I have previously talked about Vitamin D in relation to immune health, which you can check out that blog here Immune boosting tips to avoid the flu. But this Vitamin is needed for so many other reactions within the body. Vitamin D is a fat soluble nutrient (meaning it needs fat to be absorbed), made up of… Continue reading Shinning some light on Vitamin D.
B group vitamins are commonly known for giving us energy. But did you know that the energy doesn’t only come from the Bs? There are 8 vitamins that make up what is commonly called the ‘B Group Vitamins’. Some of them are essential in the production of energy from macro nutrients (fat, protein, carbohydrate). Without… Continue reading B vitamins, more than B B Bounce.
The second last naturopathic principle is DOCERE or ‘doctor as teacher’. Educating and inspiring people to take responsibility and control of their health without having to continuously rely on any form of medication should be one of the main goals of a naturopath. At the core of most chronic health concerns is some form of… Continue reading DOCERE
Here it is, the beginning of my six part series of blogs written about the principles of Naturopathy. For me one of my key roles as a Naturopath, other than treating patients is spreading the word about this truly unique way of looking at health and disease. Like most people I thought that doctors were… Continue reading TOLLE TOTUM
Naturopathic medicine is not in exclusion of other forms of medicine, in fact both can work together. Conventional medicine is essential for acute illness and emergencies and Doctors do fantastic work in these areas. But chronic disease and disease prevention needs to be managed differently for the sake of patients. Doctors are trained to help… Continue reading Discover the difference.
Do you know what naturopathy is? Do you know how a Naturopath treats disease? It is likely that you’re not sure, and that’s ok, you are not alone. I often find myself explaining what it is I actually do. Before, when I would say I am a Chef, people would ask me all about my… Continue reading What is Naturopathy