Natural Medicine


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…


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





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



One of the most frustrating things when suffering from a skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis can be the difficulty in finding a cream to use that actually settles down itching and flares.  While steroid creams are the most effective at quickly reducing these symptoms in the short-term, I […]

Herbal Creams For Eczema, Psoriasis & More


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



When it comes to eating well, it goes without saying that starting your day with a good breakfast makes common sense.   When I am working with patients in the clinic, I always ask them for some insight into what they typically eat for meals and snacks, and more often […]

Cauliflower Fritters Recipe


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



It can be overwhelming trying to work out what is and isn’t healthy when it comes to feeding your kids as packaging and marketing can be very misleading.  But as parents, we want to make sure our kids are getting all the nutrition they need for their growing bodies and […]

Give Your Kids A Nutrition Boost With These Simple Swaps


Nigella (Nigella sativa), also known as black seed or black cumin) is one of those herbal medicines that is relatively new to those of us in Western societies – yet it actually has a fascinating history going back thousands of years.   The herb (and particularly the seeds) are a popular […]

Nigella – Black Seed For Many Uses


I find bones quite amazing things.   Before I was a practitioner, I used to think bones were a bit like rocks – strong, unmoving, (hopefully) unbreakable, and static – they didn’t do anything other than hold our bodies up.   When I was completing my studies, I was astounded […]

Bone Health: More Than Just Calcium



March is Endometriosis Awareness Month.  And it is great to see more attention being paid to this very relevant condition that is thought to affect 1 in 10 women.  Endometriosis is a leading cause of pain and infertility, and the condition occurs when tissue from the endometrium (the lining of […]

Endometriosis: My Recovery Story


We all need iron.  It is a vital component of your red blood cells, and these little guys are responsible for carrying oxygen around the body and delivering it to the tissues, so they play a HUGE role in your energy levels.  Most people are aware that one of the […]

Ironic Iron – What Your Deficiency Is Trying To Tell ...


(Serves 2) This quick and easy recipe makes a great change from a traditional salad, and is a tasty way of increasing your veg quota for the day.   Ingredients: 4 large cos lettuce leaves1 medium avocado2 chicken breasts, cooked & shredded6 grape tomatoes, quartered½ red capsicum, diced1 tsp lemon/lime juice¼ […]

Chicken ‘Wraps’