Since their introduction in the 1990's, Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have become one of the highest prescribed medications in Australia. In 2013-2014, there were 7 million prescriptions filled under the PBS at a cost of a $200m. And that is just for one single PPI.Read More
I'm often asked, "Which probiotic should I take?"
Which is a great question as I am thrilled that people are taking the health of their microbiome seriously - for which I think we should thank Dr. Michael Mosely.
Are your expectations unrealistic for your stage of life, stage of health, state of mind? These past two weeks, I have had quite a few clients with heightened stress levels. As we dive down into the issue, a portion of their stress is due to their somewhat unrealistic expectations.Read More
When it comes to digestive health, a critical yet commonly overlooked component is digestive enzymes. Enzymes are the chemicals that break down most of our food into smaller more usable components.Read More
A client recently came to me for help with her diarrhoea. It had been getting progressively worse over the last 18 months. So much so, she always had a spare set of clothes with her.Read More
Usually bloating is just one of many digestive issues for my clients. But of late, I am working with clients where bloating is their primary and really only major symptom. But oh what a symptom!Read More
This time of year, hot and humid, is great for smoothies. Be it breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks, a smoothie is a great option for energy, nutrients and yummy flavours.Read More
I am often asked what is a good protein powder. Not surprising, as I often ask my clients to increase their protein intake each day. We all know that eggs, fish and meat are great sources of proteinRead More