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Spring Cleaning for the Body … Not just your House

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Spring Cleaning for the BodyDetox Now to Look & Feel Great

With the arrival of spring, we always think about spring-cleaning our house, but what about our bodies? Spring is the time to detox and feel great.

The health and condition of our body should be just as important as our house, if not more important. With the pressures of modern life, stress increases and we are exposed to numerous toxins.

Our bodies have to do a lot of hard work to keep us alive and feeling healthy and we should think about cleaning all the toxins out of them to keep us feeling happy and healthy.

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, or simply wanting to better your health, spring is the perfect time to start a detox.

As the weather warms up, we all want to look good for summer and rather than leaving things to the last minute, why not make it easier by starting immediately?

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Is Food Intolerance Testing the answer to your health concerns?

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Food Intolerance Testing

If you are suffering from any of the following conditions you may have food intolerances which are the underlying causes of your symptoms.

Food Intolerances can cause the following:

Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Auto-Immune conditions

Bed wetting, Bloating, Blood Sugar Issues, Brain Fog, BronchitisFood Intolerance time bomb consider Food Intolerance testing

Coeliac, Chronic Fatigue, Constipation

Depression, Diarrhoea, Fibromyalgia, Fluid Retention

Gastritis, Headaches, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Insomnia, IBS, Migraines, Pain

Sleep disturbances,  Weight Control

Eliminating foods that you are intolerant too has been clinically proven to reduce these symptoms.

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Keep Weight Off after a Successful Weight Loss Diet

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How to Keep Weight Off after a Successful Weight Loss Diet

One of the most common questions I get asked by people during their weight loss journey is ‘How to keep weight off after a successful weight loss diet’. Let’s face it … you don’t want to lose weight only to put it all back on within weeks or months. That’s demoralizing.

As part of our weight loss program we show people how to lose weight as well as how to keep it off afterwards. Throughout your diet your relationship with food will also change allowing you not to crave sugars or eat so emotionally.

During our weight loss program most people typically lose around 1kg per week on the HcG Diet and about 1/2 kg per week on the Shake It Diet. Each diet has its pro’s and con’s and the diet you chose will largely depend on the amount of fat you need to lose and your personality type.

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DNA rebalancing with the Physiospect

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Have you been told you have a hereditary health condition or disease?

DNA TreeIf so, Then a DNA Rebalancing with the Physiospect may be able to help you.

Have you been told your family genes increase your risk of developing diabetes, heart conditions, thyroid disorders, Alzheimer’s, dementia, cancer or some other health condition?

Did you know … your state of health is not limited by a diagnosis that identifies a family history or a particular gene expression?

Why not have your DNA rebalanced and harmonized so you can perform at YOUR very best.

Your DNA holds all the instructions on how to create new cells, where to go in the body and how to function as a particular tissue, organ or gland.

Scientific studies have confirmed that we are exposed on a daily basis to many environmental and technological toxins which damage our DNA. Our ultimate ‘’set of instructions’’ are corrupted by these exposures which creates dysfunction within our body that increases from generation to generation.

You may be doing lots of things to help yourself with regards to your health, but if each new cell you create is equally corrupted with damaged DNA, then you will only reproduce more of the same thing.

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I have Insomnia and I can’t sleep!!!

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I have Insomnia and I can’t Sleep !!!

If you suffer from some form of Insomnia then you are not alone. Around 30% of Australians have some form of Insomnia ranging from a disturbed restless sleep to full blown Insomnia or the inability to sleep. People with insomnia often have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep as long as desired.Insomnia ... Counting Sheep

Why is Sleep Important?

It is during sleep that most of the body’s repair happens. The body is in an anabolic (Building) state and it is during this time that we build muscles, repair injuries, strengthen our immune, cardiovascular and nervous systems. A large proportion of the body’s detoxification also happens during sleep as does a large amount of our emotional processing. Following a good sleep not only do we feel more energized and refreshed but we often have less aches and pains and have an increased ability to tackle the daily stressors of life.


Studies have shown that if you get on average less than 6 hours of sleep per night you function the same as if you have a blood alcohol reading of 0.10. Studies also indicate that an adult should sleep on average 7.9 hours per night, a teen 8.5 – 9 hours and school age children between 10 – 11 hours per night. But what happens if we don’t get enough sleep?

