I ran my first half-marathon over the weekend. I have yet to decide if it will be my last. Several things I discovered : a) 21kms is a long way. Yesiree. b) In retrospect, training is a good idea – I’ll remember that for next time. c) I was validated to discover a little bit […]
Babies are cute!… for the most part… and, many of us want to have them. However, conception can sometimes take longer than we expect. When this happens, people often start to worry about what’s wrong, or why things aren’t going the way they’d hoped. Don’t worry. Be happy. There are plenty of things you can […]
Let’s face it: we are stressed. Maybe a little bit, or maybe a lot – but we citizens of this modern age are always on the run and always on alert. That’s stressful! It never fails to amaze me how easily stress creeps into our lives. Anything from worrying about family matters, financial pressures, waiting […]
Us naturopaths will often spend a lot of time talking about your diet and your digestive function. That is because this is the cornerstone of good health. Believe me. When your digestion is working well, your body is able to break down the food you eat, absorb essential vitamins and minerals, process waste products and […]
One of the most useful tools in naturopathic practice is herbal medicine – a fact to which many of our patients can attest! Infants and children can be given herbal medicine, completely safely – in fact, children respond very well to herbal treatment.
Eggs! These little packages of goodness are one of the easiest to prepare and nutritionally dense foods around. Poached, boiled, scrambled, fried or baked – any way you flip an egg, it’s good for you. An excellent source of protein and one that’s readily absorbed, eggs really are the perfect way to start the day. […]
Is it necessary to take a daily multivitamin? For many people, the simple answer is: yes, probably. Ideally, a varied diet will provide sufficient nutrition for you to be healthy and well. This should incorporate plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, wholegrains, nut and vegetable oils, fresh fish and organic meats. Nutritional intake goes hand-in-hand […]