Category: Health

Believe in yourself

If you want it you got it. You just got to believe in yourself. Wise words to follow from the great philosopher Lenny Kravitz. 💫 Believe in yourself. Any time you feel stressed, sit back, close your eyes, and look within. Know that you…

Pyrrole Disorder webinar: Part 1. Background, Pathophysiology, Signs and Symptoms

Pyrrole disorder is a complex disorder with numerous signs and symptoms. Although Pyrrole Disorder is not a new health condition, there has been a large influx of information and misinformation in recent years leading to confusion of the signs, symptoms, and treatment. This comprehensive…

Nail Diagnosis webinar – 21 May 2018

Nails often reflect the general state of health and wellbeing of a person. It is known that systemic disease/s can produce changes in the nails. Detailed examination of the fingernails can provide indications of nutritional deficiencies and potential underlying systemic diseases. This comprehensive webinar…

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing. Diet and nutrition play major roles in the prevention and management of chronic disease. 🥗 Eat colourful foods daily: – black: blackberries, grapes, black sesame seeds, nori, kelp – blue: blueberries, plums, berries –…

Mothers are very special

Mothers are very special. There are no words that describe their unconditional love. Today is Mother’s Day, but everyday is their day for you. Spoil her today with her favourite treats… ❤️

Nail Diagnosis webinar

Physical examination plays a fundamental role in determining the treatment and management options of patients in naturopathy and nutritional medicine clinical practice. Nails often reflect the general state of health and wellbeing of a person. It is known that systemic disease/s can produce changes…

Nail Diagnosis

Nails often reflect the general state of health and wellbeing of a person. It is known that systemic disease/s can produce changes in the nails. Detailed examination of the fingernails can provide indications of nutritional deficiencies and potential underlying systemic diseases. This brief video…

Heart Week – Don’t get the sits

Heart Week is 29 April – 6 May and focuses on the benefits of physical activity and empowering Australians to get moving. Cardiovascular disease is a very serious health issue. It encompasses a wide range of cardiometabolic conditions, including Type 2 Diabetes, high blood…

Weekends are for relaxing

Weekends are for relaxing. Find a nice, calm, quiet spot. Sit back, relax, yoga, read a good book, and take in all the beauty. Take a time out. Ahhh, Florence. You’ve done it again. 🌞 📖 🍇

ANZAC Day

Lest we forget They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.

Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution

Today is Earth Day. It is time to end plastic pollution. 48 years ago, on 22 April 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development. Earth Day is a global event each year. More…

Weekend vibes

Weekend vibes. Sitting back, relaxing and having a timeout before it gets busy. Working on my upcoming webinar on nail diagnosis 💻. During the month of May I will presenting several webinars: Nail Diagnosis; Pyrrole Disorder, among others. See http://www.facebook.com/optimum.mentoring for more information. Nutritional…

Raw velvet cacao smoothie

Raw velvet cacao smoothie (and gluten-free, dairy-free carrot cake) at my favourite place in Byron Bay

Relaxing and writing in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is such a beautiful place. I’ve spent the last 4 days relaxing and writing. Yes I know, doing some work in a place that is so beautiful, but the creative juices start flowing. And once they start… Get ready for exciting things…

Practitioner Mentoring

Bradley McEwen PhD is a naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist, lecturer and researcher who has been providing career mentoring with great success since 2004. He has over 18 years of clinical experience, 13 years of teaching experience, and has presented nationally and internationally. He has received…

High carbohydrate intake has been associated with higher risk of total mortality

Cardiovascular disease is a global epidemic with 80% of the burden of disease in low-income and middle-income countries. Diet is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study is a…