Heavy Metal Toxicity: An Emerging Health Threat

Heavy Metal Toxicity: An Emerging Health Threat

Heavy metals are naturally found in nature, but if they build up too much in our body they can become toxic and inflammatory. Modern industrial practices have increased heavy metals in our environment over the past one hundred years and our exposure has increased exponentially. Health practitioners have started to recognise that heavy metal toxicity is a genuine threat to our health and may also be a common culprit driving chronic health conditions.

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Quick Tips for Improving Brain Health

Quick Tips for Improving Brain Health

With dementia on the rise in Australia and no known cure, it seems an opportune time to raise awareness of how to keep our precious brains healthy. With the right lifestyle choices and a few achievable changes to our routine we can not only offset the risk of cognitive decline as we age, but even improve our intellect and grow a bigger brain.

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Healthy Eating Plan for Weight Loss: The Pesca Paleo Diet

Healthy Eating Plan for Weight Loss: The Pesca Paleo Diet

A condition known as leptin resistance can occur when the brain stops receiving the signals leptin is sending, and we continue to feel hungry unnecessarily. This leads to weight gain and ultimately obesity. To reset leptin signalling we need to make some dietary changes and increase our exercise. At The Health Lodge we recommend a Pesca-Paleo diet, which is essentially a paleo diet that contains a high intake of fish and seafood.

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