Natural Health

At Sunnybrook, we know that good health comes from looking after your body, mind and spirit. Here is a collection of articles written by our qualified Health Care Professionals offering tips' from helping  Maintain a healthy immune system to Stress management and gut health with Probiotics  just to name a few

Sleep plays a vital role in our lives and helps maintain good health and brain function. However, not enough Aussies are getting enough sleep, wi...
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What is Mãnuka honey? Mãnuka honey is a type of medicinal honey that is derived from the pollen of the Mãnuka tree ( Leptospermum scoparium ) whi...
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Herbal teas can play a useful and effective role in supporting the nervous system – especially during times of great change or stress. Choosing...
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As an Australian who has recently returned to Australia after living in Ireland and Norway for the past three years, I have recently become a lit...
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I was driving to work the other day, with the window open, sun shining and a warm breeze blowing through the car. I thought to myself, when was t...
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No one likes the approach of winter and knowing that the cold and flu season is upon us! Here’s some easy info for you to get you through the win...
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Winter wellness and immunity is usually more harmonious when we organize our environment and diet to compliment naturally occurring changes. Focu...
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The field of probiotics is vast and ever-evolving, as more research and understanding of the complex world of the human microbiome becomes appare...
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Are oats gluten free?.The short answer is no they are not. So why can some companies call their oats gluten free? Where to begin... What is ...
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In our everyday lives, we are constantly exposed to environmental chemicals. We can minimise our exposure to things like pollution and electro-ma...
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Do you know what is in your toothpaste? Many people just brush their teeth out of habit and don’t give much thought to the ingredients in their t...
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The wintery cold, dark days can seem to drag on forever and perhaps you’re feeling sapped of energy or moodier than usual. This is also a time of...
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You’ve most likely heard the term FODMAPS before but many people still wonder what exactly it is. The acronym stands for: F - fermentable O - O...
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We stock a range of homeopathic medicines including our dispensary range that are made up upon request. Aconite Allium Cepa Anas Barb Ant ta...
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It’s that time of year again! As we head into winter and the days shorten and temperatures drop, our bodies can require some extra nourishment i...
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Over 2000 years ago, Hippocrates, a great physician, said ‘ All disease starts in the gut ’ and now research is starting to reveal that good over...
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November is World Vegan month, which is a great time to highlight some of the benefits of a vegan diet whilst checking to make sure you are getti...
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Collagen is a protein made up of 3 main amino acids which are glycine, proline and hydroxyproline. In most collagens, the molecules are packed to...
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A friend of mine who had been complaining about his expanding waistline had recently decided he would go on a ketogenic diet. As a nutritionist I...
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Vitamin C is naturally found in fresh fruits and vegetables. As the human body is unable to make it’s own Vitamin C, it must be supplied from the...
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