Why is ‘diet’ a dirty word in dermatology? The influence of a sugary diet in acne

The role of diet in skin conditions has always been controversial. The latest research on key skin nutrient deficiencies and dietary induced factors are heavily implicated in a range of common skin conditions. The role of high glycemic load carbohydrates in acne vulgaris, for…

What is wellness? Optimizing our health as opposed to be just being free of disease

2011 is the year for new beginnings. It is the time of year when you walk through that door equipped with that much anticipated New Year’s resolution that you never started! Whether it be to shed the Christmas kilo’s, to stop smoking, or just…

The role of herbs in blood sugar imbalance

Herbs that improve insulin signaling arepomoeabatatas (Caiapo), Cinnamomum cassia (Cinnamon) and Panax ginseng (Korean ginseng). They help to manage blood sugar imbalances associated with fatigue, mood symptoms and sugar cravings. A recent study has shown that consuming 3 g of cinnamon daily reduces postprandial…

The Importance of Healthy Blood Glucose for Insulin Signaling

The explanation of certain herbs for insulin health, and the results of certain studies done about the effect.

Colds, flus, viruses and what natural medicine will help

With winter just around the corner, we can expect to see an increase in patients presenting with seasonal colds and ‘flu. Fortunately for our patients, there are many effective natural remedies we can offer to help them get through this cold and ‘flu season…

The ‘Shake it’ Diet, Ketones, Fat Burning, and weight loss

How this low carbohydrate diet called ‘Shake It’ is the most effective fat burning diet around

Low carbohydrate weight loss program

Explanation of the ‘Shake It’ Diet. How and why it works

Benefits and tools for weight loss management

The reasons why you should do a weight loss regime with a Naturopath

Why is ‘Diet’ a dirty word in Dermatology when dealing with Acne?

The role of diet in skin conditions such as Acne has always been controversial. The role of high glycaemic load carbohydrates in acne vulgaris, for example, has been hotly debated since the 1960s. Recent findings on the impact of glycaemic load on factors that…

Illness, Cholesterol, Diabetes and Weight Loss Management

As well as addressing individual variations in different illnesses and imbalances in the body, addressing weight loss is a critical part of successful management ill health. Insulin usually plays a regulatory role in the metabolism of blood lipids by inhibiting liver VLDL production and…