Food & Nutrition

Keep Warm, Keep Well This Winter!

It’s been a long hot summer and we are all welcoming the winter season this year, cool nights, warm fires and cosy beds. Some of us dread this time of year as winter brings about more viruses and bugs, officially it’s the cold and flu season. However with a little…
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Food & Nutrition

Eat for Peak Performance

We eat to survive. However, what we eat determines much about our personality, our physical, emotional and mental health, and our potential. It starts before conception. A tree planted in nutrient-rich soil produces quality fruit. One in nutrient-deficient soil produces poor quality fruit or no fruit at all. It is…
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Food & Nutrition

Valentine’s Day Raw Cacao Chocolates

Raw Cacao Chocolates - Peppermint or Jaffa Flavoured (Raw, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo) Raw Cacao is a highly nutritious superfood rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. It is a great source of magnesium, potassium, zinc and many other important nutrients needed by the body. 200g Cocoa Butter (or for…
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Food Allergies: What You Need to Know

Over the last 50 years, allergies have emerged as one of the major public health problems in developed countries. Australia and New Zealand are world leaders in the prevalence of allergic disorders. In 2007, 4.1 million (20% of the population) Australians were medicated for at least one allergy. ((The Economic…
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Part 3: The Real Educators In Health And Wellness

Sunday was hunt day and this meant it was time to experience traditional food in all its primal glory. We were picked up by Tim, Kama, Eli and a couple of the Yolngu ladies and their adorable grandchildren. We visited Kathy and Collin Guthadjaka who run a remote Christian School…
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Part 2: Elcho Island Yolngu Health Update

Hello from Elcho Island!! My name is Jessica Gaunt and I am one of the Naturopaths at Living Valley Springs. Over the past year we have partnered with the Hope4Health team in Elcho island to support a dream they and the Yolngu people have of reclaiming the extraordinary knowledge in…
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Food & NutritionHealth

Vitamin D supplements, the shocking truth!

Vitamin D is the general term given to the group of cholesterol-based hormones that maintain healthy calcium, magnesium and phosphate balance in blood and bone. Exalted as a wonder vitamin for the prevention and treatment of many diseases ((Michos, Erin, et al., Archives Internal Med, August 2008.)) , vitamin D is…
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Food & NutritionHealth

Discover the Secret to Beating Diabetes

The life expectancy at birth of Australians, as at 2013, is 83 years, the ninth highest in the world. ((World Health Organisation. Life expectancy at birth 2013. “CIA – The World Factbook Life Expectancy”. Retrieved 2012-03-22. “Central Intelligence Agency Factbook Population”. Retrieved 2013-03-22.)) In June 2011, the country boasted 4252…
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FitnessFood & Nutrition

Make it a healthy Christmas & New Year!

The festive season is almost upon us. A great time to celebrate and catch up with family and friends! It’s also a time when on average Australians gain 0.8-1.5kg - which doesn't sound like much, until you consider research showing that weight gained over the Christmas and New Year period…
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Food & NutritionOpinion

Meet the Fat Family

Fats are, without a doubt, the most important energy source of all foods. Necessary for peak physical and mental function, fats should comprise a high percentage of our total calorie intake. Yet fats as a whole have been charged with many crimes against humanity. For decades, fats have been blamed…
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