01.07.18more

TIPS TO KEEP YOU WARM THIS WINTER

Keeping the cold out and the warmth in… our top tips to keep you warm, cosy and healthy this winter!   COSY WHEAT BAGS These are my favourite things in the winter time. Especially around period time, this is amazing to put on your abdomen before your period is due …

01.07.18more

VITAMIN C, D + ZINC – JULY’S PRODUCT OF THE MONTH

Meta Zinc Vitamin C powder! If you find yourself sick quite often or feel like your colds/flus linger for months, this might be the product for you! Vitamin C, D and Zinc both play very important roles in the immune response. Vitamin C contains Ascorbic Acid, which is shown to …

03.05.18more

TRIPLE GREEN GOODNESS

Below is the Triple Green Goodness recipes to help you feel cleansed and energized leading up to winter, simply be adding more greens! These recipes are a great way to squeeze more fresh vegetables and fruit into your day. By incorporating these recipes they will help to increase energy production, …

12.07.17more

5 tips to stay strong for the winter

Our acupuncturists Chantel shares her top 5 quick tips for staying strong, healthy and warm this cold Melbourne Winter!     #1 In winter, meals should be nutritious and warming, lots of stews and soups # 2 A small amount of spirits or wine is good to warm the system up, …

18.06.17more

DETOXING: is it a necessity or just a nice idea?

I am often asked by clients if there really is a need for us to detox on a regular basis. I always answer this question with a big resounding yes! Naturopathic concepts of internal cleansing have been around for a long time and concepts of cleaning and detoxification have formed …

08.06.17more

ingredients panels – how to cut through the jargon to make delicious choices

We all understand the need and benefits of having a nutritious diet for ourselves and are keen to give our children the best start in life. Unfortunately, between conflicting research – think about the debate on red meat, diet fads that become nutrition urban myths; such as fruit is too …

08.06.17more

allergy season smoothie

Are you one of the thousands of melbournians who sneeze, sniffle and eye-scratch their way through the change of season? If so, using particular foods as medicine is a great adjunct to your other herbal or acupuncture treatments. This vibrant smoothie contains antioxidants that aid to reduce inflammation, nutrients to …

08.06.17more

Going coconuts over oil

Welcome to the Coconut oil obsession! It has a great reputation for a good reason, it’s a super functional food with so many benefits. Coconut oil contains fatty acids known as medium-chain saturated acids (MCFAS). MCFAs are triglycerides, a type of saturated fat, but not the nasty ones. Their unique …

14.11.16more

Happy You, Happy Bowels, ISB WHO?

The constant bloating feelings after meals, the pain in your stomach along with diarrhoea and/or constipation are all common symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. People with IBS carry their stress in their digestive system. Stress can cause people with IBS to experience constipation and difficulty moving their bowels or the …

15.11.16more

WARM FIG + CACAO CHIA PUDDING

On my never ending quest to love chia I stumbled across this little creation. Let me digress a little here … Remember when you were a kid and, most likely, you didn’t love your vegetables. Chances are your mum came up with the ingenious idea of using tomato sauce as …