Bring on the Bacteria!

What are fermented foods? Though the term “fermented” sounds vaguely distasteful, the results of this ancient preparation and preservation technique through a process of lacto-fermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating...

Slim Down For Spring Racing

The weather is warming up and the body will soon be on show again at the spring races and maybe the beach. If you’re like most of us and like to indulge in winter comfort food and are looking at your swimming cossie with distaste it’s time to give the body a quick...

Nutrition for Winter: Ward off those Bugs

Cassi Cowlam, Naturopath, The Medical Sanctuary This is the season to be sniffily, and so it is important to give your body a fighting chance when faced with the culprits causing the common cold (bacteria) and influenza (viruses) which are so abundant at this time of...

What is your biological age?

Often we feel younger or older then our years would imply, why could this be? Some say you must be young at heart, others believe it is how old you act that is truly important. A bio-impedence test will not expose your maturity levels but it will calculate your...