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MERCURY TOXICITY

MERCURY TOXICITY

Could your health issues be coming from MERCURY TOXICITY? Common conditions associated with mercury toxicity include: – Mood swings – Nervousness – Emotion changes – Insomnia – Headache – Abnormal sensations – Muscle twitching – Tremors – Fatigue/weakness – Muscle atrophy – Decreased cognitive functions Heavy metal toxicity is a common issue in Australia and… View more

Beetroot & Buckwheat Risotto

Beetroot & Buckwheat Risotto

Purple foods are amazing for feeding up some of your main beneficial bacteria, such as bifidobacterium and lactobacillus species. Your microbiota also love diversity, so the more different types of plant-foods you can get into your belly, the better! This purple-loving recipe is loaded with polyphenols & prebiotics, and should take you out of your… View more

Boosting Dopamine Levels

Boosting Dopamine Levels

Move over jelly-belly-to-six-pack-abs before-&-afters… This is MY KIND of before & after! This is a snapshot of MY BRAIN. Homovanillate is a dopamine (neurotransmitter) metabolite that can be detected in urine. In my first functional medicine urine test, my dopamine levels were very low. Low. Low. Low. And I felt it! Anxiety, moodiness, OCD repetitive… View more

3 Types of Brain Imbalances

3 Types of Brain Imbalances

Depression, Anxiety, Irritability, OCD, Addictions, Fatigue, Insomnia… These are all signs that the NEUROTRANSMITTERS in your brain may be IMBALANCED. Why might your brain be out of whack? Here are THREE REASONS why: 1. Neurotransmitter Deficiency – your neurotransmitters may be deficient due to poor diet or digestive function, stress, lack of sleep, or drug… View more

Constipation & Laxative Use

Constipation & Laxative Use

I often get asked if ‘laxatives’ are bad. This is a tricky question. Constipation is never a good thing. If you’re not pooping at least once a day (three times is ideal!), you are at risk of developing bacterial overgrowth, toxin-overload and motility & digestive issues, which can then compound the constipation further. While laxatives… View more

Food Allergy Testing

Food Allergy Testing

When it comes to the gut, the three major sources of INFLAMMATION are: – Stress – Microbiota pathogens – Reactive foods I often address first adrenal stress hormones as they directly affect the gut, and also run a complete microbiome stool test to address pathogens, microbiome/dysbiosis, leaky gut & digestive dysfunctions. Most of the time,… View more

Apple Crisp Pizza

Apple Crisp Pizza

We picked the last of our apples today. Three glorious crispy apple trees have kept our bellies happy over the last few months. Needless to say we have been making APPLE EVERYTHING! Here’s one of the recipes – Apple Pizza! Ingredients BASE 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 large egg… View more

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