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Reducing pain and improving fertility for women with endometriosis

Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition, which affects approximately 10% of women. It can cause significant pain, irregular menstrual cycles, bowel and bladder dysfunction and may lead to fertility problems and mood disorders. Some women…
anxiety in children

Nutritional support for children experiencing anxiety

It is normal for any of us to feel anxious in certain situations, but some children experience high levels of anxiety that are beyond what would be expected for their age and developmental level. This can prevent them participating in activities…
healthy foods

Food you should eat everyday for health and wellbeing

Whole grains such as oats, buckwheat, brown rice, wholemeal pasta, spelt, quinoa provide nutrients and fibre. Most western diets are deficient in fibre, which is important for a health digestive system, to aid elimination of toxins and sustain…
organic farming

Organic farming explained

The term ‘organic’ means produce that is grown entirely without the use of synthetic chemicals. These chemicals include herbicides, fungicides, pesticides, artificial fertilizers, hormones and growth promoters. Conventional farmers apply…
skin conditions

Naturopathic tips to help relieve skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and rosacea

Diet Eat whole foods including an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables. Avoid processed and packaged foods Drink at least 2 litres of filtered water each day. Eat probiotic foods such as sauerkraut, kim chi, kefir, kvass…
bowel habits

What your bowel habits say about your health?

If you suffer ongoing constipation or diarrhoea this is a sign of digestive problems and poor gut health. If left untreated this can contribute to health problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrient deficiency,…
detox salad
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Simple detox salad with lemon dressing

Roughly chop: 1 large red or yellow capsicum ¼ of a red cabbage 3 radishes 1 carrot 1 small head of broccoli 2 small cucumbers ½ a cup of coriander or mint 3 tablespoons of raw cashew nuts or walnuts 1 tablespoon of sesame…
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How collagen can benefit your health and beauty

Collagen is the most abundant protein produced by the body. It forms the structure of the connective tissue in our skin, hair, nails, muscles, joints, blood vessels and digestive system. Collagen keeps our skin plump, taut and looking youthful,…

What seafood should I choose?

I generally recommend my clients eat seafood once or twice each week. It is an excellent source of protein, omega fatty acids, selenium and iodine. However, it is important to choose your seafood carefully. I avoid farmed fish, imported seafood…