An Introduction to Genetics

An Introduction to Genetics

I'm so happy now that I’m an accredited Smart DNA practitioner and able to send off DNA samples for analysis and interpretation. What I love about this is being able to help my clients maximise their genetic potential and be as healthy as they can be. This article is...

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Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric is a bight yellow herb that’s a common ingredient in our spice racks. Although traditionally used as medicinal herb and spice in Indian food and curries, it’s now being promoted widely for many of its wonderful health-giving properties. Turmeric is a very...

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The Secret is in the Planning

The Secret is in the Planning

Are you dedicated to being healthy and well, or do you just like the idea of it? Do you try various diets, shakes or supplements in the hope that this one will be the answer and you’ll never have to think about or do anything about your health ever again? To be...

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Schisandra chinesis

Schisandra chinesis

As a herbalist I prescribe and use herbs all the time, yet seldom talk or write about them. So I've decided to start sharing some of my favourite herbs with you. The herb I've chosen to showcase this week is a Chinese herb called Schisandra chinensis. Schisandra is...

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Vitamin D – the Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D – the Sunshine Vitamin

During winter the supplement I prescribe the most is vitamin D, and many of my clients take it religiously on my recommendation. Since I discovered how important this fat-soluble vitamin is, I've encouraged many of my clients to have a blood test for vitamin D, and...

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Getting Back to Basics

Getting Back to Basics

In this technology driven information age we live in, I’m finding more and more of my clients are coming to me feeling utterly overwhelmed with information on what they could or should do to improve their health. They want to know if they should be taking particular...

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My Health Journey

My Health Journey

My health journey began about 16 years ago. My 3 children were still very young, my oldest daughter had just started school, and my son was only a few months old when I contracted glandular fever for the second time in my life. I was very ill and extremely fatigued,...

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3 Steps to Feeling Fabulous

3 Steps to Feeling Fabulous

Many women by the time they reach their forties and fifties feel frumpy and fatigued rather then fabulous or feisty! You may feel used up, worn out and neglected. If this is the case, then it’s time to make some changes to your lifestyle to make time for self-care....

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Confessions of a Medical Herbalist

Confessions of a Medical Herbalist

I’m not as perfect as you might expect me to be. I sometimes eat takeaways, chocolate, lollies, potato chips and ice-cream, and drink the occasional beer. I generally don’t overdo any of these things, but I’m still human and have my weaknesses. I also don’t expect you...

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Stay Calm as the Silly Season Approaches

Stay Calm as the Silly Season Approaches

Poor management of stress is one of the most common causes and contributors to ill health. Excess stress affects your digestive system, your ability to sleep and relax, it depletes your immune system, and causes your hormones to get out of balance. When people feel...

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