The unexpected connection between gut health and hormones.
Why fixing your health without changing your mindset is an uphill battle.
Any holistic practitioner will tell you that the human body does not operate like a mechanical device. It is far more complex; connected and complete only when all body systems function in synchronisation. Research suggests that examining hormones from the standpoint of excess or lack may be too simplistic. As a result, researchers are now […]
How negative relationships with food are damaging our health.
Knowing what you want to achieve is all well and good, but taking action to achieve your health and wellness goals in a purposeful way requires a plan.
Finding the cause of fatigue.
Negative relationships and associations about food are responsible for a substantial amount of disease burden in Australia (including obesity and eating disorders) and are fueled by confusing messaging and misinformation that comes from a variety of sources.
Wholefood nutrition and pregnancy
Feeling tired all the time? Having trouble sleeping, or suffering from mid-morning or afternoon energy slumps? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you are likely to be suffering from fatigue. Causes of fatigue The causes of fatigue are many and varied. They may include: Mental, emotional or physical stress Low iron […]
Neuroinflammation: The causes, treatment and how it contributes to depression.
Nutrition is even more important during pregnancy, both for you and your baby. Many nutrients are needed to fuel growth and development, while supporting maternal nutrient stores needed for breastfeeding.
Heal your body and change your life with natural medicine.
Neuroinflammation is defined as inflammation of the brain and central nervous system, and it may be responsible for a large part of global mental health burden. It is the brain’s response to disrupted homeostasis, or equilibrium.
Adaptogenic herbs – Regulating the stress response.
In natural medicine, client-centric care is important to establish all reasons why the condition has developed and continues to exist – these may include social, emotional, physiological, or psychological factors.
Personalised nutrition – the science behind nutrigenomics
Adaptogenics are a class of herbs that help the body respond to stress, and increase physical and mental performance. They do this by acting on the adrenals directly or the hypothalamus.
7 things you can do right now to improve your gut health
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.
When it comes to digestive health, understanding the importance of the bacteria that live in our gut and their subsequent contribution to wellbeing is vital.