The Benefits of Autophagy & Ketosis

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A gentle detox bath is a great way to relax and remove some toxins in the body. But if you want to get serious about detoxing, autophagy is the way to go. This natural cleansing process is an amazing way to improve health and support cellular homeostasis. What Is Autophagy? Autophagy is a body process that...

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Why Beets Are One of the Healthiest Foods in the World

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Beetroot powder is one of my favorite ways to add beautiful color to homemade beauty products. But beets are amazing for reasons beyond their gorgeous color. Beetroots and beet greens are amazing powerhouses of nutrition and can help the body in multiple ways when included in a healthy diet. What’s in a Beet? Beetroots are...

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Grilled Indian Tandoori Chicken

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My family loves Indian food (coconut curry chicken… mmm)! So I’m always looking for new, healthy recipes. Luckily, Indian food is generally healthy. I can also easily tweak it to include the ingredients I prefer to use. This Indian tandoori chicken recipe is a great example. It is a grain-free recipe that uses spices for...

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272: Castor Oil for Digestion, Health, and Beauty With Dr. Marisol Teijeiro ND

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Sometimes on this podcast we talk about all things poo (because it’s important!), and today is no exception. Dr. Marisol Teijeiro is a naturopathic doctor who took her own challenges with irritable bowel syndrome and created a platform with solutions to help others. Her patients have affectionately and humorously crowned her “Queen of Thrones,” a...

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Is Sparkling Water Healthy?

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When it comes to beverages, I try to stick with filtered water since it’s the best way to stay hydrated. But once in a while I crave something different. I have an arsenal of healthy beverages to choose from, including sparkling water. But not all sparkling water is healthy! Here’s what you need to know...

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Science-Backed Bee Pollen Benefits for Allergies, Inflammation & More

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It’s well known that bee products like honey, royal jelly, and bee propolis have many health benefits. These honeybee products have a permanent spot in my kitchen as well as my home remedy cabinet. So, it’s not surprising that bee pollen is also an amazing health food and supplement. Bee Pollen: The Surprising Superfood Bee...

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Glazed Chocolate Donut Holes

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As far as healthy dessert recipes go, this is an overall winner! I make these glazed donut holes are made with healthy ingredients, but the taste is very similar to old fashioned donut holes. They are a fun choice when you want something decadent and want it to be nutritious too. They’re perfect for a special birthday...

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Motivation with Dan Churchill

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When it comes to eating healthy, Under Armour chef Dan Churchill believes in finding long-term, sustainable solutions that work for you.

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Why to Try Forest Bathing to Decrease Anxiety, Depression, and Inflammation

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We all know that being outside is important for optimal health. Between the fresh air, exercise, vitamin D, and other benefits of the outdoors, just being outside as much as possible can have a positive impact on our health. So it’s not surprising that forest bathing would have similar effects. But this outdoor activity goes...

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Easy Homemade Strawberry Gelato Recipe

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Gelato is one food I would probably eat even if there wasn’t a way to make it healthy. When my husband and I first started dating, we traveled to Europe with some friends and he introduced me to gelato. It was love at first spoonful and I’m pretty sure that is about all I ate...

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Health Benefits of Basil Leaf + 13 Ways to Use It at Home

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Basil has taken over my garden so I am in the process of preserving and storing it now. Fortunately, it can be used for so much more than just cooking! There are a few types of basil. The most popular are sweet basil, lemon basil, holy basil, and Thai basil. Though there are some differences, these...

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267: Solving Joint Pain & Why Sports Aren’t Good for Kids With Hunter Fitness

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Hunter Cook of Hunter Fitness became a close friend when I visited Finland this year with Four Sigmatic. Ever since, I have been implementing his systems and at this point I am totally sold on his approach to mobility training and overall physical health. Today we’re covering all things joint health — how they function,...

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Homemade Chipotle Mayo Recipe

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I really like to make my own condiments and spices whenever possible, so when I wanted to try chipotle mayo in my fish tacos, making my own was a no-brainer! Homemade Chipotle Mayo I’ve been making my own mayonnaise for years now. I like being able to use healthy oils such as coconut or olive oil and I...

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Natural Sunburn Remedies for Healthy Skin

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I write a lot about the benefits of the sun and how it is important for vitamin D production, hormone balance, getting enough blue light and many other functions in the body. That doesn’t mean I take sun damage, sunburn, or skin cancer lightly. Far from it! Sunburn can be very harmful and should absolutely...

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266: Decoding Skin Health, Eczema, Acne, and More With Jennifer Fugo

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Jennifer Fugo is a clinical nutritionist empowering women who have been failed by conventional medicine and are trying to beat chronic skin and unending gut challenges. And she’s well equipped to do it. Jennifer has a master’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and is a certified nutrition specialist. Her work has been...

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265: With Hormones, Normal Isn’t Always Normal With Dr. Shawn Tassone

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Hormone balance is one of the topics you all ask about most, so I’m excited to bring another hormone expert and doctor on the show today. Dr. Shawn Tassone is double board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Board of Integrative Medicine and holds a medical degree in addition to a PhD in mind-body...

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It’ll be lonely this Christmas

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For many Christmas is a time for family and celebration. However, for many others it is a difficult time and can serve as a trigger for many mental health issues.

According to the excellent charity Beyond blue over 3 million Australians are living with depression. It is normal for a person’s mood to fluctuate but to feel persistently sad is not considered normal.

Major depression or depression primarily involves a persistent feeling of low mood.

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MED meets Minister Hunt

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My Emergency Dr would like to thank The Health Minister Greg Hunt for giving our Melbourne staff the opportunity to spend time with him on day 16 of his 18 day ‘Walk for Autism’.  Greg was very interested to hear about the work MED has been doing with Eastern Melbourne PHN and other health services around Australia.   And what a surprise for Dr Roslyn when she picked up the call for her next patient and it was The Minister himself !!! 

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Pilot program marks milestone in healthcare

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The Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) and North Coast Primary Health Network (NCPHN) have teamed up with My Emergency Dr (MED), an Australian-owned and operated company, to commence a pilot program at South West Rocks.

This innovative pilot has been developed specifically for the South West Rocks community in collaboration with MNCLHD, MED, NCPHN, local General Practices, Japara Aged Care-South West Rocks and local pharmacies.

The pilot utilises the MED App,

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Childhood Asthma

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It ain’t easy, being wheezy:

Asthma is a very common health problem in children in Australia and the winter months are when symptoms will be at their peak.

Many children, especially babies and toddlers are affected by wheezing, the predominant symptom of asthma. During these episodes they will often require the same treatment as an asthmatic. However, many of these children will not grow up to be affected by asthma.

Wheezing can be triggered by common viruses such as those causing the common cold,

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Constipation & You

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Constipation is a common health condition that affects adults, children and the elderly. It is the passage of hard, dry stools that are often infrequent or difficult to pass and is one of the most common health conditions that brings a patient to see their doctor for advice.

 

Constipation can be caused by many lifestyle factors that are simple to fix. Risk factors for developing constipation include:

  • A change in routine
    Normal bowel motions depended on the regular and rhythmic contraction of the bowels that is regulated by the body’s internal clock.

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