Feeling Healthy Yarraville

Welcome to our Blog. Here we will be keeping you informed of the latest information and goings on at Feeling Healthy.

September 24, 2018

Picky Eater AND Bad Relationship With Food?

If the recent strawberry tampering crisis has taught us anything, it’s how important it is to have access to a constant supply of fresh, clean and safe whole foods to maintain our health and wellness. Ordinarily, we don’t have to think twice about the diverse array of fresh foods on […]
September 14, 2018

Dietician or Nutritionist? Common Patient Dilemma

Picture this….you’ve just been to the GP and you blood test results show high cholesterol, high blood glucose levels and borderline high blood pressure. It was made it clear that you really should lose some weight and that without prescription drugs you are at risk of a heart attack or […]
September 14, 2018

Nutrition for Fertility

Are you looking at conceiving and growing your family? Unfortunately it’s not as easy as a wave of a wand, or is it something that can happen on command. There are numerous factors that could contribute to your unsuccessful attempts at conceiving and one of them could be your diet. […]
September 14, 2018

Light and Simple Tuna Salad

Spring and bright sunshine is now upon us. So long the cold weather and all the heavy comfort food. Welcome the new season with a light and simple tuna salad. Simplicity is key during the hot season! Ingredients: 1 can tuna in spring water 1 red onion chopped 1 celery […]
September 14, 2018

What’s the difference between Atkins & Paleo Diets?

Everyday there seems to be a new diet or health trend popping up on the internet. Atkins and Paleo diet all have one similarity. All of these diets are designed to for weight loss by promoting fat burning. Atkins Diet The Atkins diet originated in 1972 and was the first […]
July 31, 2018
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Greek Yoghurt, Lemon and Chia Seed Pancakes

Winter is the perfect time to enjoy a healthy but indulgent feeling treat and we think these pancakes tick all the boxes. Light and fluffy with no hidden nasties they make a great breakfast or pudding. Top with your favourite fruits and a drizzle of yogurt and honey. INGREDIENTS Dry […]
July 28, 2018

Stretching & Exercising in Winter? Why should I?

Bright, warm sunshine makes moving around a lot easier. However despite the cold and gloomy weather it’s still important for your body to be up and moving. Rugging up during the cooler weather is one way to stay warm, but getting out and about is another. Doing a quick winter […]
June 28, 2018

Benefits of Massage in Winter

Winter is officially in full swing, the days are shorter, the weather is gloomier, and it’s cold. It’s not surprising to think that quite a few people get the winter blues. At Feeling Healthy we believe there’s an easy way to tackle that sluggish laziness that can come on as […]
June 28, 2018
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Should I see a Naturopath when I’m sick?

Should I see a Naturopath when I’m feeling unwell with gastro, a cold or flu or just feeling generally bleurgh in this cold winter weather? We get asked this question a lot at Feeling Healthy and the answer is a resounding YES, most definitely. If anything seeing a Naturopath when […]
June 27, 2018
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FODMAP – What is it and what does it mean for you?

Is the FODMAP diet the answer to your Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or is there something else underlying your digestive woes? FODMAP diets exclude dietary Fructose (some fruits sugars) and Fructans (some vegetables), Fructooligosacharrides (probiotics and fermented foods), Galactans (some beans/lentils) and Polyols (alcohol sugars and sweeteners). Low FODMAP diets […]
June 26, 2018
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Pumpkin and Ginger Soup

This Pumpkin and Ginger Soup is perfect for the colder weather and this one is warm and spicy thanks to the grated ginger which also helps to give you immune system a boost. Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 1 hour Ingredients 1 kg pumpkin 2 shallots 75 g ginger a few […]
June 2, 2018

Take Control Of Your Weight!

Is your weight holding you back? Do you put in 110% at the gym and making changes in your health… but not actually seeing a change? It’s time to take control of your weight and get your health back to tip top shape by completely understanding your body! Knowing your […]
May 29, 2018
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5 Winter Immune Boosting Tips

Achieve winter wellness with these 5 immune boosting tips Disclaimer: Please note this advice is general in nature and it’s recommended that you consult with your natural healthcare practitioner for an individually tailored treatment plan. Building yourself up for winter is by far the best strategy for staying healthy throughout […]
May 28, 2018

Belly Warming Chickpea Curry

Swap out the boring soups this winter for something more hearty like this delicious Chickpea Curry. Warm yourself up from the inside and stay fuller for longer! Method: Peel and finely chop the onions, drain and rinse the chickpeas and finely slice the green chillies. Heat the oil in a […]
May 28, 2018

Are You Really In Control Of What You Eat?

