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Acupuncture for people undergoing cancer treatment
19 March 2021
What is Acupuncture & is it safe for Cancer Patients? Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine single use, disposable needles into surface areas on the body that can directly influence the in...
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Cancer and Oncology Massage Therapy
11 March 2021
What is Oncology Massage Therapy? Oncology Massage Therapy is a safe specialised form of massage therapy that is completely tailored to meet the unique and changing needs of someone currently u...
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What is Inflammation and why is it so important?
26 February 2021
If you are a patient at MIOG, the word inflammation will not be new to you. Whether we are talking about an anti-inflammatory diet, anti-inflammatory herbs (hello curumin!) and nutrients, or pro-...
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What is Soluble and Insoluble Fibre?
12 February 2021
What is Fibre? Fibre is the part of plant-based foods that mostly pass through your digestive system, without breaking down or being digested. Did you know that there are 2 types of fibre: Solu...
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Herbal Spotlight: Withania
17 September 2020
What is Withania? You may have heard of the herb called Withania: also known as Withania Somnifera, Winter Cherry, Ashwaganda, or Indian Ginseng. At MIOG, it is one of our most commonly used he...
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What are Medicinal Mushrooms?
26 August 2020
Medicinal Mushrooms - A Crash Course If you are patient at MIOG, you may have been prescribed medicinal mushrooms in some form or another.  Whether they are mixed up in your liquid herb mi...

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A Mediterranean or Ketogenic approach to Breast Cancer: Which diet is best?

Posted by Claire Evans on 23 June 2021
A Mediterranean or Ketogenic approach to Breast Cancer: Which diet is best?
Diet is often one of the first things breast cancer patients look to improve to support their recovery and help pro...
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