Author Archives: Damien Stevens-Todd

39 emotion-free things to cull from your home today

Not sure how to declutter your house? You’re not alone. Some items are hard to cull – sentimental gifts, baby clothes, photo albums and memory boxes. It can be a draining process that’s rife with procrastination and decision fatigue. But … Continue reading

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Taking Care of your Mouth Matters!

The mouth harbours its own unique microbiome Most people are aware that the gastrointestinal tract contains a community of bacteria and other micro-organisms, called the microbiome; but did you know that the mouth also harbours its own unique microbiome? Oral … Continue reading

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Is Poor Sleep Putting You at Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease or Other Chronic Disease?

Experiencing the World Through Bleary EyesHave you ever felt the effects of a disrupted or poor night’s sleep? It’s not uncommon for your concentration, alertness, energy, appetite and mood to be affected the next day. In this “fog” you may … Continue reading

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Childhood Microbiome Health: The Secret to Resisting Illness.

Sharing is caring – a delightful virtue when it comes to little humans; but when it is a plaguing cold or a nasty tummy bug, it can be nothing short of a family catastrophe! Whilst these kinds of experiences can … Continue reading

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What does the new NDIS Price Guide mean for you?

Yesterday the NDIA released the Price Guide and Support Catalogue for 2020-2021. The good news is that the NDIA have got this guide out much earlier than usual. This means we all have a chance to dig around in it … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Properties of Collagen

Taking collagen for it’s health and healing properties has become a popular trend in recent years. Naturally found in the connective tissue of animals, it is the main protein responsible for keeping the tissue that connects, supports, binds, or separates … Continue reading

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You can do it! 4 tips to keep your resolutions

In order to keep your resolutions in 2019, consider these tips from Tim Bono, author of When Likes Aren’t Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness (Grand Central Life & Style, 2018) and lecturer in psychology at Washington … Continue reading

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Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiencies

Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiencies. It causes a range of symptoms, such as fatigue, forgetfulness and tingling of the hands and feet. The reason for the wide variety of symptoms is that vitamin B12 … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Rethink Kids Getting Their Tonsils Out

New research on the long-term effects of removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood finds that the operations are associated with increased respiratory, infectious, and allergic diseases. For many people, having their tonsils removed is a childhood rite of passage. The … Continue reading

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Why South Korean women are living so long

“They put it down to advanced healthcare systems, lower average-body- mass indexes (BMIs) and, in South Korea, cabbage, lots of cabbage.” Women are, generally, living longer than men, particularly in South Korea, which is set to become the first nation … Continue reading

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