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Quit Sugar Workshop

Quit Sugar Workshop

Why you’d want to kick sugar and how to do it in one workshop! Too easy… Or is it? Quitting added sugar is HARD! Anyone who has tried to kick the sugar habit will tell you so. At my next workshop, on 18 May 2019, 2.30pm; I’m going to talk you through why quitting sugar …

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Caffeine, Coffee, tea is it suitable for me?

Coffee? Tea? Just Give Me Caffeine!

Coffee, tea, caffeine and whether you should drink it is such a contentious subject! Ask 10 people whether you should have it and you’ll get 10 different answers. And really, it does depend on many things as to whether it suits you. I thought I’d share some of the physical effects and my guidelines for …

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Spiced Elderberry Syrup by Sarah McLachlan, Naturopath pre-order info

Spiced Elderberry Syrup Handmade by ME for YOU!

Spiced Elderberry Syrup saved the day, again, in our house today. That’s a big call, but here in Victoria, Australia, snotty season is fast approaching. Maybe it’s already arrived, because my littlest one has picked up a bug and was full of snot. All. Day. Long. She wasn’t feeling great, but… She was EXCITED to …

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leaky gut how to tell if you've got it

10 leaky gut signs

When I mention leaky gut, do you automatically think about holes in your intestines and fluid leaking out so you look like a fountain?! Hopefully it’s not just me thinking that way! In my previous blog ‘Gut health for beginners’ I talked about the anatomy of the gut and how we know if it is …

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Gut health for beginners

Gut health for beginners

Gut health is talked about a lot these days. But what exactly does that mean? What is a healthy gut? WHAT IS THE GUT? Let’s start at the beginning. The “gut” refers to your digestive system, the gastrointestinal tract. The gastrointestinal tract is a long, continuous tube running from your mouth to your anus. It …

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bulk cooking saves you time and energy. Tips from Akeso Health

Bulk Cooking – Why is it helpful?

Bulk cooking is what people with large crowds or families do, right? When I say bulk cooking, do you think of a giant 10 litre pot on the stove or eating the same meal 7 nights in a row? It really isn’t like this and suits all sizes of families and lifestyles. Let me walk …

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Back to school lunchbox snack ideas

Back to school lunchbox ideas

Well, back to school and lunchboxes snuck up quickly, didn’t it?! Last blog I talked about snacking and how snack foods usually equal highly processed foods that are high in sugar, refined carbohydrates and refined vegetable oils. All things to avoid. So what are you going to pack in your kid’s lunchbox? If you’ve been …

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4 Reasons Eating Seasonally Benefits Your Family’s Health

We all know that fresh vegetables and fruits are beneficial to health, but did you know that eating seasonally has extra benefits for your family’s health? As part of the healthy, simple Summer meals challenge, I’m going to go through some of the reasons why eating seasonally benefits your health and your time! 1. WHAT …

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Vegan Pickled Beetroot recipe Akeso Health

Kid Approved Pickled Beetroot

If your kids love tinned beetroot, then they are going to love this recipe for pickled beetroot. But don’t leave it all to the kids, adults love it too. And the best bit is, it’s great for your gut and your liver thanks to the apple cider vinegar and the nutrients in the beetroot. Win-win! …

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Vegan Kale and Basil Pesto adds flavour and nutrients to your meals.

Vegan Kale Pesto

Kale pesto is a tasty and healthy way to boost flavour, fibre and nutrients of your meals. Kids won’t even suspect how healthy it is! When kale and basil are in season, make lots and freeze for the cooler months, so you don’t have to run out! Ingredients: 2 packed cups kale chopped (remove middle …

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