Why Magnesium In Pregnancy Is So Important

Why Magnesium In Pregnancy Is So Important

In my last few blogs, I’ve talked about magnesium in pregnancy and it’s importance in preventing gestational diabetes, pre-term labour, cramps, headaches and high blood pressure. In this article, I share more information on the power of magnesium and how to increase your magnesium intake. Magnesium in Pregnancy:Not All Supplements Are Created Equal The absorption…

Preventing Gestational Diabetes & Pre-Term Labour

Preventing Gestational Diabetes & Pre-Term Labour

Preventing Gestational Diabetes Magnesium during pregnancy plays a very important role in blood glucose control and metabolism. It helps to transport glucose out of the blood and into the cell via insulin. It is in the cell that glucose does its best work by providing an essential energy source. Magnesium helps to improve and prevent…

Gestational Diabetes in Pregnancy: Are You At Risk?

Gestational Diabetes in Pregnancy: Are You At Risk?

Gestational diabetes is typically a form a diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. There are a few risk factors that can increase your chance of developing gestational diabetes in pregnancy. In this article I share more insights into what gestational diabetes is, risk factors, how to minimise them, and how to naturally manage your symptoms during…

Are Supplements & Vitamins Really Necessary?

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…

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…