Food sources high in L-Methylfolate (Folate)

Food sources high in L-Methylfolate (Folate) Activated form of (Folic Acid) Most leafy green plant sources contain approximately 80% of folate in the active L-methylfolate form.  In other words all of the folate in green plant sources is reduced (ready to be methylated if not already methylated). Virtually none of the folate in fresh food is […]

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What is MTHFR Gene Mutation?

MTHFR specifically is a gene that holds the instructions for the enzyme methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. When functioning properly, it is highly efficient at helping our bodies convert vitamin B9 (folate), folic acid into a usable form called methylfolate.  This process is called methylation. When the MTHFR gene is mutated, the capacity to convert vitamin B9 into […]

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Cold Laser Therapy

Cold Laser Therapy is a non invasive drug free option. What is Cold Laser Therapy? Cold Laser Therapy is a non invasive drug free option that offers a natural solution to pain management.  The  cold laser device emits 4 radiances of light that identify and target inflamed tissue without damaging healthy tissue.  The different lasers […]

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Holistic Health Care Facts and Statistics

The World Health Organization estimates 65 – 80 percent of the population use holistic naturopathic medicine as a primary form of health care.   The Baby boomers-those born 1946 through 1964-are the largest population to require health care than ever before. Medical practitioners and pharmaceutical companies are focusing on what pills, potions or surgeries the […]

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Fibre in fruit juices is good for diabetes

  It is a frequent misconception that eating fruit is bad for you as it boosts blood sugar, but whole fruit with all its fibre does not do this! And as this article suggests can break down seeds so you get even more fibre and nutrients.     Published in Herald Sun 11/10/17  

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Autumn – A Chinese Medicine Perspective

Autumn is the time to harvest and gather energy for the colder months ahead.   Autumn is a time to nurture and support our organs, fluid and blood, as the yin energy of autumn pushes the body energy in and down.  The two organs associated with Autumn are the Lung and Large Intestine. The Lungs […]

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SPINAL CARE – BACK, NECK AND OTHER BODY PAIN

At the Natural Healing Centre we specialise in handling pain with spinal care using a number of different modalities.  We do a range of techniques for back pain and disease such as arthritis, inflammation, muscle spasm, pinched nerves of the spine and joints, to help restore structural integrity of the body.  We also assist with migraines, […]

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Managing Children’s Behaviour Naturally

Tantrums and meltdowns are all very normal for a young growing child. However, when meltdowns turn into aggression, or tantrums happen daily , then nutritional and herbal support together with behaviour management may be helpful. These may help the child cope with daily stress, ease emotional tension, learn essential social skills and provide some much […]

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Keeping your Kids Healthy and Happy with Osteopathy

A child’s health and well being can benefit from Osteopathy.  Infants, children and teenagers generally have plenty of energy and enthusiasm for life, bouncing back from colds, flues, accidents and other life stresses, usually quite well provided their inner health is well, their posture is balanced and habit patterns and technique with other life and […]

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Natural Medicine can help with Food and Environmental Intolerances

  There are so many different food and environmental intolerances and sensitivities that affect us these days. Hopefully you are one of the lucky ones and you are not affected by any of them! But how much do you know about these and what it means for the people living with them? We think it’s […]

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