Caruso's Natural Health Blog

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Some Facts about Childhood Immunity

Did you know that babies are born without a fully developed immune system and it takes years for it to be fully established?   Children’s immune systems develop as children come in contact with and are exposed to micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses. Exposure to these organisms does not mean that your child will […]

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The History & Benefits of Herbal Medicine

Herbs are commonly used in the kitchen and easily grown in the vegie gardens or windowsills adding flavour and colour to our foods, but did you know the use of herbs as medicine has been used through Indigenous cultures since as early as 3000 B.C? Herbal medicine is often referred to as botanical medicine or […]

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Winter Warming!

By Simone Barrance Naturopath Adv. Dip Nat With the winter months amongst us, the drop in temperature does not have to bring with it the dreaded muscle aches and pains. Here are some tips to help reduce muscle pain and tension in the colder months!  Heat therapy (also known as thermotherapy) is an effective, cheap […]

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True Wealth is Good Health – 20 Minute Workout Video

  Exercising 20 minutes a day reduces the risk of developing Chronic Disease dramatically! About half of all Australians have a chronic disease, and around 20% of these people have at least two (multiple conditions) according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)*. These are shocking statistics! Older people are more vulnerable to […]

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Sleep Your Way to Slim

by Fiona Wing Dip.Nat. Dip.Nut. A recent study* conducted over a 15 day period showed that people who got 4 hours of sleep or less for as little as 5 nights in a row gained on average 820gm. Furthermore, when those folks transitioned from poor sleep to adequate sleep, they lost up to 0.5kg during […]

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Warm Up This Winter with a Blue Mermaid Chai!

This wonderful creation comes from Christina’s Recipe’s – “Light and Airy”. You can find this, and her other Recipe Books- “Smoothie Bowls” and “Rich and Earthy” in Frank’s Free Health Pack. In a jug/cup combine • ½ a Cinnamon quill • heaped teaspoon butterfly pea flowers or powder • ½ tsp cloves • ½ tsp […]

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Tai Chi

Tai Chi reduces tress, increases mobility, relieves pain, promotes happiness and improves quality of life! Tai Chi’s popularity in Australia is on the increase and it is not just the elderly practicing Tai Chi in the local park! People of all age groups and walks of life are embracing the benefits of Tai Chi. So […]

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Active Kids = Healthier Kids!

Guest Article by  Suzanne Robinson from Mummy to Twins Plus One- http://mummytotwinsplusone.com/ Having time outdoors is great for your brain and body. Fresh air and sunshine can make everyone feel better. In the 21st century, we have so many distractions that make being outdoors and present so much harder. Mobile technology — smart phones and tablets […]

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Kombucha- The 2000 Year Old Superfood

Although fermented foods and beverages have long been part of many cultures, some as far back as 2000 years, we are only now really seeing a big increase in popularity and consumption of these here in Australia. Whilst they may seem just like a trend to some, fermented foods and beverages have a whole host […]

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Top 5 Essential Oil Headache Busters

By Felicity Downes-Casipit Naturopath BNat. The term “headache” refers to any pain that occurs around the head, face or neck. Headaches are among the most common cause of pain and will effect most of us at some time in our lives. Headaches can be mild and annoying or severe and debilitating. Headaches can be caused […]

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