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Feb 28th

Meetup group for Food Intolerances

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Exciting news! I have created a Meetup group for people with Food Intolerances. I have noticed a gap in creating community and support for people living on challenging diets. These meetups will be held at cafes around Melbourne with different topics touched on briefly every month. The link to the Meetup group is here: http://www.meetup.com/Melbourne-Food-Intolerances-Meetup/ The […]

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Feb 18th

How to prevent oedema naturally

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Source Sedentary lifestyle – sitting for too long causes fluid retention. Ensure to not sit longer than ½ an hour – stand up and stretch if your job is mainly at the office desk. Engage in daily physical activity. Ensure you are adequately hydrated with water (1.5 litres – 2 litres/day) and stay away from […]

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Jan 28th

Away notice (29 Jan – 13 feb)

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A holiday is really a luxury for a business owner. It’s been 14 months since my real break from work. I had family and friends visit few months ago, however it was not close to a break. Considering that I had to plan trips, organise their trip and be a tour guide – it did […]

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Jan 25th

We often are our worst enemy when it comes to our health

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Having been in clinical practice for 4 years and counting I have encountered a fair share of patients who are ready to make changes and some unwilling to commit to one change. The ones who get better – surprise me. The compliant patients often contact me few days or weeks after a session to thank […]

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Jan 10th

How to spring into a Detox gently

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-          Eliminate the obvious stimulants, such as coffee, black tea and sugary foods. Stimulants create false energy, which can lead to adrenal fatigue and insomnia. -          Consume protein with each meal, good quality protein includes fish (e.g. salmon, trout, sardines, mackerel), grass fed beef, lamb, chicken or eggs. -          Keep hydrated. Water is important in […]

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Dec 30th

New Year’s Resolutions – how to be realistic with your health goals

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Coming close to the end of the year, after indulging in a yearly feast during Christmas and planned parties for New year’s – the diet is probably out of the door. Coming back to your health goals is important, however it can be overwhelming too. 1)      Focus on achievable goals, one step at the time. […]

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Nov 21st

3 Ways that slows down your Metabolism

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You’re snacking on the wrong foods Avoid foods that are high GI (glycemic index) such as chocolate or white carbohydrates (bread/pasta/flour based products). Incorporate high protein snacks such as nuts (almonds, walnuts), 1 can of sardines or boiled eggs. You diet lacks iodine Iodine is required for healthy thyroid function. Incorporate iodine rich foods such […]

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Nov 12th

Mindful eating

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There is a big deal of stress involved in preparing food. Regardless of following a new diet regime or elimination – this can throw us off centre when it comes to satisfying our hunger. 3 Rules in incorporating Mindfulness while eating: -          Plan your meals ahead – cook with a positive mood or with music […]

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Oct 29th

How to stick to your health goals when it’s 8 weekends to Christmas

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Understand that it is not just a ‘diet’ that you’re following but a long term health goal for better digestion, energy and weight management. Surround yourself with friends/family that align to your dietary restrictions. There would be times it would be challenging to resist sugar / wheat/ dairy  – don’t blame yourself for it. Start […]

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Oct 13th

5 Tips to lose weight faster

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-      Incorporate stress management in your daily life. Stress increases cortisol hormone which causes increased blood sugar levels, causing weight gain through accumulation of belly fat and cravings which lead to overeating. Stress management techniques include yoga, meditation, an essential oil bath/shower, journaling about your day and mindfulness. -          Cut out commercial juices […]

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