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The Humble Sweet Potato: A Nugget of Antioxidants

June 12, 2014 – 3:21 pm |

Sweet potatoes are one of my favourite autumn/winter root veg.
They’re a much healthier alternative to normal potatoes, to which they’re NOT closely related.

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Top Ten Paleo Snacks On The Run

July 20, 2013 – 9:05 pm | One Comment

When I encourage friends, family or patients to take up my 30 Day Whole New You challenge to embrace a Paleo lifestyle, invariably the first comment I get is ‘What? No Bread? No Crackers? What am I going to eat?’ or ‘This is too hard, I don’t have time to cook’.

I won’t delve into how negative comments like these can really cement a lifetime of self-sabotaging…instead, here are my top ten Paleo snacks that ANYONE – even Mr Busy on a busy day – will be able to get together in no time at all. Read the full story »

Paleo Spinach, Ricotta & Fetta Slice

July 6, 2013 – 11:07 am |
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This recipe for a Paleo Spinach, Ricotta & Fetta Slice is really quick and easy. It uses just one bowl of your food processor and it makes a delicious snack, breakfast or healthy lunchbox addition.
It’s …

New Studies Confirm Raw Milk A Low-Risk Food

June 27, 2013 – 2:21 pm |
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Three quantitative microbial risk assessments (QMRAs) recently published in the Journal of Food Protection have demonstrated that unpasteurized milk is a low-risk food, contrary to previous, inappropriately-evidenced claims suggesting a high-risk profile.
These scholarly papers, along with dozens …

Home-Made Almond Milk

June 26, 2013 – 12:35 pm |
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There is something really lovely and comforting about making your own almond milk. Lovely, as it brings up feelings of homeliness, warmth, love and caring for your family. Comforting, as you know you’re creating a recipe …

Paleo Lamb & Bok Choi Stir Fry On Cauliflower Rice

June 23, 2013 – 12:45 pm |
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We don’t do take aways in our house. Quite frankly, the thought of paying someone to feed me MSG-laden, flavourless corn-starch gloop doesn’t get my tastebuds going.
Instead, for those evenings when I have run out …

Paleo Banana Pancakes

June 16, 2013 – 10:35 am |
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I don’t know about you, but with a young child and 6 month’s old in tow, I love recipes that are wholesome, nutrient dense and quick to make.
Mornings in particular can be a bit hectic …

Using Paracetamol In Infancy Increases Risk Of Allergies

June 9, 2013 – 10:24 pm | 3 Comments
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The drug paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, has been implicated in recent years in the development of childhood asthma.
A 2009 systematic review and meta-analysis found that paracetamol use in the first year of life increased …

Study Shows Easy Way To Reduce Your Baby’s Chance To Develop Eczema

May 22, 2013 – 8:47 pm |
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A new study in the scientific journal Paediatrics has found that babies of parents who suck on their pacifier to clean it are 3 times less likely to suffer from eczema and allergies at 1.5 …

Natural Remedies For Beautiful, Strong, Glossy Hair

February 13, 2013 – 12:16 pm |
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If you want strong, shiny, beautiful hair you’d be wiser to look at your diet rather than hope for a miracle fix from expensive hair products.
Like every other part of your body, your hair reflects …

Natural Baby Colic Remedies

January 25, 2013 – 1:07 pm |
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Does your baby suffer from ongoing colic and wish you could find some natural baby colic remedies? I’ve put together some tried and tested treatments I regularly use in my clinic.
The official medical diagnosis for …

How To Improve Your Digestion By Increasing Hydrochloric Acid

January 15, 2013 – 7:56 pm | One Comment
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Most people are familiar with antacid medication for heartburn or indigestion, and assume that stomach acidity is therefore bad for you and must be decreased.
The opposite is actually true and, in the majority of cases, …