Entries by katherine

National Diabetes Week 2014

13th – 19th July 2014 Free Health Checks and Webinar It’s National Diabetes Week this month. With the increase in Type 2 diabetes still on the rise there could not be a more important time to get behind it and help bring awareness to this important issue. Two million Australians are at high risk of […]

Phthalates – Associated Health Problems

Phthalates (pronounced tha-lates) are toxic chemicals found in plastics, skin care and other common compounds. They have been found in studies to disrupt hormones, contributeAdorable baby girl in the creche to cancer development, endometriosis, hormonal problems and infertility. Phthalates are commonly used in cosmetics and personal care products, including perfume, hair spray, soap, shampoo, nail […]

The Importance Of Sleep

Posted by Dr. Beau Billett – Chiropractor Did you know there is such a thing as sleep debt?  It’s where you owe your body more sleep than you gave it the night before. Even if you get the proper amount of sleep the next night, you still need to make up for the sleep lost […]

Leaky Gut

How healing your digestive tract promotes total wellness Did you know that your digestion is the absolute foundation of our health? Because of the way our bodies are connected, inflammation in the gut can eventually lead to inflammation in the bones, heart, brain, or beyond, making osteoporosis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, or other diseases you may have a genetic […]

Kale Chips Recipe

Kale is a bounty of good nutrition – being high in calcium, magnesium, iron and many other trace minerals. Kale is also very alkaline (antiinflammatory) and has a decent amount of protein too. Happy snacking! Soak 1 cup of nuts (cashews/walnuts) in water for minimum 1 hour Wash 1 bunch of kale then remove the stalks and […]

Insulin Resistance And Weight Loss

Part 2 of ‘Problems losing weight or keeping it off?’ By Kareen Nagel Naturopath Is Insulin Resistance preventing you from losing weight ? Insulin Resistance is the precursor to Type 2 Diabetes and may cause resistant weight loss and weight gain especially around the middle. Insulin is a hormone produced by your pancreas and helps […]

Cashew Yoghurt

This yoghurt is great for those that are dairy intolerant. Cashews are an excellent source of protein, iron, calcium and magnesium. There is a naturally occuring bacteria on the outside of the cashew which allows it to naturally ferment overnight – giving you health promoting probiotics. Ingredients: Raw cashews Filtered water How to: In a […]

What Is Reiki / Energy Healing?

What is Energy Healing? There are various different modalities of Energy Healing and these include, but are not limited to Reiki, Spiritual Healing and Emotional Freedom Technique, known as EFT, Prayer, Acupuncture and Massage. The objective of Energy Healing is to re-establish equilibrium within the human energy system through touch, enabling the energy field to […]

Naturopathy For Weight Loss

Problems losing weight or keeping it off ? Many patients we see at Brisbane Natural Health for chronic health issues also suffer from excessive weight and its detrimental influences on their physical and psychological wellbeing. Often having been on countless diets only to regain all or more weight resulting in overwhelming frustration and often depression. There […]