Category Archives for Nutrition

I'm not sick, but I'm not well

Not Sick But Not Well – 5 Warning Signs

I’m not sick, but I’m not well!! “I’m not sick, but I’m not well” is a cool song by the band Harvey Danger, but it also reminds me of how many people feel these days. I see a lot of people who don’t have serious health problems, they’re not sick but not well either, sometimes […]

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Calcium Without Any Dairy? 3 Tips To Boost Levels Now

Many common health problems like digestion issues, skin health, migraines/ headaches, PMS, autoimmune conditions and much more can be influenced by the foods that we eat. Including dairy! But can you get enough calcium without any dairy in your diet? As a Naturopath, I commonly recommend that people try a 30-day program that eliminates the […]

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Good Fats and Bad Fats! My 9 Super Fats

There are good fats and bad fats but how do you know which ones are the best for you to eat? In the 1950s and 1960s the waistlines of people in the Western world were slowly expanding, and the incidence of heart disease and diabetes was also slowly on the increase so health researchers around […]

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Biohacking Your Health (6 tests to focus on)

Biohacking your health has become popular due to people such as Tim Ferris and websites such as www.optimoz.com.au and www.bulletproofexec.com; It is when you use tips and tricks to get the most out of your health and track your progress using fitness tracking tools such as Fitbit or Oura ring, monitor your sleep quality, diet and other health […]

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Wellness FX testing Australia

WellnessFX Australia Options (detailed tests available)

If you are putting a lot of time and effort into your training, diet and nutritional supplementation you want to know that what you are doing is giving you the best return for your efforts. Having an annual check-up with your G.P is a good idea, but often they do not understand the special needs […]

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Boost your immune system …. before winter!

With winter being the time when a lot more cold’s, flu’s and viral infections are around, then Autumn is the time to start building up your immune system so that you and your family can stay healthy this winter. The last few years I have treated lots of people and especially kids who are repeatedly […]

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MTHFR and your health

What to do if you have MTHFR

MTHFR and Methylation MTHFR and methylation are involved in many different functions in the body, here is a list of some of the key functions of MTHFR Turn on and off genes (gene regulation) Process chemical and toxins (biotransformation) Build neurotransmitters (dopamine, serotonin, epinephrine) Process hormones (estrogen) Build immune cells (T cells, NK cells) DNA […]

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What is MTHFR?

What is MTHFR? and how can it affect you? Not only is the name confusing but the gene and the enzyme it produces has the same name, and just to add to the confusion with the names a little more, this produces the final form of folate, known as 5-MTHF. This is the active form […]

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Do You Need Prebiotics?

The Importance of Prebiotics Everyone has heard of probiotics it seems, which are found in foods like yogurt as well as in supplements and have a wide range of health benefits, which you can read more about in my article on probiotics, more and more research is coming out showing how beneficial they are to […]

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