Are antacids doing you more harm than good?

Long story short.... yes!  Our Naturopath, Emily, shares some insight into how antacids work and how they should be used. Emily has a passion for helping people come off antacid medication and bring long-lasting gut health by treating the cause. 

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3 Things You Need To Know About The Pill

Many women are put on the pill (otherwise known as the OCP - oral contraceptive pill) in their teenage years to regulate any sort of anomalies that may occur in the menstrual cycle.  Like antibiotics, the pill can be an overprescribed medication in the medical industry, which begs Emily to ask the question; is this just because it's easier to prescribe than to address issues going on with the complicated menstrual cycle?

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Raw Sushi Recipe

The basics to making raw sushi - rice free!  We use cauliflower rice in this recipe, which offers great fibre and nutrition.  This is sure to be a family favourite - deliciously easy, is light on the tummy, and super fun to make with kids.

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When The Smoke Creeps In - An Extract From Emily's Book

The following is an extract from Emily's book-in-progress, Taming The Big, Black Dog, to share an insight into how it feels to start falling into the pit of a depressive episode.  Emily was inspired to write it so that partners, lovers, family and friends who may not have experienced depression can have a deeper understanding of what's happening when that big, black dog starts to claw at your feet.  Please note this extract is recommended for mature readers and contains what may be considered sensitive information.

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The Key To Success - The Seed To Sow For Positive Change

I’d love to eat better, but I can’t because I’m too tired” - does this sound familiar?  What if I told you that you need to eat better because you're so tired?  Emily addresses the most important aspect behind creating positive change - something you can do for free, anywhere, any time.  

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Raw Peppermint Fudge

One of Wendy's favourites - here is a nourishing, deliciously sweet and adaptable fudge that the whole family will enjoy!  Roll into balls, set them in fun ice-cube trays or squish out into a pan for easily chopped up slices.  Protein, fat and fibre to keep you going when you need that little bite to eat (or that little natural sugar rush!).

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