Fussy eater
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Why won’t my children eat their veggies!

Eat your veggies! Getting children to eat their vegetables can be a daily battle for many parents.  Whether they are picky, stubborn or just prefer ‘other’ foods, children have quite a reputation for disliking their vegetables.   Veggies…
natural sunscreen
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What is the best sunscreen for your family?

In Australia, we understand it is essential to be sun-safe and wear sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and protective clothing during the summer months and when we spend a considerable amount of time in the outdoors. As a naturopath, I’m…
cacao protein balls
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Easy protein balls – no blender needed

These easy protein balls are so simple you don't even need a blender. They make a great after school snack, energy boost after the gym, or a delicious evening treat with a cup of herbal tea. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons of you favorite protein…
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8 steps to mindful eating

Mindful eating is a simple yet powerful technique that can help you gain control over your eating habits. This meditative practice has a number of health benefits including improved digestion, weight loss, reduced binge eating, and increased…
Water hydration dehydration
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Optimal hydration for your health

We all know that drinking sufficient water is essential to our health, yet so many people don’t drink enough water and are dehydrated.  This can lead to a number of health issues including: Water is the main constituent of cells, tissues…
Gut health apples pectin
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Stewed apples with cinnamon and flaxseed

These stewed apples are exceptionally good for your gut health as they are an excellent source of easily digestible fibre.  They also taste delicious.  Add these stewed apples to yoghurt and granola or put them on top of…
Anxiety in children
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Buteyko breathing for stress, anxiety, and panic disorders in children

Stress is a fact of modern life. We enjoy unprecedented levels of convenience and technological advancement and our daily lives are busy and high pressured, even for our children. Our body’s autonomic nervous system has sophisticated mechanisms…
Quinoa salad
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Quinoa and roast vegetable salad

Quinoa and roast vegetable salad Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients in this recipe. This salad is super simple to make and you can substitute the ingredients for whatever you have on hand or your family’s preference.…
Seasonal allergies solutions
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Why are my allergies so bad in the spring?

Why are my allergies so bad in the spring? Spring has arrived!  And with spring arrives seasonal allergies.  In spring trees, grasses, and plants release pollen into the air with the goal of fertilizing other plants.    For…