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Vitamin D – Part 1

Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, has many important roles in our body and in keeping us healthy and well.  It’s most well known role is in aiding calcium absorption and bone density, but other important roles have been found in recent years. Vitamin D works by turning on and off genes and processes necessary to maintain health. This is achieved by active vitamin D binding to vitamin D receptors in many areas of your body – bones, intestines, colon, brain, and immune ...

April 7, 2020

Immune-Enhancing Winter Support

70-80% of our immune health lies within our gut – this is where improving immune health all begins, however here are some great products that aim to help symptoms, while also providing antimicrobial support. If you are a client of The Good Health Room, then check out our potent immune-enhancing products available to help you stay at your best during the colder months. These are products that do what they say they will do – well formulated with the right ingredients and at the right levels fo...

March 3, 2020

Lack of sleep – and its health effects

If you've arrived at this blog, then lack of sleep and it's effects on your health (maybe mental health particularly) must be of concern. Take some time to watch the 'Sleep is Your Superpower' TedTalk by Matt Walker (above) to understand how sleep deprivation can affect our health. WHAT IS SLEEP? Sleep is defined as a state of unconsciousness from which a person can be awakened from. Sleep involves the circadian rhythm which is a 24-hour internal clock (sleep/wake cycle) within your brain that c...

March 3, 2020

Jason Vale's Juicing Vs Blending Guide

Watch here to learn why both a juicer and a blender are important for your kitchen bench, and what are the Do’s and Don’ts with foods for each when using them....

September 2, 2019

SuperJuiceMe! (Jason Vale)

The free 'must-watch' Jason Vale documentary to be encouraged and challenged by. You will find a wonderful connection with those telling their health stories, and how they embraced change to make a difference. ...

September 2, 2019

Is your probiotic right for you?

Not all probiotics are created equal. The ‘genus’ or the ‘species’ may be the same, however clinical trials and studies have proven that different strains of the same species do not behave the same – L.reuteri DSM 17938 is an example of this. It is a powerful strain, and one of the most well researched probiotic species. It is a producer of ‘reuterin’ – a strong antimicrobial substance including antiviral and antifungal properties....

July 4, 2019

CarbChoice – How can it help you?

CARBCHOICE IS YOUR DNA PROFILE TO HELP CHOOSE THE RIGHT CARB THE CARBCHOICE TEST OVERVIEW World-leading DNA science to help eliminate the trial and error process of determining the best nutrition and exercise and regime for you.Helps fast-track your goals – whether for better health, weight loss, or improved fitness (or all of these), as the results are specific to your genetic makeup.Shows the level of salivary amylase activity (an enzyme that breaks down and processes starchy ...

April 28, 2019

ENTEROSGEL

WHAT IS ENTEROSGEL? ENTEROSGEL is a tasteless intestinal gel adsorbent (a substance that absorbs another) from Europe, classified as a medical device. The gel is ingested but not absorbed within the gastrointestinal tract (G.I.T.). It binds to toxins, harmful substances (heavy metals), pathogens (bacteria, yeasts, viruses) and allergens inside the G.I.T., and then eliminates them from the body. NOTE – ENTEROSGEL does not remove any bacteria, ENTEROSGEL removes bacterial toxins only&n...

April 3, 2019

IMMUNE SUPPORT

AS A MEDICAL HERBALIST I LOVE HOW EFFECTIVE AND STRONG PLANTS ARE AT HEALING THE BODY! There are many herbs available that are excellent as natural antibiotics and immune-enhancers, and that will support the body either for prevention, or strengthening and/or healing a weakened state.  At The Good Health Room, you can book a quick Immune Consult and have a custom-made formula prepared specific to your health. Why Would An Immune Consult Be Good For You? There are many herbal ...

March 6, 2019

Shop online with our major supplier PacHealth!

GREAT NEWS!  You can order your practitioner products (clients only), and a whole lot more healthy stuff (available to all) online through The Good Health Room’s major supplier PacHealth.  It’s an easy system to use. And there are some great bonuses, including: 5% discount on your specific practitioner products when you order onlineOngoing 10% discount for all general PacHealth productsRegular monthly specials from PacHealth – keep checking in monthly! Here are som...

February 1, 2019

We’ve signed up to Oxipay!

As much as it would be wonderful to genuinely have a one-fix-pill, a natural health approach is different. While we work to get your health improved, there can be a range of products we require that synergistically work better together to accomplish your goals.  Oxipay can help so you can order everything at once to get better results faster. You have a more flexible payment option, splitting the cost of any of our services into 4 easily-managed payments, interest free!* The ...

February 1, 2019

What are hormones and what do they do?

