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How To Prevent Dry Winter Skin

Zoe Satara | Clinical Nutritionist Our skin reflects our internal health. From what goes into the body to how the body processes it. In holistic medicine, dietary changes provide key nutrients beneficial for skin & tissue health, promoting clearer complexion, … Continue reading

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What is Intermittent Fasting?

by Megan Crockart | Balancing Nutrition The term Intermittent Fasting (IF) has been around since 2012, although fasting of various types has been around since at least 5th century BC or longer and is regularly performed by many religions. The … Continue reading

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Top 3 Benefits of Charting Your Menstrual Cycle

by Clinical Naturopath Mindy Duncan Nourish Naturopathy Ladies, do you chart your menstrual cycle? You’re probably really aware of menstrual charting but you’re not planning to conceive at the moment so don’t need to right? Well, what if I told … Continue reading

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Clinic Update from the team at Merakai Therapies

A messsage from the team at Merakai Therapies…. Thank you so very much for your support during this time, we really appreciate your very kind words and support over the last few weeks. As you know, QLD health has announced … Continue reading

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Food Diary of a Nutritionist with Megan Crockart

by Megan Crockart (Clinical Nutritionist) Over the years since becoming a Clinical Nutritionist, many people have been intrigued to know what I eat.  I listen to my body and it may have taken a few years to work out exactly … Continue reading

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Staying Calm Among The Chaos | A Guide to Cultivating Calm Throughout Your Day

by Zoe Satara (Clinical Nutritionist & Yoga Instructor) With a lot of change and uncertainty in the world and life lately, I’ve found it super important to incorporate a morning ritual that I can count on every day. To cultivate … Continue reading

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Kinesiology and Reiki Distant/Remote Sessions – An update from Jo Smith

Our world has changed from what we are used to, and with this in mind the key is to remain safe, well and positive. I feel so very blessed that I have the ability to be able to provide Kinesiology … Continue reading

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Linda Brown | Message To Clients

Hello all, In light of recent COVID-19 government health recommendations all consultations will be online via Zoom till further notice (then they will go back to normal in the clinic). For your booking, I’ll send you a Zoom link, which … Continue reading

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Pregnant during a Pandemic

Pregnancy journey can certainly feel like a roller coaster of emotions and physical changes at the best of times.  With a pandemic, it can be even more of a roller coaster. A quick google search will show you a plethora … Continue reading

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Keeping You & Your Family Well Through-out this COVID-19 Crisis

We hope you & your loved ones are all staying safe & well during this time. In today’s blog post we are running through some simple ideas you can incorporate into your daily life in order to support your physical, … Continue reading

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Basic Nourishing Recipes Using Pantry Staples To Have Up Your Sleeve

We find ourselves right now in a very surreal time. All our favourite cafe & restaurants are closed for dine-in service, our local grocery store is running out of staples or limiting what you can purchase & many of us … Continue reading

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Merakai Therapies Welcomes Two New Remedial Therapists Renee & Nicole

Merakai Therapies  Merakai Therapies is growing with a second room coming in April meaning more appointments will be available to help so many more of our wonderful clients supporting life’s journey. We are excited to be welcoming Renee Hannah and … Continue reading

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The Carnivore Diet | What You Need To Know

by Megan Crockart | Balancing Nutrition What is the Carnivore diet? Is it another new diet fad to hit the internet?  What are the pros and cons of such an extreme diet? The Carnivore Diet was created by an American orthopaedic … Continue reading

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If I was to ask you if amnesia was a beneficial ability?

by Katina Gleeson (Focus Hypnotherapy) There are six classical phenomena of trance. These are time distortion, anaesthesia, catalepsy, age regression, hallucination and amnesia.  We do not need to be in a trance to experience of these phenomena.  They are naturally … Continue reading

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Nutritional Periodization of Carbohydrate (CHO), Protein and Lipid intake for Elite Endurance Athletes

by Matt Steinacher (Clinical Naturopath & Sports Nutritionist) Nutritional periodization (progressive cycling) is a contemporary extension of training periodization (Burke, Jones, Jeukendrup, & Mooses, 2019; A. Jeukendrup, 2014; Stellingwerff, Morton, & Burke, 2019).  Around 500mg of glycogen is normally stored … Continue reading

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The Most Common Causes of Chronic Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is a condition I’m sure many of us are familiar with. In fact, IDA is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world, affecting up to 25% of the population, according to the World Health Organisation … Continue reading

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Recipe | Lentil, Mushroom & Herb Sausage Rolls (Vegan + GF Option Available)

If you are looking for the perfect weekend recipe for the entire family, these vegan lentil, mushroom & herb “sausage” rolls are so perfect. Whether you’re vegan or not, these plant-based sausage will definitely impress. So moreish, satisfying & just. … Continue reading

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Welcome New Remedial Therapist Emma Hogan to Merakai Therapies

Merakai Therapies is super excited to welcome Emma Hogan to the team this year.  Emma brings a wealth of experience to clients, combining her extensive training with warmth, intuitive massage touch and the ability to adapt her pressure and style … Continue reading

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How to Nourish & Optimise Liver Function

by Mindy Duncan | Nourish Naturopathy Our liver is an incredibly important organ, it plays an essential role in a number of bodily processes including detoxification, digestion & production of energy. Whilst the liver is also a very powerful & … Continue reading

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Natural Ways to Reduce and Avoid Inflammation

by Megan Crockart | Balancing Nutrition At this time of year after countless Christmas parties and new year celebrations, most people will be experiencing some level of inflammation from overindulging in food, alcohol, accidents minor and major that seem to … Continue reading

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