Wellspring is a leading health and wellness blog dedicated to sharing useful, uplifting and thought provoking opinions and insights from a select team of writers intended to help its readers live more enriched and nourishing lives. Wellspring Blog complements the magazine of the same name which is produced by Endeavour College of Natural Health, Australasia's largest degree conferring institution offering degrees in complementary medicine.
Move over acai bowls, there’s a new guy in town and he’s come all the way from Hawaii. Introducing the poke bowl (pronounced poh-keh), the latest healthy food trend to hit our shores. But just how healthy are they?
When budding naturopath Samantha Bennett was selected as one of 20 young social change makers as an ambassador for a revolutionary approach to development called Gross National Happiness (GNH), she began a quest to show the world why happiness is no laughing matter.
When naturopathy student Amanda Callan moved from a cramped two-bedroom unit in North Bondi to raise her children on a farm on the outskirts of Byron Bay, she realised how delicious a slower pace of existence can be.
When we challenged our naturopathy graduate and self-confessed ‘herb nerd’ Reece Carter to create a natural remedy for the bugs that can arise throughout cold and flu season each winter, it wasn’t long before he unveiled his Sage and Calendula Throat Spray.
With so many informative articles being shared about making bone broth, we asked naturopath Katherine Maslen to share her tips on what NOT to do when cooking this health elixir. Here are Katherine’s seven common traps to avoid to ensure your broth packs a medicinal punch every time.
It seems everyone is talking about the ketogenic diet, which limits consumption of carbs like bread, pasta and sugar and embraces healthy proteins and fats like eggs, meat and avocados. We asked nutritionist Samantha Gemmell, who has tried the diet herself, to give us her take on all things ‘keto’.