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.
The MethylenetetrahydroFolate Reductase (MTHFR) gene mutation is gaining widespread attention from researchers and medical professionals. Those in the know believe it could hold the answer to a plethora of medical conditions – anxiety, depression, fatigue – even miscarriages. With 40 per cent of people having the mutation, we brought in Carolyn Ledowsky, Founder of MTHFR Support Australia to talk us through the basics.
As students settle in to their study semester, naturopathy student Andy McLintock shares his thoughts on the future of naturopathy and how future naturopaths can prepare to take their place in the sector.
These raw vegan tarts created by nutritionist Hayley Richards are a great healthy dessert option free of refined sugars and gluten and packed with nutrients you’d usually miss out on with more traditional desserts.
The notion that food can affect how sharp our mind is and how happy we feel is a relatively new concept scientists are jostling to better understand through research. Nutritionist Justyna Kalka her insights and tips on this topic with us.
Clinical nutritionist Gina Rose Urlich explains how adapting to a wholefoods diet can work wonders in treating acne and skin blockages through feeding the skin the fundamental nutrients it requires to function.
When Janet Schloss was appointed to the coveted role of nutritionist at the Mater Hospital Private Breast Cancer Centre’s outpatient clinic in 2013, she couldn’t have imagined the transformative experience ahead of her.
If there is one lesson 27 year old naturopath Emily Seddon has learnt in her career, it is the power of 'just going for it'. Staying true to that mantra saw Emily secure a job working for best selling author Sarah Wilson's business I Quit Sugar in her final year of studies.
We all have days when we’re feeling a bit down, sad or not in the mood to be social. However, people with depression can experience these feelings constantly, for long periods of time, and sometimes without any apparent reason. Cathy Vanzanden gives her take on how naturopathy can help support medical treatment.