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The Oxygen Advantage | Brett O’Brien

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A Consultation at Core Naturopathics

All that the practice of Natural Medicine should be from the directors of Core: Brett O’Brien ND & Darren Sassall ND A bold statement I think you would agree? However with over two decades of experience under our belts and having transitioned through 10 practices between us, we hope you will forgive our grey beards ...

How to build a healthy gut microbiome

When we refer to your ‘gut microbiome’, we are talking about the genetic material of the bacteria that lives in your gut. The human gut microbiome and its role in both health and disease has been the subject of broad research, establishing its involvement in human metabolism, nutrition, physiology, and immune function. When there is ...

Three reasons that make microwave ovens a health hazard

Before the microwave became popular in the late 60’s, people used to actually cook their food using the oven or the stovetop and use fresh, wholefoods. The ‘TV dinner’ used to take 15 minutes in the oven. But now with a society that’s fast paced, built on convenience and with the emergence of science and ...

Breathing exercises

Breathing mindfully helps to ground, restore and balance you. As your breath lengthens and deepens a range of physiological changes take place that can increase your ability to improve your health and wellbeing. Start slowly just a few minutes is fine to begin with. Once you feel comfortable with an exercise and can move through ...

The Core Medical Smoothie

The medical smoothie was made for the purpose of providing nutritional support to our clients and to nourish them on their journey towards better health. With a range of our favourite ingredients, we have compiled a recipe that not only is good for you, but tastes great too! So what’s in it? Kale                                      ½ ...

Cholesterol: in moderation*

* | “Everything in moderation, including moderation.” Oscar Wilde There is no nutritional substance questioned as much as cholesterol, paired with so many misperceptions about whether it’s bad or good. Cholesterol is actually needed for our health; our body makes cholesterol from the breakdown of sugars, fats and proteins. If we are stressed (which a ...

Let health become your focus rather than disease

So you are ready to focus on recovery and maintenance of your health rather than on disease and the use of medications for suppression of its symptoms. Congratulations – there has likely been much ‘water under the bridge’ to get you to this point! ‘So what is to be done then?’ Make sure the basics ...

Intravenous vitamin C now available at Core

Here at Core, we are known to keep up with the latest research to enable us to provide the best treatment and care possible for our clients. So when it comes to Intravenous Vitamin C (ascorbate), you know we’re onto it. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient, meaning our body can’t produce it and we ...

Is there a link between poor digestive function and depression?

If you’ve been diagnosed with depression, your doctor may have told you that you’re ‘just born that way’, and you may worry that having a depressed family member means that you’ll get depression too. However, science is showing that our destinies are not written in our genes and that depression is often a symptom of ...