July 8, 2016

Could nightshades be causing your pain and inflammation?

Could nightshades be causing your pain and inflammation? If you’ve never heard of nightshades, you shouldn’t worry – you’re not alone. The term is used to describe Solanaceae, a plant family, which includes tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, eggplant and tobacco and may contribute to pain and inflammation in some people. This pain and inflammation might be especially noticeable in winter, a season notorious for increasing swelling and pain in joints. Why can nightshades cause inflammation? While most people don’t have a problem consuming nightshades, they can spark problems for people with sensitivities. This is because, in addition to fantastic levels of […]
June 30, 2016

Winter Newsletter & School Holiday Special

    Pile out those blankets and dig out the heater – winter is here! But don’t let your health take a backseat. This edition of the Health & Wellness Australia & Auckland (HWA) newsletter focuses on how you can stay healthy throughout the winter months. Find out what may be sparking your allergy symptoms this time of year and try some top tips to help you get (and keep) your healthy winter glow. Our school holiday special These school holidays bring three or more family members in at once and get 25% OFF all your sessions! Just use the code […]
June 23, 2016

Is your blood type and genetics to blame for your allergies?

Is your blood type and genetics to blame for your allergies? Ever noticed how allergies tend to run in the family? Or that the types of allergies people have differ depending on their ethnicity? It could come down to a chemical reaction that occurs between your blood and the foods you eat. Let us explain… The blood group diet “Your immune and digestive systems still maintain favouritism for foods that your blood type ancestors ate.” – D’Adamo The blood group diet is a diet and lifestyle approach, which was developed by naturopathic physician, Dr Peter D’Adamo1. It’s based on the […]
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