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  • Dieting. The Agony and the Irony.

    Dieting. The Agony and the Irony.

      Our society is obsessed with weight and dieting.  Each year, the diet industry rakes in over 100 billion dollars, and by the age of 45, the average woman has...

  • Convalescing – A Lost Art

    Convalescing – A Lost Art

    Convalesce.  ‘To recover health and strength gradually after sickness or weakness’.  From the Latin ‘valere’, meaning strong or healthy. Back in the day, after an illness or setback, you were...

  • 3 Tips to Reduce Mask Anxiety

    3 Tips to Reduce Mask Anxiety

    3 Tips to Reduce Mask Anxiety As a Naturopath and Breathing Coach, every few days during lock down, I receive a call, text or email from someone who finds wearing...

  • Oxygen Deprivation – Bad Idea or Body Hack?

    Oxygen Deprivation – Bad Idea or Body Hack?

    What’s not to love about oxygen? After all, we depend on it for our very existence. So, it’s somewhat of a surprise, that a recent body hacking trend is all...

  • Acid or Alkaline?

    Acid or Alkaline?

        For decades natural health practitioners have recommended a diet that ‘alkalises’ the body. Basically the premise is that many diseases including cancer, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and others...

  • Tummy tonic

    Tummy tonic

    Tummy tea Do you suffer from bloating, flatulence, heartburn, reflux or perhaps IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? If so, drinking a cup of settling tummy tea will relieve your symptoms.  Traditional...

  • Are you a mouth breather?

    Are you a mouth breather?

    We can live several weeks without food, a couple of days without water, but no more than a few minutes without air.  Given its importance, it is quite amazing how...

  • What is naturopathy?

    What is naturopathy?

    A history and guide to naturopathic medicine in Australia. Naturopathy endeavours to find out and treat the underlying cause of an illness, not just the symptoms. Naturopathic medicine aims to...

  • We are what we think

    We are what we think

    The influence our thoughts and emotions have on our health is now scientifically proven and Josephine Formosa explores this area. You’ve probably heard the saying, ‘You are what you eat’,...

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