What is a naturopath?

I often get a puzzled look when someone asks me what ‘I do’. So I thought there must be a lot of people that don’t know what a naturopath is. And it’s kinda tricky to say too, isn’t it? What a naturopath studies…… A naturopath student requires four years of studying to get their degree. And over this time…

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Mental health – Part 1

A few weeks ago it was Mental Health week here in Western Australia, which also included World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October. And according to The World Health Organisation, 50% of mental health illnesses begin at the age of 14! Almost half (45%) of people aged between 16-85 years of age will experience mental illness. Mental…

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Alcohol & Leaky GUT

Australians have a reputation for our excessive alcohol drinking. It’s within our culture to have an outdoor lifestyle, BBQ’s, laid back attitude, scorching sun…..with a bevvy in our hands. The negative impacts of alcohol consumption is evident. I’m not about to start educating you about the physical and mental effects of alcohol. You can do so here. I see…

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How food impacts your mood

We have all seen the classic scenario of when kids are given birthday cake; and within 5 minutes they are running around going crazy! Then 1-2 hours later, it’s all about the post party come down. Tears, inconsolable, melt downs and unreasonable are the nicer terms of when your child has hit their sugar low. Fast forward 30 years…

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