Veganism: “a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” – www.veganaustralia.org.au Veganism is a lifestyle and ethical choice growing in popularity. A vegan diet can be enjoyed by people of […]
Hippocrates wrote “All disease begins in the gut”; the importance of gut health and the discoveries being made in this area are new and exciting areas of medicine and health, yet naturopathic practise has always traditionally supported the gut health as a first line of action. Our gut is our lower digestive tract, sitting below […]
If you currently have high levels of stress, chances are intimacy and libido are not top of your ‘to-do’ list. Libido is what puts you ‘in the mood’ and it is not easily defined. It varies from person to person and also across one’s lifespan. That makes it a difficult thing to pin down when […]
It’s a busy time of year- Christmas shopping, planning, cooking, concerts parties ….. so much to do, oh my! If you are running low on energy and need some sparkle in your day there are ways to help yourself. When energy is low, stress levels are high and our adrenal glands are working hard making […]
Do you have one cupboard (or maybe more than one) that is crammed full of various cleaning products? Do you ever worry what all those chemicals maybe doing to you, your family and the environment? What if I were to tell you that you can clean everything in your home safely and free from harmful […]
The answer is a definitive NO! Hemp is a plant with a long history of human use for food, medicine, clothing, paper, carpet and rope. The reason? It’s easy to cultivate, requiring little pesticide and herbicide use (even in today’s agriculture) and has great strength and versatility. Evidence from 10,000 B.C shows it’s use, so […]
Honey has a history of medicinal use that dates back thousands of years, as a natural antimicrobial for illness and wound healing as well as food.
When people think of calcium, they think of milk and dairy products. Maintaining the correct levels is easy from our food without using milk products is simple, easy and delicious. If you are dairy-free for health or ethical reasons, do not despair! There are many other good sources of calcium available to you. Some have […]