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Naturopathy
Written by Melbourne Naturopath Bianca Potenta It was called the “sunshine cure” and in the early 20th century, before the era of antibiotics, it was the only effective treatment for tuberculosis. No one knew why it worked, just that TB patients sent to rest in sunny places were often restored to health. In 1822 the...
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Written by Melbourne Naturopaths Bianca Potenta & Bree Jenner Scientists now recognize that Vitamin D does much more than build strong bones and Melburnians are not getting enough of it. Extensive evidence now shows that D has potent anticancer actions and serves as an important regulator of the immune system. More importantly, many of D’s...
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The Secret to Hiding Veggies in Kids Food Written by Melbourne Naturopath Bree Jenner Hiding vegies in more exciting foods has been an ace up the sleeve for many a stealth parent forever. Adding fruits and vegetables to baked goods is a great way to increase the nutrients in otherwise junky foods, use up leftovers...
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Gluten Free… Is it for me? Written by Melbourne Naturopath Bree Jenner   What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein that is found in grains such as wheat and wheat varieties such as spelt, farro, kamut, durum, bulgar, couscous and semolina. It is also found in barley, rye and triticale. Oats are naturally gluten free,...
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On the third day of Christmas… Bring a Plate Inspiration   ‘Tis the season for festive functions, whether it be work break-ups, school concerts, barbeques with friends and neighbours. It is always lovely to contribute to a meal during this busy time of year. But what to bring? There are many options when it comes...
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On the second day of Christmas… A green smoothie to balance Christmas indulgence   You know the feeling… and no matter how well-intentioned your plans, the workplace Christmas parties, the indulgent gifts, the family reunions… sometimes it can be difficult to say no to rich and decadent treats, another glass of champagne, or a sneaky...
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Helping your Child take their Supplements Written by Bree Jenner, Childrens Naturopath   Do you have a little detective at home that can sniff out anything that you try to sneak in to their food, regardless of your ninja-like skills?  It might be broccoli or spinach that they refuse to eat, or you might have...
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