The secret about superfoods

Lachlan Cornell Superfoods are an unofficial category of foods that are thought to be nutritionally dense and superior to other foods. Blueberries, salmon, kale and açai are four of the most popular foods to gain the honour of being considered a superfood. Due to the unofficial status, there are no specific criteria that a food must check to be considered a superfood. The popular opinion amongst scientists is that superfoods

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Coastal Health Naturopathy

Ballina Measure the energy levels of organs and systems via acupuncture points on the hands and feet identifying imbalances in the body. Testing for reactions to foods against organs and systems. Testing for viruses, bacteria, parasites, moulds, chemicals, pesticides, heavy metals. Coby has been working with this Bio-Energetic Stress Test system for 17 years. She specialises in: food allergies and intolerances, digestive disorders, hormone balancing, immune system health, low energy,

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Sally McCutcheon, Naturopath & Remedial Massage

Byron Bay Sally specialises in conditions that benefit from complementary care in conjunction with orthodox medicine such as: SIBO Endometriosis Adjunctive Cancer Care Sally joined the team at Be Salon & Spa a year ago and is excited to share her knowledge and passion for natural medicine. She graduated with a Bachelor of Naturopathy from Southern Cross University in 2002 and is sought after for both remedial massage and her

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Belle McPhee, Gut Specialist, Herbalist, GAPS™ Practitioner

Byron Bay Arts & Industry Estate Belle McPhee is an experienced herbalist and certified GAPS practitioner who works with all areas of gut health, inflammatory conditions, hormonal imbalance, auto-immunity, depression, anxiety, and other psychological conditions. Belle empowers her patients by joining the dots in their health history to promote understanding, and educating them to take the necessary steps towards healing and health. She works primarily with individualised herbal tonics and food

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Krishna Village Centre for Yogic Studies, Eungella

Tweed hinterland near Murwillumbah ‘This yoga training has honestly been one of the highlights of my life. Krishna Village is the perfect setting to become a yogi – a place of community, self-exploration, and joy.’ – Emily ‘Whether you are seeking a career in massage or want another life skill, the Intuitive Balinese Massage course is amazing!’ – Richard As an eco yoga community set on an organic farm, Krishna

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Retreats Byron Bay – #holistichedonism

Myocum, Byron hinterland ‘Unique experience, magical place, fabulous food.’ – Loren, Melbourne Choose the dates that suit you and then select your experience – an event, personalised retreat, day pass for a few hours or overnight stay. Expect to leave revived, relaxed and renewed; recommitted to self and all of your potential. Tune into your spirit. Turn on your body to health and healing. Drop out and give your mind a

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Eating for sustained energy through out the day

Rachel Jeffery, Accredited Practising Dietitian It’s been a long day and you still have several hours performing at your peak before you can take a break. So how do you keep your energy levels up throughout the day and night. The key is to eat well, snack regularly if you do not have time for a big meal and keep up your fluids. Here are some tips to give you

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Fruit and nuts take the energy test

Can what you eat enhance your performance as an athlete? This is the question that is being put under the microscope at the University of South Australia’s Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA). More specifically they are examining the impact of almonds and some dried fruits. ‘The bioactive components in almonds and some dried fruits may play an important role in maintaining peak fitness in elite athletes,

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Foods to avoid when pregnant

When you are pregnant, your diet assumes even greater importance. Not only do you want to nourish yourself and your unborn child, you also want to avoid foods that may be damaging to both of your health, says Anna Millichamp, Cape Byron Medical Centre’s paediatric dietitian. The main risks being targeted by the above restrictions are risk of infection with Listeria, Salmonella, Toxoplasmosis and contamination with mercury. Listeria Monocytogenes Listeria Monocytogenes

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