Button Mushroom – Immune Booster & Cholesterol Health.

Can Compete with Reishi according to Studies. Button Mushroom Soup Recipe Maybe you have heard of the hype around mushrooms for immunity and probably quickly forgot the many fancy names like reishi, shitake, maitake, lions mane, turkey tail and chaga.  It is true there are many studies now touting these exotic mushrooms as an immune […]

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CONDITION: Food Intolerance Inflammation & Mental Health

Gut and Mood Connection – The Vagus Nerve As far back as the 1960’s the term “gut-brain axis” was coined, based on the understanding that the brain controlled gut function.  This was due to neuropeptides (a protein neuron’s use to communicate with each other) found in the gut also being discovered in the brain.[i]   It wasn’t […]

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Recipes: Blackberries – Brain Power

Ingredients: 1 Cup of Blackberries 1 Banana ½ Cup of Walnuts 1 Tbsp Tahini 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder ½ Tbsp Super Green Powder 1 Tsp Gotu Kola Powder (optional) 1 Wheatgerm oil (optional) ½ Cup Almond Milk Soya Yoghurt* Date Syrup* Directions: Put all ingredients except * into a container and blend to smooth consistency.  […]

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Conditions: Fighting Inflammation in a Single Juice

Inflammation is at the heart of many diseases.  The body’s natural response to injury or infection is to release chemicals from white blood cells to protect against foreign invaders and this creates increased blood flow and so heat to the affected area.  Chlorophyll rich foods ability to both clean and build the blood with anti-inflammatory properties […]

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Semolina Pudding for IBS

Ingredients: 50g Coconut Flower 15g – 20g Slippery Elm Bark Powder 5g Cinnamon Powder 5 g Ginger Powder (optional) Almond Milk  1 Banana Finely Sliced 10g of Milled Flax (topping) Tbsp Tahini (topping ) Walnuts (topping) Directions: Add all the powders (except lacuma) to saucepan & add 1/4  cup of almond milk to mix into […]

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Herbs: Avoiding Antibiotics

Antibiotic Crisis Taking antibiotics when you are sick is suppressing an important message your body is telling you.   We are surrounded by bacteria & viruses constantly yet it is only when our bodies defense is low can we pick up a bug.  The stronger our immune system the less likely we are to be […]

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Conditions: Adrenal fatigue & Electrolyte Balance

Adrenal fatigue is not generally a recognised medical condition, plus it can throw out a myriad of different and confusing symptoms.  It often affects a person with fast metabolism and high energy or someone living on a hectic timetable. The Adrenal Cortex releases mineralcorticoids (a class of steroid hormones) which regulate body fluid concentrations. E.g. aldosterone modulates […]

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