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Always need an after dinner treat? Here’s how to stop the binge

Working as a Naturopath, one of the most common questions I’m asked is how to help people manage their food and weight. Check out my guest post on IQuitSugar.com for some simple, yet effective options! While most people are amazing at eating well throughout the day, after dinner can be a completely different story! What… Continue reading Always need an after dinner treat? Here’s how to stop the binge

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A naturopath’s guide to balancing your child’s energy levels

With such a sedentary lifestyle these days, an active kid is something that I love to see as a naturopath. Kids should be eager to explore and experience the world around them! However, there is also a time and place for our young one’s need to slow down, relax, concentrate and learn. As someone with… Continue reading A naturopath’s guide to balancing your child’s energy levels

Medicine Chest, Out & About

our guide to getting through the silly season

There’s a reason they call this time of year the silly season. Between end-of-year celebrations with family, friends and colleagues, endless holiday parties and, if you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, plenty of summer fun, we all tend to live a little furiously. Understandably, our hardest-working organs can start to feel a little neglected. These simple… Continue reading our guide to getting through the silly season

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a passion for biodynamic practices and great tasting wine

A growing desire for healthier and environmentally friendly agricultural practices has seen a growth in alternative farming methods, notably organic and biodynamic farming. This is not isolated to food produce, but also to our beloved wine. Organic farming is a means of growing produce with minimal impact on the land, and eliminating the use of… Continue reading a passion for biodynamic practices and great tasting wine

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celebrating good food & company in a cosy cottage

It's the small things in life that make it that little bit better! In May we made a trip to Bowral to celebrate with good food and good company. A couple days in the Southern Highlands were refreshing (to say the least). The delightful town of Bowral and our equally delightful accommodation kept us warm and cosy for the entire… Continue reading celebrating good food & company in a cosy cottage

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800km in 8 days… a challenge for a great cause in Thailand

I did it! An 800km bicycle ride in 8 days. A personal challenge but also for a great cause. In March last year I registered for an Annual Thai Ride through the charity Hands Across the Water ("Hands"). Watching my dad complete the same ride 2 years prior, I was keen to become involved this year… Continue reading 800km in 8 days… a challenge for a great cause in Thailand

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the secret to longevity. a lesson from okinawa

Okinawa is the largest island among the Ryukyu Islands in southeast Japan. Not only does it look like an amazing holiday destination, the people of Okinawa have one of the highest life expectancies in the world. In recent times, the region has been termed a ‘blue zone’- identified as one of the pockets around the world where people lived measurably… Continue reading the secret to longevity. a lesson from okinawa

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inspired by the japanese culture- itadakimasu, bike riding & kampo medicine

My interest in complementary medicines and eventually my adventure to study Naturopathy began when I was living in Japan. The path leading up to this time wasn’t all too different to my current philosophy on health and wellbeing, however it was in Japan where I was ‘officially’ introduced to a holistic perspective on health. Some… Continue reading inspired by the japanese culture- itadakimasu, bike riding & kampo medicine

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hashtag mealforameal. australian’s throw away $8 billion annually

We are loving the #mealforameal initiative by Virgin Mobile Australia. It combines Australia's passion for sharing food pics with philanthropic motives. Virgin tapped into the trend of food posting and in conjunction with OzHarvest pledged to feed a person in need when the meal was tagged with #mealforameal. Australian's throw out a massive $8 billion worth of food… Continue reading hashtag mealforameal. australian’s throw away $8 billion annually