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Why is my period so heavy?

Why is my period so heavy?

Why is my period so heavy? It's a question I've answered a LOT in my 10 years as a Naturopath. Keep reading to find out some causes & investigations that might be necessary. What causes heavy periods? There's often a variety of factors, but never just one. The...

Case Study Hormone Balance

Case Study Hormone Balance

CASE STUDY - Sharing results from a recent hormone balance case. Miss K is 23, a full time high school teacher, under a lot of pressure from students and family. She's in a relationship, on the pill, and has house mates (add a dash more stress here). Her diet is ok,...

How to Prevent Bali Belly

How to Prevent Bali Belly

So I went to Bali again last week. This is the first time I've managed to prevent Bali Belly whoo hoo! Want to know what I did? So it's not so much about what you eat, but how you prepare your body for travel starting about 2 weeks out from when you leave. What I did:...

Fertility for the well woman

Fertility for the well woman

Last weekend I attended an amazing conference and learned a lot of new skills that upgrades the way I conduct my Naturopathy consultations. Get ready for some extra big deep dives into finding out what is actually going on beneath the surface of your health issues!...

Why you should consider Fasting

Why you should consider Fasting

FASTING It's a bit of a buzz word right now. 16:8, 5:2, Juice fasting, Water fast. Thinking what the heck is she on about? haha Keep reading. Fasting is basically going without food for a number of hours or days for the sake of health or religion. Some facts +...

Easy Back to School Recipes – Banana Bread

Easy Back to School Recipes – Banana Bread

Looking for an Easy Back to School Recipe? Look no further! BANANA + APPLE BREAD I had a bit of a food prep afternoon yesterday so I was ready for my son starting school today. Nothing worse than going to pack lunch and standing there wondering what the heck to pack!...

10 Reasons To Eat Beetroot

10 Reasons To Eat Beetroot

10 Reasons You Need BEETROOT in Your Life. 1. When you think Beetroot, you automatically see the rich PINK colour. Think: ANTIOXIDANTS. They prevent chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer (when eaten in conjunction with a healthy...

What causes acne?

What causes acne?

What causes acne? It's a common question I get asked. I've actually had it myself. I can graciously say it is a condition I 'had' rather than 'have' now, and I certainly understand why it causes so much anguish. Why is this so prevalent? If you ask me, it's coming...