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6 simple New Year Resolutions you can stick to in 2018

It’s that time of year again! Christmas is over with. We’ve probably enjoyed a month of over-indulging and over spending. Many of us have had too much wine, sweets, or just something we know isn't very good for us. And now, many of us are now beginning to produce our...

My blood tests came back normal… But I still feel rubbish!

Does this sound familiar?   Often when individuals seek me out for naturopathic support, I will ask them if they brought any past or recent blood test results with them into the clinic. As I look through their results, there is usually a dialogue involving words...

The misconception of blood glucose and insulin resistance.

Quite often, whether I’m sitting down with a client or speaking briefly to a customer at the health food store, the topic of blood sugar will come up in conversation. I’ll often hear something along the lines of: “I’ve had my blood sugar tested, it’s normal. My doctor...

Using affirmations and gratitude to improve mental wellbeing

Have you ever considered that changing the way you think could have an impact on your health? You may have already heard about positive affirmations and the benefits, emotionally and physically. You probably see quotes and affirmations on social media regularly. But...

The gut-brain connection: How gut health impacts your mood.

The gut-brain connection:How gut health impacts your mood. For a long period of time, scientists have gone along with the theory that mental illness and mood imbalances are linked to a chemical imbalance in the brain. Often this is addressed with antidepressant...

Is your exfoliant harmful or helpful to your skin?

We've all been told how important exfoliating is and the benefits it has. Your skin exfoliates itself naturally about once every 28 days. As we get older, this process begins to slow down, so it's a good idea to help the process along. Exfoliation helps to remove the...

Keep those pesky bugs away this winter!

It's coming to that time of year again!   Everyone in your social and work circle is getting sick, and you're desperately swallowing pills in the hope it won't get you too!   It's well known that the cold weather makes us more prone to infection. You know it all too...

The problem with cheap fish oil.

Fish oil supplements are terrific in making up for the lack of good quality fish in the modern Western diet.   Even if you do consume plenty of oily fish, such as salmon, you'll find most of it is farmed in Australia.   Farmed fish are typically fed grains...

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