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Morning Munch! Best Breakfast EVER!

by Leisa on May 10, 2016

It’s not often that I take to my blog to alert the world to a fantastic new product – but this is one that I couldn’t wait to share! It’s called Paleo Power …Morning Munch and has been created by my favourite superfood company – Power Super Foods. PSF’s products go way beyond meeting the
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Gluten Free Bread with Three Toppings Recipe

by Leisa on February 22, 2016

Gluten Free Bread with Three Toppings This is a simple and delicious seed bread that is filling and nourishing. The three combination toppings work really well with it – or you can design the topping of your choice! Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups buckwheat, soaked 2 hours then drained well 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2
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How You Can Reduce Stress Today!

by Leisa on November 26, 2015

In this modern world that we live in, we are faced with stress on a day to day basis. This stress can be mental, emotional, physical or environmental and whether we are aware of the stress placed on our body or not, it still takes a dramatic toll on our overall health and wellbeing. Our
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Is Your Doctor Destroying Your Thyroid Gland?

by Leisa on October 27, 2015

It is a story I hear nearly every single week when consulting with my naturopathic patients. “I have been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, but the doctor tells me there is nothing they can do.” And that is true, the medical profession don’t have an answer for autoimmune thyroid conditions. As I wrote in my previous
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Chronic Fatigue – 5 Things You Should Know

by Leisa on October 21, 2015

I was happily surprised to read this great article on the Mamamia website by Kate Easton, detailing her experience of chronic fatigue. And it gave me shivers. More than once I’ve written about how hard it can be dealing with conditions of fatigue. In a recent blog post “Thryoid Sufferers and Frenemies” I spoke about
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Thyroid Sufferers & Frenemies

by Leisa on June 21, 2015

Thyroid sufferers are some of the bravest people I know. Often struggling through life without a proper diagnosis, the fatigue, weight gain, and depression that are the cornerstone symptoms of a thyroid disorder, are a constant in their lives. These people know that something is wrong, but have been unable to find the help they
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Hashimoto's

I see a lot of patients who have Hashimoto’s thyroiditis – an autoimmune disease where they are producing antibodies to parts of their thyroid gland that make thyroid hormone. It is much more common than people might think, and can lead to total destruction of the the thyroid gland if not diagnosed and treated properly.
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Old Map And Compass

Healthy Tips For Domestic Travel

by Rhianna on July 7, 2014

I have just come back from a fantastic long weekend in Canberra, celebrating the upcoming marriage of a lovely friend of mine. Yep, I went to a hens, and no I didn’t repeat the mistakes my beautiful partner made a few months ago on his last bucks night! Read about his shenanigans and their long
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Food Allergy Labels

What’s Your Label?

by Rhianna on June 20, 2014

Having dinner the other day with a friend of mine, we lamented over the labels that get attached to us over our life span. That morning I had stopped in at a healthy café and ordered a caffeine free chai on coconut milk. Very much taken in by their delicious looking bakery treats I asked
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Delicious Lucuma Ice Kream

by Leisa on April 25, 2012

This recipe was featured in the Raw Pleasure newsletter and is from Ani Phyo’s book Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen: Lucuma Ice Kream A rich creamy gelato-like ice cream popular in South America, this flavor is reminiscent of caramel. You don’t need an ice cream maker to enjoy this recipe. Just blend and freeze. Super fast
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