Category: Mind & Body


10 Healthy Changes You Can Make In 2019

When the clock strikes midnight, people around the world vow to lose weight, go on crazy diets, and start intense exercise regimes. And more often than not, the resolutions fade before January does. This year, instead of changing everything, focus on making small and steady changes for your health…1. Practice self-loveIn 2019, make yourself a priority. We live in a fast-paced world and it’s so important to pause, recharge and reset. Self-love can take many forms. It means accepting yourself, and acknowledging all

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Daily Routine For Glowing Skin

Our skin is so delicate. It responds to everything that we do. When we’re stressed or tired, we often wake up with dull, dry or patchy skin. When we’re eating wholefoods and sleeping well, it’s more radiant. These tips will put you on the path to healthy, glowing skin.1. Eat antioxidant-rich foodsThink berries, pomegranates, tomatoes and citrus fruits. These fruits and veggies are loaded with antioxidants to brighten your skin and protect it from premature ageing. They also help to fight

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The Imporance of Good Gut Health

The gut is the cornerstone to good health and plays a key role in the way in which the different body systems communicate. Firstly it’s referred to as our second brain but in fact the gut sends a lot more information to the brain than the brain sends to your gut. This is because the gut has its own nervous system, involving a complex network of 100 million neurons that are embedded in the gut wall. This nervous system, known as the ‘enteric nervous

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Body Love Tips From The Nude Nutritionist

My name is Lyndi Cohen, I’m an Australian dietitian on channel 9’s TODAY show, body positive advocate and author of The Nude Nutritionist book: Stop Obsessing About Food and Never Diet again!After struggling with dieting and binge eating for 10 years, I finally quit diets, learned to love my body and lost 20kg.Today, I’m the founder of the Keep It Real, a program to help you end emotional eating and feel normal around food again! I also run the Instagram

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Our 10 Favourite Beauty Products of 2018

By GMB Dr. Sandy Krafchik We love natural beauty products at GMB because these products: are free from harmful chemicals are safe to use daily are equally effective support a healthy lifestyle do not cause or aggravate skin conditions e.g. eczema/acne/psoriasis etc. do not cause any systemic side effects are cruelty free (i.e. not tested on animals) are environmentally friendly Here is a list of our top 10 natural beauty products for 2018 and why we love them: Dr Bronners Dr

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Ingredients You Should Look Out For When Buying Natural Beauty Products

By GMB Dr. Sandy Krafchik A typical cosmetic/beauty product contains between 15–50 ingredients. Researchers have estimated that, when combined with perfumes, women apply approximately 515 chemicals onto their skin each day! These chemicals enter the body via numerous routes: swallowing/inhalation/absorption through the mucous membrane of the eyes, mouth or nose/dermal absorption (via the skin). In fact, the skin absorbs approximately 60% of the chemical ingredients in cosmetics. Once absorbed, the chemicals are distributed to the body’s organs within seconds.

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