4 tips for staying well through winter

During the cooler months, strengthening the immune system becomes a focus for many people. But our immune system does more than just helping our body to ward off common colds and the flu – it also helps our body to react to foreign substances and forms part of our anti-cancer response.   Whether you feel as […]

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Let’s talk hot flushes

Whether it’s drenching the sheets at night, melting at work or making sure you never leave the house without a facecloth, hot flushes can leave a woman feeling at the mercy of the changes occurring within her body. But, why do they happen? Hot flushes can be the body’s response to declining estrogen levels. When […]

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Putting a spotlight on progesterone

When we think about progesterone, we might only think about the role it plays in our menstrual cycle or our fertility, but this powerful hormone has other biological functions. Progesterone is a powerful anti-anxiety agent, an anti-depressant, and a diuretic, which means it helps us to eliminate excess fluid. However, a common sex hormone imbalance involves low progesterone—and […]

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Sleep and your appetite

Do you feel like you’re constantly trying to regulate your appetite? Perhaps you wake up in the morning promising yourself that today will be the day you forgo that sugary muffin, turn away afternoon snacks or stop yourself from reaching into the pantry or freezer after dinner.

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Perimenopause & high cholesterol. What you need to know…

How much do you know about the changes that take place in your body in the lead up to menopause? You may or may not know that this is a time when your estrogen levels begin to surge and plummet for a while before they begin their permanent decline. As you get closer to menopause, […]

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Feeling Fluidy?

Ever notice you have a bloated tummy, swollen ankles, or a puffy face? These can all be signs from your body that it’s retaining fluid. When we feel puffy and fluidy, it may be because our detoxification pathways are overloaded. i.e. a liver with too much on its plate or challenges with your kidneys. Fluid […]

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5 signs your liver might need support

If you’ve been reading Dr Libby’s work for a while, you are likely aware of just how important the liver is when it comes to how we look and feel each day. With a happy and efficient liver, you burn body fat more effectively, sleep more soundly, and have clear and vibrant skin. But we […]

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Are you getting enough zinc?

Zinc used to be present in our soil. As such, we obtained it gradually across the day in foods such as fruits and vegetables. Even grain-based foods such as breads and cereals provided us with a small dose. Due to conventional farming practices, most soils in Australia and New Zealand are now deficient in zinc […]

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Period Problems?

Your periods are supposed to just turn up – no uncomfortable symptoms or feeling like your usual personality upped and walked out the door. It is possible to stop your monthly silent turmoil. It starts with recognising your symptoms and what your body might be trying to tell you. If you are at the end […]

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Are you stuck in this cycle?

Sound familiar? Helping to break this cycle is one of the main reasons we created Organic Daily Greens and Radiant Reds. The slightly bitter taste of this greens powder will work to change your palate – as the more bitter foods you eat, the less sugary ones you’ll crave. The key is to increase the […]

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