Since removing gluten from my diet, I’ve felt a major improvement in my energy levels and a reduction in digestive discomfort but most surprisingly I’ve felt major benefits in my brain function. I remember things! I used to think I was getting early Alzheimer’s or that I was going crazy! Now, I’m reveling in the … Read more
One of the opportunities that comes from tackling your health issues is personal growth. It is my belief that our symptoms tell us something about how successfully we’re managing our life. Symptoms represent something out of balance. The further we get away from balance, the sicker we get and the longer the journey back to … Read more
I was browsing through the supermarket and saw cherries for sale. Not something I generally think about in the middle of winter but there they are, all the way from the USA! So I had a few and decided to look into their health properties. Cherries are a natural source of melatonin and can help … Read more
Macadamia Hummus 1 1/2 cups macadamia nuts soaked overnight 2/3 cup chopped coriander 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp paprika, dash cayenne or black pepper Celtic sea salt to taste Rinse nuts and place in the blender or food processor with all the rest of the ingredients. Add … Read more
Raw Food I’m not really a fan of a total raw food diet but I do encourage patients to ensure they eat raw food each day. It’s not that hard – an apple or other piece of fruit, a salad with dinner or lunch, a freshly squeezed juice (bottled doesn’t count!) or, if you’re really … Read more
Health Funds As you probably know, Medicare does NOT cover natural health practitioners. However, the great news is, patients with comprehensive health insurance can claim back some of their consultation fee. I am covered by many health funds so check with me when you inquire about your appointment. 🙂
Fibromyalgia, a syndrome of widespread muscle and joint pain accompanied with fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, poor memory and poor attention, may be a result of vitamin D deficiency. Professor Michael Holick of the Endocrine Society in the US says “Vitamin D deficiency can cause a bone disease known as osteomalacia which is associated with symptoms … Read more
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What exactly is an eating disorder? Of course there is a clinical definition but anorexia, bulimia and binge eating are all seen ultimately as an inappropriate response to the environment or situation we live in. Could we say the same for obesity? And if we did, what does this mean for helping people overcome it? … Read more
Those suffering congestion and mucous problems might want to consider reducing their dairy consumption (dairy is mucous forming). Here is a recipe for almond milk, excellent in smoothies: For about 400 mls of almond milk, boil 80g of whole almonds for 5 minutes. Drain then remove almond skins. Place almonds and 420mls water in a … Read more
Raw, whole oranges (deliciously sweet and no chemicals) or freshly prepared orange juice –> refined, processed (pasteurised) unsweetened orange juice –> refined, processed, sweetened orange juice or concentrate –> refined, highly processed, sweetened, artificially coloured and flavoured “orange” drinks –> completely fabricated products never before know (such as Tang). Thanks to Michael Murray ND for … Read more
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