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Sunshine good for health

Vitamin D deficiency is a common health complaint for many people, even when they live in a sun-drenched country such as Australia. Vitamin D deficiency has become such a problem that doctors are now recommending an annual test and supplementation may be warranted for some people year round. Read More…

Honey – can it be faked?

Honey is one of those products that nature offers us that is full of healthy attributes and medicinal properties, just the way it is. Made by bees not man, its hard to imagine why ‘we’ would tamper with the perfection of nature and compromise the health benefits of pure, natural, unfiltered honey that comes directly from bees to our tables without any real need for processing. Read More…

Barcodes and country of origin

Label reading is an important skill to develop when seeking a chemical-free lifestyle and it pays to understand what information on a label can and cannot tell you. Recently an email has been widely distributed that suggests that by noting the first couple of digits in a barcode, you can figure out where a product is made. Read More…

Ingredients aren’t the only chemicals in foods

Reading ingredient labels to hunt down and avoid harmful chemicals is important if you wish to eat well and be well. It is a skill that gets easier over time and actually makes your shopping experience much simpler as it immediately eliminates many brands and items from your shopping list. Read More…

Lactose intolerance symptoms in adults

Lactose intolerance symptoms in adults can range from bloating and gas to gripping stomach pains, nausea and diarrhea.

Lactose is a sugar molecule that the gut breaks down and absorbs as glucose and galactose. It is the body’s inability to break down the lactose that brings about the discomfort. Read More…

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