Join us this Spring for a 21 Day Refresh! Spring 2020 is just around the corner! Are you looking to reboot your health now the warmer months are in sight? Or give the kick to any winter (or working-from-home!) habits that may have crept in and hung around for longer than they should have? Our […]

immune foods for kids
The winter months are almost upon us. Now is the time to start ramping up the immune-boosting foods in your family’s diet. We all know children can be fussy eaters, especially when we try to introduce (or reintroduce) a healthy food into their diet. Below is a list of 4 immune-boosting foods for kids, shared by our Naturopath Claire Luckman, along with (tried and tested!) ways to get your little one to eat them! Orange-coloured Veggies Pumpkin, sweet potato, carrot, red and yellow capsicum are all great sources of beta carotene. Beta carotene is the precursor to vitamin A. a...
anxiety in isolation
Corona got you feeling all crazy like? Isolation can make you feel totally alone, but I assure you, you are not. Being the most common mental health condition in this country, 1 in 3 Australian women and 1 in 5 Australian Men (more than 6 million people) will experience anxiety at some point in their lifetime. Anxiety is experienced at different time points for different people. It can be a perfectly normal response to a one-off stressful period or worrying event like COVID. However, for some, anxiety can persist longer and eventually become a chronic mental health condition. In this...
vegetable nutrition for ivf
During the COVID- 19 pandemic we realise it has been a very difficult time. Particularly a difficult time for our patients who have had to put their fertility decisions and IVF cycles on hold. However, I have also heard from many of you that self-isolation has given you an unexpected opportunity for self- care. I hope you can continue these practices as our pre-pandemic lives start to return.  If you are now looking towards a future IVF cycle, self-care and good nutrition are key. Our gut function and gut symptoms can also profoundly affect our fertility and IVF success. Several...
warming winter porridge
The cooler weather seems to have arrived suddenly in Sydney, and with the change of season so should follow a change in our diets to match. Suddenly a cold smoothie for breakfast, or muesli with yoghurt and frozen berries isn’t very appealing, and our bodies tell us to instead opt for warm, cooked breakfast options. Eggs for breakfast are a staple in our house, however we also go for cooked oats a few times per week. Now that we are working from home (and let’s be honest I’m up at the crack of dawn with two little people anyway!) we...