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Here you will find wellness tips, holistic articles, nutrient rich recipes, inspiring conversations and well-researched naturopathic, nutritional and herbal wisdom written by Ema Taylor.

It’s time to strip away the unnecessary layers and get back to basics, this is where you take control of your own wellbeing and begin to understand what is happening inside of you at the deepest level.

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    Pumpkin, Spinach & Feta Pie With Spelt Flour Crust

    Pumpkin, Spinach & Feta Pie With Spelt Flour Crust

    As requested here is the recipe for the pumpkin, spinach and feta spelt pie I made last week.   INGREDIENTS FOR CRUST – 1/3 cup of water – 1/4 cup of olive oil – 1.5 cups spelt flour – 1 tsp. salt INGREDIENTS FOR FILLING – 1 half pumpkin – A block of goats feta –
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    Strawberry, Rose & Vanilla Chia Pudding

    Strawberry, Rose & Vanilla Chia Pudding

    Chia seeds are nutritional powerhouses and are one of the most concentrated sources of omega-3 found in any food, even more so than salmon! Omega -3’s decrease inflammation and play a crucial role in brain function and health.   With nearly 11 grams of fiber per ounce, chia delivers 42% of your recommended daily value
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    5 Tips For Gut Health & Glowing Skin

    5 Tips For Gut Health & Glowing Skin

    Written for The Beauty Chef   Our skin can reveal so much about our inner health, so if you’re experiencing dry, dull or congested skin – it could be a sign something’s going on inside your gut. Here are a few tips on how to nurture your gut and reveal glowing skin…   CHECK IN WITH
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    Foods to support healthy menstruation

    Foods to support healthy menstruation

    Written for Nature & Health Magazine  Hormones are our body’s chemical messengers that relay vital information to our cells and tissues, ensuring each of our systems function efficiently.   Many women suffer with menstruation problems, from irregular periods to pre menstrual syndrome (PMS) in the second half of their cycle (luteal phase) that affect them
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    Cacao promotes happy neurotransmitters + Brownie recipe

    Cacao promotes happy neurotransmitters + Brownie recipe

    As written for Nature and Health.   Cacao is the most pure form of chocolate available to us as it comes very close to the raw and natural state in which it is harvested. My partner and I were fortunate enough to visit a few cacao farms in the Amazon Jungle of Peru earlier this
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    Hormone nourishing golden mylk

    Hormone nourishing golden mylk

    Herbs and spices should be utilised daily for their medicinal properties and health promoting actions, add them wherever you can to boost the nutritional value of your meal.   This medicinal elixir supports digestion, is anti inflammatory, blood glucose regulating and nourishing for the endocrine, nervous and immune system.   Here is why you should
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    One Ingredient Banana ‘Nice Cream’

    One Ingredient Banana ‘Nice Cream’

    I have found that clients are able to break bad dietary habits more easily when there is a healthy substitute. I am all for this as I do not believe in restrictive eating – balance is key and there is always a more nutritious alternative for those ‘naughty’ treats.   Are you an ice cream lover?
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    Toxic Shock Syndrome & Tampon Use

    Toxic Shock Syndrome & Tampon Use

    Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening illness that is caused by an infection from certain types of bacteria, including staphylococcus aureus.   Menstruating women are at a higher risk of getting TSS, as naturally occurring vaginal bacteria can over grow in the presence of a blood-soaked tampon that is left in
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    A guide to mindful eating

    A guide to mindful eating

    What does mindful eating mean? It means no more fad diets or fixating on each and every bit of food you eat. It means enjoying your food and listening to what your body needs, to run efficiently and be healthy and happy.   An easy way to tune into your eating habits is to ask
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    To soy or not to soy: everything you need to know about phytoestrogens

    To soy or not to soy: everything you need to know about phytoestrogens

    As seen on Vogue Your guide to harnessing the powers of plant hormones and the answer to the controversial question of whether it’s safe to eat soy.   Plant powered diets are big news and the benefits of eating mostly plants can not be underestimated. But there is one type of plant food that is
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