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August 2021

Have you made the connection between child nutrition and educational outcomes? For many of us, the shift between regular school and online learning has been tricky, to say the least. Parents struggle, but our kids have as well, and many of the older ones are approaching exams, which is stressful at the best of times, not to mention current dynamics making things even harder. For those of us in the northern hemisphere, we are starting a new school year, but this information provided can support parents and children all year round with tips that can be implemented to maintain optimum health. With treating so many parents over this past year, I felt it would be helpful to provide practical support to assist your child in staying strong both mentally and physically, so school (and exams) seems more manageable and less stressful. This will, in turn, will reduce the stress on parents too, so it’s a win-win for all.  Child Nutrition and Educational Outcomes Both

Your skin is your biggest organ, so it needs to be nourished just like all of your internal organs. The skin has to deal with direct exposure to our environments each day from pollution, sun, toxic chemicals and nasty additives from our hygiene products & sunblock. How your skin looks and feels directly reflects your inner world, so getting your inflammation under control and balancing your 7 Pillars of Wellness is essential. If You Want Great Skin You Need to Sort Your Inflammation When your internal system is too acidic, and your inflammation markers are raised, it is harder for the body to heal. I have treated all sorts of skin conditions successfully over the years by treating clients holistically from the inside out. Of course, dermatologists are excellent at what they do, but as a naturopath, I work in the lane of my expertise and balance the internal environment. I had chronic eczema as a child, and only after my first Bachelors in

The ocean has many healing benefits for both the mind and body. Seawater stimulates our bodies and promotes the feeling of well-being. This article (originally published on the KORA Organics Blog) unpacks the seven healing benefits of seawater.  As a family, we spend time in the ocean as medicine at least twice a week. Particularly over the last year, homeschooling and working from home has been a fantastic way to shake off the day, reduce stress, and connect with nature. Thousands of years ago, Hippocrates discovered that seawater helped heal wounds, prevented infections and eased pain. Historically, doctors would recommend their patients go to the seaside to improve their health. In the UK, we have the term ‘take to the waters’ as a physical venture into healing, cleansing and rejuvenation. One of my fond childhood memories is my uncle Geoff, who lives in Salisbury, UK, using this phrase each summer as his annual healing seaside excursion. Some doctors even gave prescriptions detailing exactly

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