Have you ever wondered why you are drawn to eating certain foods? Are you really in control of your food choices or are there other unconscious triggers for selecting the foods you want to eat? While we all like to think that we make conscious decisions about our way of […]
April 24, 2018

Three Qualities To Improve On To Improve Your Life

There are many qualities that make up a good person. Compassion, honesty, discipline and many others. But there three qualities everyone should try to improve on as it can be applied to all aspects of your life, not just you as a person.   Patience Without patience you will not […]
April 24, 2018
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Quick and Delicious Overnight Oats

We all know how important starting the day with a strong breakfast is, overnight oats will not only nourish your body, it will keep you fuller for longer! Raw oats are one of the best sources of resistant starch (the weight loss-friendly starch) that takes a very long time to […]
March 31, 2018

Guilt Free Paleo Bliss Balls

Everyone loves to indulge during Easter however we always feel that strong sense of guilt after. This year why not swap out the chocolate Easter eggs for these yummy Guilt Free Paleo Bliss Balls! Since they’re a healthier alternative you can definitely eat more than the number of Easter Eggs you […]
March 22, 2018

Essential Emotions Workshop

Emotions… we all have them, but how do they occur and how do they affect us? Do we have the tools to help support better emotional well0being and therefore better overall well being? Feeling Healthy and sensory Empowerment has teamed up to host another FREE Essential Wellness Night. This time we will […]
February 26, 2018
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Low Immunity & Recurrent Infections

Do you find yourself catching everything that’s going around? From colds and flus to gastro bugs, if you work in an office environment you know easily nasty infections can pass from one coworker to another. So how do you protect yourself from this vicious cycle and maintain your health and […]
February 26, 2018
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Natural Treatments for Skin Conditions

If you are currently suffering from acne, eczema or an array of other skin conditions then you know just how demoralizing these skin conditions can be. The skin is your largest organ and a big part of your identity. Blemishes on the skin erode your self-confidence and self-esteem as they […]
February 9, 2018
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Sunflower Satay

This sauce ticks every-box. Its suitable for pretty much everybody. Gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and wait for it NUT FREE! Yes you heard, nut free satay. Made with sunflower seeds and love. We’ve teamed it up with some delicious roasted veggies, you can also try it with chicken, […]
December 11, 2017

Zucchini & Carrot Fritters

Ingredients: 2 zucchinis grated 2 carrots grated 2 eggs (free range) ¾ cup of ground rice 1-2 garlic cloves crushed 3 spring onions chopped 1 tbsp Turmeric or Keen’s Curry powder Sea salt & black pepper to taste. Extra Virgin Olive oil for frying   Method Blend together into small […]
December 6, 2017
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Cheeky Chickpea Dip

This quick and easy dip is delicious with crunchy veg and keeps refrigerated for up to a week Ingredients 1 x 400g Tin Chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice 1/3 Cup Olive Oil 1 Clove Crushed Garlic (optional) Pinch Salt 1 Teaspoon Cumin   Method Step 1 Put […]
November 28, 2017

Summer Smoothie Bowls

Smoothie bowls are a great two step recipe where you blitz away all your ingredients and enjoy! Simple as that! When the weather gets hot your appetite for many food drops, these smoothie bowls are a great snack that’ll keep you nourished, full and cool during these upcoming hot days. […]
October 28, 2017

Chocolate Bliss Balls

Check out our October newsletter to find a handy recipe to make your own almond milk. You can use the left over almond fibre in these yummy bliss balls. Guilt free and delicious treat for you and your family! Ingredients: 1 cup of left over Almond fibre from the almond […]
September 8, 2017

5 Reasons why seeing a Naturopath could be the best thing you’ll do all year

Naturopathy utilises the body’s inherent ability to heal itself whilst incorporating nutritional medicine, herbal medicine and dietary analysis and advice in order to treat many health conditions. Here are 5 reasons why booking in to see a Naturopath will be the best first step you take in starting your health […]
September 8, 2017
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Spring is the perfect time to reinvent yourself and get on top of Hayfever for good.

