Archive | BioMedical Disorders

The Autism Intensive – Online Summit

It is with great passion I want to share with you this online summit – The Autism Intensive.  January 10th-18th 2016. As you may know, one of the areas that we focus on here at Nourish-ed is that of Autism, ASD, ADHD and other neurological conditions. Working with children who have autism and ASD changed […]

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Rose Jellies – The Paleo take on Turkish Delight

Holistic Lifestyler, Jeremy Princi, recently declared his love for Turkish Delight, so I thought I’d give a paleo version a go – making it from corn starch was just not an option!   Aside from being delicious, this is another avenue for you to get more connective tissue healing gelatin into your diet.  Great for gut […]

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Beautiful Nourishing Bone Broth – a kitchen staple

A beautiful broth is one of our kitchen essentials for both nutritional and taste purposes.  Bone broths provide an incredible source of nutrition.  Exceptionally high in minerals and collagen, bone broth is an amazing healing food for the gut lining, skin, joints and connective tissue in general.  It’s a great source of easily absorbable protein […]

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Keeping Clean in a Toxic World

It’s not a question of whether you are toxic. It’s a question of how toxic are you? The planet is toxic. The Journal of the American Medical Association, The New England Journal of Medicine and many other top-tier medical journals are showing us that the concentration of toxins in our bodies are correlated with chronic disease… […]

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What’s Eating You? Free Online Conference – Psychology of Eating

  We’re participating in the free 2nd Annual Online Eating Psychology Conference with Marc David and The Institute for the Psychology of Eating.   Now more than ever, we need a whole new understanding of our relationship with food. The fields of eating psychology and nutrition are at a profound crossroads. Medical science has finally recognised the […]

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Golden Coconut Turmeric Bites

Following on with more of an anti-inflammatory theme, I wanted to share with you this super simple recipe for these golden nuggets of goodness.  Enjoy them as a little snack.  They’re grain free, gluten free, paleo friendly and anti-inflammatory.  They’re quite filling too, so a little goes a long way.   We served samples of this […]

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Bio Medical Disorders

There are many culminating factors involved in gut, immune and neurological disorders. Common environmental factors include significant rises in air and water pollution, toxic chemicals in building materials, play equipment and personal care products, heavy metals, poor food choices, food contamination, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, artificial oestrogens in plastic containers, food and personal care products, medications, […]

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What is Depression?

Depression, when not caused by obvious emotional trauma is due to an imbalance of brain chemicals called neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters govern moods, behaviour, concentration, sleep and addictions. They can be balanced by resolving digestive dysfunction and nutritional deficiencies. Toxicity and infection can also cause imbalances in neurotransmitters. Often it is a combination of toxicity, infection, digestive […]

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What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a term that includes a number of different types of seizures. Involuntary changes in body movement or function, awareness, behaviour or sensation are caused by abnormal electrical activity. Renowned neurologist Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride states: “The vast majority of epilepsy cases in children are due to toxin accumulation in the brain. When the amounts […]

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What is AD/HD?

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are disorders of metabolism, digestion and nutrition that in turn affect neurological function. Symptoms of AD/HD Inattention no attention to detail, careless mistakes, not listening when spoken to, failure to follow / understand instructions, oppositional behaviour, easily distracted and forgetful, often loses things need for […]

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What is Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)?

Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) is on the autistic spectrum, which is characterised by disobedient and hostile behaviour, especially to authority figures, that goes beyond normal childhood behaviour. With ODD the individual has an inability to control their anger and frustration, even in circumstances that would seem trivia to others. Many children with ODD also have […]

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What is PDD-NOS?

Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) is an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). PDD-NOS is a milder form of Autism. Children are diagnosed with PDD-NOS when they have autistic characteristics, but not enough of them to be diagnosed as autistic or Asperger. Common symptoms include appearing unemotional when speaking to others, trouble holding eye contact […]

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