Choline (B4)

Choline What is choline? Choline is an essential nutrient that is not as well discussed as folate and Vitamin B12 but is just as important in neurodevelopment.  Historically it was called vitamin B4, but it became an essential nutrient because our bodies cannot make enough so it lost its vitamin title. Choline is derived from READ MORE

IBS Awareness Month

April is IBS Awareness Month, although I am not sure we need an awareness of this subject as I see this condition in clinic on a regular basis. One in 5 Australians will experience some kind of IBS symptoms at one time. According to better health websites there is no cure only management. Which includes READ MORE

Feeling Fatigued?

Feeling Fatigued? Mitochondria and Fatigue! Probably not something you immediately think of when you are feeling fatigued. Often the first things people think of when feeling fatigued, is that they are low in iron. But unless you have a blood test to confirm this, I always caution against supplementing. If you take iron and don’t READ MORE

FODMAP Diet

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

Black Bean Protein Balls

Ingredients 49 grams Medjool Dates 344 grams Black Beans (cooked) 49 grams Chocolate Protein Powder 75 grams Sunflower Seed Butter (or any nut butter) 3 grams Sea Salt 5 grams Cacao Powder 120 grams Dark Chocolate Chips (optional) __________________________ Directions 1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Combine dates, black beans, chocolate protein READ MORE

Fertility & Toxicity

Fertility and toxicity I am passionate about looking at environmental toxins. So passionate that I started my own business to help address this issue. But why is toxicity such an important subject? We only need to look at fertility to see the importance with this message. Fertility and subfertility have become big business over the 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