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 Have you ever had a “gut-wrenching” experience? Do certain situations make you “feel nauseous”? Have you ever felt “butterflies” in your stomach? We use these expressions for a reason. Our gut is sensitive to emotion; anger, anxiety, sadness, happiness – all of these feelings (and others) can trigger symptoms…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Generally being overweight is an important factor in determining metabolic diseases and recent research shows that accumulation of belly fat specifically is strongly associated with developing chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer. So this should be even more motivation to hit the gym and start burning calories…

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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 At Luxton Clinic we like to define stress as “too many things happening too quickly” which can be at different speeds for different people. Stress can be caused by four main factors; • Psychological – death of a loved one, divorce, work stressors • Environmental – toxins, noise, light…

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