Melatonin – Do I need to supplement?


Most people I work with in clinic have trouble sleeping.  They either can’t fall asleep or they can’t stay asleep. The first thing that comes to mind is Melatonin. What is Melatonin? It is a hormone produced by the pineal gland.  Throughout early life it is made in abundance and hence why babies and young [...]

Melatonin – Do I need to supplement?2022-09-02T01:32:20+00:00

Digestive Enzymes….Why Do We Need Them?


What are digestive enzymes? As part of our digestive process our stomach cells and pancreatic cells produce enzymes which break down food particles. There are certain digestive enzymes specific to different food groups ie there are different enzymes to specifically break down fats, carbohydrates, proteins etc. Digestive enzymes in supplement form are these different enzymes [...]

Digestive Enzymes….Why Do We Need Them?2022-05-27T01:28:32+00:00

Digestive Disturbances Troubling You?


It is rare these days that I come across people who are not experiencing some sort of digestive disturbance such as bloating, flatulence, burping, constipation, diarrhoea, IBS etc on a regular, if not daily basis. It is great to get symptomatic relief and many natural supplements can help achieve that short-term relief from feeling uncomfortable.  [...]

Digestive Disturbances Troubling You?2020-10-29T08:21:46+00:00

Food Diary of a Nutritionist with Megan Crockart


by Megan Crockart (Clinical Nutritionist) Over the years since becoming a Clinical Nutritionist, many people have been intrigued to know what I eat.  I listen to my body and it may have taken a few years to work out exactly what it has been trying to tell me, I now know what it likes and [...]

Food Diary of a Nutritionist with Megan Crockart2020-05-05T02:00:40+00:00

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

Are All Supplements Really Created Equally?


by Megan Crockart (Balancing Nutrition) There are so many supplements (vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements, oil supplements etc) on the market it can be mind boggling. In 2017, research was undertaken to get an idea of the supplement use in Australia and we are one of the bigger consumers spending AU$646 million in 2013! But are [...]

Are All Supplements Really Created Equally?2019-10-25T01:10:04+00:00
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