General Health & Wellbeing


I first heard about Metabolic Balance® back in 2018.  I was instantly intrigued about this program, and hoped to bring it into my clinic at some stage so that I could help my patients create even better, brighter futures.  As it turned out, 2020 was the right time, and I […]

My Metabolic Balance® Journey…


In my clinic, I estimate that around 90% of patients who come to see me list ‘weight loss’ as one of their key areas they are needing support with.  And while there are more than a few weight-loss strategies around (all promising miraculous results), the reality is that most of […]

Why Balancing Your Metabolism Just Makes Sense…


Cancer.  It’s a condition that affects almost all of us - whether we have experienced it directly ourselves, or someone we love has received that devastating diagnosis.  And it is not just the disease itself – it’s also the accompanying fear and uncertainty, the sheer overwhelm, the treatment options and […]

How Can Naturopathic Care Support Cancer Patients?



Have you ever suffered from a heavy cold, flu or other viral infection, and find that it takes you weeks (sometimes months) afterwards to feel like your ‘old self’ again?  Or maybe you find that once you got sick the first time, you fall into a pattern of one continual […]

Feeling Wiped Out After A Virus? Here’s Why






Last updated 30.03.2020   With the rapid developments of COVID-19 playing havoc with virtually every aspect of our lives, it certainly is an unsettling time to be part of the human race - particularly when we have not had to deal with a worldwide scenario like this for close to […]

COVID-19 Part 2: Update & New Discoveries


Today I saw a young lady in my clinic who reminded me of me…albeit a couple of decades ago.   It was her period trouble that brought her in to see me.  She’d suffered extreme pain since she first started her cycle in her teen years, and now a decade […]

Why Your Period Pain Is Not Normal




Last Updated 30.03.2020   Are there any news articles at the moment that AREN'T talking about the new coronavirus (now known as COVID-19)?  It seems like everywhere you look, there is panic and mayhem about this infection that has breached the borders of so many countries.   And whilst everyone […]

COVID-19 Part 1: The Basics and Ideas For Immune Support


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With the increasing knowledge around these days about how our gut health impacts our whole body,  fermented foods have become extremely popular.  It’s now common to see kombucha (fermented tea) being sold in the cold drinks aisle in the local supermarket, sauerkraut at community markets and all kinds of yoghurts […]

Can Fermented Foods Be Bad For You?



When it comes to working out what we should (or shouldn’t) be eating for optimal health and weight management, the task can seem overwhelming.  There are a million different diets and plans out there – all promising the world, but not always delivering. With all this ‘noise’ around nutrition, finding […]

Nutritional Analysis: Insight Into Your Food & Health


Well, there’s no rest for the wicked, it seems!   I spent the last few days of 2019 developing my brand-new resource, ‘Food As Medicine’.  And I am very excited to be able to share this with you!   What Does Food As Medicine Mean?   I truly believe that […]

Food As Medicine: Eat Your Way To Health


At the time I am writing this (summer 2019), Australia (and particularly my home state of Queensland as well as New South Wales) are in the grip of a combination of smoke haze from bushfires, and dust in the air from the unprecedented drought.   While we can't do much […]

Top 6 Tips For Dealing With Smoke & Dust



One of the best things about being a natural healthcare practitioner is working with my long-term patients.  This is one of the perks of my job, and I always get excited when I see certain familiar names come up in my calendar.   Don’t get me wrong – I also […]

Why The Long Game Is The One That Matters


The Importance of Posture for Muscle & Joint Pain   Many people suffering from muscle and joint pain find little long-term relief in mainstream pain management. Pharmaceuticals work to block the pain signal or decrease inflammation, which is wonderful short-term, but in order to address long-term pain we need a […]

Posture & Pain


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With all the scientific advancements of the 21st Century, I would have to say that one of the top discoveries would be the discovery of the role our gut plays in our overall health.  Research is linking what happens in our gut (and in particular, with our gut bacteria, known […]

The Latest In Gut Health Testing