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As a Naturopath, our core aim is to effectively assist people with improving overall health. This cannot and should not be done without proper education. People’s health must be taken seriously; it must be adhered to correctly.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 16 January 2017


Acai is a nutritional powerhouse, jam-packed full of antioxidants for your well-being. Our Acai Bowl is a blended smoothie of Acai powder & frozen fruit that makes for the perfect healthy breakfast or brunch meal to load Granola and all of your favour

Date Posted: 9 January 2017


Peppermint is one of the most well-known herbs to grace our house-holds. This ubiquitous staple really comes alive during the festive season where it’s sweet yet evocative freshness becomes interwoven into the tastes and smells of Christmas.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 3 January 2017


Hold the Rum balls this year…with all the sugar and alcohol going around, these lovely fudgy minty bites will provide all the chocolatey cheer one needs in their lives, and are so easy to whip up!

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 2 January 2017


The holiday season is upon us, in all its busy, chaotic glory! Thankfully, the naturopaths at Australian NaturalCare are here to share some of their favourite tips to help you survive the season, unscathed!

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 20 December 2016


It’s a busy time filled by celebrations with friends and family, eating loads and getting a little silly in general. Sometimes we are so busy that we can forget the effect we are having on one of our most important organs – the liver!

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 19 December 2016


Being physically active, sleeping 7-9 hours each night and eating organic are just a couple of ways that you can live healthy and be on your way to become a wellbeing.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 16 December 2016


The prostate is a small but important organ in the male reproductive system. So how do you keep your prostate healthy? We have come up with a list of 12 tips to maintain a healthy prostate.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 12 December 2016


Vitamin K2 is primarily used in other sites of the body to aid in the correct placement of Calcium. So where can we find K2 in order to boost our dietary intake of this necessary yet elusive vitamin?

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 5 December 2016


Two ingredients we love at Australian NaturalCare are cauliflower & turmeric. This recipe combines cauliflower and turmeric in an easy-to-create, versatile dish that can be added to almost any meal, and can even shine as a meal in its own right.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 2 December 2016


Everyone is familiar with the small, evergreen olive tree, but less of us are aware of the benefits that olive leaf can provide. Did you know that olive leaves may assist in supporting your cardiovascular system?

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 1 December 2016


You may hear calcium and immediately think of bone health, but it has other important roles in the body. Did you know it had any other jobs to perform? Other vital roles of calcium are dependent on where it is found within the body.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 28 November 2016


There’s a new kid on the block, its name is K2 and it is crucial for bone and cardiovascular health. It’s not only necessary for placement and retention of calcium in bone, but to prevent errant calcium from building up in the arteries.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 21 November 2016


Used medicinally for centuries, the very well-known flowering herb St Mary’s Thistle, has been traditionally used as a liver and gall-bladder tonic. But to what extend does it actually help the functionality and well-being of the body?

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 18 November 2016


Vitamin E is the collective name for a group of fat-soluble compounds known as tocopherols and tocotrienols and is considered essential for human health. Vitamin E supplements are available in a natural form and a synthetic form.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 14 November 2016


Methylation is a process where one compound donates a methyl-group to another molecule. Methylation literally occurs trillions of times every second, so when it is interrupted or altered it can result in a myriad of different issues.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 9 November 2016


While Vitamin B12 is essential for normal blood and neurological function, deficiency is common in the elderly, with studies estimating that up to 40% of over 60’s may be affected. A B vitamin complex is also a good option to consider.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 7 November 2016


It’s no wonder that Turmeric is incredibly popular, with the anti-inflammatory, digestive and vascular benefits it is attributed with. We decided to share some of our favourite ways to boost our daily intake of turmeric.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 4 November 2016


Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide problem affecting people of all ages. Across the globe, vitamin D deficiency has proven to have a detrimental impact toward overall health. Vitamin D deficiency is a significant problem which requires urgent attention.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 2 November 2016


There are many foods that are dense in nutrients and specific to many facets related to reproductive health. Adding them to your day can seriously help produce some humming hormones when it comes to being as fertile as you can be.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 31 October 2016