Diets not working?

It could be all because of your gut! It appears that obese people have more “bad” bacteria in their gut than lean people.  These “bad” bacteria are very effective at extracting and storing energy from food which means you then gain weight.   Scientists took gut bacteria from obese mice and transplanted them into lean Read More …

Beauty Secrets!

Here are some secrets that every woman wants to know! Just 150mg CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10) may improve the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes and face.  A group of people with an average age of 53 were given placebo, CoQ10 50mg or CoQ10 150mg daily for 12 weeks.  The group given the CoQ10 had improvements Read More …

Happy Apps

Stress is a huge part of most people’s lives and to incorporate yoga and/or meditation into your life is so beneficial.  Frequency is the key to the benefits that these provide.  However it can be difficult to get to a yoga or meditation class and this can add to the stress rather than reduce it. Read More …

The spice to improve your Life!

Turmeric and its active ingredient Curcumin is the latest wonder supplement. There has been plenty of research done on this wonderful spice.   In one study, BCM-95 Turmeric (the Turmeric we use in our supplements at Avedissian Natural Health) was found to be more effective than diclofenac sodium (which is Voltaren) in patients with Rheumatoid Read More …

Balinese Chicken

This lovely recipe is easy and smells divine when you are cooking it! Try to use organic chicken or at least a good quality free range chicken like Lilydale. 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic 3 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes or fresh small red chillies (or to taste) 1 tablespoon crunchy Read More …

The Seven Dwarfs of Menopause

Itchy   Witchy   Sweaty   Sleepy   Bloated   Forgetful   Moody Do you relate to one (or all!) of these Dwarfs? Menopause can be a difficult time for women … hot flushes, night sweats, poor sleep, weight gain, mood swings, depression, poor memory.  As hormone production ceases, these symptoms can occur. But did you know, with adequate support, Read More …

Great Grains!

Grains get a negative rap but this is because people are eating the bad ones … refined grains in white flour, white bread, white rice, most cereals, biscuits etc.  These refined grains have the bran and sometimes the germ stripped from them (see picture).  They increase your risk of weight gain, heart disease and diabetes; and have Read More …