nourishment

How to Alkalize for Great Health – Part II

Part I of this topic was written many years ago and recently reposted because of the interest in this topic by Marie Claire Australia. I thought I would take the opportunity of Festive season indulgences to expand upon the idea of how you could start 2016 feeling fantastic.   The bottom line is that it  is important [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:52+11:00December 22nd, 2015|Healing Power of Food|1 Comment

What is a wholefood counsellor?

I was recently asked this question and strictly speaking a wholefood counsellor is someone who will advise you on how to enrich your diet by including more foods in their unprocessed, whole form, such as: fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes, whole grains, fish, and varied amounts of wild and/or organic animal products. Why would [...]

By |2017-05-17T11:08:53+10:00August 7th, 2013|Healing Power of Food|0 Comments

30 simple home remedies for Morning Sickness

I use acupuncture with great success to treat many women for morning sickness.   Depending on the severity of the condition you may need 1- 3 acupuncture treatments per week in the initial period, then weekly treatments until things settle down which is usually around week 14 of your pregnancy. Many women ask what they [...]

By |2017-05-10T12:21:49+10:00June 25th, 2010|Women's Health|0 Comments

How to make warming, nourishing congees

Congee is basically a slow cooked rice porridge whose therapeutic qualities can be altered depending on what other ingredients are added. Generally, rice congee is a digestive enhancer and improves assimilation. The basic rice congee is easy to digest and is as much a great first food for babies (if made with organic white [...]

By |2019-06-29T09:26:23+10:00June 8th, 2010|Healing Power of Food|6 Comments