Melbourne’s dismal winter is finally showing signs of abating. For many people, this cold, wet and overcast weather makes them want to stay indoors, sleep longer and eat more. It robs them of their motivation and creates a depressive, lackluster mood. The good news is that Spring is finally here. […]
August 26, 2017

The Secret to Children’s Winter Wellness

Does your child have yet another cold or ear infection, a constant runny nose or an annoying cough?  Having a sick child is certainly not fun and on top of that, it can impact on the health and wellbeing of the whole family. Whether it’s due to sleepless nights, sickness […]
July 25, 2017
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Are you experiencing midlife weight gain?

Many people in their 40’s and 50’s begin to notice unexplainable and unshakable weight gain the sort that stubbornly gathers around the waist. Midlife is a time of considerable stress. By the time you reach your forties and early fifties your career is often at its peak, children are in […]
July 6, 2017

Winter Essential Wellness at Feeling Healthy!

Feeling Healthy and Sensory Empowerment teamed up to host a Winter Essential Wellness night here at the clinic on Tuesday 27th of June! The night was such a great success we’re going to be hosting another night! Just sign up to our newsletter (below) and be the first to know […]
July 6, 2017

Essential Oil Bliss Balls!

Feeling Healthy teamed up with Sensory Empowerment recently and hosted a Winter Essential Wellness night here at the clinic. Clients were introduced to how they can use DoTerra’s pure essential oil can benefit their health this winter. It was a great success and you can read all about it here! Sign up […]
June 6, 2017

Could you be suffering from Sub-Clinical Hypothyroidism?

Every day thousands of people receive their blood tests results and are greeted with the wonderful news that their thyroid is perfect. Their TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) levels are within range and no further action needs to be taken. TSH is frequently tested as a barometer of Thyroid health when […]
June 6, 2017
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Are you suffering from Unexplained Weight Gain?

Are you fed up with trying every new diet & exercise regime without success? Here a Feeling Healthy we understand that weight loss is a challenging thing and that despite your best efforts, it can be difficult to shift the excess weight. That’s why we believe that the Key to […]
June 5, 2017

KX Pilates x Feeling Healthy!

Feeling Healthy is super excited to announce our recent partnership with KX Pilates Yarraville. Get your body moving with pilates and feel the benefits physically and mentally! KX pilates is the latest local business to support our VIP membership program and have kindly offered all Feeling Healthy VIP members the […]
May 26, 2017

Immune Boosting Ginger Turmeric Tea!

  All types of tea are good for you however certain types of tea can address specific health concerns, such as the common cold. As the cold season is now upon us why not include some turmeric in your diet to boost your immune system? This Ginger and Turmeric tea is a […]
May 26, 2017
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Is a Massage a Luxury or Necessity?

When people think of a massage they think of relaxing me time, as well as it being a luxury they can’t afford money wise or time wise. Did you know there are many other benefits of a massage to your body mentally and physically, which will help you out in […]
May 19, 2017
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Staying Healthy in a Toxic Environment

There’s no doubt that living or working in a thriving city such as Melbourne is fantastic. But as with all cities, it comes at a cost to your health. Naturopath Yarraville Every day we are exposed to pollution from trucks and buses not to mention invisable exposure to electromagnetic fields […]
May 4, 2017
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Welcome to Feeling Healthy, Merril!

Feeling Healthy would like to extend a warm welcome our new naturopath, Merril Bowater! Merril is now in her 10th year of practice as a Naturopathic Nutritionist, with experience in treating a wide range of health concerns and her key areas of interest are skin conditions, chronic thrush and candida […]
May 4, 2017

Body Composition Mastery Program

Are you someone that’s already taking all the correct measures in terms of diet and fitness however you’re still not seeing your desired results? Or maybe you just need reassurance your hard work is paying off? There’s a lot more to the body than meets the eye. The number on […]
April 27, 2017

I’ve lost weight but my clothes don’t feel any looser, is there a reason for this?

