Strength 10 minute workout doable at home

The 10-minute workout you can do at home

Moving your body is so incredibly important for your health, and yet for so many of us, it’s low on the priority list. It might be a little too hot, a little too late or a little bit too much effort to drive to a gym, and struggle your way through an hour long class. But sneaking some extra exercise into your day doesn’t have …

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Wellbeing How to avoid vacation deprivation

You say vacation, I say staycation

Where will you spend the next holidays? When deciding your holiday schedule for the year, take into account which option is best for your health, not just your work commitments. There is even evidence now that opting for a holiday at home has health benefits. Have you been saving all your holidays to go on…

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DietMental HealthSupplements Reset and restore your energy naturally

Reset and restore your energy naturally

Not a day goes by in clinic where I do not have at least one person struggling with fatigue. Busy lifestyles, poor gut health, harmful bacteria and viruses, environmental toxins, high stress levels, vitamin and mineral deficiencies and poor food choices all play a role in decreased energy levels. The link between the adrenals, stress…

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DietHormones Balance your hormones naturally through diet

Balance your hormones naturally through diet

Whilst you may not be very familiar with the endocrine system and what it does, its effects on you and your health are undeniable. Hormones, on the other hand, I am sure you are well aware of! Through hormones, the endocrine system essentially controls all organ functions in the human body, including that of the…

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DietWeight Loss Benefits of cleansing or full body detox

Benefits of cleansing or full body detox

Wouldn’t it be nice if we all had access to fresh, clean drinking water, air, and food? Sadly it is undeniable that we live in a toxic world where pollution and radiation are things we live with every day. There are chemicals in our personal care products as well as in household cleaning agents we…

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Diet Restore your gut health

Restore your gut health

I am sure by now that you are aware that your gut health is uber important for your overall health and well-being. Not only does it provide absorption of nutrients, improve your immune system but also helps to balance brains neurotransmitters. In terms of immune support, the gut bacteria directly provides protection for the lining…

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Beauty Tonic Natural Health_Healthy clean skin

Healthy, clear skin, YES!

Healthy, glowing skin doesn’t have to be elusive. Check out my top tips for your clearest skin along with three things that you can do today to get started on improving your skin health. Read on to learn more!

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Mental Health

Anxiety, Depression & Natural Medicine

With one in five Australians experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression at some point in their life and the rising cost of prescription medications, along with the adverse effects and withdrawal symptoms that many suffer from, it is not surprising that many are exploring alternative avenues.

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Supplements

Women’s Multivitamins

Many of my patients prevent to the clinic suffering from vitamin and mineral deficiencies. This may be due to poor dietary intake as well as farming and agricultural methods, including the use of fertilisers, which affect the vitamin and mineral balance of the soil and in turn the food we consume. I do recommend that…

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Mental Health

Happiness in the darker months

Finding peace and happiness in a busy lifestyle can be hard for some and the cooler months can make this particularly hard with less outdoor exercise and sun exposure resulting in less serotonin boosts and vitamin D absorption. To help you work towards a healthy, happy winter I have put together 9 essential lifestyle and…

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Diet

How to Detox for Health

Detoxification remains one of the core concepts of naturopathic medicine. At a clinical level, effective detoxification is far more than a focus on the liver detoxification pathways. The skin, lymphatics, bowel, kidneys and respiration are all other essential systems to support during a truly holistic detoxification program, yet often overlooked and forgotten. In my clinic,…

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Diet

When the party’s over…

It makes me ridiculously happy to see so many of my clients having achieved their health goals this year. Coming into the festive season, with extra party foods and drinks, can though undo some of the good work that has been done on improving gut health. Higher alcohol, gluten and sugar intake can all lead…

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Supplements

Beating Springtime Allergies

With the pollens of Spring many people find themselves rushing off to the pharmacy for antihistamines. Unfortunately, these drugs rarely deal with all of the symptoms of seasonal hay fever not to mention the unwanted side effects such as headaches, sleeplessness/sleepiness and rapid heartbeat. So if you are wanting to tackle your hay fever symptoms…

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Environment

Is your home making you sick?

We are exposed to toxins in our environment almost everywhere we turn but we do have the power to ensure our home environments a safe haven from the chemical onslaught through our choices in cleaning products, cookware, house paint, carpet, deodorant, makeup, food, and water. Examining each and every product we come into contact with…

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DietWeight Loss

Don’t Wait for Losing Weight

Healthy eating is SO important but never forget that exercise is an integral part of any type of weight loss program. It has a beneficial impact on appetite, and provides long-term health benefits. For most patients it’s recommended to aim for, or build up to, 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise, where you are puffing…

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DietSupplements

Winter is Coming…

Are you at the mercy of winter each year? Do those dreaded colds and flus leave you and your family with runny noses, coughs, sore throats, headaches, fevers and fatigue through the winter months? These symptoms are often the leading cause of time away from school and work. Now is the perfect time to boost…

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Supplements

What you need to know about protein powders

There are so many different protein powders available on the market. What’s the best one for you? Whey protein is the most common protein powder and has a full amino acid profile, giving a complete source of protein to provide recovery and repair muscles. Whey is a dairy product and can be hard for the…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS…or is it?

We have all heard of IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It tends to be diagnosed when no other reason can be found for the symptoms that are occurring. The most common symptoms being bloating, pain, swinging bowel movements, uncomfortable feelings after eating and even fatigue. People experience a range of diverse symptoms which can be attributed to IBS.

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Weight Loss

Detox & weight loss

A detox should not be a quick weight loss fix, but a method to prepare the ground (your body) for long term harvest. A comprehensive detoxification program should be a means to achieve your goals, yes. But, also and most importantly, to set up long term sustainable lifestyle changes to achieve fundamental improvements in your…

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