Tag: insulin resistance

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Gymnema who?

August 11, 2015

Many of you have now experienced for yourself the amazing effect of our “Sugar Stop”. And the “magic” herb that is “Sugar Stop” is Gymnema sylvestre. The common name for Gymnema is ‘Gurmar’ which in Hindi means “sugar taste destroyer” – which is exactly what it does! In the herbal world we use Gymnema to block sugar cravings, for sugar regulation, for diabetes and to assist with weight loss. In A Nutshell When we eat sugar (glucose) the brain signals the pancreas to prod....

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Is Your Relationship with Food Joyless?

March 29, 2015

According to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) the rates of obesity in Australia have increased for both adults and children over the past few decades. Comparisons among other developed countries show that Australia has the second highest rate of obesity for males and the fifth highest for females. Many experts are concerned about the effect rising obesity may have on our rates of diabetes, heart disease and other disorders, perhaps even on our life expec....

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Lipoic Acid – a “Game Changer”

October 1, 2013

There has been a lot of “buzz” lately around Lipoic acid and deservedly so. Lipoic Acid Is A Unique Antioxidant And Free Radical Scavenger In That It Is Soluble In Both Fat And Water Not only is it an antioxidant in its own right it also has an uncanny ability to ‘recycle’ and prolong the life of other antioxidants in the body including Vitamin’s C and E, coenzyme Q10 and glutathione therefore strengthening the body’s antioxidant network. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that ca....

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Diagnosis Cancer

July 24, 2012

Last week the Mammoth Health Naturopath team attended a practitioner seminar on our role in supporting people who have been diagnosed with and being treated for cancer. It has been researched that 70% of people who have been diagnosed with cancer sought and used complementary medicine in addition to receiving conventional care₁ With an estimated 114,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia in 2010, it is expected that one in two Australians will be diagnosed by the age of 85 (Cancer C....

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