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Low fat dairy products are not necessarily a healthier option, they often contain hidden sugars, artificial flavourings and preservatives. Avoiding the full fat option can deprive you of beneficial nutrients important for overall health and wellbeing.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 27 March 2017

Yogurt, particularly unsweetened Greek is packed full of beneficial nutrients such as protein, calcium, magnesium, B vitamins, vitamin A, potassium and omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. It is a great healthy snack for any age.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 24 March 2017

Whether it be Breakfast, Lunch, a Snack or a side at Dinner… a savoury Muffin has all the benefits of being quick, easy, interesting, healthy and super versatile!

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 20 March 2017

The health of the liver depends on what we put in our mouths. If our diet is rich in nutrients from fresh fruits, vegetables, lean meats, fish, eggs, and seeds and less in the processed packaged types, You will be smiling from the inside….literally!

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 13 March 2017

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‘Omega-3’ is a term that is bandied about quite often in relation to foods and numerous conditions. They are an integral part of cell membranes all throughout the body and affect cell receptor function within the membranes.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 6 March 2017

The inner-bark of the Slippery Elm tree is used therapeutically due to its high level of mucilage. Slippery Elm is commonly used today in Western herbal medicine to help alleviate symptoms in the gastrointestinal tract.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 3 March 2017

There are billions of types of strains of bacteria that live in our digestive systems, and since stumbling on the amazing benefits of supplementing with these beneficial bacteria, research shows us what these individual strains can be good for.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 27 February 2017

We have some tips that will have everyone asking what your kids have eaten, not because of their crazy hijinks but because they are able to harness, control and release their energy as well as have their calm moments.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 20 February 2017

Hair loss is a relatively common problem; the causes can be quite perplexing and complicated. A variety of underlying factors can contribute to the progression of hair loss which may include environmental, physiological, emotional and biological factors.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 13 February 2017

We know that creating a healthy intestinal environment is vitally important for our overall health. But what do we call this large, intricate network of microbial cells that are specific to each and every one of us? We call it the Microbiome.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 6 February 2017

Globe artichoke, or Cynara scolymus, native to the Mediterranean area was traditionally used as a bile stimulant and as a liver tonic. It has also long been used for gall bladder support, indigestion and nausea.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 3 February 2017

The perfect addition to a home-made pizza or an anti-pasto platter! For this recipe, you’ll also need an empty, sterile 800-1000ml jar.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 30 January 2017

There are a multitude of reasons as to why our luscious locks may not be looking as lovely as they once were. Hair loss and hair thinning can unfortunately come uninvited and unwelcome at any stage of life.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 23 January 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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