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  • Optimising your hormones

Optimising Your Hormones

OPTIMISING YOUR HORMONES Chinese medicine has long understood the importance of how eating at certain times throughout the day can maximise your health and wellbeing. According to the Chinese body clock, between the hours of 5-7am is when our body’s energy is gathered in the Large Intestine. This is the best time of day to [...]

Winter Soup Recipe: The Ultimate Revelation Of Pumpkin

We share the ultimate revelation of Pumpkin. Pumpkin is high in zinc and vitamin A making it a wonderful food to support your menstrual cycle, strengthen the prostrate, and aid fertility. Pumpkin can also help treat urinary tract infections and support the kidneys. Not only is pumpkin a symbol of prosperity and fruitfulness in China. Enjoyed during [...]

Eating Your Way To Fertility

One of the simplest and easiest ways to improve your chances of falling pregnant is by changing the way you eat and what to eat. Food plays an integral part in maintaining hormonal balance, in addition to regular exercise, adequate sleep, lifestyle choices, stress levels and genetics.  If we don't feed our body with the [...]

IVF Alternatives: Acupuncture & Conception

What are IVF Alternatives when it comes to conception? Acupuncture is the insertion of fine, sterile needles into the skin. Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes natural self-healing by stimulating specific anatomical sites, commonly referred to as acupuncture points. Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on the ancient philosophy that describes the universe, and the body, [...]

  • breakfast pudding

RECIPE: SAVOURY RICE PORRIDGE

RECIPE: SAVOURY RICE PORRIDGE (Congee) This Savoury Rice Porridge recipe is warm and appetising which can help fortify the spleen and is a great meal to start your day.  In Chinese Medicine we recommend eating in flow with the seasons and it is Winter, so we need to keep warm from the inside out. Congee is traditionally eaten at [...]

  • Mushroom Thyme and Rosemary Soup

WINTER RECIPE: MUSHROOM, THYME & ROSEMARY SOUP

WINTER RECIPE: MUSHROOM, THYME & ROSEMARY SOUP The yummiest thing about winter is lots of nourishing recipes and soups...lots of soup to nourish and make our insides all warm and fuzzy. A lot of soups these days you buy from the supermarket such as canned soup or packaged soup contains lots of additives, sulphites and even [...]

PREPARING FOR WINTER FROM A CHINESE MEDICINE PERSPECTIVE

Winter is well and truly here! The days are becoming shorter, the air is crisper and its getting harder and harder to get out of bed on those early mornings and weekends are getting oh so much sweeter. It is impossible not to notice the changing seasons around us and how it affects us all [...]

FEEDING YOUR SKIN DURING WINTER – LITERALLY

Feeding your skin the right nutrients is one thing, but feeding your body is the right thing. Like all other tissues in your body, collagen is made from the raw materials you eat, it’s one of the most important proteins in your body, unfortunately collagen is sensitive to any imbalances you may have, so it’s [...]

  • Raw Vegemite

RECIPE: RAW VEGEMITE

If you're a "happy little vegemite" and love your morning dose of vegemite, then you'll be pleased to know it comes in raw form. No matter what your base, toast or crumpets it's always nice to know there's heather versions available for your favourite spread! This Raw Vegemite Recipe is full of b vitamins , magnesium, [...]

HOW TO REDUCE STRESS DURING YOUR IVF CYCLE

Today, many of us are living lifestyles where our day is packed full to the rafters. It’s hustle and bustle from the time we wake, till we hit the pillow. Add an IVF cycle into the mix and it adds another full time job to the list of your priorities. While some are able to [...]