Irritable Bowel Syndrome – A Nutritionist’s Guide to Prevention

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This article was kindly contributed by Nutritional Therapist Ciara Corcoran of The Nutri Mum. Ciara received her Diploma in Nutritional Therapy from The College of Naturopathic Medicine and she specializes in children’s health. What is it? IBS is a functional bowel disorder.  It is a title given to a collection of symptoms including abdominal pain,…

Low Energy? Beat It Naturally

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This article was kindly contributed by nutritionist Jacqueline Ryan who studied at the College of Naturopathic Medicine If you are experiencing fatigue or low energy, there may be many factors involved. Poor nutrition, insomnia, depression, diabetes, hypothyroidism, blood sugar imbalances, low immune system, thyroid or adrenal gland imbalances, anaemia, stress or anxiety, toxin overload, and…

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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This article was kindly contributed by Nutritional Therapist and College of Naturopathic Medicine graduate Caroline Punch, who specialises in digestive health. Apple cider vinegar was first discovered in about 5000 BC and has been used medicinally for centuries, treating everything from poison ivy rash to stomach aches.  The process of making vinegar is long and…

5 Top Natural Nutritional Tips for Type 2 Diabetes Management

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What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is worryingly becoming more and more prevalent in Ireland, with over 200,000 people living with the condition today.  Unlike type 1 diabetes, a person with type 2 diabetes is often still able to produce insulin, however this insulin does not deliver the desired effect. In a normally-…

PCOS – What it is and what can I do to help my hormones?

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is an imbalance of the hormonal system identified by multiple cysts developing on the surface of the ovaries. PCOS is more prominent in women of reproductive age, with many women unaware that they suffer from the illness as it often goes undiagnosed until fertility problems arise. The symptoms of PCOS can…

Time to Think Vitamin D

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Vitamin D is well known for its role in bone health. In fact, it is a hormone which plays an important role in many bodily processes. Therefore, its deficiency can negatively affect our health. It has been associated with osteoporosis, cancer and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Research suggests that it could play a…

Vegetable Curry

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Try this delicious winter warming recipe provided by CNM Naturopathic Nutrition student, Dulce Lopes. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. Coconut Oil 1 green onion- chopped 1 tbsp. fresh ginger- grated or finely chopped 2 tsp curry powder 1 can full fat coconut milk 2 tsp. natural sweetener (maple syrup, coconut sugar, few drops of stevia)…

Celeriac Soup

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Celeriac, also known as root-celery, is closely related to the common celery.  Do not be put off by celeriac’s rough exterior, if beauty is skin deep, then celeriac is a case in point! Its excellent storage capability is coming back into style as many of us shift our diets to local and seasonal produce. Celeriac…

Hormones off Balance? Check out this great course!

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The College of Naturopathic Medicine is proud to host best-selling author and nutrition expert, Dr Marilyn Glenville, Thursday 20th October, 7.00pm. Renowned women’s health and nutrition expert Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD will show how balancing your hormones can help eliminate PMS, help with endometriosis, fibroids, PCOS, and menopause, and reduce your risk of breast cancer.…