Chia Seed Pudding

I love my chia pud. It is fantastic for breakfast, lunch or a snack and always makes me feel nourished and energised. This is my classic version, with a banana, 2 Brazil nuts for selenium (great for our thyroid ladies), a tablespoon each of sunflower and pumpkin seeds and some delicious coconut yoghurt. Because I keep a jar of soaked chia …

Defeating HayFever in three simple steps.

Seasonal allergies can be very inconvenient, causing unwanted  symptoms and preventing you from enjoying the outdoors. Despite most seasonal allergies being caused by pollens, moulds and other airborne allergens, these are more often just the straw that breaks the camels back. Our body’s immune system is designed to deal rather efficiently with allergens, but very often, the immune system can …

Chronic Stress? 3 tips for reducing stress!

To a certain limit, stress can be a positive, motivating factor for specific times and tasks in our lives, but more research shows that chronic stress impacts the body negatively in many ways. It is reported that stress is the underlying cause of 75 to 90 percent of all visits to the doctor which highlights the significance and impact that stress can have …

Overcoming Anxiety: Addressing the root cause

Anxiety can be a disabling condition that’s accompanied by long-term stress and a decline in overall health. It contributes to many chronic diseases, even when treated with conventional medications. Naturopathic medicine has a lot to offer those who suffer with anxiety, addressing the root of the anxiety rather than masking or supressing the symptoms. Anxiety can manifest in different ways, with …