Food For Life

Words By John Burchell – Naturopath @ The Medical Sanctuary We are constantly bombarded with the do’s and don’ts of foods, the latest must follow diets, how food should look and taste, where we should buy foods and how much we should or shouldn’t eat. The...

Tools to Improve your Childs Learning

Words By John Burchell – Naturopath @ The Medical Sanctuary Is intelligence, or the ability to grasp concepts easily during our journey of being educated a matter of ‘luck or the draw’, or is it something that we can influence through various means? Following...

Foods for Corrective Nutrition

Words By John Burchell. In a previous article I covered exploring our attitude towards foods and the choices we make around foods. In this edition I will give a brief insight into the way we can use foods consciously as part of our day to day health and how we can use...

Food Glorious Food! But is it?

Words By John Burchell Naturopath  How do you think of food? Food is many different things to many different cultures. Food is often first thought of in terms of culinary desires and the media rich images of how food should look and taste. As the consumer industry...

Boosting Your Familys Immunity

Words By Dr Elen ApThomas. As our long humid summer comes to an abrupt end many of us start to think about flu season. The good news is that there are many natural ways of boosting our immune system and helping to prevent catching these bugs. An ounce of prevention is...

Breaking The Sugar Addiction

Words By Dr Elen ApThomas There has been much in the press recently about the negative effects of sugar. Is sugar really that much of a problem? Yes it is! Research is now showing us that sugar and fructose are a much greater health hazard than saturated fat and in...

Recipe: Healthy Kids Roll Ups

Recipe courtesy of The Holistic Ingredient Makes 8 long roll ups. Ingredients: 1 cup fruit puree (I used 1/2 cup each of fresh or frozen berries and apple puree) 1 cup coconut or natural yoghurt 2 tablespoons rice malt syrup Method: Oven: 50°C Or Dehydrator: 50-60°C...

Happy Holidays Posture

Words by Karen Hall, Chiropractor Were your kids exhausted by the end of the term, barely able to sit up straight? Are they hoping to slump over any available device as much as possible these holidays? Here are some easy suggestions on how to use the holiday “slouch...