Insomnia!

Do you find it difficult to get to sleep? Or do you wake in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours? In NSW 1 in 5 are chronically sleep deprived. Not having enough sleep affects us on so many levels – our work, relationships, quality of life. There are many reasons for Read More …

Are your eating habits out of control?

Naturopaths have always been taught to view the gut as the centre of our health.  Scientists are now saying that microbes living in the gut are responsible for manipulating our eating behaviour.  These microbes can manipulate behaviour and mood through altering the nerve signals, changing taste receptors, producing toxins to make us feel bad and releasing chemicals that make us feel good.  Read More …

Confused about fats?

One minute we are told not to eat butter, the next minute we are told it is healthy!  Sometimes it is really difficult to know what is healthy and what isn’t.  In my opinion it is about balance.  Too much of anything may not be right for the body.  Also it is about your individual Read More …

Easter Egg Alternative!

I love this Bliss Ball recipe I saw on my gym's newsletter (Energize at Belrose).  Healthier than Easter Eggs (more fibre, antioxidants and vitamins) and just as yummy!  Happy Easter everyone! 1 Cup dried dates 3/4 Cup Almonds 3/4 Cup Hazelnuts 3/4 Cup Coconut 3/4 Cacao Nibs (you should be able to find these in a Read More …

How do I get my child to eat more vegies?

Struggling to get your children to eat their vegies? Reading them a story could help! New findings published in Psychological Science show that educating children could be the answer to getting them to eat more vegies.   Preschool children who were read storybooks about the benefits of nutrition and dietary variety, daily for 3 months Read More …