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Autoimmune conditions – can naturopathy help?

I recently read this interesting article by Ross Walter - Autoimmune conditions - can naturopathy help? and thought I would share it with you. There are over 80 health conditions which are classified as autoimmune conditions, but what does this mean, and how can naturopathy help? Autoimmune conditions are health issues where your immune system [...]

December 12th, 2016|41 Comments

Chocolate Heaven Cake

 CHOCOLATE HEAVEN CAKE Ingredients 300g /10.5 oz dark 75% chocolate 175g / 6 oz butter 2 tsp vanilla extract 6 eggs 6 tbs double cream/heavy cream 4 tsp granulated sweetener of choice to taste Instructions Melt the chocolate and butter together over a low heat in a saucepan. Remove from the heat and allow to [...]

September 19th, 2016|47 Comments

What’s the best music to workout to?

Well the easy answer is, music you love! If you don't like heavy metal, then that's not going to inspire you to do a workout. Compile a list of tunes you love, with specific workout goals in mind.  Slower tempo music works for walking or doing weights.  Fast paced, high energy music is great for [...]

September 19th, 2016|42 Comments

Grain Free Pizza ! lchf keto low carb

GRAIN FREE PIZZA! (FATHEAD PIZZA) Fat head pizza is famous in the low carb world. If you miss pizza since going low carb, then Fat Head Pizza is for you. It is grain free, gluten free, low carb and incredibly filling. The base is made from cheese, cream cheese, an egg and ground almonds/almond flour – that’s it! [...]

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

7 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Magnesium

Are your chocolate cravings so intense that you feel like it screams your name? Do you ever jump out of bed in the middle of the night because of a muscle spasm? Or, no matter what you try, do you have difficulty sleeping? There's a good chance you're deficient in magnesium. Magnesium is essential for [...]

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Grain Free Granola

So why is regular “healthy” cereal so bad? It’s full of whole grains right? Full of vitamins? Part of a balanced day? Starts you off well and keeps you full? It’s organic and so must be  healthy? These are all myths. The invention of breakfast cereal  is one of the first convenience foods. They are cheap [...]

July 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Not getting the results you want?

If you're not getting the results you want when it comes to health & fitness, then you need to ask yourself a couple of tough questions - When things get busy, is it hard to be consistent? Are you frequently getting off track with eating well and skipping workouts? In the past have you tried [...]

July 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Samford Wellbeing Forever Festival

Health, Wellbeing & Sustainability   In true Samford Valley style the Wellbeing Forever Festival will be a great day out for everyone. Held over the huge location of Samford Commons, Samford Parklands Trails and John Scott Park on Saturday the 11th of June, from 11am-5pm. With Live music & local circus entertainment, health, wellbeing and [...]

June 9th, 2016|41 Comments

Why I think BMI is BS!

BMI stands for Body Mass Index. BMI is a widely used measure to find out whether you’re a healthy weight for your height (ha!). So you can probably tell already, I'm not a fan of using BMI as an assessment of overall health. If you are curious and want to see what your BMI is, [...]

May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Thai Green Curry Chicken Soup

This deliciously delicate and spicy soup is perfect for cool Autumn evenings... Enjoy Thai Green Curry Chicken Soup! Ingredients 1 desert spoon Thai Green Curry Paste 1 large clove of garlic 1 thumb size piece of ginger 1 carrot 8 beans 1/2 bunch of coriancer 1 cup of shredded cabbage 8 baby corns 1/2 a [...]

May 19th, 2016|35 Comments