Weight loss is a common topic everyone talks about and even tries to achieve, but for those that are trying to lose weight what type of ‘weight’ are they actually losing? What is weight loss really? Recently I attended a seminar, ‘Fat loss not Weight Loss’, and early in the […]
April 21, 2017
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I’ve never had a massage before and I’m not sure what to expect from my first one!

At Feeling Healthy our caring and experienced massage therapists provide effective, safe and tailored treatments to help you relax and improve your health and wellbeing. All our massage therapists are fully qualified and experienced to give you a massage that will provide you relief from any physical symptoms you may be […]
April 18, 2017
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Coping with the Autumn Weather

Coping with the change in weather Autumn is already here, although it sure doesn’t feel like it with the 30 degrees days we’ve started this season with. The weather has finally started to cool down and we even got a bit of rain to finally kick start the season, but […]
February 22, 2017
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“There has been a lot of talk in the media about vitamins and supplements being a waste of time, how do I know what you prescribe me is going to work?”

At Feeling Healthy we are very selective about the products we prescribe to our clients. We use a brand of supplements called Metagenics which are only available through qualified Healthcare Practitioners. Metagenics are committed to providing supplements that are supported by science and manufactured with the upmost quality to ensure […]
February 3, 2017
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Valentines Day – Treat the one you love to a Massage in Yarraville

14th of February… A Day To Show Your Loved One Just How Much They Mean To You If you are finding it hard to decide on the a perfect Valentine’s gift, then give the gift of relaxation! Spoil yourself and your loved one with a relaxing and much needed massage. […]
January 18, 2017
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Mango, Peach and Ginger Smoothie

Naturopathy Yarraville This delicious smoothie is quick and easy to make and makes the most of the beautiful mangoes and peaches currently in season. A great way to start the day. Ingredients Serves 1 1/2 Mango cored and diced 1 Small peach, sliced 2 Medjool dates, pitted 1 Teaspoon grated […]
December 12, 2016
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Christmas wouldn’t be the same without…

 Naturopath Lebkuchen.  A traditional German baked Christmas treat, similar to gingerbread.  However, our family twist, of no mixed peel and adding jam and chocolate, makes it a very decadent treat to enjoy only at Christmas time.  I first discovered this delicious recipe whilst at high school and doing cooking classes.  […]
October 18, 2016

Feeling Tired? Find out how massage can help

Tired? Spring has finally arrived and most of us are ready to stop hibernating and welcome back the warmth and energy this time of year brings with it. We are yet again ready to involve ourselves in life to our full potential. Or are we? Many people still seem to […]
October 18, 2016
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Beat Hayfever Naturally

Yeah, Spring is here! For hayfever sufferers it can be an unwanted time of the year.  I remember times when I couldn’t even open my front door on a windy day, as I knew it would flare up my runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes . Today, under such circumstances, I […]
August 27, 2016

We have moved!

We have moved our clinic to a new, bigger premises in Yarraville. Our fantastic new clinic has 6 practice rooms and has been given a beautiful makeover by the wonderful Kirsty of KJH Designs. Have a look at the before and after pictures below to see some of the amazing […]
July 26, 2016

We Are Moving!

Exciting News For Feeling Healthy Yarraville An opportunity has come up for the clinic to move to a bigger space to allow us to grow! But not to worry, we’re not leaving the Yarraville Village – it is just down the road (and even more accessible). The move will happen […]
July 12, 2016
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Ricotta Muffins – Delicious and Sugar Free

Naturopath Yarraville Ingredients Butter, for greasing and frying 4 bacon rashers, chopped 100g mushrooms, roughly chopped 250g fresh ricotta, drained 2 free-range eggs 1 tbs thyme leaves makes 6 Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 6-hole muffin tray and set aside. In a large frying pan, melt a […]
July 8, 2016

Miriams European Adventure

As some of you may know, when I’m not sitting at the front desk helping with all your enquiries in relation to your naturopathy and massage appointments, I am studying to become a lawyer. As part of my studies, I took a month away from the clinic and had the […]
June 28, 2016
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What is Naturopathy and How it Can Help You

