Simple Ways to Enhance Your Immune System

napkin printed with boost your immune system with a green smoothie

With the cold and flu season already in full swing, maintaining a strong immune system is vital to help keep you and your whole family healthy throughout the cooler months. Your immune system is your body’s natural defence mechanism against illness and while diet and a healthy gut are crucial in boosting immunity there are…

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Slow Cooker Beef

slow cooker beef stew with sweet potato mash and steamed green vegies

This slow cooker beef recipe makes this so easy, so delicious and really cost effective. You can do the same in a pressure cooker too. Serve with steamed green veges, a mash using sweet potato, potato and pumpkin or oven bakesome veges in the oven! INGREDIENTS METHOD Sauté onion in olive oil until soft.Add garlic,…

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What is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)?

Woman suffering from PMDD

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a much more severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It is a cyclical hormonal disorder – meaning it comes in cycles and is linked to your menstrual cycle. It can be a severe and chronic medical condition that needs attention and support for mental and physical wellbeing. By Caren Wigmore,…

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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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