WHAT IS A HORMONE? When we hear about hormones it's usually in a negative light, truth is the main job of hormones is to maintain a normal physiological balance throughout the body! Hormones are important chemical messengers in the body that are part of, and released by the endocrine system. These messengers control crucial tasks of our major bodily functions, from emotions and mood, to whether we feel hungry / full and then complex processes like reproduction. When we understand our h...

May 31, 2017

What actually is a Naturopath & Medical Herbalist... and how can they help?

You may have heard your friends or family talk about seeing a Naturopath / Medical Herbalist, but what do they actually do? You might be surprised to read the following... Here are 5 things that you may not know about a Naturopath: 1. Naturopaths and Medical Herbalists are Trained Professionals We go through strict training before becoming licensed to treat the health conditions affecting you and your family. A qualified natural health practitioner in New Zealand is educated in science...

November 28, 2016

Sleep ... just how important is it?

JUST HOW IMPORTANT IS SLEEP? SHORT ANSWER ... VERY IMPORTANT! Sleep plays a crucial role in our physical health. For example, sleep is involved in healing and repairing your heart and blood vessels. Ongoing sleep deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, early death, depression, low immunity… the list goes on!  So what can we do to help get those quality zzz's at night? Here are a few key players that can affect our sleep.Anxiety Intere...

October 26, 2016

Boost your immune system with Lomatium – A natural antibiotic!

Lomatium is a natural antibiotic that is highly effective at enhancing your immune system. There are many health benefits of this powerful herb, below are just a few! RespiratoryRespiratory ailments such as COPD, pneumonia, tuberculosis, bronchitis, chronic cough, and asthma are no match for Lomatium. This powerful herbal antibiotic is highly effective in helping with all things respiratory!Antiviral propertiesLomatium contains antiviral properties so powerful that even viral illnesses such as i...

October 21, 2016

4 Signs of Fatigue You May Not Know

WHY AM I SO TIRED? Being tired generally goes away after a proper, restful sleep.. Fatigue however can hang around even after plenty of rest! So, how tired is too tired?Here are a few common symptoms of fatigue. MOOD  Our general mood can be affected when we are fatigued. We may experience mild depression, find ourselves easily irritated, have increased PMS symptoms or general reduced enjoyment in life SLEEP Feeling tired or lethargic all the time? And even when you get plenty of sleep, it'...

October 10, 2016

5 Signs of Anxiety You May Not Know

Anxiety is normal and healthy in the right context, but ongoing high levels can be detrimental to your health long-term. Anxiety can affect our body in different ways. Here are 5 symptoms of anxiety that you may not be aware of: 1. DizzinessEver felt off-balance, a little faint or just well, dizzy? A reason for this can sometimes be Hyper- and hypoventilation. Meaning sometimes when we have anxiety it can affect our breathing and we can take in too much or too little air resulting in t...

October 3, 2016

Sustainable, Achievable Weight Loss

ALWAYS HUNGRY? – David Ludwig, MD, PhD Are you one of many people trying to lose weight but just not finding it achievable? Well this blog is about an excellent book that teaches you how to: Conquer CravingsRetrain Your Fat CellsLose Weight Permanently ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr David Ludwig completed his medical training during the 1990s, and like many young doctors (he states), was given literally no education in nutrition but complete focus on drugs and surgery. In the 1990s the big focus was al...

August 16, 2016

What’s in your fizzy drink – are the quench-thirsting qualities REALLY worth the risks?

KEY POINTS: Sugar disrupts homeostasis in the bodySugar causes the immune system to become exhausted allowing illnesses and disease to occurThere are many known carcinogenic chemicals in fizzy drinksSugar increases the risk for diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer Diseases linked to fizzy drink consumption• Acid Reflux• Abdominal Discomfort• Asthma• Allergies• Cancer• Cardiovascular Disease• Epilepsy• Mental Health• Tourette Syndrome• Headaches & Migraines• Gout• ...

June 29, 2016

The 3 Phases of Wound Healing

A POSSIBLE 'WHITE TAIL SPIDER BITE' STORY In February (2016) I believe I was bitten by a white tail spider. What flared up on the back of my jawline for the first few days was quite itchy. I thought I'd been bitten by a large mosquito more than once in the same place (photo 1) and so continued to think nothing of it, other than monitor it and apply home remedies I'd used in the past for healing wounds e.g. coconut oil, tea tree oil. By the third day I was regularly taking photos, as what was app...

May 22, 2016

Health Benefits of Pea Protein

PEA PROTEIN AND OUR DAILY HEALTHProtein is greatly required by our body daily, and within a day about a half kilogram is broken down into amino acids to be reconstructed into new proteins. Protein helps us to grow, heal and defend our health internally on a continual basis, and it is found in hair, nails, muscles, tendons, ligaments and other body structures. It also functions within the body as enzymes, hormones, and in components of other cells e.g. our genes. ...

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