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6 Causes of Fatigue

by Sachiko Giorgilli, Nutritional Medicine  As the end of year party and deadline season creeps up check in with your energy levels. Are you feeling unusually tired, tired from all the extra activity or have you been feeling tired for a while and the extra activities seem overwhelming? Below is a list of 6 potential [...]

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7 Common Causes of Constipation and 7 Solutions to Eliminate It

by Sachiko Giorgilli, Nutritional Medicine 7 Common Causes of Constipation 1.  Dehydration Like a toilet, our internal flushing system requires adequate water to function properly. 2.  Lack of Fibre Dietary fibre isn’t digested by your body, but instead travels relatively intact through the stomach and intestines, absorbing water to add bulk to stool, and helping move [...]

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Winter and Traditional Chinese Medicine by Jacqueline Heng

The cold, wet and windy change in Melbourne weather signals the arrival of winter.  As we head deeper into the colder months, we find ourselves increasingly spending more time indoors. There is a need for more rest and sleep and a noticeable decrease in outdoor activities.  Winter represents the most Yin aspect of the four [...]

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Winter is Coming – by Sachiko Giorgilli

Protect Yourself and Your Family from Colds and Flu This Winter Winter is Coming! Every winter when you get sick, you tell yourself to be more prepared next year. As soon as someone sneezes at work, school, or home, you find yourself with yet another cold or flu. It does not have to be that [...]

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Five Reasons Why Sugar Contributes to Weight Gain

By Sachiko Giorgilli Your body burns sugar to provide you with the energy necessary for life. Many foods are broken down into sugar in the body through the conversion of long and complex sugars called polysaccharides into short and simple sugars called monosaccharaides, such as glucose. There are 5 main ways sugar can sabotage your [...]

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