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Written by Melbourne Naturopaths Bree Jenner & Bianca Potenta What can I expect? Your initial Naturopathic appointment will be split over two consultations. The initial consultation takes one hour. During the first part of this consultation, your Naturopath will take an in-depth case of your health and medical history. This will include questions about many...
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Written by Melbourne Naturopaths Bree Jenner & Bianca Potenta As the Melbourne winter weather settles upon us and flu season says it’s annual “HELLO,” it’s the perfect time to start boosting our immune system and building our resilience. A great place to start is making sure that our Vitamin D levels are in tip top...
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Fast Food…. Most of us know it isn’t good for us, but it’s everywhere! And our busy lives can have us reaching for food that is quick, easy and at the end of the week, preferably delivered! Some may avoid having fast food regularly, keeping it to an occasional treat, “Its Friday and I’ve been...
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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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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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