Nutrition & Healthy Eating


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…


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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…


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


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



When it comes to nutrition, most of us know we need to eat better in order to feel better.  It’s always the first thing I take into consideration (along with gut health!) when I’m working with a new patient.   But where to begin? Nutrition is now more confusing than […]

Meal Planning Now Available!


Adjusting The Body's Natural Set-Point For Weight   Have you ever lost weight, only to regain it after a relatively short period of time?  Did you find yourself back where you started (and perhaps even worse off)?   This can be exceptionally frustrating, but it is a common side-effect of […]

The Key To Long-Term Weight Management


Healthy Ramen Bowl(Serves 1) Ingredients:50g brown rice noodles2 cups vegetable broth3 garlic cloves, minced1 carrot, sliced6 mushrooms, sliced½ tsp chilli powder1 Tbsp lime juice2 eggs, soft-boiled1 Tbsp fresh coriander, chopped Method:Combine vegetable broth, garlic and noodles in a large saucepan on medium-high heat.Add carrot, mushroom, chilli and lime juice, and cook for […]

Healthy Ramen Bowl



Selenium is an essential mineral we all need – the trouble is, like with many other nutrients, we don’t always get enough of it.  Luckily for me, my nutrition training means that I was able to tap into the many benefits of selenium years ago, and it’s now one of […]

Why Is Selenium So Good?


I’ve recently returned from a couple of weeks away in beautiful NSW, where I was lucky enough to attend the Metagenics 2017 International Congress on Natural Medicine. This event oh-so-conveniently happened to be held in the Hunter Valley (lets just say that this naturopath received an education in local wine […]

Your Gut is an Amazing Thing


I was recently scrolling through Facebook with my mind elsewhere, and noticed an article from our local paper. The article was talking about a lady who had recently lost quite a bit of weight, after having bariatric surgery. Funnily enough, it wasn’t the article that got my attention, rather, the […]

5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight



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Smoothies are great!   They are convenient, quick and easy, and you can change the ingredients according to what kind of mood you are in (in other words, they are perfect for us women!).   Using a protein powder to give your smoothie a bit of extra ‘body’ (or even […]

Cheat’s Guide To Choosing A Good Protein Powder


We're all familiar with probiotics...   Or at least, we should be!  There has been a lot of talk among health circles (and it even reaches mainstream news every now and then!) about the benefits of taking ‘probiotics’ – otherwise known as beneficial bacteria for your digestive tract, that can […]

Prebiotics – A Simple Stepping Stone To Gut Health


We all know yoghurt is a healthy food.  Or is it?   One of the questions I'm asked on a regular basis is which yoghurt is best to choose.  And with so many varieties on the market, each touting their own benefits, I thought it high time I wrote an […]

Choosing a healthy yoghurt



Christmas is just around the corner…   Over the past few weeks, I’ve had several clients express some apprehension about how they are going to cope with the extra temptation around the holidays, and the prospect of taking a backwards step with their health and well-being.   Whilst I understand […]

End The Year Feeling Energized, Not Exhausted


    If there’s one topic that’s guaranteed to get people arguing (other than vaccination!) it would have to be soy.  Go on a Googling safari and you’ll find plenty of articles stating the ‘dangers of soy’ and then others that take a completely different point of view, and explain […]

Soy – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


For the past 50 years, we have heard much of the evils of having high cholesterol.  At some point most people would have had their levels checked by their doctor, would be aware that we have ‘good’ cholesterol and ‘bad’ cholesterol, and that getting these numbers right on that test […]

Cholesterol – A Natural Approach