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Got a Cold? You Know WHAT to Take but do you know HOW?

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As a naturopath people tell me all the time about what vitamins, herbs or supplements they are taking. I find people nowadays are very educated about the various products for sale in health food stores.

Adrenal Fatigue. A Modern Epidemic?

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Is Adrenal Fatigue Real? First, let me clarify that ‘adrenal fatigue’ is a term in common usage relating to these symptoms however, the more medically correct term would likely be ‘HPA axis dysfunction’ and there are good biochemical reasons for this. As the purpose of this blog is to offer some general treatment options rather […]

All Blocked Up?

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Everybody at some time or another succumbs to the common cold. If we are generally healthy we can resume our lives after a week of feeling low without too much upheaval but for some, it can be a miserable and frustratingly long recovery. Fortunately, there are medicinal herbs which have been used successfully for centuries to help us deal with the uncomfortable symptoms of the common cold.

Coconut, Carrot and Apple Muffins with Coconut Cream Frosting (Gluten free, Grain free, nut free and dairy free)

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Everybody at some time or another succumbs to the common cold. If we are generally healthy we can resume our lives after a week of feeling low without too much upheaval but for some, it can be a miserable and frustratingly long recovery. Fortunately, there are medicinal herbs which have been used successfully for centuries to help us deal with the uncomfortable symptoms of the common cold.

Sugar – Sweet Poison?

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Most of us are already aware on some level that too much sugar is not good for us but do we equate it to poison? Do we really know how much sugar in our diet is too much and do any of us know just how much sugar we are actually consuming in an average […]