How to Build Your Immune System

How to Build Your Immune System

How to Build Your Immune System  How to Build Your IMMUNITY During this Time?   We need to think of the immune system from a bigger picture perspective.  Its an orchestra of things that effect the immune system rather than one thing, here are some important...
Maria Harpas and Tim Jaeger on Amanda’s Wellbeing Podcast

Maria Harpas and Tim Jaeger on Amanda’s Wellbeing Podcast

Maria Harpas and Tim Jaeger on Amanda’s Wellbeing Podcast Practical Tips and Advice on where to start and how to improve you health Episode 9: Maria Harpas and Tim Jaeger – Natural Health Practitioners ‘Eat well, move well, think well’...
How to Build Your Immune System

How to Fix Your Health with Diet

How to Fix Your Health with Diet     Changing your diet or what you eat can be the important first step in regaining your health. Your diet can affect anxiety, depression, skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis, rashes), autoimmune diseases (Hashimoto Thyroiditis,...
What should I eat? – 4 Things You Need to Consider

What should I eat? – 4 Things You Need to Consider

What should I eat? – 4 Things You Need to Consider What should I eat? This is the most controversial question ever asked! Traditional cultures use to know what to eat and we used to know what to eat – we would eat what our parents ate, what their parents...
Vitamin D Toxicity – Too Much of a Good Thing?

Vitamin D Toxicity – Too Much of a Good Thing?

Vitamin D Toxicity – Too Much of a Good Thing?   Vitamin D Toxicity – Too Much of a Good Thing? Vitamin D is critical to our health, in fact, our immune system depends on it! Making sure we have enough vitamin D is a MUST, but what happens when we...
Immune Health – how it works to protect you!

Immune Health – how it works to protect you!

Immune Health Your Immune System can sometimes fly under the radar while fighting to protect you against disease and infection, what we mean is that its constantly at work and if its doing its job well you won’t even know! But your immune health rely’s on...
All You Need To Know About Yeast Infections

All You Need To Know About Yeast Infections

What Are Yeast Infections? Yeasts are tiny organisms belonging to the fungi group (mushrooms & mould). When humans consume high amounts of yeast, or there are problems with the type and numbers of your beneficial flora, overgrowth becomes problematic in the body...
Probiotics Prebiotics & the Microbiome

Probiotics Prebiotics & the Microbiome

PROBIOTICS or PREBIOTICS?

Most of us have heard of probiotics, those good bacteria that reside in our digestive system, referred to as the gut or human microbiome, they literally are responsible for the health of our whole body – YEP really important stuff. But what about prebiotics few know what a prebiotic even is!

SIBO – Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth!!

SIBO – Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth!!

SIBO – Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth!! What is SIBO?  SIBO is a condition where excessive amounts of bacteria are found in the small intestine (where you absorb all your nutrients) that causes hydrogen, methane or hydrogen sulphide gas production....
Overmethylation: what is it and how does it work?

Overmethylation: what is it and how does it work?

METHYLATION What Is It? Let’s avoid getting too technical: simply put, methylation makes things happen in your body. Methylation adds a methyl group to our DNA, and in doing so is responsible for many biochemical activities in the body, which effect our energy...
COQ10 Is A MUST With Cholesterol Lowering Drugs!

COQ10 Is A MUST With Cholesterol Lowering Drugs!

COQ10 Is A MUST With Cholesterol Lowering Drugs!   COQ10 Is A Must With Cholesterol Lowering Drugs! Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a natural antioxidant made in your body: it’s found in almost every cell, and it concentrates in the heart, liver and kidneys....
Chronic Fatigue – TIRED, EXHAUSTED ANYONE?

Chronic Fatigue – TIRED, EXHAUSTED ANYONE?

Chronic Fatigue – TIRED, EXHAUSTED ANYONE? bDo you constantly feel tired and/or weak? Could it be chronic fatigue? Fatigue can be felt physically, mentally or a combination of both. What really separates fatigue from just feeling ‘tired’ is that...
Vitamins Harm: A Waste Of Money?

Vitamins Harm: A Waste Of Money?

Are Vitamins Good For You? Vitamins & supplements yet again in the spotlight! And in some respects, rightly so, I thought it might be helpful to many of you to have a Naturopath’s opinion, considering the level of training we have in this area. Are Vitamins...
CONTRACEPTIVES PILLS: Some of the Real Impacts For Women?

CONTRACEPTIVES PILLS: Some of the Real Impacts For Women?

CONTRACEPTIVES PILLS – Whats the Real Impact For Women? There is no doubt when oral contraceptive pills (OCP) came to life, the excitement was palatable. We couldn’t believe our luck, we thought our dreams had been answered – an easy solution to our...
Quit Smoking Using NAC!

Quit Smoking Using NAC!

NAC is short for N- acetylcysteine, an antioxidant with many benefits and used in naturopathic treatments for a variety of reasons. I would like to thank bioconcepts for this great article, which demonstrates that there is an over...
Have You Heard Of Gilbert’s Syndrome?

Have You Heard Of Gilbert’s Syndrome?

Have You Heard Of Gilbert’s Syndrome? Gilberts syndrome is a genetic condition in which the body is unable to effectively clear bilirubin from the body (unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia) which results in impaired detoxification. It is arguably the most common...
ADDICTION RECOVERY – Practical Advise!

ADDICTION RECOVERY – Practical Advise!

Addictions Addictions are becoming a major issue and whilst one of the key elements to recovery is, ones genuine want to stop and for their lives to change, there are some still some potholes that can interfere with ones recovery and rehab centres for many have not...
ENERGY DRINKS – The Dangers For Students!

