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...

Raging Teenage Hormones & How You Can Help

Words by Dr Cris Beer The teenage years are a challenge not just for parents by for the teens themselves. With all those hormones surging in their bodies at record amounts there can be some significant disruption to the physical and emotional wellbeing of your...

Molecular Hydrogen – Why We Need It

Medical professionals agree that all chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and cancer are linked to inflammation and oxidative stress (or rusting). This is because it directly damages our cells stopping them from functioning properly causing...

Take Action!

Autumn is upon us! As summer fades away, so too do the resolutions of New Years Eve. Resolutions are often inspired during the stress free time of being on holidays and celebrating with friends. Some good food and a few drinks help with feeling good and positive. In...