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Gut Health and Skin… Glowing from the Inside Out   Gut Health and Skin, What’s the Link? Gut health and skin are closely connected. The appearance of our skin is strongly influenced by a number of factors, most typically our genetics, hormones, medical history, liver, environment, skincare regime...

    Healthy gut function and iron deficiency go hand in hand. Are you iron deficient, taking supplements but seeing no improvements? Maybe you need to check your gut.   Finding where the problem lies….   Is it coming in? A common cause of iron deficiency is a diet that is low...

Gut Health and Sleep. Research has shown that people suffering from poor sleep have poor gut health, and poor gut health influences our sleep. So basically, poor sleep is a product of and a cause of poor gut health.    Factors Influencing Sleep   Disrupted Sleep Hormones Studies have...

Dairy and lactose intolerance.   As a naturopath I often see people who tell me they are lactose intolerant, only to heal their gut, choose good foods and they are good to go again! So for the love of dairy, let’s get educated 😉   What is lactose intolerance? Lactose...

Let’s talk fibre, this poor bloke has been abused and forgotten with the modern diet, and we are paying the consequences for that!   So what is fibre? Fibre is part of the makeup of a plant, and every plant has fibre. There are tons of different types,...

Your child’s poo is like a daily report card telling you how their health is going. Are they drinking enough? Do they have food allergies?  So, first look at what it should look like? Overall Result: A+ (Type 3 or 4)  This guy comes out easily...

One of my close friends always has a “word” for the new year. It might be health, diligence, rest, relationships, or intention.    So what is your word for 2022? What is your focus?  I think mine is going to be “Reset”. Towards the end of 2021 I...

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas 🎅🎄 And Christmas can be a difficult time to eat well. Enjoying yourself shouldn’t mean undoing all the positive changes you’ve made throughout the year.   It’s not about depriving yourself of all the fun stuff, it’s about keeping the good...

Arming Your Immune System Your immune system is your body's front line defence. It's like having your own private army constantly protecting, identifying and mounting a defence to destroy unfamiliar pathogens, then promoting repair in the body. Most of the time we are not even aware...