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  • Cashew Nut Loaf

    Cashew Nut Loaf

    Ingredients: • 2 cups of raw cashews, ground • 1 cup of tomatoes, chopped • 1 cup of carrots, chopped • 1 onion, diced • 1 cup of celery, chopped • 2 tablespoons of fresh herbs, finely sliced (e.g. Coriander, sage, basil) • 2 tablespoons of tamari • 2 eggs, whisked • 1 tomato, sliced [… Read the full article.]

  • Diet and immunity: What’s the connection? – A Three Part Series by Robyn Chuter

    Diet and immunity: What’s the connection? – A Three Part Series by Robyn Chuter

    Good bugs, bad bugs – Part three All of us have a diverse mixture of bacteria inhabiting our gut, primarily the large intestine (colon). Beneficial bacteria (probiotics) produce vitamins and health-promoting short chain fatty acids such as butyrate. These help us to excrete metabolic toxins and instruct our immune system to fight dangerous invaders while [… Read the full article.]

  • Kava Root Remedies

    Kava Root Remedies

    Did you know that Kava root is the most effective herbal supplement to help reduce sensations of anxiety, stress and insomnia? Traditionally Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples made a drink for the root for ceremonies and cultural practices. Kava root has also been known to assist with kidney health, headache prevention, muscle spasms, weight [… Read the full article.]

  • Meditation for Kids

    Meditation for Kids

    At Hopewood we not only care about your health journey but also the health journey of the ones you care about most. Sometimes the best remedy for an over active, excitable and restless person is meditation. It’s easy to get frustrated and lose track of your own mindfulness when you’re focused on someone else. So [… Read the full article.]

  • Diet and immunity: What’s the connection? – A Three Part Series by Robyn Chuter

    Diet and immunity: What’s the connection? – A Three Part Series by Robyn Chuter

    Fat chance of defending yourself – Part two Excess fat intake raises the production of the inflammatory prostaglandin E2. The omega six fat arachidonic acid is found primarily in animal products and processed foods. If we eat too many vegetable oils it alters the balance of fats in the membranes of our immune cells, disrupting their [… Read the full article.]

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