Resource Hub: Naturopathy

  • Convalescing – A Lost Art

    Convalescing – A Lost Art

    Convalesce.  ‘To recover health and strength gradually after sickness or weakness’.  From the Latin ‘valere’, meaning strong or healthy. Back in the day, after an illness or setback, you were...

  • Acid or Alkaline?

    Acid or Alkaline?

        For decades natural health practitioners have recommended a diet that ‘alkalises’ the blood stream. Basically the premise is that many diseases including cancer, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and...

  • Tummy tonic

    Tummy tonic

    Tummy tea Do you suffer from bloating, flatulence, heartburn, reflux or perhaps IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? If so, drinking a cup of settling tummy tea will relieve your symptoms.  Traditional...

  • What is naturopathy?

    What is naturopathy?

    A history and guide to naturopathic medicine in Australia. Naturopathy endeavours to find out and treat the underlying cause of an illness, not just the symptoms. Naturopathic medicine aims to...

  • We are what we think

    We are what we think

    The influence our thoughts and emotions have on our health is now scientifically proven and Josephine Formosa explores this area. You’ve probably heard the saying, ‘You are what you eat’,...

  • Yoga and Mindful Eating

    Yoga and Mindful Eating

      Regular Yoga Practice is Associated with Mindful Eating Regular yoga practice may help prevent middle-age spread in normal-weight people and may promote weight loss in those who are overweight....

  • Water – Too Much?

    Water – Too Much?

    How much water should we drink? Health and beauty magazines tell us to drink plenty of water so that our complexion will glow like Isabella Rossellini, our figures will ungrow...

  • Wedding stress

    Wedding stress

      Pre-wedding stress finally took its toll. Sally has just married the love of her life, Joe. Their wedding was a wild success. The following morning, the happy couple jetted...

  • What is tea?

    What is tea?

      I am a tea girl from way back, unable to start the day without a full pot of tea under my belt. A tea snob too — none of...

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