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Our Top-Pick Immune- Boosting Herbs

July 16, 2019

Listen to any news outlet and you will know that Australians are in the grip of the worst flu season on record. Couple this with the regular array of circulating Winter viruses and it is time to prepare ourselves with the knowledge and steps to take in the face of a viral attack. First Line of Defence – Act Fast with our Immune “Top Guns” Our first step in our plan of attack is to stimulate and support our immune system (which is working overtime), with key herbs and nutrients to help fi....

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Thriving this Winter

May 29, 2018

Only three more sleeps and we Welcome Winter! And for many the dark mornings and evenings, cold and often rainy and blustery days are not something to look forward to. But on the bright side… tis the season of open fires, scarves, hats & gloves, slow-cooked casseroles & curries and warming soups & stews. It’s time to embrace the cooler months by taking time to nourish our bodies with seasonal, wholesome meals and nourish our connections with people by sharing these meal....

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Get Ready for Winter Now

April 18, 2018

On the weekend we ordered some native plants and trees for our garden as well as seedlings for our winter vegie crop (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, parsnips, carrots, winter greens and peas). The expert down at the nursery told us that now is the ideal time to plant because there’s still enough warmth in the air and soil for the plants to establish their root systems before Winter. If we leave it too late, when the warmth is all gone, then they won’t get a chance to establish themsel....

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Foods for Mood

July 17, 2017

Life is too short not to be happy… but unfortunately anxiety, lowered mood and depression inhibit many to fully enjoy life’s pleasures. The “Winter blues” also known as SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is caused by lack of sunlight and can affect some people during the colder months. The good news is that there are specific nutrients found in certain foods that can boost your mood naturally… 1. Omega 3 essential fatty acids are crucial in aiding the transmission of nerve impulses....

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Immune-Boosting Foods

July 10, 2017

There are “germs” everywhere and we are exposed to them every day. Because our immune systems generally work efficiently these germs generally don’t manifest as viruses. However there are factors that do affect and compromise our immune system making it more susceptible to viral attack. Namely, emotional stress from relationships or work demands, poor food choices, lack of exercise, poor sleep and a general lack of ‘balance’ in our lives. Because most of us do live very busy and full....

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Our Top Tips to Help You Thrive this Winter

May 29, 2017

Welcome to Winter… and boy has it hit us with a cold blast! But on the bright side… tis the season of open fires, scarves, hats & gloves, slow-cooked casseroles & curries and warming soups & stews. It’s time to embrace the cooler months by taking time to nourish our bodies with seasonal, wholesome meals and nourish our connections with people by sharing these meals with those we love. Winter is a great time to rest up, eat well and get your health back on track. Our Top Tips ....

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Top Immune Herbs to help Prevent Winter Illness

May 16, 2017

On the weekend we ordered some native plants and trees for our garden as well as seedlings for our winter vegie crop (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, parsnips, carrots, winter greens and peas). The expert down at the nursery told us that now is the ideal time to plant because there’s still enough warmth in the air and soil for the plants to establish their root systems before Winter. If we leave it too late, when the warmth is all gone, then they won’t get a chance to establish themselves b....

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Vitamin D – what’s all the fuss?

November 3, 2015

Vitamin D has attracted a lot of hype in the past 12 months mainly due to the increased research into both the benefits of the vitamin and the amazing Vitamin D deficiency in Australia (despite us living in the “sunburnt” country. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin and it was assumed that for most Australians adequate Vitamin D levels were obtained from sun exposure. But our lifestyles have changed and see us indoors more often than our parents and grandparents were.  Couple this with ou....

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Are You Ageing Prematurely?

May 13, 2014

Ageing well is more than about taking a multivitamin and the food you eat. Anti-ageing is all about looking great and feeling great, having boundless energy and vitality at any age. Here at Mammoth Health as we are always actively seeking the latest research and science on Anti-ageing… on what keeps us looking great and feeling great and what best keeps our bodies from disease and ageing. How Well Are You Ageing? Have you ever thought about how well you are ageing? The following are ten ....

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Our Top 6 Immune Tonics

April 29, 2014

Yesterday’s Geelong Advertiser (29th April, 2014) reported that almost one quarter of all Australian adults suffered flu symptoms last year. There’s been a lot of noise in the media in recent weeks  about the flu ‘hitting’ Australia... and it’s about this time every year that we see similar headlines and reports. The thing to remember though is that the flu is a virus that has been around for thousands of years and every year, at about this time, we are at a higher risk of infectio....

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