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Disclaimer: This blog provides general information only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.

Foods to eat for better sleep

Foods to eat for better sleep

How your diet can help you overcome insomnia   As a naturopath who’s on a mission to help my clients get deep refreshing sleep, I'm often asked what foods help with sleep. I fear my answer to this is disappointing to some who are looking for the one sleep...

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Herbal aphrodisiacs

Herbal aphrodisiacs

Once upon a time when I was a freshly minted Naturopath, I had my clinic in a health food store. One day a young man knocked tentatively at my door and requested a word in private. “Do you sell herbal aphrodisiacs? I’ve heard there’s this Horny Goat Weed stuff that’s...

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Natural treatment approaches for bad breath

Natural treatment approaches for bad breath

Your action plan to overcome halitosis   Does someone you know have breath that smells worse than a dead possum trapped in the roof in summer? How can you politely mention it?   Perhaps you’ve noticed people turning their heads away when they speak to you. Could your...

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Pumpkin Veggie Rissoles

Pumpkin Veggie Rissoles

  “Everybody cooks rissoles, darl.” Sal Kerrigan – The Castle   It’s a classic movie line that Australians of a certain age will recognise. I think Darryl Kerrigan’s inner vegetarian would equally impressed with this version!   Vegetarian and...

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What does a Naturopath do?

What does a Naturopath do?

One of the questions I’m often asked is: “What does a Naturopath do?” The profession of Naturopathy is broad. There are core modalities such as nutrition and herbal medicine, but many practitioners also have training in other areas, including aromatherapy,...

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Cauliflower Breakfast Casserole

Cauliflower Breakfast Casserole

In recent times cauliflower has become a popular substitute for starchy carbs (pizza crust, cauliflower rice). In this breakfast recipe cauliflower rightly takes centre stage in all its vegetable glory.   Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, a member of the...

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Can low Vitamin D cause insomnia?

Can low Vitamin D cause insomnia?

Vitamin D and sleep If you’re one of the estimated 40% of Australians who has sleep issues, you've probably tried many things to get your sleep back on track. An increasingly common but often overlooked contributor to the inability to get deep, refreshing sleep is low...

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How to go to sleep quickly

How to go to sleep quickly

End those sleepless nights   Onset insomnia is a common sleep issue. You get into bed, ready to welcome the Sandman but “bing” your brain kicks in a starts thinking about all the things. Even things you didn’t know you could think about. Things that make zero sense....

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