The Emerging Epidemics of Childhood

Rather than a time of innocence and happiness, childhood has for many become a difficult health battle. Soaring rates of obesity, allergies, neurodevelopmental disorders and learning issues have Practitioners, parents and teachers all struggling to cope. Like the canaries in the coal mines, our…

Rising rates of infertility in Australia and New Zealand

The effects of smoking, being overweight and stressed in infertility

The link between stress and Metabolic Syndrome

The effect of stress on this syndrome of illness

Obesity, triglycerides, fatty liver and the psychological effect of weight gain

Australia is in the grip of a rising obesity epidemic. Recent studies estimate that more than half of all Australian women (52%) and two-thirds of men (67%) are overweight or obese. That is, almost 60% of the adult population in Australia is overweight or…

Causes of Weight Loss, The role of Toxicity, Inflammation and the Psyche

GIVE YOUR PATIENTS A METABOLIC ADVANTAGE The two key dogmas of weight loss are “calorie in, calorie out” and “a calorie from any source is still a calorie”. Any Practitioner with some experience of weight loss patients will know that both of these statements…

Crash diets, rebound weight gain and bariatric surgery

BEYOND WILLPOWER AND CALORIE COUNTING Over the last few years, Australia, New Zealand and the United States have been fighting it out in the media for the title of ‘The Fattest Nation in The World’. Around one quarter of all Australians and New Zealanders…

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

Syndrome X

Metabolic Syndrome or SyndromeX, continues to hit health headlines. One in four Australians presenting with the constellation of obesity or weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and blood sugar imbalance (Diabetes or Hypoglycemia) regulation are meeting the diagnostic criteria for Metabolic Syndrome X….