The Women's and Children's Naturopath & Nutritionist

Exactly How Does your Gut Health Affect your Fertility?

Gut health is a buzzword for a reason. Your gut is the largest neuron containing surface area inside your body and is constantly exposed to food and bacteria from the outside world. The gut is commonly known as “your second brain”. Consisting of a network of...

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A Pain in the Butt? Inflammatory Bowel Disease 101

What is inflammatory bowel disease? IBD is a term used to describe conditions associated with chronic inflammation of the digestive system. It’s thought IBD is caused by immune system malfunction, and maybe more common in people with family history of the disease.  ...

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How to Stay Healthy through Winter

Winter is certainly not everyone’s favourite time of year. With colder days, longer nights and a higher prevalence of seasonal chills and sniffles, it’s a period during which many of us can end up feeling drained and worn out. However, a seasonal slump is not...

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5 Reasons Breastfeeding is a Nutritious Option for your Baby

Breastfeeding - how long should you breastfeed for? What are the benefits for my child? Not all women can breastfeed and this is OK too, there are alternatives for you and your child, to allow your baby to obtain rich nutrients to grow. Horta et al (2015) showed...

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Androgen Deficiency – One for the Men!

It’s time for me to write about men’s stuff – I must apologise, as I tend to overlook the blokes in my business to help women! I am seeing more and more men in clinic with undiagnosed androgen deficiency, which affects about one in 200 men under 60 years of age....

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