Building better brain health – Free library talks in Moruya & Narooma

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Join your local natural health experts in an informative presentation on how to support clear, calm and alert thinking for all ages using natural health techniques.


The presentation will cover how to:


  • Improve mental health, boost your brain power and cognitive ability using nutrition and natural medicine


  • Avoid neurodegeneration (Dementia, Alzheimers, Parkinsons,), and natural ways to reduce stroke and boost stroke recovery


  • Calm the ADHD brain and improve your child’s mental wellbeing


There will be plenty of time for questions, so please come along and take advantage of this free event!

Heart health & cholesterol reducing recipes!


How do we get enough fibre to help eliminate the ‘bad’ cholesterol? Here are 3 incredibly tasty recipes specifically designed to reduce cholesterol levels when eaten frequently and ideally in conjunction with the mediteranian diet the plentiful vegies, frequent fish, plus nuts and seeds to encourage ‘good’ cholesterol levels.

A prescriptive food plan, plus herbal and nutritional medicine can be effective in controling cholesterol and supporting heart health. Book an appointment for comprehensive support of heart health (02) 4474 2544.

oat bran muffin

Oat Bran* Muffins


2 ½ cups of oat bran (ground)

2 egg whites

2 TBSP Olive oil

2 TBSP brown sugar

1 TBSP honey

½ tsp vanilla essence

Any chopped fruit

1 cup skim milk/fruit juice to moisten


Mix all ingredients together, place in big muffin trays. Put in oven at 180 degrees for 17 minutes

*Oats bran is the best bran to bind cholesterol in the digestive tract to help eliminate cholesterol

stewed apple and yogurt

Stewed apple with yogurt and muesli – simple breakfast solutions for cholesterol management


Stewing apples release pectin, which, when combined with natural yogurt, it is ideal for gut health and microflora. A muesli made of 1/2 oats and 1/2 nuts and seeds supports a high fibre diet specific to reducing cholesterol, with the anti-inflammatory support of the oil in seeds.

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Bitter salad greens

Tasty leaves like rocket laced in olive oil and balsamic or apple cider vinegar can turn a standard dinner into a fresh feast! The bitterness of the leaves stimulate the vagal nerve in the mouth to turn on the juices of digestion for optimal food breakdown and excretion. Part of this response is to stimulates liver enzymes which are needed for cholesterol managment.

Many people may need therapeutic levels of liver support from herbs such as St Mary’s thistle and Globe artichoke to manage cholesterol levels alongside a health food and physical activity plan.


Menopause Matters!

For some women, ‘the change of life’ presents constant hormonal challenges like fatigue, hot flushes and mental health challenges.

Herbal medicine can help! Often resolving these symptoms and restoring great energy and that happy calm feeling.

Book an appointment for effective natural solutions today (02) 4474 2544


Top two tips for healthy hormones at menopause

  1. Balance hormonal health

What you can do

Consume phytoestrogens rich foods such as linseeds and soy products.

How to do it

1-2 tsp ground linseeds or LSA in breakfast or as an ingredient in bliss balls or prinkled on salads.

Use fermented soy products like miso soup for snacks.

Add tofu and tempeh into the meal plan on occasion.

How naturopaths can help –

Herbal medicine such as Black Cohosh and Hops have therapeutic strength phytoestrogens so support hormonal changes quickly.

     2. Stress managment and supporting adrenal health

What you can do –

Studies show that women who exercise regularly have less hot flushes than those who don’t.

How to do it –

Choose a daily movement activity that brings you joy.

How naturopaths can help –

A class of herbal medicine called adaptogens can have a huge impact on energy and your coping capacity at times of stress and change.