How to Relieve Nausea with Acupressure


Bob Wong | Acupuncturist Pericardium 6 is a well known point in Chinese medicine for nausea and vomiting. It is located in between the two tendons of the wrist, just three finger breadths away from your wrist crease. This point has is used by postoperatieve patients and also patients undergoing chemotherapy. A study by the [...]

How to Relieve Nausea with Acupressure2016-10-28T03:05:51+00:00

Vive Health – Naturopath – Therese Hodgkinson


Together we can optimise your health “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn Qualifications: Dip. Naturopathy Dip. Herbal Medicine Dip. Nutrition Pharmacy Professional Interests: Stress & anxiety management Menopause, perimenopause & PMS support Teen & child health (including learning support) Immune support Inflammatory conditions Improving overall [...]

Vive Health – Naturopath – Therese Hodgkinson2016-10-27T05:08:13+00:00

Is your child having issues with concentration, learning or behaviour?


By Mikaela Duffy Naturopath, Nutritionist, and Body Talk Practitioner   Many children face difficulties when it comes to cognition, focus and retaining information.  At times these issues may be coupled with hyperactivity, sleeping problems and eating or digestive complaints.  The degree of these problems can range from very mild, up to extremely disruptive and distressing [...]

Is your child having issues with concentration, learning or behaviour?2016-09-21T23:05:15+00:00

The Kitchen: 2 Minute Edition: All-in-one-pan Roast Chook


This week on the Kitchen, Bella and Claudia have created a simple, delicious recipe for a Roast Chook even your nan would be proud of. You can find all of the ingredients in-store at VIVE! What you'll need... . 1kg (large) organic chicken . 400g pumpkin . 2x medium red onions . 250g zucchini . [...]

The Kitchen: 2 Minute Edition: All-in-one-pan Roast Chook2016-09-15T00:12:10+00:00

Crunchy Seed Bars


Makes 15 bars | Prep: 8 mins | Cook: 15 mins gluten free, dairy free   What You'll Need... 1 cup dates ¼ cup sultanas ¼ cup cranberries ½ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup chia seeds ¼ cup 100 per cent pure maple syrup 1 cup puffed rice (rice bubbles work [...]

Crunchy Seed Bars2016-09-09T03:24:21+00:00

The Kitchen with Bella and Claudia: Beetroot Brownies


In this episode of The Kitchen, Bella and Claudia show you how to make an easy, delicious and simple recipe of Beetroot Brownies. Yum!   What you'll need... 320g beetroot, grated raw (about 2.5 cups) 3 cups Protein Bread Co Pancake Mix 2 tbsp stevia 2 tbsp maple syrup pinch salt 1/2 cup Bonsoy 120g [...]

The Kitchen with Bella and Claudia: Beetroot Brownies2016-08-30T03:45:52+00:00

Metabolic Syndrome – What Will It Take To Change You?


By Marilyn Lemaire and Isabella Walton, Naturopaths at VIVE I wrote this article on Metabolic Syndrome because I have an intense interest on how prolonged sitting contributes to this syndrome (prolonged sitting is covered here). This article precedes that, intended to generate awareness of this lifestyle disease.  “Lifestyle Diseases” cripple our health care system and [...]

Metabolic Syndrome – What Will It Take To Change You?2016-08-23T04:05:28+00:00



This is a breakfast I recommend to all of my clients - it's very quick and just divine! A breakfast like this is a great way to pack veggies into the start of your day and will keep you full all morning. Get creative with different spices and fresh herbs to change it up. You [...]


Self-Compassion: Become Your Own Best Friend


By Nicki McCosker-Dell Meet Gerald (the giraffe) and his kids, Bluey, Dear Dog and Griff.  Stay with me here, just let your inner six-year-old take over for a moment; he or she thinks this makes complete sense so far.  Never mind that Gerald's wife is a bear, (her name is Dancing Bear, you will meet [...]

Self-Compassion: Become Your Own Best Friend2016-08-15T01:06:21+00:00

Cacao Banana Cake


Another delicious recipe from Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment - perfect to prepare for school lunch boxes, weekend sport, or for a tasty afternoon work snack. Yum!   Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 30 mins | Makes 15 pieces    What you'll need... 3 ripe bananas 2 eggs ⅔ cup coconut oil (melted) ⅓ [...]

Cacao Banana Cake2016-08-04T01:36:12+00:00
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