Dairy and Gluten Free Banana & Oat Biscuits

banana and oat cookies on a tray with a glass of milk behind

Another super simple and quick dairy free recipe for banana and oat biscuits that can be adapted to be gluten free too. The kids will love helping out with this and they can add them to their lunch box to take to school. By Sophia Wulff ND, Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist Ingredients Method Preheat oven…

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Things You Wish You Always Knew – 6 Ways To Influence Cancer Risk 

older couple exercising to help influence cancer risk

We all know that our diet and lifestyle have a day-to-day influence on our health and wellbeing. But you may not realise that epidemiological studies have confirmed a 31-47% reduction of certain cancer risks over 7 years by adopting some simple but effective changes. There are a number of cancer-related events in February, including World…

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Nutrient Dense Lunch Box Slices

lunch box slices with dates

As the kids head back to school these lunch box slices will go down a treat! A healthy sweet, nutrient dense bar that’s easy to make and perfect to get them through the afternoon. By Sophia Wulff ND, Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist Ingredients Method

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Food Allergy Versus Intolerance: What Is The Difference?

image showing food types that may cause food allergy or intolerance

While the terms food allergy, intolerance and sensitivity are often used interchangeably, it is useful to understand the differences. Food sensitivities fall into two groups – primary and secondary. Primary means the reaction is directly caused by food, secondary means the reaction is directly caused by something other than food, such as gut disorders, drug…

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Potato Salad Recipe

potato salad created from a recipe by Nyanda Dennison

An easy and delicious potato salad recipe… perfect for taking along to picnics and BBQs. Use your choice of mayo, for a healthier option, see the range from GevityRX. Leave the skins on the potatoes for more nutrients & fibre. Dijon mustard or basil pesto adds extra flavour to this potato salad recipe without the…

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What Is Endometriosis, What Causes It and What Are The Treatment Options?

woman suffering symptoms of endometriosis holding hot water bottle on stomach

In 2017 I struggled with severe dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain), acne, and fatigue due to stage 4 endometriosis. This experience drove me to research and broaden my understanding of the topic, which I now use in practice to help other women with similar experiences. Alongside dietary and lifestyle changes, I have evaluated numerous nutritional and herbal…

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What Is Functional Medicine?

functional medicine practitioner with a patient

Have you heard the term functional medicine and wondered what it actually means? The word ‘functional’ seems to be used frequently in the context of health and wellness but is often misunderstood or misinterpreted. So what is functional medicine, what are the key principles and benefits and what conditions can it be used effectively to…

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