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How the foods you eat affect more than just your waistline...

How the foods you eat affect more than just your waistline...

I used to have a hard time rolling out of bed in the morning. Even though I got to bed early, exercised regularly and was eating healthy, my energy levels were always low. By the time I got to work I would need 2 or 3 cups of coffee before I could even think about getting started. And when I finally did get into the swing of things I was unfocused, restless and couldn’t sit still for more than 20 mins. However, now things are different. When I go to bed I am asleep within 10 minutes. And usually I am...

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5 Mindfulness Practices for a Happier Life.

5 Mindfulness Practices for a Happier Life.

Apart from our diets, the thoughts and emotions we experience each day has a huge impact on our health. So here at Kommunitea we have put together a list of 5 things you can begin to implement immediately for a more mindful life. Mindfulness, put simply, is nothing more than present moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. The key to mindfulness is in it’s acceptance of what is happening in the immediate now without any judgement. When we practice mindfulness our awareness tunes into the present moment, rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future....

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Want to feel your best each and every day?

Want to feel your best each and every day?

I remember a time when nothing could get me going other than a cup of the strongest black coffee I could make. Usually gulping down 3 before 9am. By 10am I was so shaky from all the caffeine that I had to have continuous breaks just to be able to focus, I couldn't sit uninterrupted for more than 20 mins. By 11am I was so hungry, I couldn’t wait for lunch. I would stare at the clock and realize that time was in fact standing still.   For years I had resided myself to the fact that this is how...

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How Your Gut Microbiome Affects Your Brain and Mind.

How Your Gut Microbiome Affects Your Brain and Mind.

A woman suffering from a Clostridium Bacteria infection, which causes severe diarrhoea and abdominal pain. Received a faecal Microbiota transport, and yes it is exactly how it sounds. A poop transplant.After a somewhat awkward transplant, it resulted in a tremendous success. All of the woman's ailments were cured and she was free from all previous pain.However, the successful transplant left behind one particular side effect. Over a period of 16 months, the woman gained 34 pounds. And this happened despite persistent diet and exercise efforts. She even went on a medically supervised liquid protein diet and still could not get...

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