Where did this year go? I cannot believe it’s almost the holiday season – it seems to have crept up on us rather quickly. This […]
The gut and skin are both barriers to the outside world and are both intimately involved in protecting our bodies. It seems like they are […]
Do you find yourself reaching for a tub of ice cream or a slab of Cadbury’s double choc top when things get tough? Do you […]
The human gut hosts close to 37 trillion microbes; in fact, many say we are more microbe than human in terms of DNA. According to […]
When you feel your temper revving up – a cup of green tea is something you may want to consider reaching for! Green tea is […]
Perimenopause and menopause may be an emotionally volatile and unstable time for many. Having a set of tools to lean on at vulnerable times is […]
It seems that eating adequate, good quality protein combined with resistance exercise and physical activity are of particular importance as we age. According to CSIRO, […]
Have you noticed that if you skip a meal, you start to get cranky, irritable or hangry?? What exactly is hangry? According to the Oxford […]
Are you tired of struggling with your weight? Are you ready to take control of your health and make lifelong changes? We are all individuals […]
Abdominal pain or discomfort is a common complaint during perimenopause and menopause and may be related to fluctuating hormone levels, period pain, dysregulation of periods […]
As we know headaches are among the most common everyday neurological symptoms experienced by so many and occur for numerous reasons. According to the Australian […]
Did You Know: Being Mindful May Help You Lose Weight, Change Your Habits, Live Healthier and Appreciate The ‘Now’
Everywhere we look we seem to be given the same message – “Be mindful – practice MINDFULNESS – be PRESENT – live in the NOW”. […]
Is my poor sleep – making me fat?
Yet another reason to practice good sleep hygiene.
As a nutritionist I find the most common question I get is; “which diet do you think is the best to go on?” I love […]
H. pylori is a bacterium that lives in the stomach lining and the chemicals it produces may cause inflammation. According to GESA (Gastroenterological Society of […]
It seems that how we think about our health and our stress may in fact have an enormous impact on our wellbeing. Recently, a patient […]
It is thought that oestrogen may help the kidneys remove uric acid, therefore when oestrogen levels begin to drop in menopause, blood uric acid levels may begin to increase.
Lifestyle changes are extremely difficult as they take us completely outside of our comfort zone, yet it is exactly that that is necessary when you decide to take charge of your health!
Written by Sharon Aaron, Nutritionist (BSc. Adv.Dip.Nutr.Med) Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Do I have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? Is my liver fat? Am I […]
We are constantly bombarded with amazing and sad stories about people who overcome or succumb to terrible illnesses, but rarely do we hear about those inspiring people who are actively preventing illness.
All the advice reinforced simple whole food, Mediterranean style eating. The focus was on organic where possible, clean simple eating, no packages, no processed foods, predominantly green leafy vegetarian style diet
Iron deficiency may be more common than you think. Some of the signs and symptoms can often be really vague and even confusing. In fact iron deficiency anaemia affects over one billion people
Relaxation techniques also have a positive effect on our mental state. In one study involving 80 older adults in China, patients were taught muscle relaxation and meditation methods. Improvements in both sleep and cognitive function were observed.
At the end of each year we all have the best intentions yet usually set ourselves herculean tasks for the New Year that even the most draconian of people would fail at. This year be kind to yourself, choose one or two resolutions that you KNOW you can stick to for the entire year.
Stress sometimes can be something that is difficult to identify or hard to remove from our lives – especially when the stress comes in the form of a relationship. Identifying which relationships “give you energy”.
how can I lose weight? My focus is on long term health, replacing processed foods with whole foods, moderation, exercise and reducing stress levels.