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Now You Can Have The Skin You Want To Be In!


With the harsh winter months on the way, your skin will change. It can become dry, flaky, and brittle – and when your skin dries out, the signs of ageing become much more noticeable. You need to give your skin some extra attention. Here are 5 HOT TIPS to protect and rejuvenate your skin from the inside AND the outside during the next few cold winter months.

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The World Cup Runneth Over


I’m told that the countdown to the World Cup begins. This means that from June 12th and for the ensuing month or so… the sport-loving men, women and children in your life will be bleary eyed from staying up late, hoarse from all that spectator participation, and probably stressed out from unsatisfactory game results.

Those World Cup fans who live in Germany are lucky, because German employers are understanding and sympathetic towards soccer fanatics. It’s been reported that they’re allowing their employees to turn up late for work next day if they’ve stayed up too late to watch the games. For the rest of the world, it’s business as usual, and you’ll just have to suffer for your sport.

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Enhance fertility with Royal Jelly, Bee Pollen & Bee Propolis


Any woman who has had to face the prospect of infertility will go through a huge emotional roller coaster ride. It can be heartbreaking for you, or a loved one to have to go through the trauma of discovering that having a child may never be a reality.

According to the The Fertility Society of Australia, one in 6 Australian and New Zealand couples are unable to conceive.

Infertility is defined as bring unable to conceive after a year of unprotected intercourse. The problem of infertility is of course not just limited to women, but shared equally among men and women. Reasons are many and varied, but in the vast majority of cases the problem is physical.

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6 Tips To Keep Your Energy Up, Immune System Strong And Body Healthy All Winter Long



In winter, the sun sets earlier, a chill fills the air, and we spend less time outside being active and more time inside eating starchy and sugary foods. Our hibernating instinct doesn’t keep us healthy. Rather, our immune system takes a hit, allowing winter colds and flus to grab hold.

Luckily, there are certain things you can do to keep your energy up, your immune system strong and your body healthy all winter long.

1. Drink healthy fluids
Drinking six to eight glasses a day of water or herbal tea can keep your digestive system healthy, your weight down and your energy up.

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How Bee Pollen Can Make Your Sex Life Sparkle


The Greeks certainly knew their stuff when it came to all aspects of health and wellbeing. The ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates once said, ‘Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food’. Another wise old Greek, Aristotle, made countless observations of nature, especially plants and their value in nourishing and healing. And Plato once said ‘The Gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies; they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.’

One of the most revered of nature’s foods was bee pollen. It was called ambrosia, or the life giving dust and was used, amongst other things, as a tonic to boost energy and enhance libido.

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What Are Allergies?


If you are bothered by allergy symptoms, you are not alone. In the Pacific Northwest, even seasonal allergies can occur during much of the year: February-April for trees; May-September for grass; and May-October for weeds. In addition, allergies to dust mites, mold and animal dander usually bother people throughout the year.

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Celebrating Life After A Stroke


Chances are, you know someone who has had a stroke, or have possibly been through the dreadful experience of having suffered a stroke yourself. I write this from the unenviable perspective of someone who has indeed stepped from the comfort of ‘normality’, through a portal and into a different world where I’m now an unfortunate addition to the growing number of women each year who become stroke victims.

It happened on March 9th, 2014, the day before my 56th birthday, while holidaying in Toronto, Canada. It’s a birthday I won’t easily forget, and as far as gifts go, I would have preferred a dressing gown and fluffy slippers. Instead of celebrating as planned in a fancy restaurant, I was in intensive care in a specialist neurology hospital undergoing CT scans and a rather unpleasant angiogram. Rather than toasting with a nice champagne, I was being drip-fed morphine and nitroglycerine. I know it doesn’t sound like much fun, and it wasn’t…but I consider myself incredibly lucky and blessed to be writing this.

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Hello Spring. Hello Hay Fever.

Hello Spring. Hello Hay Fever.

Hello Spring. Hello Hay fever! Spring is that abundant time of year that brings with it new life and a deluge of airbourne pollen. Approximately 20% of New Zealanders suffer from Hay fever and if you’re one of those lucky people you’ll know how irritating it is sneezing your way through the day. Fortunately I have a solution: bee pollen. Read more…

How to choose the best supplement for you

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Google the word ‘vitamin’ and over sixty million search results will appear with the most outrageous health claims. With supplements like ‘Women’s Super Miracle Bullets’ boasting to boost libido, relieve PMS and improve your overall health (not joking, that product really does exist) it’s hard to know what to choose.

If you are going to take a supplement (or already do) it’s important to know what you’re taking. Many supplements are man made, indigestible and have nasty additives in them. So your first rule of thumb when buying supplements – go natural.

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8 Ways to Improve and Aid Digestion

Efficient digestion is essential to good health, yet many people live with digestive problems for years, thinking that there’s nothing else they can do. Infact digestion problems often go undiagnosed because these complaints are not “serious”. Symptoms such as gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, belching, flatulence, indigestion, weight gain, irritable bowel syndrome, the feeling of always being hungry are so common that they are seen as normal. Poor digestion equals a sluggish bowel that can retain kilos of old toxic fecal matter that can take its toll on our immune system and eventually leads to more serious disease. Here are 10 things you can do to improve your digestive system:

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