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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Why Short Chain Fatty Acids are the Key to Optimal Health

Short chain fatty acids (S.C.F.A’s), sounds like something that you should be avoiding all together. But you couldn’t be more further from the truth. How to feed your gut microbiome, without having to be a fermentation expert! Posted by The Naturopath Shop on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 So what are SCFA’s? SCFA’s are made in your colon. They are…

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Things to consider before you detox!

This time of the year always brings the need for a spring detox! But before you go out and buy your next ‘detox’ kit , I wanted to go over a few things with you that you should be aware of (in a mum voice). Firstly, your body is CONSTANTLY detoxing. We have 5 main organs that are involved…

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The Top 5 Causes of Stomach Pain

When I meet a new client in my clinic, they are already eating a clean diet…….. What do I mean by clean? I’m talking about natural wholefoods, no preservatives and additives, very little alcohol and a lot of home made meals. So what happens when the food you eat is still giving you pain and bloating? The top 5 causes:…

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