Nutrition

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Why is Chicken Soup so good for your Immune System?

Did you know that studies have actually been done that have shown an improvement in immunity after chicken soup? It’s not just an old wives tail at all and this ultimate ‘food as medicine’ recipe is perfect to boost your immunity or to help you recover from a cold or flu more quickly. Various studies …

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Stay Well This Flu Season… My Top 10 Immune Boosting Tips Using Food As Medicine

With the temperature dropping and winter approaching, the cold and flu season is about to set in. I have had many patients contacting me in the last few weeks asking how the can support their immune systems coming into the cold and flu season, and given the worry over the corona virus. Already there seems …

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Prevent Coronavirus, boost your Immunity

As we are steadily rolling into the cooler months and with the current concerns with Coronavirus around the world, we thought this was the perfect opportunity to discuss with you our favourite immune products. Keeping your immune system strong is the best way to avoid getting unwell. These 2 supplements are our Naturopath Hayley’s recommendations …

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Do You Have Food Intolerances?

In today’s society, everyone has a friend or family member with a dairy, gluten, soy, nut or wheat intolerance. With food intolerance on the rise, I am frequently testing for food intolerances in my patients. This is mainly due to the fact that food intolerances play a major role in people’s health and symptoms. Once …

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Iron and Vitamin C – More Than Just Absorption

More than 20% of Australians in some population groups are considered Vitamin C deficient, according to one study looking at Vitamin C levels in a group of people from southwestern Sydney.1 This is line with doctors at Westmead Hospital in Sydney detecting the resurgence of scurvy amongst some diabetic patients. Low ascorbate is also common in …

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Vitamin D In Strength And Performance

On a winters day in Sydney – clear blues, about 18 degrees and an ocean temperature of around the same, what better subject than the sunshine vitamin – our friend ‘D’. A Vital Vitamin For: Bone health and growth Hormone production (anabolic – growth hormones, testosterone & oestrogen; catabolic – adrenaline, cortisol) Potentially helping prevent …

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What’s All The Fuss About Bone Broth?

History Broth is an ancient food that traditional cultures and trained chefs have been using for ages, and it has recently regained popularity. Broth is an inexpensive and versatile source of nutrients. You may have seen the countless blogs and media outlets touting its many presumed health benefits. Years ago, many families kept a pot …

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