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Detailed information on how you can improve your health conditions, including anxiety / stress, auto immune, insomnia, hormonal imbalance, thyroid, weight loss  - just to name a few.

 

Promoting Good Bacteria

Promoting Good Bacteria

Our digestive process is highly dependent on the balance of beneficial bacteria throughout the digestive tract. Probiotics enhance digestive system function and overall wellbeing, as well as regulate immune function through interacting with the large proportion of immune cells located in our digestive system.

One Size Does Not Fit All

When selecting a probiotic supplement, it is important to choose the right probiotic strain for the right condition, as not all are created equal. Probiotics are made up of a genus, species and a strain; for example, Lactobacillus (genus) plantarum (species) 299v (strain). Scientific evidence has shown that particular strains exert different effects within the body, making them beneficial in helping with specific health concerns.

Surviving the Silly Season

Top Tips to Surviving the Silly Season


With the festive season upon us yet again and as a Sydney based naturopath, I thought it would be useful to provide some healthy tips to help get you through the silly season. During the festive season we are more likely to be indulging in alcohol and rich, sweet and fatty foods, increasing the toxic load for our poor livers to process. The liver is responsible for processing these nutrients and determines whether they are to be used as energy, stored as fat tissue or eliminated from the body.

Building Healthy Bones

Building Healthy Bones

More than Calcium Supplements

As a Sydney Naturopath, I believe that building healthy bones is important, as your bones reflect the total health of your body.

Unfortunately, Osteoporosis is an ever-increasing problem in Western societies. This debilitating problem is only set to get worse as people continue to live longer. The general consensus is that calcium is the principle nutrient required for healthy bones. Whilst it is true that calcium is the primary mineral contained in bone, there are many other minerals, vitamins, dietary and lifestyle factors which affect the health of our bones. This article will discuss these in detail.

Spring Cleaning Tips

Top Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is seen as a time of renewal with the birth of new life and energy after the cold of winter. It is a time when many people do spring cleaning. It is a good time to clear out any unwanted items and give your living environment a good clean out.

Here are my top Spring Cleaning Tips to create a happier healthier home as a healthy home is vital for a healthy you.

Exposure to Wireless Devices

Reduce Exposure to Wireless Devices and Blue Light

There is mounting evidence that exposure to blue light and radiation from wireless devices like TVs, mobile phones, modems and tablets as well as from fluorescent lights and new style LED lights is contributing to significant declines in our health by causing our mitochondria to dysfunction.