Healthy Food

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 1: Inner Intelligence

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well   Chapter 1: Inner Intelligence By Pip Atherstone-Reid   This book is designed to introduce you to some different Traditional dietary principles that may help you to either transition to a Vegetarian diet or to improve your already existing Vegetarian diet.  It is not a comprehensive read by any [...]

By | 2018-10-18T10:48:04+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Yoga & Meditation, Yogic News|0 Comments

Doing more than just surviving Hayfever….

Doing more than just surviving Hayfever…. by Beth Ladwig   Blissful spring with a constant runny nose, sneezing and itching eyes is not that blissful. Here are some practical, at home tips for reducing your allergy symptoms. Change your clothes as soon as you get home on windy, high pollen count days. If you are [...]

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle by Pip Atherstone-Reid   One of my teachers, Prof. Wang, used to tell me that being Vegetarian was not only about avoiding meat but was also about your lifestyle. Adopting a Vegetarian lifestyle meant that you practiced Ahimsa; non-violence.  Not just non-violence to the animals by not eating them, but also [...]

Broth for the Soul (now FODMAP and vegetarian friendly!)

Broth for the Soul (now FODMAP and vegetarian friendly!) We are excited to have on our shelves nutra organics broth range. You can find on our shelves two vegetarian options, chicken and beef. Nutra Organics make it convenient to have a healthy nutritious filled snack. It’s as simple as adding two teaspoons to 250ml of [...]

Go for whatever makes you happy!

  Go for whatever makes you happy! by Dr. Leela Klein (TCM)   If someone asked us to describe a healthy lifestyle, we would probably talk about a wholesome diet, plenty of exercise, refraining from alcohol and smoking and getting sufficient sleep. According to Chinese medicine teachings, however, cultivating our mind and emotions is even [...]

Addictions, Understanding our body chemistry

Understanding how our body chemistry works can help us to prepare and to succeed in cutting down and withdrawing from addictive foods and other substances. Neurotransmitters are chemicals that form part of the body’s chemistry and are released within the brain and body. They help to create our moods, our sleep cycle, muscle co-ordination, pain [...]

By | 2018-05-03T15:57:55+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Naturopathy|0 Comments

Three Tips for Autumn Wellbeing

Autumn marks the end of the growing season, having provided the harvest, nature now makes everything bare. In this season nature lets go of its abundant creation of the past year in a grand final display. Just like in nature, our bodies transition through ‘seasons’ with different organs, physiology and aspects of ourselves in focus [...]

The nature of winter and your body

Winter is the time of rest and retreat, where the Yin Qi is now dominant and the Yang Qi moves inward to regenerate. In nature winter is a time of stillness and quiet. Cold causes things to slow down and contract, making you feel even colder and can lead to symptoms such as cold hands [...]