ENERGY DRINKS – The Dangers For Students!

ENERGY DRINKS – The Dangers For Students! “Increased alcohol consumption, non-medical prescription drug use, and illicit drug use are associated with energy drink consumption among college students” ! This is what has been revealed by the journal for...
Stomach Ulcers & H. pylori

Stomach Ulcers & H. pylori

Stomach Ulcers & H. pylori Ulcers Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) is a gram-negative bacteria which invades the human stomach, effecting 30% of children and 60% of adults worldwide – that is more than half the population! It has developed the ability to...
10 Tips To Set Up Toddlers For Good Eating

10 Tips To Set Up Toddlers For Good Eating

10 Tips To Set Up Toddlers For Good Eating Due to our fast-paced lifestyles and the convenience of fast and processed foods, setting up our toddlers for good eating habits is becoming increasingly difficult. In order provide our toddlers with all of the nutrients they...
“SAMe” A Better Choice In Treating Osteoarthritis!

“SAMe” A Better Choice In Treating Osteoarthritis!

“SAMe” A Better Choice In Treating Osteoarthritis! S-adenosyl-methionine, otherwise known as “SAMe” appears to be as effective as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in reducing pain and improving functional limitation in patients...
More On Bone Broths!

More On Bone Broths!

So if you loved the info from the blog on  bone broth, want the health benefits, but can’t come to pigs trotters and chicken feet! Here are some recipes using more conventional parts of an animals anatomy:)   CHICKEN BROTH 1 Chicken frame (basically the...
GLYCINE – The Anti Aging Amino Acid and more…..

GLYCINE – The Anti Aging Amino Acid and more…..

Glycine Glycine is an amino acid produced in our very own body, meaning that we don’t need to consume it in our diet. That being said, there are many reasons why we may want to increase the amount of glycine in our diet or with supplementation. Glycine is an...
More On Bone Broths!

Bone Broth – Benefits Beyond Belief!

Bone Broth Bone broth have so many wonderful health benefits, that certainly deserve our attention, especially if we want to use food as medicine! Bone broth has been used for centuries to support gut health, immune systems and nourishing the body in times of illness....
The Elimination Diet – Uncover Your Food Reactions!

The Elimination Diet – Uncover Your Food Reactions!

The Elimination Diet – Uncover Your Food Reactions!     The Elimination Diet – Uncover Your Food Reactions! The Elimination Diet is a way of seeing the true effect the food you eat has on your body! Not only does the Elimination diet allow you to...
Constipation : Gut Works

Constipation : Gut Works

Constipation : Gut Works Constipation When you are constipated what happens to your body’s waste products? They stay in your body longer when they really need to be eliminated. This is the single largest route for toxin and waste removal so getting things moving...
Beyond-Autism-ADHD-Aspergers

Beyond-Autism-ADHD-Aspergers

Beyond-Autism-ADHD-Aspergers Autistc Spectrum Disorders (ASD), include autism, regressive autism, Aspergers and any pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), all of which are characterised as , neurodevelopmental disorders which include...
The Magic of Apple Cider Vinegar

The Magic of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is an inexpensive go-to product which seems to be all of the rage lately! So, What is all the fuss about? Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is organic fermented apple juice which is left raw, unfiltered and unpasteurised in order to maintain its beneficial...
Shopping List for HEALTHY EATING!

Shopping List for HEALTHY EATING!

Healthy – eating If you are trying to move to healthy eating patterns, one of the most important places to start is in the kitchen. You must have all your ingredients to be able to throw things together, you also need to allocate a little time each week, to...
Health : The Balancing Act!

Health : The Balancing Act!

Health : The Balancing Act! Health One of the most confusing questions may be –  what should I do, or what do I have to do for my health, or to become healthy? It seems we spend much time and plenty of money to find our health, but are our efforts all in...
Depression

Depression

Depression If you have struggled most of your life with depression, been on an antidepressant for as long as you can remember, find it difficult to find joy in anything, feel tired more often than not, then maybe its time to take a closer look at your biochemistry!...
Anxiety, Depression and the MTHFR Connection!

Anxiety, Depression and the MTHFR Connection!

Anxiety, Depression and the MTHFR Connection! Recently there has been a lot of press around mood issues such as anxiety and depression and the possibility, that the cause is connected to a genetic mutation, of the MTHFR gene (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase). This...
Health Food to Superfood

Health Food to Superfood

Health Food to Superfood Here is a little brief on why some foods are beyond a health food, making them superfoods! Acai Has a high ORAC score, hence has a high antioxidant capacity and therefore slows down the oxidative processes, commonly associated with age-related...
Naturopathic Medicine Integrating In General Practice?

Naturopathic Medicine Integrating In General Practice?

Naturopathic Medicine Integrating In General Practice? Naturopathic and alternative therapies, have a huge roll to play in our health care! It looks like some general practitioners are now agreeing, with a view to educating other GP’s, on the importance of an...
Green Juicers

Green Juicers

Want to start to introduce juicers into your diet but don’t know where to start? Here is a quick look at the two ways to get greens into your diet. GREEN JUICERS To make a green juice, you will need to purchase a juicer. The benefits of juicing, are that the...
Australian Healthy Eating – Seasonal Produce

Australian Healthy Eating – Seasonal Produce

Australian Healthy Eating – Seasonal Produce Australian Healthy Eating – Seasonal Produce Eating with the seasons, is an aspect of Australian Healthy Eating nearly forgotten!  We can access tomatoes and cucumbers all year rounds, even though...

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