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Office Relocation

I’m very excited to announce that I have chosen to relocate my clinic to my home office. Now when you visit me, you can enjoy this calming setting and the amazing views, as well as a scenic drive as my home is located just past Craggy Range. This really is the perfect...

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September 2018 is PCOS awareness month

September 2018 is PCOS awareness month.  It’s a great time to raise awareness of the condition and remind ourselves that support is available. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal condition affecting woman. It can develop from puberty to early...

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Stress and Wellbeing

I see so many people in my practice who experience stress on a daily basis.  I used to be one of those people.  We usually can’t control what we experience in life, but we can control how we respond.  This means that rather than being victims to circumstances, we now...

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Nutrigenomix – Helping you eat according to your genes

Are you drinking too much coffee? Are you getting enough Omega-3 fat? The answer may be in your genes. Revolutionary Nutrigenomix gene testing can tell you how your genes interact with the foods and beverages you consume. Diane Stride Dietitian is very excited to be...

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Women’s Health Series

The Women's Health Series is back this year with 3 medical professionals presenting. Topics are: Early Detection of Skin Cancer (by Derek Goodisson - a surgeon who has a special interest in skin cancer). Nutrition vs Intuition: The Art of Eating (by Diane Stride - a...

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Healthy Lunchboxes – Some Food For Thought

Teachers often say to me that some children’s lunchboxes only consist of packaged food – for example packets of chips, sweet biscuits and chocolate bars. So this got me thinking. Were parents thinking this approach was cheaper or were there time factors involved, or...

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The Benefits of Eating NZ Grass-Fed Red Meat

In New Zealand we're fortunate the majority of our beef cows are grass-fed, as opposed to being corn-fed or barley-fed as in other parts of the world. In a recent joint study by the USDA and researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina, the following benefits...

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How Diet can help with Endometriosis

Dietary modification doesn’t cure Endometriosis, but it can assist in significantly reducing the associated symptoms and spread of the disease. The main areas that nutrition plays a role in are altering the hormone balance, reducing inflammation and minimising bowel...

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