Tag: healthy family

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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healthy snacking questions to ask yourself

5 questions for healthy snacking

Your meals are healthy and you’re moving your body regularly, but you’re not achieving your health goals, is it because you’re not practising healthy snacking? Snacking, especially un-healthy snacking can creep in and get in the way of what you’re trying to achieve. Maybe you’re thinking, it isn’t much, or it’s only an occasional thing…but …

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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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Meal Planning Tips for Busy Mums

Meal Planning for Busy Mums

…or how meal planning helps you stay on track with your health goals. If you’re anything like me, your schedule is jam-packed. Days fly by and you often wonder how you’ll get everything on your ‘To Do’ list done. Sound familiar? Being busy on a regular basis (errr, daily!) can make it tough to maintain …

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egg and avocado on sourdough

Busy Mums: 5 Simple, Healthy Breakfast Ideas for YOU!

The alarm goes off and you’re up and rushing around preparing for another busy day. You might have kids to get ready for school, kinder or daycare, emails to read for a morning meeting, or a long list of jobs. In any case, by the time you get everything done in the morning you’re left …

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