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Can Boosting Your Immune System Help Fight Allergies?

Can Boosting Your Immune System Help Fight Allergies?

Australian allergy sufferers are amongst the highest numbers in the world. This has increased dramatically over the last thirty years. The cells of our immune system responsible for reactions such as allergies, sensitivities and inflammation are dominant at birth as a protective mechanism. So why aren’t all babies and children allergic? It depends on their…

8 Reasons to Kickstart Your Health With a Simple Detox

8 Reasons to Kickstart Your Health With a Simple Detox

As a Fertility Naturopath, I recommend detoxing as a way of eliminating toxic build-up in the body. Detoxing has been practiced in naturopathy as well as traditional medicine for centuries. A detox can be undertaken for between two and six. It’s recommended that you do this under the supervision of a health practitioner. This time…

Allergies in Babies & Children: What You Need To Know

Allergies in Babies & Children: What You Need To Know

The incidence of conditions such as asthma and eczema has increased five-fold over the last 40 years. What and how we feed our children has also changed. A whopping 25% children in Australia and New Zealand are overweight or obese.  Allergies in babies and children are extremely common.  Whether it is seasonal allergy or food…

The Pregnancy Naturopath's 10 Tips for Genetic Health

The Pregnancy Naturopath's 10 Tips for Genetic Health

As a Pregnancy Naturopath, I know that the big wide world of genetic health is forever changing and evidence suggesting that our environment triggers our genes is becoming more and more well known. It’s called ‘epigenetics’ and it is the direct relation of non-genetic influences on gene expression. In other words what we eat, feel…