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Jen’s Creamy Broccoli Soup – fabulous for winter!

Have you ever wondered what to do with the stems of broccoli? Don’t throw them out — they contain oodles of nutrients including potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, beta-carotene and vitamin A — they have enormous cancer-fighting power… Like cabbage, this family of vegetables are turning heads with their capacity to neutralise and inhibit carcinogens and are…

Looking at Stress Head On

 Are there days where you feel like too many  people are counting on you or that you have  too much on your plate?  Did you just hit ‘send’ on a fraudulently  cheery email when deep down you just want  to throw a massive tantrum or burst into  tears? Yes of course there are times when…

Chiropractic and Stress

Feeling like stress has you by the short and curlies? You can’t sleep but you’re bone tired? You’re having heart palpitations and finding it hard to catch a full breath?   Then consider how long has it been since you committed to regular wellness adjustments?   New research shows that regular chiropractic adjustments may be…

Newborns and Sleep – Ideas For Making Life Easier

New parents are often shocked that newborn babies initially sleep and feed around the clock. The average newborn will sleep 16 out of 24 hours but all babies are different and you may find your baby sleeps up to 19 hours a day or as little as eight. You needn’t worry though about how many…

“Poo Tips” For Adults & Children

Have you ever wondered how often you should poo, or if your poo was healthy? Okay, after we get passed the awkwardness of this topic most of us would admit we are a little intrigued… How often we use our bowels and what our poo looks like tells us a lot about our general health…

5 Reasons Couples Have Trouble Conceiving

The process involved in ‘making a baby’ always sounds fun and easy but for many couples this simply isn’t the case. For some the desire to conceive desperately escalates over time and month after month they find themselves far from ‘barefoot and pregnant.’ Other couples struggle with repeat miscarriages and feelings of inadequacy and disappointment. In fact infertility is now a global issue affecting 1 in 6 Australian couples, 1 in 5 American couples and 1 in 7 in the UK.

10 Points from Our Family Food Philosophy.

In promoting his new book Pete Evans took another slap from mainstream media this week. I say ‘mainstream’ because most of these supercilious voices tend not to be very transparent in their rants and unsuspecting readers may not realise that their favourite journalist, news show and even “health expert” are often voicing the agenda of…

Paleo for Kids?

Celebrity chef Pete Evans has been promoting his new book, which advocates a paleo diet for children. This has prompted parents to email and ask me for my thoughts. Let me be frank. I believe there is a significant link between our society’s reliance on grains as a staple food and the prevalence of health…

The Impact of What Our Children Eat

Parents often ask, “How do I get my children to eat good foods?” and to this we reply, “Pick your battles and be clear that food is one you want to win!” Every family must negotiate guidelines and boundaries around many facets of lifestyle and behaviour, but there are none as important as diet, because…

Feeding Time at the Zoo.

With the hoards of hungry children in my house due to school holidays I often encourage (okay “force”) my children to make smoothies and healthy muffins or cakes to help ease the load of  “feeding time at the zoo.” If your’e in a similiar predicament with copious children grazing in your kitchen then here’s two…