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Posts tagged Australia
My Interview With Australian Organic Awareness Month Supporter Belinda Hughes

Tell us about the importance of Certified Organic skincare? 
Certified Organic skincare is so important because the skin needs nourishment just as much as the rest of our body. As the body’s largest organ, the skin protects us and absorbs what we put onto it. If the product is not certified then we are still taking in toxins from traditional farming methods and pesticides. To have a truly pure product, it must be certified organic.

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The Importance Of Choosing Certified Organic

As a Certified Health Coach and proud ambassador for Australian Organic, people turn to me for guidance and support around improving their nutrition and wellbeing. Sometimes they come with misconceptions about organic food. “Oh it’s so expensive and I hear that there is no difference between the nutrient levels in organic food versus conventional food” I often hear them say, or “It says ‘organic’ so it must be totally organic right?” Well, I want to explain to you why eating certified organic is so important for your own health, the wellbeing of your family, and the sustainability of the planet.

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Healthy Discoveries From My Trip To Australia

I am madly in love with beautiful Australia. When I go back home to visit, my first stop is Geelong and the Surf Coast where I grew up. Geelong has come along way in recent times, with Melbourne style cafes popping up all over the place, and little boutiques showing off the latest style trends. 

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My Super Healthy Melbourne Finds

Planning a trip to Australia some day? Well, save this article and make my healthy finds part of your itinerary. They are sure to impress! In this blog post, I am focusing on my favorite neighborhood in Melbourne, South Fitzroy. It is ultra trendy and cool, with a great selection of boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants. Read on to learn what I discovered...

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Plan on Heading to Australia in the future? Be sure to put Manly + These healthy finds on your list...

As much as I adore living in the beautiful SF Bay Area, I always love returning back home to my country where all my special family and friends are. On my recent visit, I had some amazing wellness-enhancing discoveries that I simply had to share with you. Here is Part 1: Manly, Sydney (stay tuned for Part 2 coming next week)... 

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