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Treating Arthritis and Pain Naturally

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Arthritis, Pain and Inflammation ruins Lives

Simple things that many of us take for granted such as brushing our hair, opening jars or even getting out of bed are painful activities for some people. Painful conditions such as Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis can affect your job, relationships, moods and your ability to live a full and happy life. The good news is that these painful symptoms can be a thing of the past using a comprehensive natural therapies treatment strategy to help resolve pain, swelling, reduce inflammation and help restore your quality of life.

I recently went to a seminar on treating Pain, Inflammation and Immune driven conditions and how using natural remedies can have a significant role in reducing or eliminating pain and inflammation. By supporting the body’s own natural anti-inflammatory systems, removing pro-inflammatory drivers, restoring proper digestive function and providing nutrients to reduce inflammation … quite literally miracles can happen. I have seen people in my clinic recently become pain free by using these strategies.

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HcG Recipe for Cauliflower Fried Rice

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HcG Recipe for Cauliflower Fried Rice

This delicious HcG Recipe for Cauliflower fried can be used on both the HcG Diet or the Shake it diet. It’s also a great recipe for people who wish to maintain their weight or who are seeking a healthy meal option. Enjoy 🙂

INGREDIENTSHcG recipe for Cauliflower Fried Rice

1 large head cauliflower, trimmed, cut into florets

3 small baby tomatoes chopped

2 Small red chillies, seeded thinly sliced

2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped

2 Garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 Green onion thinly sliced

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What is Anxiety and How to Treat it Naturally

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What is Anxiety and How to Treat it Naturally

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a complex feeling of fear, worry and apprehension which is often associated with other physical sensations such as increased heart rate, sweating and increased breathing. Approximately 10% of the Australian population suffer from anxiety with woman suffering 12% compared to 7% for men.  It affects people from all different walks of life and can start at any age from childhood to the elderly. Many people who suffer from anxiety can also suffer from depression, fatigue, irritable bowel or other digestive issues.

Anxiety is generally seen as hypersensitivity or heightened activation of the nervous system and the adrenals and amounts to a unremitting fight or flight response.

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What is Physiospect

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No need to worry. The strange noises that you can hear in the clinic lately are not emanating from Bec or from a naughty weight loss client that we have locked in the room … They are actually coming from ‘Quincy’ Mike’s Physiospect machine.Quincy the Physiospect

The strange beeping noises that you can often hear is Quincy hard at work helping people with a wide range of conditions such as stress, anxiety, depression, pain, digestive issue and autoimmune conditions to name but a few.


What is Physiospect

Physiospect fDoctor Picor you: Sometimes it may take a routine doctor’s visit to uncover an otherwise silent deterioration within our body. Other times it can be more dramatic and we don’t need a doctor to tell us something is wrong. We often don’t notice the small and subtle changes that go on all the time, because our body is designed to adapt and cope with all sorts of stressors. As we adapt and change to one stress, the next changes and adaptation to another stress is already happening.

But as the stressors accumulate within our body, our ability to continually adapt and cope is stretched to its limits until our adaptive processes no longer keep pace with the relentless stressors that our current environment and lifestyle throws at us. Read More

Is Depression, Anxiety, Fatigue, Austism really a MTHFR defect?

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Do you or your children suffer from Depression, Anxiety, Fatigue, OCD or an Autism Spectrum Disorder … Or could it really be a MTHFR defect?

If you suffer from Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bi-polar, Fatigue, Brain Fog, OCD type symptoms or unexplained miscarriages then you may actually have a defect in the MTHFR enzyme which is driving these symptoms.MTHFR

Additionally research indicates that 98% of children with Autism have a MTHFR genetic mutation. Symptoms in children associated to under methylation and a MTHFR genetic mutation include anxiety, seperation anxiety, panic disorders, hyperactivity, increased food and chemical sensitivities, poor pain tolerance, unexplained episodes of anger, obsessive compulsive and fixation to routines.

These symptoms can be found in adults as well as high blood pressure, increased stroke risk and other cardiovascular diseases that can be exacerbated by this mutation.

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