What is Naturopathy? Naturopathic Medicine treats many health conditions by utilising the body’s inherent ability to heal. It incorporates nutritional medicine, such as vitamin and mineral therapy, herbal medicine and dietary analysis and advice. The role of a Naturopath is to facilitate the healing process with the aid of natural, […]
June 18, 2016
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Powerball Recipe –

This recipe is delicious and perfect for keeping the hunger pangs at bay. Packed with protein and super quick and easy to make. This is one recipe you will try again and again, with the added bonus of being able to change the ingredients to suit whatever you have hanging […]
June 7, 2016
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Recipe For Yummy Breakfast Quiche

We love this recipe we found at www.cleanprogram.com it makes a delicious breakfast that you can make in advance and enjoy all week long. Packed with flavour, vitamins, antioxidants and fiber you can’t go wrong with this recipe – a great way to start the day. The crust is made with […]
June 3, 2016
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Are you fed up with feeling under the weather? Find out how a Naturopath in Yarraville can help

Are you fed up with feeling under the weather? Do you constantly have a runny nose or annoying cough? We can help! Come into Feeling Healthy for advise and safe, natural remedies and treatments that: Lessen the length of time of the sickness Lessens the severity of the illness Helps […]
May 31, 2016

Massage Therapy – Prevention and Benefits

What is Massage Therapy? Put simply, massage therapy is the manipulation of soft body tissues including muscles, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments. Many people seek massage therapy for a variety of reasons – to reduce pain, stress or anxiety, relax muscles, rehabilitate injuries, enhance their athletic performance or to alleviate the […]
May 27, 2016
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Edmores Banana Berry Spice Smoothie – Healthy Eating Yarraville

Start your day the right way! This smoothie is particularly special because of its very high antioxidant content. The raspberries and strawberries, like all berries, contain a huge amount of anti-aging antioxidants. Then add a touch of two of the most healing spices available to us and you boost the […]
May 17, 2016

Leanne is the winner of a free massage at Feeling Healthy!

Leanne won a free hour massage in the Weerama draw with our massage therapist Regina. We caught up with her afterwards to find out how it went. Congratulations Leanne, how did you feel winning your massage? It was a lovely surprise! My son and I were very excited to win. He […]
May 16, 2016
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Complementary Discovery Session

Did you know we offer a FREE 30 minute Discovery session at our health hub in Yarraville? Come and discover how we can help with your health goals to help you create a happier, healthier you. To book an appointment with one of our Naturopaths click here or call us on […]
May 16, 2016
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Treating Autoimmunity

Your body has an immune system designed to protect you from bacteria, viruses, toxins and allergens.  Thereby protecting you from disease and infection.  However, with an autoimmunity disease such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Coeliac Disease or Grave’s Disease, your immune system cannot tell the difference between your own healthy body tissue and […]
April 26, 2016

Are you ready to bust your sugar cravings?

Tuesday, 17 May at 7pm With so much focus on ‘quitting sugar’ diets, the various forms of sugar and the serious health issues associated with high sugar diets, it’s no wonder we’re confused as to the right approach to bust your sugar cravings. Feeling Healthy Naturopath, Rebecca Screen, is running […]
April 26, 2016

Walking to improve poverty and injustice around the world

Whilst most of us were strolling off to work last Friday, coffee in hand, dreaming of the weekend to be here, Feeling Healthy’s clients, Kerrie Hick and Joanna Leece and their fellow team members, Jim Downey and Stella Avramopoulos, set off on the gruelling 100km Oxfam Trailwalker. With the support […]
April 26, 2016

Free Range Chickens

Last month saw me investigating our “free range” chicken.  Like myself you may have come across the news that a major retail chicken supplier, feeds their chickens genetically modified ingredients.  Below is the companies Facebook page response to its customers: “We’ve received a number of comments from you around GM […]
April 26, 2016
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Pain, pain go away

Almost all pain is the result of inflammation – arthritis, back and muscle problems, period pain, fibromyalgia and headaches to name a few. If it hurts, inflammation is probably involved. Simple things many of us take for granted, such as brushing your hair or getting out of bed in the […]