Karina Franco-Posts and Blog

November 22, 2017

‘Summer is coming!’ is one of the recurring magazine headlines displayed from supermarket newsstands at this time every year. Articles about ‘the new miracle diet’, ‘foods to make you thin’ or ‘the one-week detox to make you bikini ready!’ are on a constant rotation, r...

November 22, 2017

Coconut oil

Continuing the case against the "fat is bad" idea, Karina Francois, naturopath and author of Clean Food, Clear Thinking, says coconut oil speeds up your metabolism and increases energy.

"It contains medium chain triglycerides that are easily absorbed by the b...

November 22, 2017

It's called Orthorexia Nervosa

Many of us might imagine a future when we naturally shun wine and laziness, choosing instead to munch mung beans because we actually want to.

But as ideal as that sounds, trying to adhere to a perfect diet can be a slippery slope to the unh...

November 21, 2017

If your child complains about tummy aches and has bouts of constipation or diarrhoea it could well be a sign of food sensitives. 

Food sensitivities differ to food allergies even though intolerance's can cause some of the same signs and symptoms as food allergy, people...

November 21, 2017

Working women are some of the busiest women on earth. More women are providing for the family, both in the office and at home, and sometimes, those commitments mean that focusing on your wellness slips down the list of priorities. But in order to juggle life’s various...

November 22, 2016

Fidelity, self help, psychology, counselling, naturopath

November 15, 2016

Our Emotional connection with food comes from birth...

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