety are much harder to resolve. …

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Healthy travel tips

By Alexandra Middleton / August 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

Here are some healthy travel tips that will ensure you feel fresh upon arrival at your destination: Stay hydrated Becoming dehydrated on a flight is easy to do, particularly considering the insufficient amount of water most people drink day to day. And apart from the dehydrating effects of altitude itself, humidity …

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How to feel refreshed every morning

By Alexandra Middleton / July 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

Do you wake up feeling refreshed most mornings? Most people when asked will answer this one with a no. For many living the modern, adrenal-based lifestyle, getting up in the mornings is the hardest part of the day. The body is designed to experience a natural ebb and flow of …

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How fluoride affects your hormones

By Alexandra Middleton / June 19, 2014 / 0 Comments

Tap water generally but particularly that from the eastern seaboard of Australia is always best avoided. Most people struggle to drink enough water generally let alone water that is fluoride free. And drinking enough water daily – even if it is tap water – should always be the priority. In saying …

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To juice or not to juice?

By Alexandra Middleton / May 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

Some of you might’ve noticed juicing has quickly risen in rank on the nutrition fad scale and scene. Celebrities love it, dieters love it, and new wave detox junkies are addicted. You have probably personally not been immune to the many juice bars popping up around Sydney. There are many …

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