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Are Your Hormones Making You Fat?

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 9 February 2019
Imagine waking up every morning to the sound of your alarms, excited and happy to start a new day. When you look in the mirror you admire your body. Everyone tells you how great you look and asks what your secret is. Sound too good to be true? If you, like many other women, don't feel this way, you may have a hormonal imbalance. Research has demonstrated that over 40 percent of women have an undiagnosed underactive thyroid gland. If you feel tired all the time, crave sugar, use alcoho...
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The Key Drivers of Health & Disease

Posted by Cassia Wellness Clinic on 8 February 2019
In the 21st century our environment exposes us to a number of challenges that provoke an emergency response from our complicated bodies. These response pathways results in: Inflammation
Oxidative stress (think, rusting from the inside out)
Altered immune defence
These three reactions are the main drivers of the most prevalent diseases that occur in the developed world today. The part of our body most vulnerable to these environmental insults is the gastro-intestinal ...
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What is it about Coconut Oil?

Posted by Cassia Wellness Clinic on 7 February 2019
What is it about coconut oil that has made it so popular? Pure virgin coconut oil contains about 92% saturated fat. Most saturated fat is found in animal products and contains cholesterol but coconut oil, a vegetable source of saturated fat, is cholesterol-free. It contains short chain and medium chain saturated fatty acids also non as short chain triglyceride (SCT) and medium chain triglycerides (MCTs). Approximately 50% of coconut oil is Lauric acid (a type of MCT). Lauric acid is c...
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Male Infertility Related to Environmental Toxins

Posted by Cassia Wellness Clinic on 7 January 2019
Male Infertility Related to Environmental Toxins
No surprises here - infertility linked to environmental toxins. Do you know that problems with the male partner accounts for 50 percent of all infertility problems seen in IVF Clinics? In a month where Beijing records its highest smog level ever and bans cars from the roads, a Danish study has confirmed a worrying link between environmental toxins and fertility. A scientific review article looked at declining male fertility and increased levels of abnormal sperm. The study found that ...
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Is stress affecting your fertility?

Posted by Cassia Wellness Clinic on 1 January 2019
Is stress affecting your fertility?
For couples trying to conceive, the many well-intentioned comments calling for them to relax and let nature take its course only raises the stress levels. There is a nagging suspicion that the more we worry about conceiving the harder it gets. What makes this worse is that you cannot easily stop stressing and the cycle repeats. However new research has shown that stress can affect fertility and that 'talking therapy' can help reduce stress and improve a woman's chances of beco...
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