Dr Nicole Avard

General Practitioner

Nicole is a really awesome doctor and makes the yummiest chocolate mousse you have ever tasted. It has no sugar or dairy it’s amazing! You can contact her and get the recipe or read more of her interesting articles.

LATEST FROM Dr Nicole Avard

  How many times do we hear “it’s all in the genes” and we then seem somewhat uncomfortably content with accepting that we therefore cannot change such outcomes? Well, not anymore. Increasing evidence is emerging about the role of epigenetics. “Epi” from…

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  The thyroid gland is a small gland that sits at the front of your neck. It secretes hormones that regulate energy. Thyroid hormone is important for growth, cell development and metabolism. As you can see from the above diagram, thyroid stimulating…

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Why are lemon and apple cider vinegar, which are acidic, good for alkalinising? A food’s acid or alkaline forming tendency in the body has nothing to do with the actual pH of the food itself.  Lemon and apple cider vinegar, despite being…

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Gluten is the generic name for certain types of proteins contained in the common grains – wheat, barley, rye, oats (some) and their derivatives.  Gluten gives elasticity to baked goods.  Gliadin is the gluten fraction and is a large protein molecule that can…

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Chemicals are all around us – in our food and water, on our food, in the cleaning and skin care products we use and in our furnishings and household items. Many chemicals can affect your liver and hormone metabolism and can contribute to…

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