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A natural pet skin solution

Do you have a pooch with skin issues? Have you tried everything and nothing works? We all know how good coconut oil is for human skin, both taken internally and also rubbed on externally, and your pets are no different

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Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s Disease

I’ve been doing a lot of reading on the miracles of coconut oil and today I came across an interesting link with the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. I came across the blog of Dr Mary Newport and an article about

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Healthy Breakfast at McDonalds – about time!

We all know McDonalds. Many of us have a love / hate relationship with it. For the most part, their menu isn’t very good for you, but they do have some healthier choice options than they used to & these days

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Healthy Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

When you picture pancakes, most people see a stack with a big scoop of ice-cream, dollop of cream and lashings of golden syrup. All very sugary and not very healthy. It is quite easy to make a healthy pancake stack

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Truly healthy takeaway hamburgers are here

Yesterday, while tackling the mad crowds at Charlestown Square in Newcastle (and that was just in the parking lot!), we had to find somewhere quick and healthy to eat lunch. In a food hall of a major shopping centre, that

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Choice demanding BPA (Bisphenol A) be removed from tinned food

It’s refreshing to see the dangers of Bisphenol-A hitting the mainstream media. Consumer advocacy group Choice are demanding that BPA be removed from tinned food that are fed to infants and toddlers in Australia. 38 samples were tested, and of

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Clean your sink without using chemicals 0

If you like the idea of going without traditional cleaning products complete, (even natural cleaning products), here’s a quick tip for cleaning greasy sinks – grab a lemon, cut it in half, dip it in coarse salt and use this

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Cage Eggs vs Cage Free Eggs vs Free Range Eggs 0

After seeing a recent promo on Sunrise where the sponsor was an egg company who had the phrase CAGE FREE EGGS plastered all over their carton with cartoon smiling eggs dancing around on the screen, I stopped and wondered to myself

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Water Bottles – BPA Free Plastic or Stainless Steel 0

With so many safe BPA Free Plastic Water Bottles available, it’s not necessary to stay away from plastic drink bottles anymore . There are plenty of safe drink bottle for you or your family. Two of the best known brands of

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Ethical Eating – Free Range & Organic Eggs 0

After watching Jamie Oliver on TV recently, I was horrified to see the awful state that battery hens are kept in. While I have always made the choice to only buy Free Range Eggs, I have never really seen the

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