Whats all the hype about gelatine? Gelatin is a translucent, colourless & flavourless substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones, skin and tissues. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food & pharmaceuticals. While most of us have eaten gelatin at some point in our lives, its medicinal use has been lost of the […]
According to Dr Alison Siebecker, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a chronic bacterial infection of the small intestine. The infection is of bacteria that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract but have abnormally overgrown in a location not meant for so many bacteria.
I started my career as a registered nurse in 1970, specialising in Paediatrics. My passion for providing high quality health care led me to study naturopathy. After completing my bachelor degree, my focus and passion led me to concentrate on the GUT and BRAIN connection.
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Many of us enjoy pomegranate as a fresh fruit in salads or juices. However, it is more than just a delicious fruit. Pomegranate also has many health benefits. Anti-oxidant: Pomegranates strong antioxidant activity owes to its polyphenolic content, which are mostly found in the juice and the peel. There it contains ellagitannins, specifically: punicalagins, punicalins, […]
Christmas is traditionally a time for family and friends, get togethers, special food and possibly more alcohol consumption than usual. These times can leave us feeling bloated and uncomfortable. Nux-vom is a remedy that is always in demand around the Christmas Season. It acts upon the digestive system, (stomach, liver, bowels) and is particularly helpful […]
What happens when we decide a detox would be beneficial for you? Firstly, you will complete a questionnaire which will help us to assess if you require a simple 4 week detox or a more specialized detox which will last for six weeks. If you require a 4 week program, you will have 1 x 1/2 […]
When we think about detoxification we often think it’s all about the liver. However, our skin plays a major role in the elimination of toxins and therefore its health is important to ensure effective detoxification. The accumulation of dead skin cells decreases the skin’s ability to perform this very important function. Dry skin brushing helps […]
If you haven’t already, please read our Introduction to Detoxification article. It gives you the basics on what detoxing is all about. There are also a lot of detox products and plans in the market place which may or may not be of benefit to you. Some of them may even prove to be harmful. One […]
A good detox is divided into a number of stages: the first stage being the preparation of your digestive tract to ensure it is healthy and has good integrity. If you don’t take this first step and simply increase the detoxification rate of your liver it is likely that many of the toxins being excreted […]