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Gut, brain, hormones & immunity – it’s all connected!

Gut, brain, hormones & immunity – it’s all connected!

One of the most important things I've learned from both naturopathic nutrition and Yoga is that every part of the body is connected. We are one big moving part. Nothing in the body exists in isolation. Gut, brain, heart, hormones, immunity, muscles, bones, lungs,...

Perimenopause – Your Questions Answered

Perimenopause – Your Questions Answered

Perimenopause is a different experience for each of us, yet there are several common themes and questions. Fortunately, nutrition and lifestyle medicine can be a big help at this time of transition. From hot flushes to anxiety and low mood, making changes to what we...

Top 5 Foods for Anxiety

Top 5 Foods for Anxiety

Anxiety has been an unwanted companion of mine since childhood. From anxiety-induced stomach aches before school swimming lessons, to panic attacks while out shopping, anxiety has a big impact on my life experiences. Over the years I've learned to take a two-pronged...

Corona virus – can nutrition help?

Corona virus – can nutrition help?

This winter's flu season has taken a dramatic turn with the arrival and rapid spread of the Covid-19 corona virus.   A few weeks ago I highlighted some of the key nutrients we need for all-round immune support.  These nutrients are essential in the fight against flu. ...

Seed cycling for hormone balance – is it worth it?

Seed cycling for hormone balance – is it worth it?

Seed cycling - have you heard of it? It's a technique of eating certain combinations of seeds during the menstrual cycle to help support hormone balance.  Many women say seed cycling relieves PMS symptoms and helps maintain a more regular cycle.  It's an easy...

Fight Those Winter Bugs – Top Tips for Immune Support

Fight Those Winter Bugs – Top Tips for Immune Support

Our immune systems get a real workout at this time of year with cold, flu', and tummy bug germs thriving in warm, dry, centrally heated homes and offices.  It's a good idea to top up on immune-supporting nutrients to give your system the best chance of fending off...