January 29, 2014
The Shocking Truth About Indoor Air Pollutants
The Shocking Truth About Indoor Air Pollutants Most people do not know what the main cause of air pollution is. If you asked, most would think that a factory, or busy road, were the leading causes of air pollution. In fact, most people would be surprised to find that the…Read More
January 7, 2014
Is it Possible to Outgrow Allergies?
Is it Possible to Outgrow Allergies? People with allergies often develop them during childhood or while infants. However, it is not uncommon for people to lose pet allergies, food allergies or hay fever as they grow older. Doctors are not sure why or how this is possible, but it is…Read More
November 27, 2013
Air Fresheners: Friend or Foe?
Anyone wants to stay in a fresh-smelling room, a fact known to the billion-dollar manufacturers of air fresheners. But recent studies conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) showed that majority of the air fresheners contain harmful elements which pose a threat to our health. In fact, 86% of…Read More
November 16, 2013
What is inside a healthy home fridge?
You may well ask... Usually we hear about foodies, allergy restrictions, gut promoting diets, organics or simply, healthy fresh food ready to be cooked in your kitchen. Natural New Age Mum asked her favourite health and wellness bloggers to share what is also in their fridge. I have known about this for the…Read More
November 4, 2013
Bush Fires and Sydney Air Quality
Today, I read a question on Facebook if anyone knew where on the beaches of Sydney that had no to little smoke. The person had bad asthma and couldn’t get the smoke out of her house. Bushfires have been burning in the outer Sydney area for the last couple of…Read More
September 5, 2013
Bidding Goodbye to Dust Mite Allergies
People with dust mite allergies like asthma, eczema and hay fever are ready to go to any extent to get rid of dust mites from their houses. What are Dust Mites? Dust mites, commonly known as house dust mite, is a tiny bug which is a member of the spider…Read More
August 30, 2013
Ask the Experts
Ask the Experts Lucy Johns’ children have just come back from the doctors diagnosed with asthma and allergies as well as a plethora of scripts, but she really wants to look at other ways she can help. Mrs Johns decides to look at some of the options available to everyone.…Read More
July 9, 2013
Discovery of New Mould Linked to Disease in Pets and Humans
Six years of investigation by University of Sydney researcher, Professor Vanessa Barrs, has discovered a brand new species of mould, named Aspergillus felis that produces life-threatening infections within humans, cats and dogs and is particularly resistant to usual treatment. Vanessa Barrs first noticed this fungal infection present in three cats…Read More