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Applying the teach-back tool - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 485 KB 14 May 2018

In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, senior research fellow Alison Beauchamp, discusses the method ‘teach-back’ to improve the health outcomes of a consultation.

Bounty bowl

Recipes pdf 1 MB 05 September 2018

This nutritionally rewarding Mediterranean salad nourishes the gut AND mind and lets you swap ingredients according to taste.

Breakfast Brain Topper

Recipes pdf 172 KB 2 mins 21 February 2018

Pop this delicious combination of linseeds, walnuts, cinnamon and blueberries on your porridge or yoghurt to help give your brain a boost.

Breathe List Journal

Books $13.95Available in the shop

Are you an habitual list-maker who likes to keep track of tasks and gains satisfaction from ticking each one off? Or perhaps you prefer to live more spontaneously? Whichever camp you're in, often it can be valuable to take time to pause and reflect. Breathe List Journal is here to help you achieve mindful self-reflection as well as track goals and chase your dreams.

Divided into five sections – Escape, Living, Mindfulness, Creativity and Wellbeing – each of which provides the opportunity to explore the past, present and future. There are also pages to create and personalise your lists, ask questions, and jot down ideas, with extra room left for ruminating on the music, literature, events and people who have made up the significant chapters in your life.

Brodo di pollo – chicken soup

Recipes pdf 666 KB 02 July 2018

This recipe for chicken soup creates a nourishing meal that is light on effort, but big on returns – and versatility.

Chicken and rainbow vegie roast

Recipes pdf 320 KB 07 September 2018

Enjoy it for dinner one night, then fight the afternoon energy fade with three lunches of this easy, sustaining and colourful dish.

Chocolate slice

Recipes pdf 340 KB 04 September 2018

It’s not just the decadent flavours of this slice that will lift your mood – so too will its magnesium and B vitamins.

Eggplant and Mediterranean salad

Recipes pdf 162 KB 35 mins 21 February 2018

This easy-to-make dish embodies the health-supporting Mediterranean diet.

Endo Wise: women share their endo stories

External Links 05 November 2018

Endo Wise looks at the common but under-recognised chronic disease endometriosis. Eight women share their personal experiences with endo, from symptoms to diagnosis, and management of the condition.

Mindful eating tool

Tools pdf 275 KB 02 May 2018

This poster promotes mindful eating. Pop it on display to help you enjoy mealtimes more and stay in control of eating.

Polpette di pollo (chicken meatballs)

Recipes 02 July 2018

The perfect companions to our brodo di pollo recipe – save the chicken from that, to mince for these!

Raw cacao Easter truffles

Recipes pdf 184 KB 20 March 2018

These simple and delightful mouthfuls of chocolate have the sweetness of Easter eggs and a hint of hot cross bun flavour.

Raw seed slice

Recipes pdf 221 KB 01 August 2018

So quick and easy to prepare, keep this delicious slice on hand in the fridge as a healthy treat for family and friends.

Savoury phytoestrogen bread

Recipes pdf 182 KB 02 March 2018

Are you bothered by menopause symptoms? This tasty, phytoestrogen-rich bread may offer some relief.

Turkey stuffing recipe

Recipes pdf 203 KB 13 December 2017

This meat-free stuffing is made up of whole food ingredients. Ground nuts, leek and celery form the base instead of bread and/or mince (traditionally used as the bulk of stuffing), along with some classic aromatic stuffing herbs.

‘Clean eating’: orthorexia nervosa - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 727 KB 22 February 2018

In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, Clinical Psychologist, Gillian Needleman, discusses orthorexia nervosa.

Food as medicine: Women’s Stuff - video

Videos 14 MINS 30 May 2018

In this Women’s Stuff event presentation our naturopath Sandra Villella discusses food as medicine and tips on grocery shopping for health.

Foods to support happier hormones

Videos 10 mins 24 September 2018

Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella discusses some of the ways food can improve hormonal health.

How to make positive changes - podcast

Podcasts 5 mins 01 September 2017

An expert in behaviour change, Dr Helen Brown gives her top tips on how you can make positive changes that last.

How what you eat can affect your mood

Videos 10 mins 05 October 2018

Accredited Practising Dietitian Kim Menzies talks about how what you eat can affect your mood. Kim also provides tips on what to eat to help keep energy levels up throughout the day.

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