Monthly Archives: October 2020

SOY PROTEIN AND HEALTH

Soy’s naturally occurring phytoestrogens are a potential alternative to HRT. The amount of soy protein that must be consumed in order to experience positive effects of menopausal treatment is disputed, but the average recommended amount is between 20 and 30 … Continue reading

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MEAT ALTERNATIVES AND NECESSARY CONSIDERATIONS

On choosing to adhere to a vegetarian or vegan diet, one must be careful to include sufficient protein, Iron and Vitamin B12 in the daily food intake. PROTEINS Buckwheat, millet, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, sprouted seeds and grains, soybeans, peanuts, … Continue reading

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CONSTIPATION

From a Naturopathic point of view, constipation is existent if the bowels are not opened on a daily basis. It makes good sense to have this expectation, considering the amount of food we consume throughout one day, let alone during … Continue reading

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DIET FOR ELIMINATION OF ALLERGENS

For a period of 12 to 16 days, eliminate all known common allergens from the diet ie wheat, gluten, corn, milk, dairy produce, egg, salicylate, shellfish, colorings and preservatives, nuts, alcohol. Symptoms may worsen for the first 4 to 8 … Continue reading

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SNORING – SLEEP APNOEA

Snoring is one of society’s most devastating and underestimated health problems, affecting 44% of men and 30% of women. In Australia alone, there are over 7 million snorers suffering the side effects of chronic oxygen deprivation due to airway obstruction … Continue reading

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