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Berry Delicious Lactation Smoothie

Need some help in the milk production department? Try this lactation smoothie! A lactation smoothie is a (delicious) smoothie created to help boost a nursing mum's milk production. The brewer’s yeast, whole oats, and flaxseed are the key ingredients here, as they contain important nutrients essential for breastfeeding mothers. Even if ...

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Maintaining Balance at Christmas

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, this time of year is generally a crazy, busy, fun, and exhausting time, often resulting in late nights and over-indulging. Maintaining balance at Christmas time can be tough! So here are our favourite five tips from BodyICE HQ to help you stay on track: Rest! ...

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Dealing with Engorgement

If you’ve ever experienced engorged breasts, you probably remember those glorious moments when you’re desperately trying to shove your breast in bub’s mouth to relieve that building pressure. What is this “engorgement” and why all the fuss? After giving birth, your body begins making prolactin, the hormone responsible for producing ...

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8 Ways to Stay Active at Work

It should come as no surprise that sitting is bad for your health. Moreover, research has shown that a lifestyle involving hours of sitting is not necessarily counteracted by a quick workout at the end of the day. In other words, if your daily routine has you glued to the ...

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Spotlight on Turmeric

When it comes to recovery, eating the right foods can go a long way in aiding the healing process. Turmeric has been used for centuries as a natural medicine to heal external and internal wounds, so it’s definitely one you should add to your diet! Yes, turmeric has been around ...

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The Importance of H2O

Have you had enough water today? Research shows that the human body requires about 2 - 2.5 litres of water a day in order to fully replenish our system. Interestingly, most of us do not get enough fluids, yet it’s so important to ensure we maintain healthy blood cells and ...

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Recovering from Childbirth

There is no question about it - childbirth is a beautiful and empowering moment in a mother's life. But that does not mean it's easy or without it's (dare I say it) challenges! When we birth our babies, there is so much focus on the dazzling new life that it's ...

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Springtime Salad Recipe

  Spring is here, hooray for spring! While we’re being teased with hints of warmer weather and sunshine, now is the perfect time to enjoy my beautiful spring salad. This salad is loaded with colour, crunch and flavour, is super healthy and tastes as good as it looks. It works ...

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Spotlight on Chilli

Chilli is one of the most popular spices in the world, and in my opinion definitely one of the tastiest. Chilli originated in the Central American region and was introduced to the rest of the world during the 16th and 17th centuries. The chilli is a member of the nightshade ...