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Nutrition - Nutrition - Nutrition

If you need help with your diet and lifestyle or advice on preventing or treating a chronic illness

Kaytee Boyd is the best http://theboydclinic.com/

Integrative Doctors in Australia and New Zealand

In Australia and New Zealand there is a wonderful organisation of medical professionals who practice integrative medicine.  It's known as AIMA (Australasian Integrative Medicine Association)

Integrative medicine is a philosophy of healthcare with a focus on individual patient care and combining the best of conventional western medicine and evidence- based complementary medicine and therapies within current mainstream medical practice.

Integrative medicine reaffirms the importance of the relationship between the practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, health care professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.

It takes into account the physical, psychological, social and spiritual wellbeing of the person with the aim of using the most appropriate, safe and evidence-based treatments available.

This is the AIMA website in Australia   This is the AIMA website in New Zealand 

To search for a practitioner in Australia  Click this link

Cardiologist

Dr Gerald Lewis is a New Zealand Cardiologist with a wealth of experience in nutritional interventions for chronic illnesses. Dr Lewis is also a General Physician.  He is able to offer online consultations via email.  Visit his website and should you ever wish to have a second opinion this might be a good place to start. 

Intravenous Vitamin C in New Zealand

Many people are interested in the possibility of having Vitamin C infusions.  In Auckland we are very fortunate to have one of the finest IV clinics I have come across.  The clinic is known as INTEGRATED HEALTH OPTIONS and is located at 110 Remuera Road in Auckland Ph: 09-524-7743. This clinic has been operating for 30 years and they have a wealth of experience.  Their website is http://iho.nz/  I have had many Vitamin C infusions as have other members of my family.  For those living outside Auckland if you ring Integrated Health Options they may be able to direct you to a Doctor closer to where you live.

Intravenous Vitamin C in Australia

In Melbourne (Hawthorn area) there is a world renowned clinic known as National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM Clinic).  I have visited this superb facility which is headed by former Melbourne Surgeon Prof Avni Sali.  Their website is www.niim.com.au  Ph: +61-3-9804-0646

The Blaylock Health Channel

Dr Russell Blaylock is a Board Certified American Neurosurgeon.  He has a very interesting site where one can listen to many podcasts on a range of health related topics.  Blaylock Health Channel  The latest one is on the importance of Magnesium

Epsom Salt Bath

After strenous exercise or at any time when the muscles are crying out there is nothing better than an Epsom Salt Bath.  Great just before bed to ensure a great sleep.  I purchase Epsom Salt from Sam Walker in a 22.5 kg drum and the whole family use it. Sam's website is http://samwalker.co.nz/products/epsom-salts/   This is an interesting article about the many uses for Epsom Salt

 A nutritious and tasty breakfast (Quinoa- "Keenwa")

I am usually up early and off to paddle my stand up paddleboard along Takapuna Beach 

If it's too windy on the beach I paddle round Lake Pupuke in Takapuna.

I am really hungry when I get back and I look forward to my special high protein breakfast of Quinoa

It's high in protein - low glycemic - loaded with key amino acids and it's very yummy.  

 This is how I prepare it

 Cataracts

This is a very interesting presentation about Cataracts

Some of the products I like

The products I have listed here are items that I have come across in my search for less processed foods without chemical additives. I do not sell these products and I have no relationship with the manufacturers/suppliers other than that of a customer.

 

Venerdi Gluten Free Certified Organic Bread

This is the finest gluten free bread I have come across. Venerdi breads are made with organic ingredients. I buy the  '6 Seed'. I freeze it and use it from the freezer. Delicious with Ceres Organic Almond Butter.

 


Ceres Organic Almond Butter

Very tasty alternative to sugary spreads
Minimal processing
Nothing added or taken away

 


Ceres Organic Tamari Roasted Almonds

A tasty snack for anyone on the go
A great alternative to snack bars
Minimal processing

 


Ceres Organic Raisins

The only ingredient is Raisins
Sulphur FREE - VERY important
Sulphur Dioxide E220 is found in most dried fruits.

 

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