FODMAP DIET The low FODMAP diet is recommended to improve digestive health and function and regulate bacterial colonisation in both the small intestine and the colon. Following the low FODMAP diet for 2-6 weeks can offer relief of gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloating, abdominal discomfort, irregular bowel habits and IBS. FODMAPs are a collection of short READ MORE

Addicted to Worry

Are you Addicted to Worry? I was reading a great book last week that spoke about being addicted to worry! I was very interested to hear what the author had to say. I had never really thought of worry as an addiction, but when you break it down it is very likely that some people READ MORE

Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burgers These are a great quick meal that will satisfy the whole family. Quick and easy to make you can have these on the table in 20 minutes. Tasting much better than they look, they are packed with nutrients antioxidants, fiber, protein, and carbohydrates making them nutritionally powerful and good for the gut. READ MORE

Plant Based Breakfast

I am a creature of habit when it comes to breakfast because I love eggs on toast with avocado, I could have that every day (and often do). But last year I went on a personalized eating plan which restricted my egg intake (due to a prevalence of higher than acceptable cholesterol) and instead had READ MORE

The Gut – Brain Connection

The Gut/Brain Connection Did you know that the Brain and the Gut are besties! They have their own communication channels that can send messages backwards and forwards. That is from the brain to the gut and the gut to the brain. If one isn’t functioning well, then neither is the other. That is why when READ MORE

Curious About Naturopathy?

Frequently Asked Questions What is Naturopathy? Naturopathy is a holistic approach to wellness based on the principle that the body has the inherent ability to heal itself. Using this healing power and gentle therapeutic techniques, the body, mind and emotions are supported during the healing process. Naturopathic principles are based on treating each person as READ MORE

Eating for Good Immune Health

Having a robust immune system is the best way to take care of your health in this current climate. While there is no one particular vitamin that will do this for you, a good combination of some key nutrients can help. Vitamins and minerals are found in the food we eat, therefore a well balanced READ MORE

The Weather

The Weather! This used to be a polite conversation point whereas today it is a major headline. What has happened? This summer we have seen drought, bushfires, floods, dust storms and temperatures reaching scorching highs followed by wintery lows. Crazy stuff! We have always had these conditions but they were fewer and much further apart READ MORE

Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine! I say this a lot “Food is Medicine”, I tag it on my Instagram posts and I keep on saying it to my clients. “Food is Medicine” You will even find the following quote on my website homepage. “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food – Hippocrates” So it READ MORE