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Nutrition
Written By Bianca Potenta, Naturopath Melbourne A significant Australian study has discovered Vitamin B3 (also known as niacin) supplementation before and during pregnancy could significantly reduce miscarriages and birth defects. Around the world approximately 7.9 million babies are born with a birth defect each year, 80% of them with no known cause.  While one in...
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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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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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