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Monday, 18 September 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Adding a counselling twist to nutrition, empowering others to heal

Shafia Jahan works as a mental health nurse and loves her role so much that she has no plans of leaving. But there are two compelling reasons why she wanted to expand her nutrition knowledge.

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Wednesday, 6 September 2023

Judy Cho

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ADHD: five nutrients that can help manage symptoms

Dietary intervention can serve as a complementary approach to managing symptoms of ADHD holistically. Current scientific literature shows diet patterns may affect the risk for ADHD symptoms.

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Monday, 21 August 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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How an aspiring naturopath became interested in the vaginal microbiome

When Greta Hinder was 17, her GP diagnosed her with coeliac disease and said there wasn’t much she could do about it. Greta decided otherwise and started shopping and cooking for her family. The more she got into it, the more she wanted to study nutriti…

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Monday, 7 August 2023

Allanah Robinson-Cook

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The benefits of mindful eating: how and why to do it

With the expanding focus on gut health as a key pillar of wellbeing comes increasing information regarding the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of it. We are inundated with information regarding what we should or shouldn’t eat, what foods we should eat in combination,…

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Wednesday, 26 July 2023

Tracy Gaibisso

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Recipe: Nettle and hemp seed pate

With nettles in abundance at the moment it’s a great time to make some nettle dishes. Nettles, while not commonly used in the kitchen, can help with a range of health conditions including arthritis, hair loss and blood sugar control. Read more about the…

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Monday, 24 July 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Finding her niche in the world with nutrition and a future-focused mindset

When we last spoke, nutritionist and skin educator Jacinta Barbagallo was heading to northern Italy to support her brother competing in an international pizza competition before she settled in Bali for the winter. After the extended lockdowns in Melbour…

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Wednesday, 5 July 2023

Lexie McPhee

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Eating like our ancestors: Nose to tail eating for a glowing complexion

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get as an acne naturopath is simply “what should I eat for clear skin?”

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Wednesday, 7 June 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Sprinting from small business owner to tech-based nutrition start-up

After years of owning and running cafes in Cronulla, Greer Calabro started looking for a healthier path and researched nutrition. Before she knew it, Greer had sold her cafes and enrolled at Endeavour.

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Monday, 29 May 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Making a sea change in her thirties that led to a dream career in tonic herbalism

Heeding the call for a sea change, Amy Gardner relocated to the Gold Coast. But that change sparked the start of several more that brought her closer to her passion – food as medicine – and a discovery that would mold her future career.

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Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Finding a healthier career path in nutrition

Following her passion for health and helping others, Kristy Emmett chose a nursing career after high school. But a few years into her career, Kristy’s health began to decline, setting off alarm bells. It took several more years before she decided to tra…

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Wednesday, 3 May 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Research aimed at protecting and embracing First Nations health knowledge

Dr Alana Gall is right where she wants to be. A research fellow at the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine, Alana is pursuing the research she set her heart on while studying at Endeavour.

“In 2008, when I was studying naturopathy, Professor Jon Wa…

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Monday, 1 May 2023

Ashley von Arx

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The mysterious world of medicinal mushrooms

Medicinal mushrooms have been used to promote and maintain health in traditional medicine systems for thousands of years. But only recently has the humble medicinal mushroom been gaining more widespread popularity.

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