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.

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.

Heart Healthy Valentines Menu

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Want to create a Valentines menu with your beloved’s heart in mind? We have the perfect heart healthy & delicious recipes just for you.  

 

Turmeric Heart & Tummy Bark

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Turmeric (Curcumin) is arguable one of the most powerful herbs on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. Try our Turmeric heart & tummy bark to help boost your heart health this valentines day.

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 […]

Why Is Bone Broth Such A Super Food?

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Homemade broths are one of the most powerful gut healing superfoods. This clear broth is made by cooking organic beef or chicken bones in water for up to 48 hours in a slow cooker, this releases a number of health boosting nutrients into the broth. It contains essential amino acids Glycine and Proline: which are […]

The Gut-Brain Axis

One of my passions is helping people with depression and anxiety through natural medicine. There are so many options available that can help with these symptoms.  There are many contributing factors to mental health issues – including trauma, genetic factors, lifestyle, but one of the major influences that not many people are aware of is what is going on in the gut.

Natural Support For Depression

Anyone who has ever struggled with depression understands the sense of hopelessness that comes with it.  We all have days when we’re feeling a bit down, sad or not in the mood to be social. However people with depression experience these feelings constantly, for long periods of time, and sometimes without any apparent reason.