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C for care

If you’re like most of us, oranges are probably your go-to food medicine when you feel a cold coming. But did you know that guava contains four times as...
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Get the most out of your...

Reading this magazine, chances are you’re one of the 14 million Australians taking complementary medicines. But how can you make sure you’re not wasting...
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What works for you

More than 75 per cent of Australians use complementary medicines. Here’s a checklist to make sure you’re getting the most out of them. Know what you’re...
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Deep blue seas

We’ve always been told fish oil is good for us. A new study not only proves this at an individual level, but also demonstrates how preventive use of...
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Age swimmingly with fish oils

The innumerable health benefits of omega-3s are by now well known. Blackmores Director of Education Pam Stone looks at how fish can support the health...
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Fight back!

Do you ask your GP for antibiotics every time you catch a cold? As antibiotics only work for bacterial infections and not virus-caused illnesses like...
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Mushroom comes in from the...

More than just an exotic-sounding word on a Chinese menu, this medicinal mushroom has been heralded for centuries as a longevity tonic and...
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Which probiotic is best for...

The Probiotic Checklist – A Guide to Help You Find the Right Product. Not all probiotics are the same. Just like people who look and act...
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Oils ain’t oils!

Fish oils are well known as a valuable treatment option for many conditions, including arthritis, cardiovascular health and cognitive function. But with...
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Asher Keddie: How I stay...

Australian actor Asher Keddie had a busy 2011, with a Logie award and new season of Offspring to promote, as well as becoming the ambassador of...
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Balanced Bellies

A healthy balanced diet should largely obviate the need for vitamin and mineral supplementation; however, pregnancy and lactation create extra...
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Brisk Risk

Online shopping continues to grow in popularity every year, whether it’s groceries from the local supermarket, or shoes and make-up from the other...
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Web of lies

The number of websites offering health advice, including information about complementary medicines, grows every day. Many are useful, but...
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Selecting a practitioner

Choosing a complementary medicine practitioner is an important decision and is essential to receiving the best possible advice and...
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Complementary Health

7 out of 10 AustralianS use complementary medicines. But what do we mean by natural medicine, how effective is it and how can I take...