Roughly 15-20% of Australians have a fatty liver. It is normal for the liver to contain some fat but once fat concentrations exceed 10% liver function becomes impaired and this can have serious health implications.
Fatty liver occurs when triglyceride levels are too hig...
New research suggests that 8 serves of fruit and vegetables a day, rather than five, is the magic number of optimal health. Jane Pincott - Naturopath & Nutritionist explains how easy it is to increase your intake
When discussing gut health and micro biome restoration, my patients will tell you that I get pretty excited about bright coloured foods. Berries, red capsicum, red cabbage, purple carrots, broccoli and spinach are all examples of polyphenol rich foods that enhance the...
Fermenting foods creates probiotics for healthy guts. Traditionally, fermented foods were a big part of our ancestors diets and in recent years they are being rediscovered as our understanding of the importance of the gut micro biome increases.
This is a super easy, nutritious brekky packed with fibre, healthy fat and protein. Soak the oats and chia overnight and it takes just a couple of minutes in the morning to assemble. The pudding lasts in the fridge for a couple of days.
Probiotics have become big business and are touted as the panacea for just about everything. Clever marketing means that nearly every patient that I see for the first time is taking a probiotic daily, and when I ask them, most are unsure why.