Natural Ways to Reduce and Avoid Inflammation


by Megan Crockart | Balancing Nutrition At this time of year after countless Christmas parties and new year celebrations, most people will be experiencing some level of inflammation from overindulging in food, alcohol, accidents minor and major that seem to happen at this time of year, food poising and the general stress from it all. [...]

Natural Ways to Reduce and Avoid Inflammation2020-01-02T04:31:58+00:00

How Collagen Hydrolysate Can Improve Joint Mobility, Digestive Function & Skin Health


Collagen. It seems to be the new kid on the health block, popping up in everything, from bars to smoothies to supplements, you name it. Collagen has been added to it. With that being said however there has been a significant amount of exciting & positive research  that's been surfacing over the last decade with [...]

How Collagen Hydrolysate Can Improve Joint Mobility, Digestive Function & Skin Health2019-01-31T03:12:37+00:00

The Many Health Benefits of Hemp!


by Mindy Duncan | Naturopath Now that we will no longer have to make 'body creams' with our beloved hemp seeds and can finally talk freely about the benefits of consuming this delicious seed it’s important we discuss the many, and there are many, benefits of this whole-food nutrient rich food source.   Just to [...]

The Many Health Benefits of Hemp!2017-06-30T23:56:29+00:00

Let's Talk About Flax


                                                       by Therese Hodgkinson (Naturopath) Flax Meal, Golden Flax, Brown Flax   Did you know that Flaxseed (aka linseed) is not only a great source of omega 3 fatty acid but also: fibre, protein, minerals, isoflavones & lignans? No wonder this nutritious little seed has been consumed since 3000BC!! The phytonutrients in [...]

Let's Talk About Flax2017-05-29T01:20:44+00:00

Prebiotics – the key to a balanced microbiome?


 By Lena Moynihan | Naturopath You probably have some understanding of probiotics and their significance to digestive health, but have you heard of prebiotics? Interestingly, prebiotics are increasingly considered of more importance to digestive health and the promotion of a balanced gut microbiome.   So what is a prebiotic? Similar to dietary fibres, prebiotics are [...]

Prebiotics – the key to a balanced microbiome?2016-12-31T00:09:20+00:00

Ginger Manuka Tea


If you've been struck with a cold or just suffering the winter blues, this ginger manuka tea will soothe the discomfort and help you recover. Ingredients: 1L water Thumb size piece of ginger, grated 1/2 thumb size piece of turmeric, grated 1-2 tablespoons of Manuka honey Directions: Boil ginger and turmeric up in a saucepan [...]

Ginger Manuka Tea2015-06-26T03:37:17+00:00
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