Blood sugar problems (in people of Indian descent)

By Brenda Rogers / 22 Apr 2021

India is the diabetes capital of the world! In 2019 there was an estimated 72.96 million cases of diabetes in adult population of India (Source) .The high numbers are mainly due to genes and environmental and lifestyle changes, like urbanisation and a sedentary lifestyle. But the most significant cause is the modern, processed diet. History of the … Read more

Natural Approach to Heavy Periods

By Brenda Rogers / 06 Apr 2021

Heavy periods are particularly common in women at midlife. However, there are some really simple solutions that work well to rebalance your flow, so it’s worth getting it checked out by your doctor and a naturopath so you can have your life back! Definition of heavy periods Basically, there are 2 types of irregular heavy … Read more

How showing our love for kids can be harmful

By Brenda Rogers / 22 Mar 2021

Hitting your 50s is the “age of the grandmother” with all the most beautiful connotations of the grandmother archetype.  Grandmothers are freer of responsibilities but can see the bigger picture. Their hearts are in protecting the next generations and they have a fire in their bellies to do something about what’s not right in the … Read more

5 Things you Need to Know about Sleep at Midlife.

By Brenda Rogers / 26 Feb 2021

Sleep! All I want to do is sleep! Zzzzzz Why is it so damn hard to get a good night’s sleep? Nearly all of my clients have sleep issues of some kind! Is this you too? Maybe you can’t get to sleep… Maybe you can’t stay asleep… Maybe your startle response is so keen that … Read more

The biggest mistake older women make when managing their weight

By Brenda Rogers / 25 Jan 2021

When I say older women, I mean women 40 and over. Is that you? Have you heard the rumours that at the scary Menopause you’re going to stack the weight on? Well, it’s true! Unless you’re prepared… Here’s a couple of facts for you regarding Menopause Your metabolism drops once you are no longer cycling. … Read more

Constipation in your 40s/50s?

By Brenda Rogers / 13 Jan 2021

5 Key reasons why your constipation may be worse in your 40s and 50s and how you can find relief!  Did you get constipated before your period? Have you had thyroid issues? Are you sweating a lot? Your constipation could be a symptom of something else going on in your body so it’s a good … Read more

6 powerful strategies for healing a fatty liver naturally?

By Brenda Rogers / 05 Jan 2021

What is (nonalcoholic) fatty liver? Fatty liver is a liver condition where there is a build up of excess fat in the liver cells mainly due to poor nutrition and food choices, but can also result from gut issues and not being able to break down and utilise the food you eat. It’s normal for … Read more

How much fat should I eat?

By Brenda Rogers / 26 Nov 2020

If you grew up, like I did… …in the 70’s and 80’s you will have been indoctrinated into the (false) theory that fats make you fat and that saturated fat is bad! If that’s the case, then you’re probably a statistic for heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimers, autoimmune disease, mood disorders and obesity, among many … Read more

Why I love the Wise Traditions Diet

By Brenda Rogers / 03 Nov 2020

… and the Weston A Price Foundation I am a woman and women, historically have been deeply connected to food. But not just food, as in what I serve at the dinner table, but the whole tending and caring for food. I now, really understand the value of: The land – millennia ago women were … Read more

Women who do too much and don’t want to slow down

By Brenda Rogers / 17 Oct 2020

Plus The Psychology of My Back Pain I’m seeing an acupuncturist… In September, I’m stupidly running in my weighted boots and do my back in! Even though my long time companion, lower back pain, has been successfully treated by lots of things over the years – osteopathy, chiropractic, kinesiology, massage therapy, natural anti-inflammatories (eg turmeric), … Read more

The Engagement Ring

The Story of the Ring

By Brenda Rogers / 08 Oct 2020

Four years ago, Paul and I travelled to South Africa. It was a very poignant trip for us personally as we were there for a specific purpose (but that’s another story) and I was very excited. We flew into Johannesburg and made our way to magnificent Cape Town. Paul and I travel really well together … Read more


Midlife, Menopause & Emotions Webinar

By Brenda Rogers / 05 Oct 2020

Brought to you by Brenda Rogers of Quintessence Health and The Source Bulk Foods Rouse Hill & Warriewood. Menopause can be distressing and uncomfortable, especially emotionally But there is help at hand… Learn more in Wednesday’s webinar: Wednesday 7th October at 7.30PM – 9PM, Free, register for your recording. Webinar #1 – Midlife, Menopause and … Read more

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