Coconut and chilli poached chicken with mixed rice

INGREDIENTS 400ml coconut milk 4 cups (1L) Massel Chicken Style Liquid Stock 2 tbs hot chilli condiment or chilli bean paste (from Asian food shops) 1 lemongrass stalk, bruised 5cm piece (25g) ginger, thinly sliced 1/2 bunch coriander, leaves picked, roots trimmed and washed 2 x 200g skinless chicken breast fillets 1 tbs fish sauce […]

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Why are foods fortified with folic acid?

When it comes to fertility, we know that folate is one of the most important nutrients needed for miscarriage prevention as it directly impacts the health of egg and sperm DNA.However, what most people don’t know is that folate and folic acid are not the same thing.Many couples take a “folic acid” supplement, and eat […]

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Herbal Tea During Pregnancy

Which teas are safe to drink? Herbal Tea has been praised for centuries as being a nourishing health elixir. Tea contains many nutrients and antioxidants that can help to boost your immune system and assist with various bodily functions. That’s why many pregnant women seek out herbal teas as a source of comfort and for […]

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Serotonin Facts Worth Sharing With Patients

The Many Benefits of SerotoninSerotonin is recognized as the “happy hormone” but many people don’t know much more than that. It can be very helpful to offer patients a broader view of serotonin and help them recognize how they can support proper levels. Explaining the many ways that it is used in the body can […]

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What Copper Does For Us

Have you ever seen copper-free multi-vitamins or read about the zinc to copper ratio and wondered if you need more or less copper to support health? Copper is an element that is often misunderstood and as a result, commonly avoided. It is valuable to recognize the role that copper plays in our bodies so we […]

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CDC Talk

Carolyn recently discussed CDC in our Patient Facebook group live. Join the group here. Link to the research here. Want to learn more about latest research papers that we found? You may see them here.

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Is Alcohol making you feel depressed and anxious?

Here’s why and what you can do about it    For most people, having a few drinks every now and then doesn’t do them any harm. Alcohol is a socially acceptable way to relax and enjoy time with family and friends.  However, there’s no denying that when misused, alcohol can have serious health effects. For some, overindulgence can […]

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Lead and Toxaprevent

I was asked by a patient this week what I thought of the comments made before Christmas regarding Toxaprevent and the level of lead. The post said to stop it immediately and don’t take it due to the lead levels. My patient said she and her family would not take it again until she had […]

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Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Why getting a health check up should be at the top of your list The beginning of a new year is prime time for many people to set their health related resolutions and goals for the year ahead. Common health goals include things like; losing weight, quitting smoking, introducing an exercise regime or just aiming […]

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Coping with Christmas

How to manage depression and anxiety over the festive season It’s supposed to be ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, but for many people Christmas can be one of the most stressful periods of their year.   If you suffer from depression or anxiety you may experience more emotional triggers than usual. Things like; family […]

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