Nutrition

28 09, 2016

Cake decorations: Joanna’s ‘pieces of art’ cookies

2017-12-07T18:34:56+00:00

Homemade food created with love and attention is very nourishing for the body and soul. Even cakes and cookies! I love making cookies or cakes for special occasions, usually 2-3 times per year. Every time I make them I aim to create a different theme and use different ingredients for decorating, which need to be [...]

Cake decorations: Joanna’s ‘pieces of art’ cookies 2017-12-07T18:34:56+00:00
21 09, 2016

Low vitamin D: what you need to know to achieve and maintain high levels

2017-12-02T20:39:38+00:00

Do you know your current vitamin D level? If you don’t, be sure you check this promptly by doing a simple blood test via your GP or by completing my self-assessment questionnaire to start with. It could be the key to solving your health problems and even save your life. Mounting scientific evidence confirms that [...]

Low vitamin D: what you need to know to achieve and maintain high levels 2017-12-02T20:39:38+00:00
9 07, 2016

Histamine intolerance: causes and treatment

2017-12-11T17:55:24+00:00

Histamine intolerance is a fairy common but under recognised and not fully understood problem linked with food sensitivities as well as gut and metabolic imbalances. When a person has problems metabolising and breaking down histamine, its levels build up and lead to worrying symptoms such as hives, rashes and itching, among others (see more symptoms [...]

Histamine intolerance: causes and treatment 2017-12-11T17:55:24+00:00
20 06, 2016

Magnesium for anxiety, stress, high blood pressure and muscle pain

2017-12-03T14:39:31+00:00

Magnesium is an essential mineral that is critical for proper function of a number of body systems. For example, if levels of magnesium present in the nervous system fall below certain levels, it can’t function effectively resulting in anxiety, irritability, tension, stress and many other systemic disturbances. It also functions as a co-factor in more [...]

Magnesium for anxiety, stress, high blood pressure and muscle pain 2017-12-03T14:39:31+00:00
25 04, 2016

Eat this – Cauliflower

2017-12-07T11:23:36+00:00

Cauliflower isn't called the head of the cruciferous family for nothing;) It’s a highly nutritious albeit often overlooked vegetable. Discover why cauliflower is so very good to eat on a regular basis. It'll help you to loose weight as well!     Good health and blessings Joanna Sochan Adrenal Fatigue and Digestive Health Expert Naturopath [...]

Eat this – Cauliflower 2017-12-07T11:23:36+00:00
25 02, 2016

Water filters: gravity water filters for clean water and convenience

2017-12-07T18:15:11+00:00

Most people nowadays are aware of how important it's to drink and cook with home-filtered water and installing an effective, good quality water filter is essential to reduce daily toxin exposure. Fortunately most Australians have access to tap water that has been treated and disinfected to ensure basic safety for consumers. According to The Australian [...]

Water filters: gravity water filters for clean water and convenience 2017-12-07T18:15:11+00:00
23 11, 2015

Eat this – Cherries

2017-12-03T14:55:07+00:00

Cherries are not only delicious, they're also very good for you. They are nutrition powerhouses packed with antioxidants and vitamins including many B vitamins, vitamin C and beta-carotene; minerals including boron, iron, manganese, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and selenium. They also have good amount of fibre helping digestion and elimination. There are two types of [...]

Eat this – Cherries 2017-12-03T14:55:07+00:00
2 11, 2015

Golden milk recipes: antiinflammatory and cleansing turmeric drink

2017-12-07T18:40:31+00:00

Turmeric milk is a traditional Indian beverage that is commonly referred to as “Golden Milk” because of its many healing properties. It’s very soothing, anti-inflammatory, decreases muscle and joint pain and will help your body to gently detox. It is well known that turmeric taken on its own is poorly absorbed, therefore we use additional [...]

Golden milk recipes: antiinflammatory and cleansing turmeric drink 2017-12-07T18:40:31+00:00
18 10, 2015

Eat this – Grapes

2017-12-07T18:44:48+00:00

There are many health benefits of eating grapes verified by scientific studies as well as clinical results. Grapes are not only a great food but also have very potent active ingredients such as resveratrol, grape seed extract and grape polyphenols that have major health benefits. Grapes have been known for their medicinal and nutritional value [...]

Eat this – Grapes 2017-12-07T18:44:48+00:00
30 09, 2015

GAPS diet: what is it and when to apply it

2017-12-18T11:14:09+00:00

Various digestive disorders are becoming very common in all age groups these days. This area has been of particular clinical interest in my natural medicine practice for many years and I found the GAPS diet a very effective method to deal with all digestive disorders, among other conditions also covered by the GAPS protocol. If you [...]

GAPS diet: what is it and when to apply it 2017-12-18T11:14:09+00:00
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