Health & Lifestyle Articles
Health is one of the most important things we need to consider, not just for ourselves but our families. For some great articles on how you can achieve good health, this section is a must read!
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Want to kick some kilos to the curb? Losing weight may not be as hard as you may think! Here are 13 very easy tips to help you get there.
Many of us try to make healthy food choices - but many foods that are promoted as being 'healthy' often have little secrets you wouldn't expect. Here's 7 surprisingly unhealthy foods.
Under the supervision of a qualified professional, aromatherapy is perfectly safe and of wonderful therapeutic benefit when trying to conceive, pregnant or breastfeeding. It can also be used on your baby.
Artificial sweeteners can be deceiving - they might sound like a better option but they're not. Unfortunately they are found in a huge range of foods and drinks to make them sound more appealing and healthy. But there are many health risks to consuming artificial sweeteners - find out why you and your family should be avoiding them.
BLOGGERS: Would you LOVE to blog for BellyBelly? Does the idea of getting published on a leading pregnancy and parenting website (which attracts over 3mil pageviews per month worldwide) excite you?!
Fast Tract and InLiven fans on BellyBelly - experiencing increased energy levels, concentration, libido, less sugar cravings, weight loss, better sleep and more.
We regularly feed the chooks at our house - do you?! We feed the chooks for many surprising reasons we've found to be helpful... find out how keeping chooks can be a huge benefit for your family and for the the environment.
A first kiss can be nerve racking enough - but for these 20 strangers, they were asked to be filmed having their first kiss. See what happens!
Flu vaccine - will you get the flu shot? If you're looking for information to help decide if you will get this years flu vaccination, make sure you read this article first!
Friday Funnies on BellyBelly! The end of the week should always start with a giggle. Check it out for a funny start to your Fridays!
It is true that fish has wonderful health benefits but it can often harbour a secret that ought to make you think twice about how much you consume.
Miscarriage or loss can be a deeply devastating time for families. For the people who love and care for them, it can be hard to know what to say or how to support someone after a miscarriage. Sometimes the most obvious things we think may help, turn out to be upsetting for the woman and/or her partner. Find out what families said really helped them through a miscarriage or loss.
Shingles (herpes zoster) - what is it? Is shingles contagious? Find out all your shingles questions and answers here.
"Kelly, thank you for saying those 3 little words to me... Raw Food Diet. Both my dogs are on a raw food diet now and I strongly urge anyone with a dog or cat to look into it. The more I read about it, the more sense it made. I know my Chelsea will still die of lymphoma, but, she is doing so much better then she was just 2 weeks ago. She is a different dog." Find out more about the raw foods diet to help your pet lead a longer, healthy life - and best of all, it's so cheap! Includes a week's example of a cat raw foods diet.
The festive season (aka silly season) can take a toll on our bodies through alcoholic and food over-indulgence, lack of sleep, lack of water and more. Find out some great tips from BellyBelly Pregnancy Centre Naturopath, Nicole Tracy, who has some ways to help you end the silly season with more energy and less weight!
Vaginal thrush is caused by an overgrowth of candida albicans - a microscopic fungus which is responsible for vaginal thrush. While it sounds unpleasant, the good news is you can quickly treat vaginal thrush naturally and effectively, as well as prevent future infections.
We know that what we put on our skin enters the body - if it didn't, how do you explain the success of hormone replacement and nicotine patches? Take a look at the packaging of products you use and read the ingredient listing. You may find you need a chemistry degree to understand them. Do you really believe they are safe for you and your family?
Domestic violence affects close to half a million women in Australia. Many people think - well why don't abused women leave? It can't be that hard, right? In this emotional video, find out why abused women find it so hard to leave.
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