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Why Detox?

I’ve just spent the last three weeks on a detox diet with my husband. It was quite extreme (especially for my coffee drinking, biscuit eating, husband!). We both gave up coffee, wheat, dairy, sugar AND alcohol FOR THREE WEEKS!!!

Days 3 and 4 were the most challenging! Every other day thereafter my husband would ask ‘why […]

By |November 26th, 2012|General|2 Comments

Natural Solutions for Hay Fever and Allergies

If you think that people are scratching, wheezing and sneezing more frequently, you’re right. Worldwide, eczema, asthma, hay fever and food allergies have doubled in the past 20 years according to Dr. Marc McMorris, clinical associate professor at University of Michigan and medical director of the university’s allergy specialty and food allergy clinic. According to […]

By |October 31st, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

What is Candida?

Not long after I discovered the many benefits of essential oils back in 2012, I also learnt about the havoc that candida can play in our bodies.  I had been experiencing this for almost 20 years.  Possibly following a nasty gut parasite, many months of antibiotic treatment and a stressful job. Not a good combination! 

The […]

By |October 5th, 2012|Blog|5 Comments

Natural, Affordable and Sustainable Health Care!

If you are looking for ways to support your family naturally, affordably and sustainably then read on!

Not long after I  started GreenLifeOrganics (GLO) back in 2010 I had a light bulb moment.  GLO was formed around my two main passions: Healthy and Sustainable Living. I had no idea back then, how closely connected these two […]

By |September 3rd, 2012|General|0 Comments

Home Essentials

At the beginning of 2012 I would have rushed to the Panadol at the first sign of one of my children getting sick.   Now that I have a better understanding of the potential side effects of pharmaceuticals (including Panadol), I was very happy to discover a natural alternative which is extremely effective at supporting the […]

By |July 21st, 2012|General|1 Comment

Are You Dehydrated?

A few weeks ago, I spent the morning at Stay Healthy Belmont, weighing people with some ‘state of the art’ Tanita scales, courtesy of Sandy De La Mare, from WIN Ltd. The scales measure everything from Muscle Mass to Body Mass Index; and Body Water Content to Metabolic Age.

It was the metabolic age that interested […]

By |June 21st, 2012|General|2 Comments

Fun and Healthy Snacks for Kids #2 – Raw Chocolate Treats!

Many of you are familiar with my love affair with raw chocolate. For me, it’s been one of the most wonderful discoveries on my healthy journey. There are even a number of doctors who now recommend raw chocolate as part of a healthy weight loss plan! Indeed, I managed to lose 15kg over a period […]

By |May 28th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Healthy Snacks for Kids #1 – Icy Pole delight

The other day while I was out shopping with my son, he asked if we could buy some ice lollies. As we hadn’t had any frozen treats in our house for quite some time, I said OK, as long as we could find some healthy ones!

We had a look at a few healthy looking icy […]

By |April 25th, 2012|General|1 Comment

The Power of Fruit & Vegetables – Are you getting your 5 & 2?

About a year ago, I was introduced to the concept of raw foods. At first, I was amazed – how could anyone live on 100% raw foods? Then I was curious – Andrea, the lady I met looked amazing. She had initially ‘gone raw’ to lose weight, but after losing 40kg and […]

By |March 17th, 2012|General|8 Comments

Dr Mercola and Disease Prevention

I have just read an incredibly interesting article posted by Dr Mercola: How to Starve Cancer Out of Your Body – Avoid These Top 4 Cancer-Feeding Foods.

Mercola.com is a great site for top tips on healthy living, but I particularly wanted to share a summary of this article as it has some extremely useful and […]

By |January 15th, 2012|General|0 Comments