Posts Tagged ‘Antioxidants’

Anti-inflammatory Pumpkin and Turmeric soup

Anti-inflammatory Pumpkin & Turmeric soup By Naturopath & Nutritionist Stephanie Gobbo Ingredients ½ Jap pumpkin diced  ½ Butternut pumpkin diced 1 large sweet potato diced  1 large brown onion chopped into large chunks  3 garlic cloves peeled  1 tin of organic coconut milk  500ml of organic vegetable stock 2 cups of beef bone broth 1…

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Immune Boosting Juice

Georgie’s Immune Boosting Juice 1x orange 1x large carrot 1x 2cm knob of fresh turmeric 1x 2cm knob of fresh ginger Simply blend together and enjoy! This juice is full of vitamin A to help build your immune defences and protect the mucous membranes that line your nasal passages, throat and gut from infection. Anti-inflammatory…

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Apricot and pistachio quinoa porridge

Apricot and pistachio quinoa porridge Created by Sarah Stevens Ingredients (Serves 4): 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed, drained (see note) 1 1/2 cups nut milk 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/3 cup pistachio kernels, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon of honey Method: Combine quinoa and 4 cups cold water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring…

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Our ‘skin renewal’ lymphatic massage

‘Skin Renewal’ Treatment at Luxton Introducing a brand new treatment to our Massage Menu… The Luxton Skin Renewal Treatment combines the powerful benefits of Dry Body Brushing, Lymphatic Massage and good old relaxation to help your skin breathe new life after 75 minutes of pure bliss. Begin with a Full Body Exfoliation and Dry Body…

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Hormones Part 2: PCOS

Hormones Part 2: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome With Naturopath Sarah Stevens 1. What is PCOS and how is it different from PCO? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is characterised by multiple cystic growths on the ovaries (polycystic ovaries). You can also have PCOS without any cysts on your ovaries but have hormonal imbalances and display multiple symptoms. PCOS…

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Hormones Part 1: Menopause

Hormones Part 1: Menopause With Naturopath Sarah Stevens Why do women get hot flushes during menopause? Hot flushes/sweats can be really debilitating and exhausting for women who are peri menopausal all the way through to post menopausal. Hot flushes can be caused by changes in hormone levels in particular oestrogen and progesterone but can also…

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A day in the life of our Coeliac Specialist

A day in the life of Stephanie Have you ever wondered what a typical day in the life of our holistic health practitioners involves? Sometimes it’s not all about kale and yoga! A healthy lifestyle is very important to us, but we want to show you that you can live a holistic lifestyle whilst enjoying all that…

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Luxton Green Smoothie

Luxton Green Smoothie By Stephanie Gobbo  1/2 frozen banana 1 X mango cheek 1 tablespoon of chia seeds 1 tablespoon of gelatin powder  6 cashews  1 cup of baby spinach 1/2 cucumber chopped 1 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger 1 teaspoon of freshly grated turmeric 1 cup of almond milk OR coconut water   Blend…

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Anti-inflammatory caramel smoothie

Anti-inflammatory caramel smoothie By Stephanie Gobbo (Naturopath) This amazing therapeutic smoothie is filled with fibre, anti-inflammatory nutrients, digestive enzymes, gut healing nutrients, essential fatty acids and protein.  1 cup of papaya 1/2 frozen banana 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseeds 1 teaspoon of freshly grated turmeric 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1/2 tablespoon of mesquite powder*…

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