Lately, life has become more stressful than usual. I feel it and I imagine you feel it too. There’s more fear, more disruption, more restrictions. All of this adds to our mental stress and wears us down. But pressures and mental stresses aren’t the only stressors on the body. Here is a list of many … Read more
Rejuvenate your Liver & Energy Plan A detox is in order if you find that you are using coffee or sugar to mask your fatigue, alcohol to help deal with stress or over the counter pills to deal with headaches. When we work to reduce the load on the liver and at the same time aid the … Read more
While we’re not quite at post Covid yet, it may be helpful to you to see the parallels between Covid and menopause so you have hope for making it through both, healthy and sane! What are Peri-Menopause & Post Menopause? Firstly, let’s have a look at some definitions… Perimenopause is the process of change leading up … Read more
Natural medicine doctor and hormone guru, Lara Briden says the thyroid is our canary in the coal mine. If your thyroid is struggling—other tissues are struggling too. So, it’s worthwhile having a conversation about your thyroid especially if weight gain has been troubling you and you have low mood, constipation or high cholesterol – all signs … Read more
You probably recognise commercial chocolate. It’s what many of us grew up eating as a treat and what we see in supermarkets worldwide. This low-cost chocolate is produced and distributed on a mass scale and is made with cheaper ingredients and cheaper production processes. Hazel Boydell in her article in The Perfect Daily Grind, Take … Read more
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
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
Very frequently I hear a client explain their eating habits since their last visit in terms of “I’ve been good or I’ve been bad”! The belief that some foods are better than others, indeed that some foods are inherently good while others are inherently bad, has become a well-accepted underpinning of current nutrition lore. In … Read more
Ingredients Brown rice sushi 1 cup (200 grams) brown short-grain rice 2 cups (500 millilitres) water 1 tbsp rice vinegar 3 sheets toasted nori (yaki-nori) 1 lebanese cucumber, seeded, cut into matchsticks ½ avocado Extras Sushi vinegar 2 tbsp Tamari soy sauce Wasabi Chicken 120 g chicken breast fillet, sliced thinly 1 tbsp Tamari … Read more
The Thyroid Dilemma What’s our thyroid really telling us? In the film “What the Bleep do we Know?” it is described in exquisite detail how our thoughts influence our body and how our hormones are the messengers of our thoughts. So the question isn’t “Could my weight/fertility/mood/cholesterol problem be caused by my hormones?” but actually, … Read more
Don’t take health for granted by Gill S Everyone would know me as a bit of a fitness addict, healthy, high energy and always looking for the next challenge. Having taken good care of myself over the years, I was devastated to find one day I just couldn’t complete a run. Virus blood tests were … Read more
The Nourishing Kitchen: Nutrition Workshops Commencing in 2015 Taking back control of cooking may be the single most important step anyone can take to help themselves get healthier. Reclaiming cooking as an act of enjoyment and self-care opens the door to a more nourishing life. Brenda Rogers ~ Naturopath, Nutritionist, Life Coach Workshop 1: Foundations … Read more
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