When going gluten-free, one of the hardest things to give up is bread! Store-bought gluten-free breads don’t always make the cut, and the ones that do taste great and aren’t full of nasties, usually put a serious dent in your grocery budget. Enter homemade gluten-free bread.
Pregnancy is an exciting, exhilarating and at times nauseating 9 months, with its fair share of physical and emotional ups and downs. I support women in my Caringbah and Leichhardt clinics every week who are pregnant, planning on being pregnant or in the post-partum period, and this special time of a woman’s life requires specific consideration and care.
Following a plant-based diet is a great way to improve your health and take one for the planet. Large bodies of research show us the health benefits of going vegetarian or plant-based are numerous – from reduced body fat, lower blood pressure and lower cholesterol to protection against heart disease and certain cancers.
Any parent of young children knows how disheartening and downright frustrating it is to prepare and serve up a nutritious meal to their children only to be told it’s “yucky”, followed by a battle to see even the tiniest morsel make it down their throats! Every child will go through phases of fussy eating, however if your little one seems to fight you on every offering of food then try these tips to see if you can make meal time a little less stressful.
Hair loss in women is a common health complaint I see in clinic and understandably can cause sufferers a great deal of stress and worry. The reasons it can happen will depend on current health status and may be obvious, such as following pregnancy, or perhaps need a little investigating work done—is it due to hormonal imbalance, or an underlying thyroid condition that has never been diagnosed? Read on to find out 5 of the most common reasons for hair loss in women.
A creamy, dairy-free breakfast that can be quickly prepared the night before – perfect for summer mornings when you’re in a rush to get out the door!
Bloating and abdominal discomfort are a common complaint I hear about in clinical practice. There are numerous reasons as to why some people experience abdominal bloating and pinpointing the underlying cause can take some detective work. For some clients we may need to look at functional testing if the problem is chronic and isn’t alleviated by the following tips. However, we often find that implementing one or more of the following strategies can make the bloat disappear altogether! If you suffer from bloating or feelings of discomfort then read on and see if you could benefit from trialling these tips.
Taking care of your health is an investment and making positive changes to your diet and lifestyle will give you benefits both now and in the future. Shopping with your health in mind can be overwhelming at first, and many people are disheartened by the increased cost of organic food and personal care items. While it is true these things often cost more than their conventional alternatives, there are many tips and tricks I give my clients all the time in clinic so that they are equipped with easy ways to buy better quality food and household/body-care items without breaking the bank.