Magnesium supplements – what are the benefits?

Magnesium supplements – what are the benefits?

Amanda Lovett-Jones, RH(AHG) What is magnesium?  Of all the minerals on the periodic table, magnesium (Mg) is arguably the most prominently needed and utilized in the human body. Magnesium is involved in many bodily functions, such as supporting muscle and nerve...
Our Favorite Foods to Boost Nitric Oxide

Our Favorite Foods to Boost Nitric Oxide

  Amanda Lovett-Jones – RH (AHG) What is nitric oxide? Nitric oxide is a chemical compound that’s made by the body. It’s the end result of a conversion process that takes dietary nitrates and then converts them into Nitrite (NO2). following which nitrite is...
SAD to Zen

SAD to Zen

All the signs were there…… I found myself sleeping in, rolling over and pressing snooze, and sulking….sulking! What the heck is wrong with me? I usually run at 100 miles an hour, racing through the long list of daily ‘to do’s’ both...
Is stress making you fat?

Is stress making you fat?

Quite possibly it is! Biologically, stress hormones – specifically cortisol and adrenaline are essential to keep us safe in times of crisis. They indicate potential threats and are responsible for instigating anti-inflammatory pathways. But if constantly...
Autoimmune disease? Take a functional approach!

Autoimmune disease? Take a functional approach!

Be wise to avoid any product professing to cure! For the best part of 20 years, I have worked in the corporate and research sectors within the dietary supplement industry. My expertise landed as a clinician who advised on label copy and claims. This is a crucial role...
The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms I’ve been involved in the study of mushrooms for a few years now. Reading studies and listening extensively to contemporary zealots and leaders in the industry, notably Jeff & Skye Chilton, Paul Stamets, Myco-James, Lee...
Mushroom & Tarragon soup

Mushroom & Tarragon soup

Mushrooms are arguably the most highly nutritious edible medicinal there is in the phyto-culinary kingdom! For this culinary herbalist, that means they reign supreme. Mushrooms deliver incredible anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-aging, and immune-promoting...
Sleeping well?

Sleeping well?

Having trouble getting to sleep, or staying asleep? Our senior practitioner, Australian naturopath, registered herbalist Amanda Lovett-Jones talks about the 5 common causative factors contributing to poor sleep quality. And, how you can go about fixing it. To see our...
Inflammation And Your Diet

Inflammation And Your Diet

Why everything gluten-free? If it isn’t broken, why would you CHOOSE to eat this way? I’ll tell you why….because I do not wish to see it broken. That’s why! I’m talking about headaches, fatigue, pain, discomfort, bloating, congestion, heart palpitations, insomnia,...