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Got Stubborn Parasites or SIBO?

Have you got persistent parasite infections? Or SIBO that leaves you feeling bloated with a tender, swollen belly and lots of uncomfortable gas? One of the MOST overlooked aspects of both preventing and treating parasites and SIBO is to optimise stomach acid and especially BILE ACID production in the liver and release from the gallbladder. […]

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PCOS Causes and Real Solutions – it IS treatable

PCOS is polycystic ovarian syndrome is commonly thought to be a condition of the ovaries.  That would make sense right, with the name it has?!  In fact you can have PCOS without having any cysts on your ovaries!  Like many diagnoses, the tissue, organ or system it is named after is only actually one of

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The Thyroid – Gallbladder Connection.

Did you know there is a strong thyroid – gallbladder connection? This is an example, once again, of how everything in the body is connected. Importantly, nothing operates in isolation. First, let’s take a quick look at hypothyroidism. After that, we’ll look at its link with gallbladder disease. What is Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is the most

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What Even Is the Gallbladder? And What Is Bile?

  Your gallbladder (shown in green) is your storage vessel for bile – a fluid that is produced in the liver, and then shunted to the gallbladder for storage.  Bile is released from your gallbladder when you eat a meal with fat in it.  This greenish fluid is like detergent for your body.  Just like

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liver pate

The Best Ever Liver Pâté (gluten and dairy free too!)

I’m not kidding. This is the best ever liver pate recipe and it’s both gluten and dairy free. I, like many of you, did not grow up eating offal – unlike my mothers generation. For them, liver was often a first food and morsels of offal were included in many meals prepared at home. For

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Hormesis – How to Stress Yourself Better

What is Hormetic Stress? Hormetic stress, or hormesis, is a beneficial type of stress.  It’s a small dose of stress that in large doses would be dangerous. It’s the kind of stress from which you bounce back and grow stronger as a result of having experienced it.  You’re actually designed to thrive on short bursts

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TOGETHER Retreat – Crossing Cultures and Healing.

TOGETHER.  Not Just a Retreat. Not by a long shot.  TOGETHER Retreat is actually a two-and-a-half-month journey.  It starts with a 2-month online program that we go through TOGETHER, and culminates in a retreat intensive, where you get to EXPERIENCE and SHARE the learnings of health, culture and healing. TOGETHER Retreat will really ground you

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Cricket Protein Smoothies

Grubs up: Cricket Protein – the New Ancient Food

Have you ­­heard people chirping about the cricket protein in health and nutrition circles lately (like the pun?!)? Whether you’re screwing your face up or intrigued by the idea, you’ve likely got a lot of questions about this “new” food.  Questions like “is it good for me?”, and more to the point “why would anyone

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The Thriving Child Summit 2017

Do you want to learn how to help your children thrive – body, mind, and spirit? The Thriving Child Summit is coming soon! Then join my good friend Dr. Elisa Song, holistic mama doc, as she hosts the Thriving Child Summit – a landmark event bringing together over 40 of the world’s experts in holistic

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