Tips on surviving Christmas when you are on a ‘special’ diet

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Photo courtesy of Kerri Morisson As we all know, Christmas is a very stressful time of year, especially if you are following a ‘special’ diet. Whether you are following SIBO, GAPS, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free, Paleo (just to name a few diets that we use here in our clinic) or are now Vegetarian […]

Whats all the hype about gelatin?

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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 […]

Do You Have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth?

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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.

HEALTHY HOT X BUNS

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Want the easiest heathy hot cross bun recipe this Easter?

FAUX CRÈME EGG RECIPE

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The Roar Foodies faux crème egg recipe will make for a delicious healthy easter alternative! 

Meet The KPN Wellness Team – Denise Hales

Denise Hales ND

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.

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling…are your irises smiling for Saint Patrick’s Day?

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Ever wondered what your eyes say about your health? Book a 20 minute IRIDOLOGY CONSULT through the month of March for only $50 so that we can analyze the color and structure of your iris.

Herb of the Month: Pomegranate

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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, […]

Tips to stay healthy over the silly season

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These top tips will make it easier for you to stay healthy and avoid that heavy, bloated feeling after over-indulging. ·      If you stick to your mostly raw diet with a few treats in-between you won’t feel like you are missing out. ·      Remember the 80/20 rule: 80% alkaline, 20% acid (ie 80% salad or veggies with […]

The Benefits of Vagal Nerve Stimulation on Gut Health

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You have most likely heard of the Gut brain Axis, referring to the bidirectional communication between the central nervous system (brain) and the enteric nervous system (gut), linking emotional and cognitive centres of the brain with peripheral intestinal function. But do you know much about the Vagus nerve that’s responsible for connecting them? The vagus nerve aka […]