If you are wanting some positive changes to your health, it is important to realise that positive words are more powerful than you think.
Research reveals that the words that you say have an incredible impact on your ability to achieve your goals and maintain optimal health.
Christopher Bergland, from Psychology Today, describes how positive language can “spark” the neurons in your brain, that motivate you to succeed and achieve peak performance. Alternatively, negative self-talk can “switch” them off. The good news is, we can shift our mindset by simply starting to speak positive affi..
Safe Radiation Protection
How Wi-fi can Damage Men’s Fertility.
Dr Avendaño’s study explains.
Staying connected and up-to-date on current affairs is easily achieved by having laptops, tablets or smartphones at arm’s length. For men however, this may affect their fertility. A study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility reveals the link between electromagnetic radiation emitted by wi-fi-enabled laptops to sperm damage.
For the study, researchers in Argentina obtained semen from 29 healthy men and measured sperm cells' swimming ability after being exposed to wi-fi radiation..
Back to school Month: Safe Radiation Protection
Education Tool, Toy, Entertainment Device, Radio Frequency Transmitter and Receiver? Children are one of the greatest targets for wireless device companies. Tablets are used for entertainment and education; they are often a school requirement today. However, instead of treating the tablets as radio-frequency transmitters and receivers, parents and children treat them as toys. The tablet is often placed on children's laps, close to their reproductive organs, or in their hands whic..
Care for Kids Month: Safe Sunscreen
YOUR SUNSCREEN – More harm than good?
Why is most sunscreen harmful?
Sunscreen for children is essential for Summer fun. In Australia, the UV index is one of the highest in the world, making it crucial to protect our kid’s skin daily. Most parents usually decide on a sunscreen made specifically for children, with the highest SPF they can find. However, there are other important things to consider in sunscreens, including the amount of toxic chemicals they may contain. Conventional sunscreen manufacturers want to create a sunscreen ..
Care for Kids Month: Protect your children from radiation
Studies reveal up to 60% of your mobile phone’s radiation is absorbed into your head. Children are much more susceptible to mobile phone radiation because there skulls and bodies are not yet fully formed. Studies have shown that they absorb more radiation radiation penetrates more deeply into a child's head due to their thinner skulls than adults when using mobile phones. Research shows that in fact, it was found that a child's growing body may absorb up to 10 times the radiation an adult's body absorbs. Studies show a ..
SUGAR!! Why do children like sugar so much? We’ll discuss these questions, which every Mum and Dad should know, even if our kids don’t agree – yet!
I’m so excited to start our Vital Harvest Care For Kids month. I’ll be covering blogs that relate to childrens health as well as how we can support charities that give hope to children in need. This week, we’ll be supporting the vital work of She Rescue. Who rescue children from sexual exploitation and slavery. They provide a safe, loving home for these children, as well as counselling, medical care and schooling. Join us, as togeth..
Did you know conventional nail polish is one of the most toxic products we use? They contain a lot of harmful chemicals which can make you sick and even contribute to weight gain.
Researchers at Duke University and EWG found TPHP, in women’s bodies just 10 to 14 hours after painting their nails. Their levels of diphenyl phosphate or DPHP, which forms when the body metabolizes TPHP, had increased nearly sevenfold. Not only does TPHP disrupt hormones, it may contribute to weight gain and obesity. “It is very troubling that nail polish being marketed to women..
Studies reveal pregnant women who use their mobile phones regularly may be putting their unborn baby at greater risk –due to exposure to electromagnetic fields in the uterus.
The results of a large study tracking nearly 100,000 children’s long-term health from pregnancy between 1996 and 2002, suggests that pregnant mothers who use mobile phones regularly are likely to give birth to kids with behavioural problems, especially if those children start using mobile phones early themselves. Bioelectromagnetics Journal, research published April 2004)
Women Using Mobile Phones While P..
Is there a link between mobile phone placement and breast cancer? What you Need to Know:
Mobile phones are two-way microwave transmitters that should not be kept directly on or near your body.
The soft fatty tissue of the breast readily absorbs this radiation.
Case Reports are accumulating of young women with no family history getting a diagnosis of breast cancer. The tumors were unusually located directly underneath the skin where they placed their mobile phones in their bra.
Doctors advise: Women should not store their mobile phones in their bra.
Mobile phones are a very convenient way of staying in touch, but recent research studies have found a link between mobile phone use and a range of health problems including aggressive cancers.
What are EMFs?
Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) are all around us, in fact we are awash with electromagnetic fields 24x7 - emitted from mobile phones, computers and other wireless devices. Compared to our Grandparents, we are exposed to 100 million times more electromagnetic waves and that exposure grows each year. The accumula..
