immune system

Evivo: Reclaiming the Microbiome for Newborns After Birth

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As a doula who supports new families in making healthy choices, I find that there are critical moments during pregnancy and the postnatal period that are not commonly addressed but have great impact on maternal, fetal and newborn health. Let’s talk about the first environment – the womb. Inside the womb, a baby’s gut is […]

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“The Beauty Chef” Carla Oates on Fermentation + Probiotics

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Based in Sydney Australia’s Bondi Beach, Carla Oates has been researching, writing and teaching about organic beauty and health for the past fifteen years. She is the author of best selling book “Feeding Your Skin“, editor of Wellbeing Beauty Book and a natural beauty columnist. She hosts regular Beauty Chef workshops in Sydney. She is also the […]

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Mama Glow Obsession: Cocovít Coconut Oil

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Many women have to confront their current beauty regimens when they become pregnant and start using better products. One of our favorite multi-purpose products is coconut oil for internal and external health and we are obsessed with Cocovít, a new brand of beautifully packaged organic and fair trade certified coconut oil. Rikita Kapadia, founder of […]

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Low Libido? Glow Foods- Cocoa Maca Energy Shake!

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Maca Root is a super-food found in the high Andes of Peru and Bolivia. It is rich in essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and iron. Maca is also known for it’s ability to increase strength, rebuild a weak immune system, and enhance libido. It has been used to balance hormones and boost stamina. To […]

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