Burnout – Are you experiencing the warning signs?
Personalised nutrition – the science behind nutrigenomics
Burnout is a term that gets used frequently, but unlike depression, anxiety or other related disorders, it cannot be officially diagnosed. However, the symptoms can be very similar to depression, although it’s more likely that burnout is a stage of the stress response.
Why natural sun exposure is better than supplementation for increasing vitman D levels.
If your body could talk, what would it tell you that you should be eating? Well, science has come up with a way to help you decipher just that. Nutrigenomics is the science of discovering how the food we eat interacts with our genes.
Antioxidants – Why supplementing is so important.
What if I told you we actually NEED sun exposure to survive? And not just looking at it through the window – I mean getting out there, into the sun, no hat, no sunscreen and lots of skin on display! Why do we need the sun? Apart from the fact that sunshine makes most of […]
The basics of good nutrition: Is it really just common sense?
Following up on my last blog post regarding the dangers of inflammation, I thought the next obvious choice was what to do about it! Inflammation is so ubiquitous, and our lifestyles really require far more than the passive intake of antioxidants we get from food – we really need quite a lot more. Why is […]
Naturopathy? What’s that?
I’ve done a lot of research into nutrition and diets over the years, and I must admit, the information out there is thoroughly confusing. Paleo, low carb, high carb, high protein, dairy-free, sugar-free…it’s totally overwhelming. No wonder we’re all ass-about when it comes to what we put on our plates. Advertising and media does nothing […]
So often I find myself confronted with this question. People fear what they don’t understand, so when I tell people what I do for a job, I often find raised eyebrows and a sceptical look is the normal response. Simply put, Naturopathy is “A system of healthcare that supports mind, body, & spirit”. Holistic, in […]