Is your diet making you anxious?   Anxiety encompasses feelings of worry, apprehension, fear and nervousness. These feelings can be difficult to manage and can impede on our ability to live a comfortable life.  For some, feelings of anxiety are characterised by a diagnosed anxiety disorder and might include panic attacks; while for others, anxiety […]

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“How good are markets?” says Naturopath Ali while at Point Nepean Portsea Market. There is always so much local, fresh produce to choose from and I also couldn’t walk past these beautiful flowers (or fresh gozleme)!   Ali’s favourite markets are: Red Hill Market Point Nepean Portsea Market Emu Plains Market South Melbourne Market Flemington Farmers […]

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Don’t just take out the meat! 5 ways to include vegetarian protein in your diet. For the last couple of years, ‘meat-free Monday’, or ‘plant-based eating’ has been an increasing trend, and it’s a trend that I love. Eating less meat encourages more variety in our diets, increased vegetable consumption, and has the potential to […]

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How to Love Salad

by Laura Gale

It worries me that when I say ‘salad’, you might have visions of a big sad bowl of 5-day old, watery ice berg lettuce; tomato wedges that were cut with a knife too blunt for such a delicate operation; maybe some bits of cucumber; probably chunks of carrot that can be heard being crunched around […]

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of my favourite conditions to work with in my fertility practice. That might seem like an odd thing to say, but the reason it is one my favourites is because we have so much power to make a really big difference to hormonal balance, PCOS symptoms like weight gain, […]

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