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Jump Start Your Metabolism In 5 Simple Steps

Wondering what metabolism increasing foods are and how to boost your metabolism easily? Each person’s body is different and the same can be said for our metabolism. Metabolism is influenced by factors such as age, gender, physical activity, muscle-to-fat ratio and hormone function. Everyone has a Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) which is the minimum number of calories required to keep…

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The Third Trimester of Pregnancy: Almost There!

During the final trimester of your pregnancy, your body prepares itself for labour and your baby continues to grow and mature. In this article, I share information about the vital nutrients needed, dealing with indigestion, and why fibre and fluids are especially important in the third trimester.

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Are Supplements & Vitamins Really Necessary?

Supplements and vitamins – are they worth it? Many people believe that eating a well-balanced diet provides all the vitamins and minerals they need. In ideal circumstances, this is the case, but in reality there are many reasons why you may need supplements and vitamins. Taking herbs, vitamins and minerals are a good way of optimising your dietary sources of…

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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 exposure to BUGS. Studies show…

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How To Prepare For Pregnancy – 5 Top Tips

Wondering how to prepare for being pregnant? There are a few vital things to consider. So you’ve decided you want to start a family! It’s such an exciting time when this decision is made – there’s anticipation, excitement and the wonder of life itself. However, before you embark on your journey, there are a few things to think about.  Here…

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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 period allows your body to…

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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 allergy, these hyper-sensitivities indicate an…

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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 and do, effects whether certain…