By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist With the colder months fast approaching, our immune systems need a bit of a boost! We are loving refreshing juices this Autumn filled with gut healing ingredients and fibre to repair the gut and pack our bodies with prebiotics. This creates a good bacterial balance in the body which…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Serves 2 1/2 cauliflower head, chopped into small florets 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 1 bunch baby spinach 1/2 cup feta or goats cheese, chopped roughly 1/2 cup almonds Olive Oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 180 degrees and place cauliflower, cumin seeds and olive oil in a tray…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist 1. What is PCOS and how is it different from PCO? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is characterised by multiple cystic growths on the ovaries (polycystic ovaries). You can also have PCOS without any cysts on your ovaries but have hormonal imbalances and display multiple symptoms. PCOS most likely develops when…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Why do women get hot flushes during menopause? Hot flushes/sweats can be really debilitating and exhausting for women who are peri menopausal all the way through to post menopausal. Hot flushes can be caused by changes in hormone levels in particular oestrogen and progesterone but can also be due…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Serves 2 2 tablespoon miso paste 1 teaspoon fish sauce 2 teaspoon Tamari sauce 4 cups of hot water 2 chicken breasts, sliced 1 cup dried shiitake mushrooms 1 tsp chilli flakes (or to taste) 2 cm grated ginger 1 Bock Choy 1/2 packet of rice noodles Place miso,…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Our Luxton healing remedy is a nourishing and detoxifying way to start your day. Turmeric is an amazing anti-inflammatory, mood lifter and leaves you feeling energised which is perfect for the morning. Ginger is calming to the digestive tract and acts as a circulatory stimulant which assists our body to…

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Have you ever wondered what’s in a Naturopath’s fridge? At Luxton Clinic, we have a list of ‘staple’ ingredients that we always have in our fridge that reflects our whole food and clean eating philosophy. Having a fridge stocked with the purest and most colourful ingredients is the key to healthy eating. Below is an exclusive list of…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist 1/2 Banana ¾ cup rice milk 1 tablespoon natural yoghurt 1 teaspoon psyllium husks 1/2 tablespoon raw and organic cacao powder 1 teaspoon chia seeds Chop banana into small pieces. Add all ingredients and blend.

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Serves 2 1 tin butter beans 1 tin of tomatoes 1/2 brown onion diced 1 clove garlic crushed 2 handful baby spinach 1/2 cup roughly chopped parsley 1/2 cup basil leave (torn) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika Salt and pepper Sauté onions and garlic with a little olive oil, salt…

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