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14 Jun

Do I need a new pillow?

How to choose the right Pillow? We are regularly asked what pillow is best used for sleeping, and it’s often find it hard to answer. We are all different shapes and sizes, and certainly have different needs in regards to support for our neck and body, however, there are some guidelines that make it easier to […]

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11 Jun

Winter Exercising Tips

As the temperature drops and we fall into Winter, staying motivated to exercise can seem like an up-hill battle. While the thought of leaving the comforts of our homes over the cooler months may send shivers through our bodies, we are designed for movement, so we want to help you find your inspiration to keep […]

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11 Jun

5 Ways to Make your food Super Herbal Delicious and Digestible!

My name is Luke Paten and I am one of two Acupuncturists here at Embrace Life. A lot of patients come in with digestive challenges either as a primary or secondary reason for seeking treatment. Acupuncture helps balance the organ function of the body and can move on stress and other toxins that inhibit digestion. […]

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11 Jun

Are your bowels doing this???

Do you experience abdominal pain or discomfort that is usually relieved by passing wind or a bowel motion? Do you suffer from abdominal bloating, chronic diarrhoea, constipation or alternate between the two? These symptoms are associated to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) which can be triggered by a food intolerance, stress, medication or infection. Symptoms are […]

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11 Jun

Winter Warming Recipe – Turmeric Latte

This golden Turmeric Latte, has great anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and wound healing properties, plus so many other health benefits!  Get to making one of these golden delights today! Ingredients: Makes 1 mugful 1 cup milk of choice (full cream dairy/almond/coconut/rice milk) 1 tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground ginger Pinch black pepper […]

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11 Jun

Healthy Habits for Healthy Bowels

Our bowels play an integral part of our overall health, digestion is the only way we are able to access the nutrients we need to function. Our bowel specifically is where the waste products of our food and metabolism end up and are excreted, it is also the home to trillions of micro bacteria that […]

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31 May

Winter Beauty Tips

Winter Beauty Tips Winter is here, and that means changes for our skin, as the temperature drops and there is less humidity in the air. During winter your skin retains less moisture because of the cooler, dry air as well as the use of heaters indoors. This can lead to our skin feeling noticeably dry […]

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18 May

The Beginners Guide To Looking After Your Spine

Life today isn’t as it used to be – we spend much more time sitting inside, and not enough time on our feet out in the glorious Queensland sun. There is however one place still fighting the good fight and getting people out to play. In schools across the country there is (and long has […]

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9 May

Tahini & Fig Calcium Ball Recipe

Don’t consume much dairy and concerned about your calcium needs and bone health? Fortunately milk and their by products aren’t the only source to get this mineral. Figs (especially dried), almonds, tahini (especially unhulled) , sesame seeds, canned salmon/sardines with the bones in them, broccoli, kale, Bok Choy & soy (edamame, tempeh, tofu) are all […]

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7 May

All about Withania

When the body under goes stress, change or trauma there are some Naturopathic liquid herbs that can support and nourish the body to adapt and cope with the transition. Withania somnifera is a gentle herb known as a: Mild sedative Tonic (Improves tone, vigor and function of the whole body.) Adaptogenic (Increases the bodies resistance […]

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