Are you in pain? You don’t have to reach for over-the-counter pain killers or even heavy pharmaceutical drugs, there are some excellent topical natural pain relief alternatives that are safe and super-effective. Using a combination of plants and herbs to alleviate everything from arthritis pain, to headaches, to everyday muscle aches and pains – read on to find out more.
I know what it's like to feel pain. For years I have suffered from hormone-induced migraines and muscle and joint pain due to a thyroid disorder. Frustrated with the limitations imposed by such debilitating pain, I turned t..
The burning question….
I’ve been shocked by the massive impact conventional sunscreen can have on our bodies. We all get the fact that sun protection is super-important for great looking skin, but I’ve found out that conventional sunscreen has so many toxic chemicals. – Are we actually doing more harm than good?
Let’s get to the facts – Sun protection is crucial for great looking skin. Conventional sunscreen manufacturers want to get the highest SPF, easiest to apply and make it all with the cheapest chemicals possible. But if you think about it, all..
In a recent study of the health of Aussie kids, The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reveal that 25% of Aussie kids are overweight or obese.
Aussie kids are eating foods high in calories, but often low in nutrition. Fast food outlets and convenient pre-packaged foods are often devoid of essential nutrients that growing bodies need. Instead they often contain high levels of sugar, salt, chemicals and preservatives.
"Fresh" over "Fast"
Our busy lifestyles can often affect our food choices. That's why it's so important to plan..
Most hand sanitiser contains a common ingredient that can cause cancer, hormone disruption, depression and liver problems.
What is Triclosan? In Australia, triclosan is one of the most prevalent antibacterial chemicals found in soaps and hand sanitisers, toothpaste and household products. However, studies reveal that triclosan is neither necessary nor safe. In fact, it has been banned or restricted in other countries, including the European Union, some states in the US and declared toxic to the environment in Canada?
Is Triclosan Safe? There is mounting scientific evi..
Colour correcting, wrinkle reducing, dark circle defying, sun spots concealing and an illuminating glow. Talk about a miracle product!!
You’ll be surprised how beneficial organic colour corrective primers can be to the overall appearance of your skin. They reduce the amount of touch ups and achieve that fresh, flawless face. Follow this with your perfect foundation shade and you’ll reveal beautiful, even skin tone.
Your secret weapon: Zuii Organic Colour Corrective Primer in Mint, Apricot & Mauve
While it might sound strange to start with..
We all want clear radiant skin, glowing with health. To find the secret to achieving vibrant skin, we need look beyond the surface, as true health and beauty is more than skin deep. In fact, our skin is a reflection of our internal health, a result of what we put into our bodies as well as on it. It’s a great indicator of our overall health, as the skin naturally reflects any imbalances or inflammation.
When we are fit and healthy, our skin is clear and vibrant.
If we are poor in health, our skin can become dry, congested or inflamed.
With the combi..
The latest Organic Skincare research reveals hidden secrets in nature:
The latest Organic Anti-ageing Actives have proved to boost overall skin appearance by up to 68%. Clinical studies revealed secret Organic extracts promoting skin regeneration & smoothing wrinkles.
Clinical Actives & Results
Quillaja Bark Extract
Clinically tested organic Quillaja extract with skin shine reduced by up to 90% ..
There is fresh concern that nano-particles found in some Australian sunscreens and cosmetics may be potentially harmful to humans. This article from www.abc.net.au reveals some startling findings in many sunscreens.
In 2008 it was revealed that nano-particles of anatase titanium dioxide, found in some sunscreens, were leading to serious problems with workers fitting Bluescope steel Colorbond roofing.
Anatase titanium dioxide was found to be one of the main factors which caused the premature weathering of the coating on the pre-painted steel roof sheets after they had been handled b..
Amazing flavour & a major boost of nutrients with this Forbidden Black Rice recipe. Use your favourite meat and combine with organic carrots, red cabbage, kale, ginger, garlic and lime giving it a fresh edge! It really has it all - Protein, coconut oil, organic vegetables, fibre, and a wok full of flavour!
· 4 cups Forbidden Black Rice
· 3 table spoons of cold-pressed, organic coconut oil
ORGANIC: Higher mineral & antioxidant levels
Boost your immune system with increased antioxidants in organic food and an increase of up to 830% in mineral content. (Firman E. Bear, Rutgers University study, NJ)
ORGANIC: Free from harmful pesticides & herbicides
“Reduction of exposure to pesticides reduces risk of neurological injury and certain cancers.” (Note –chemicals can NOT ALL be washed from your conventional produce) (Paediatrician Phil Landrigan, MD, Mt. Sinai NY)
ORGANIC: Best taste
Well balanced soils + natural growth ti..