health

Overfed

On Wednesday the 21st of May, Flannerys our awesome local health food chain store, hosts the premiere of the new health documentary “Overfed and Undernourished” at Bond University on the Gold Coast. This documentary contains interviews with health gurus from around the world such as Don Tolman, Dr John Demartini, Joe Cross and Dr Arne
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Focus on Fatigue

Focus On Fatigue A Wellness Weekend Retreat Friday 13th June, 2014 to Monday 16th June, 2014 $200 Early-bird discount if you book in by the 16th May! Leisa Wheeler, leading naturopath and fatigue expert, is excited to announce the release of a wellness weekend retreat, specially designed for people experiencing stress and fatigue. In today’s
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Very angry little girl

Is It Allergies or Intolerances?

by Rhianna on April 15, 2014

When I was a kid, Mum dragged me to the dreaded naturopath who told us I shouldn’t be having wheat or dairy. As a result, Mum started waging war against these evils in my diet, and also against me, because at the age of 10 there was no way I was going to eat soy
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Permaculture Day

Permaculture Day Event

by Leisa on April 10, 2014

Join us at an exlusive event exploring the inspirational world of Permaculture with Tania Leilani. Saturday 17th May, 2014; 10.30am – 4.00pm Mullumbimby, NSW Tania Leilani is well-known in the world of permaculture – not only for creating her own edible sanctuary in the Northern NSW Hinterland – she also spends time every year developing
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Apple Crumble

Winter Warming Wholefoods Retreat

by Leisa on April 8, 2014

Wholefoods Preparation Intensive Winter Warming Wholefoods Friday 13th June, 2014 to Monday 16th June, 2014 The Winter Warming Wholefoods Preparation Intensive is a three night / two-and- a-half day retreat, where you will learn kitchen skills and preparation techniques for creating delicious raw food and whole food recipes. This retreat will have a focus on
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Hot chocolate

Having recently become tired of all the advertisements bombarding Facebook, I have turned my social media interest towards Instagram. Quick, real-life, with no ads, I have found a picture and a few words is a great way to let people know what you are up to. The other day I took a road trip down
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Female sales assistant in health food store

Off The Shelf & Your Health Part 2

by Rhianna on March 4, 2014

The focus of yesterday and today’s blog has been ‘off the shelf’ products, and what they can mean for your health. By ‘off the shelf’ products, I am talking about those products you can walk into any health food store, chemist or supermarket, and grab right off the shelf. You don’t need to talk to
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Omega 3 fish oil capsules

Off The Shelf & Your Health

by Rhianna on March 3, 2014

The focus of today’s blog is ‘off the shelf’ products, and what they can mean for your health. By ‘off the shelf’ products, I am talking about those products you can walk into any health food store, chemist or supermarket, and grab right off the shelf. You don’t need to talk to a naturopath or
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Breakfast table with cereal, toast, coffee and orange juice

Change Your Diet, Change Your Life!

by Rhianna on February 28, 2014

I have been a naturopath for long enough that I find I am forgetting what an ‘average Australian diet’ entails. Every now and then I will get a client who brings me back down to earth, and reemphasises the fact that the way I eat in my house hold is probably pretty ‘weird’ for the
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Sugar

What’s Your Poison?

by Rhianna on February 27, 2014

This morning I watched an interesting short video created by Dr. Michael Greger. For those of you have never heard of this doctor, he created the website Nutritionfacts.org. He is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.  A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine,
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