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My dramatic diet change over the years

My dramatic diet change over the years

This was my diet for many years before developing leaky gut, food intolerances, and studying to be a Naturopath and Nutritionist. Breakfast: 5 Weetbix, 1 cup of low fat milk, pottle low fat yoghurt and fruit. Morning tea: muesli bar and fruit...

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N=1 Self Experimentation

N=1 Self Experimentation

I believe self-experimentation is the most effective way to determine your ultimate diet.  Even the best diet template is generalised and not tailored to your unique self. So I have been around the block.  As a Naturopath/Nutritionist n=1 is my...

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The Importance of Stomach Acid

The Importance of Stomach Acid

A Personal Experience… the first digestive symptom and first indication of leaky gut I experienced was hypochlorydria (low stomach acid), which is rare for someone 16 years of age.  Little did I know then, that it is linked to so many digestive...

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Health Benefits of Summer

Health Benefits of Summer

Your Health Loves Summer! Welcome summer!  Here are my top 10 reasons to love summer… Vitamin D ~ deficiency of this important vitamin may be the reason you feel SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) during the winter months. Vitamin D enhances...

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5 Surprising Foods Naturopaths Eat

5 Surprising Foods Naturopaths Eat

Chocolate… dark only! Cacao is one of the highest sources of antioxidants in the world, which protects against many chronic diseases Boosts mood by releasing feel-good hormones Nutrient dense containing B vitamins, calcium, sulphur, magnesium...

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Things Liv Eats Regularly Without Fail

Things Liv Eats Regularly Without Fail

All of these foods are functional, which I recommend instead of supplements as they are abundant in nutrients.  Functional foods are like superfoods that are extremely high in at least one particular vitamin or mineral.  Therefore, they have a...

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