Eco-Friendly & Health Conscious Gift Ideas

Eco-Friendly & Health Conscious Gift Ideas

As I sat down to think about Christmas gifts this year, I realised I felt very strongly that I only wanted to give gifts that were useful and safe for the recipient and environment alike. As much as I adore Christmas time, it definitely reminds me of our consumerist...
Are Probiotics as good as they say?

Are Probiotics as good as they say?

There’s a lot of talk these days about the benefits of taking probiotic supplements, which are made from billions of good bacteria. At first it can seem counterintuitive to take a pill filled with bacteria when we’ve all been raised to think of bacteria as...
Ever wanted to try Pilates?

Ever wanted to try Pilates?

When a new Pilates studio (Pilates 360) opened up across the road from my St Leonards clinic, I took it as a sign from the universe that I should definitely give Pilates a go. I used to do mat Pilates as a teenager to try and manage my scoliosis (curvature of the...
2 Warming Herbs for Winter

2 Warming Herbs for Winter

With the last Winter days upon us (all you other Summer sun bunnies are probably just as excited as me!) I thought it was a great time to share two herbs you can incorporate into your meals to help keep your body warm in Winter. The first is Rou Gui, or Cinnamon, as...
Why cheap fish oil can be bad for you.

Why cheap fish oil can be bad for you.

When you go to the shops and buy a tub of fish oil capsules on sale you think “Woohoo, I got a bargain, AND I’m doing something good for my health”. But the problem with some of those brands that have big savings is that their purity may not be of a...
Are you poisoning yourself with plastics?

Are you poisoning yourself with plastics?

Dramatic title, I know, but it’s definitely worth taking some time every now and again to check in with how we’re treating out body and whether we’re doing the best we possibly can. Luckily for myself this often happens when I discuss health topics...