Doing A Detox in 2018? This Is What To Take

Doing a cleanse in the New Year and not sure where to start?

We hear you. Buying dietary supplements these days has become as confusing as reading nutrition labels, or worse, filling out an insurance claim form.

It comes down – naturally – to cost and effectiveness. If we’re not being told we’re throwing our money down the toilet buying any supplements at all, then we’re being advised to swallow a bucket load or face an untimely and miserable early death.

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Win The Kitchen War!

The so-called battle to go greener, cleaner and healthier in the kitchen is easier than you think.

From the tools you use to cook, to which containers keep food safer and fresher, there’s a simple solution to help you and your family incorporate a truly holistic approach to total wellness and sustainability. They’re not difficult, or expensive. In fact, such small changes can make life run more smoothly.

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What's The Difference Between A Food Allergy, Food Intolerance & Food Insensitivity

While most food allergies cause relatively mild and minor symptoms, such as rashes or gastrointestinal discomfort, some allergies are more severe and can be life-threatening.

Eight foods account for 90 percent of all food-allergic reactions: milk, egg, peanut, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat. While a lot of people will eventually grow out of allergies to milk, eggs, wheat or soy, allergies to peanuts and shellfish tend to be longer lasting and impose severe symptoms

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The Skinny on Busting Fat – New Year, New Body!

If you think that cutting out fatty foods and scheduling long exercise sessions are key to burning fat, then think again. Sure, you should exercise and watch what you eat, but by living smart, rather than laboriously, you can still burn excess fat, maintain a healthy body fat level and even reap additional lifestyle benefits like mental clarity, emotional resilience and better sleep. Flex instructors Michelle Ricaille and Megan Farrugia give us the skinny on all things fat busting, focusing on diet and exercise respectively…

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Diary Of A Detox (Does She Miss The Wine?)

CJ Gurtin was tired. She was run-down, craving sugar and caffeine. There was no denying her body was telling her she needed a change.

Late last year, she decided it was time to try something new and gave a Chakra Flow Yoga class a go. There, she met homeopath and yoga teacher Michelle Ricaille, who runs regular detox programs. Next thing she knew, CJ was taking part in the New Year detox with Michelle.

The experience was a wake-up call. Here, she explains how and why.

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