5 Eastern Healthy Eating Tips
Diet Tips, Education

5 Eastern Healthy Eating Tips

Here are 5 eastern healthy eating tips from an interview with Bronwyn Whitlocke. Bronwyn is an Australian expert on Shiatsu, acupuncture, and clinical aromatherapy and shared with us some tips from the eastern diet. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, and having written a book on Chinese Medicine, Bronwyn provides a glimpse of the diet that could actually change people’s lives for the better. Digestive issues such as bloating, irregular bowel function, […]

Are Dried Apricots Good For You
Education, Organic Apricots

Are Dried Apricots Good For You ?

Are Dried Apricots Good For You ? Well you can eat 2 types of dried apricots, the bright orange ones or the dark ones. Often we associate colour with good nutrition but in the case of dried apricots, it is a reflection of added preservative to keep the colour or the dried fruit bright orange. So even though these look better and healthier, us as consumers need to think about what is keeping these fruits […]

5 Fantastic Ways To Use Almond Meal
almond meal, Education, Gluten Free

5 Fantastic Ways To Use Almond Meal

Almond Meal products such as almond meal blanched and almond meal natural are a fantastic tasting, low carbohydrate, gluten free alternative to standard flours. It is also incredibly high in protein and vitamin E and is great for lowering cholesterol and managing a healthy lifestyle. The two variables are  almond meal blanched ( without the skin ) and almond meal natural ( with the skin ). Here are 5 ways to use almond meal. #1 […]

3 Ways Organic Wholefoods Reduce Depression
Depression, Education, Fats, Obesity, Sugar

3 Ways Organic Wholefoods Reduce Depression

3 Ways Organic Wholefoods Reduce Depression Organic wholefoods can help improve peoples mood. Organic Wholefoods are foods certified organic by the local governments regulating body – in Australia it is the ACO.  Wholefoods are food that has had minimal or no processing, chemicals and with no additives or preservatives.  Overall Healthy foods are the preferred option. There has been a large spike in disease from poor dietary habits. Wholefoods encourages a diet that is natural […]

Can Gluten Free Recipes
Depression, Education, Fodmap, Gluten Free

Can Gluten Free Recipes Help With Depression?

Introduction: I Work as a counselor and mental health nurse, and often encounter people with depressive symptoms and related anxiety. I often see people wanting a natural cure for their depressive symptoms, without taking medication. My role is to help people with alternate or adjunct solutions with to this problem. Symptoms of depression include tiredness, lethargy and problems with sleep and appetite, motivation, and being unhappy. As a part of assessing a person’s mental health, […]