Are germs really as bad as you think?

germs

Here is an article I contributed to for Sarah Wilson’s I Quit Sugar …full article available here..   Everywhere you look there are cleaning products which promise to kill 99.9 per cent of germs! But, as research shows that daily contact with bacteria could actually be…

a focused presence

If I had been able to tell you then that you were beautiful, that you were strong, that you could manage all the suffering that was coming and do it all with grace, …but i wasn’t your mother, or lover or friend. As your…

“Eat more fat” report sparks international outrage

eat more fat

Australia’s dietitians have come out strongly against UK advice to eat more fat to reverse obesity and type 2 diabetes. The follows a UK report that calls for an urgent overhaul of dietary guidelines and claims that the promotion of low-fat foods has had…

Intimacy in death – an antidote to suffering

I witnessed a beautiful simple moment last Sunday as I did my ward round on the palliative care ward. There were 16 patients to see, most had been admitted to die. I met Nigel 4 months ago in clinic, he came in with his wife for support for…

Dry Body Brush

dry body brush

It’s the small and seemingly unnoticed rituals that lead to habit and it’s the consistent practice of habits that can make all the difference to your overall state of wellbeing. The following ‘Dry Body Brush’ is one of 8 wellness boosting habits that will…

The Perfect Diet

Im not a foodie, those that know me would agree that I’m domestically challenged. A career girl. I eat for fuel. I don’t have the kind of relationship with food or cooking that many enjoy, where it brings pleasure. Its not my hobby, or…

Melatonin for sleep – is chronic sleep deprivation making you sick?

Chronic sleep deprivation is causing havoc. Remember what happens to your body when you sleep? Your cells repair If you are young – you grow You regenerate You heal Neurotransmitters and hormones are produced packaged and ready for delivery Action potentials in cell membranes…

Master Hormones – Is your hardware syncing with the universe?

Deepak Chopra never ceases to amaze me. When hunting down tech advice for our upcoming Google Hangouts On Air, I came across a snippit of an interview with the Guru. If you’re interested in watching take a look here – from 20-24 minutes is…

Pyrrole and Methylation – are they the answer to feeling calm and clear?

Nutritional Therapy for healthy brain biochemistry. Pyrrole disorder, MTHFR, methylation. Some of you may like to go hiking or play tennis for enjoyment. I get my kicks by attending ‘geeky’ medical conferences!   Did you know changes in brain chemicals occur with altered levels…

Perfect Protein Balls – with only 6 ingredients

Perfect Protein Balls – with only 6 ingredients One cup of almonds 1/2 cup of pitted dates 1/2 cup dessicated coconut 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoon of cacoa powder 2 tablespoons of organic pea protein – vanilla or choc (Vital Protein) (or your protein of…