Dietary Strategies for Blood Sugar Control

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Are you caught on the blood sugar roller coaster and want to get off? Are pharmaceutical medications no longer helping in keeping your blood sugar levels under control? Much of the problem with metabolic syndrome comes from the way our body stores, processes and utilises the glucose released from the carbohydrates we consumed in our…

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Combatting Candida Albicans

If you’ve ever had thrush, candidiasis or yeast infections, then you know we’re not making this up! Regardless of the name, symptoms of a Candida Albican overgrowth can be uncomfortable, unpleasant and more than a little annoying. What are Candida Albicans? We talk about our good bacteria frequently, so it’s about time we spoke about…

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Three Ways to Improve Kidney Health

Our kidneys tend to be one of the most overlooked and forgotten organs in our body. We often talk about the stomach, the bowel, the heart, the lungs but until something goes wrong, we rarely talk about the kidneys. When something does go wrong though, we really know about it. Kidney stones for example, are…

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Habits of Effective Pooers

Wow, if you’re looking for a controversial health subject you need look no further than bowel movements! How frequently should we be going to the toilet? What is the best type of poo, or stool if you prefer, to be passing? In Naturopathic philosophy the health of the gut, is closely related to our overall…

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It’s Christmas Time and That Means Reflux

It’s Christmas time and we all know what that means don’t we! Christmas presents, parties, the food….. the reflux…. It’s not surprising that around Christmas and New Years, the number of people that come to our clinic with digestive issues and reflux goes through the roof. The only other time of year this happens is…

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Effective Detoxification

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Is Toxicity the Reason You Feel Unwell? Ask yourself these questions: Are you often tired or lethargic? Do you regularly suffer from bloating, diarrhoea, constipation or other digestive disturbances? Do you get recurrent headaches? Do you regularly suffer from muscle aches and pains? Does poor short-term memory and concentration affect your ability to function at…

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Have You Fed Your Bacteria Today?

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We often talk about how important the correct balance of intestinal flora is for overall health, but have you ever thought about how to care for these organisms? Just like a pet, the good bacteria in your intestinal tract need to be looked after and fed regularly. Taking a probiotic will help you to re-colonise…

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Affected By Hayfever or Allergies? Enjoy Spring Again

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It’s spring, and nothing says “winter is over and summer is coming” more than clear blue skies, the spring breeze, blooming trees and, hayfever and allergies. Are you affected by seasonal hay fever and allergies? A report published by CSIRO in 2001 indicated that over 40% of Australian’s aged 20-44 suffer from hay-fever and nasal…

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Licking Food Intolerances

Do you find yourself commonly affected by any of the following after eating: Abdominal bloating Diarrhoea / Constipation Gas Sneezing / Runny nose Itchy eyes and face Congestion Skin irritation, eczema and psoriasis Chances are you are experiencing one of the many reactions common to those suffering from some form of food intolerance. One recent…

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