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Olwen Anderson
I help people become vibrantly well again, both physically and emotionally, using naturopathy and counselling tools.
I help people become vibrantly well again, both physically and emotionally, using naturopathy and counselling tools.
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Yep - if you've experienced this personally, you already know how sleep deprivation impacts your immunity. Hopefully you are not reading this while up past your bedtime! ;-) 
Chronic Sleep Deprivation Suppresses Immune System

Researchers took blood samples from 11 pairs of identical twins with different sleep patterns and discovered that the twin with shorter sleep duration had a depressed immune system, compared with his or her sibling.

The research is in Sleep. (full open access)

#sleep #immunesystem

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Your good gut bacteria are incredibly important for your body and brain. Here are 10 effective ways to improve your gut bacteria, based on science. This was written by one of our new writers who has a PhD in nutrition and microbiology.


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Following your dream? Make sure these pesky passengers don't hold you back!

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Fruit is healthy, but not all fruit is created equal. Here are the 20 healthiest fruits you can eat.

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Fat is an important part of your diet, but figuring out how much to eat can be confusing. Here's a detailed look at different types of fat and suggestions for how much to eat each day.

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You've probably heard that you should avoid certain foods like the plague. However, this type of advice is often based on outdated or downright false information. Here are 11 "demonized" foods that are actually good for your health (based on science).

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Some helpful back management tips here.

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How much exercise is enough, really? The answer may shock you!

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How long will it take to fix my hormones? If you're feeling disheartened, disappointed or impatient, this blog post could help.

#hormones #PMS #PCOS #perimenopause #menopause #endometriosis #periods

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Is the vegan diet really as effective as some people say, or is it just a fad that needs to die?
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