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Spring Cleaning!

by Sonia Chartier, on 23 March 2015, Digestion, Healthy Living
spring cleaning

You’ve heard it all before. Pop stars do it, soap stars do it. Cleanse, detox, purify: the mantra of the New Millennium!

Who wants to live on organic kiwi juice and raw carrots for six weeks?

Who has time to blend their essential oils before meditating for an hour, then practicing their feng shui to prepare them for a breakfast of lightly toasted morning mist? The problem with many health regimes is that they require an amount of time and energy available maybe to Nepalese Hermits but not to the ordinary wage earner or homemaker. Continue reading >

15 signs of sluggish liver function

by Sonia Chartier, on 3 March 2015, Digestion
sluggish liver

It’s not always what you think!

Do you ever wake up around 2 am for no reason?  Or are you ever moody and feeling like your skin is dry and irritated?  Does your big right toe ever bother you?  If so, it may be your liver talking to you; there is a multitude of seemingly unrelated symptoms that are all linked to a sluggish liver.

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The Health Benefits of Slow Food

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 February 2015, Digestion, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living
slow food

Have you heard of the ‘Slow Food’ movement? It is dedicated to getting people to take their lives and their food slowly, eating locally produced crops, spending time on food preparation and forgetting the fast food restaurant and ready made dinner scenario that so many people run with these rushed and hectic days.

If it becomes the new way of life, this movement could seriously affect the business of nutritionists and other health practitioners, not to mention putting several drug companies out of business. Continue reading >

Detox: Operation Big Cleanse!

by Sonia Chartier, on 12 January 2015, Digestion, Healthy Living
clean up

Detox! Full of zeal and vim, you intend to clean up your act, banish the seasonal bulges, and get started on a new and virtuous regime of vigorous health.

But how? What’s the best way to achieve this laudable aim?

There are so many possible regimens, it becomes a mite confusing. Here’s a simple program that you can follow with ease, enjoying better health without too much pain or too many adverse effects.

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Do you have healthy eating habits?

by Sonia Chartier, on 5 January 2015, Digestion, Healthy Eating
eating habits

Do you know what you should be eating?

If not – if like many other people you are totally confused by the plethora of information that bombards those trying to improve their eating habits – maybe you should take a different angle.

How about looking less at what you eat and more at how you eat it? Now I’m not suggesting anything wacky here. What I’m talking about are the basics of good eating habits.

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