Fiona is a respected Naturopath and Nutritionist, trained and experienced health coach, educator, mentor and author.  Fiona has over 20 years of Natural Medicine industry wisdom combined with a successful practice and extensive clinical experience.  She has successfully treated thousands of patients for a wide-range of conditions focusing on gut health utilising evidence-based naturopathic philosophy alongside integrative nutrition.  After nearly two decades of owning and directing one of Australia’s largest natural medicine clinics, she understood it was time to begin empowering families to transform their children’s health through education.  For the past 4 years she has been wholeheartedly committed to researching and...

To keep your child’s health in tip-top shape make sure these foods are on their plate every day to either heal their leaky-gut or prevent it from becoming leaky in the first place.                   FOOD                                 BENEFITS Grass-fed Meat Meat from grass-fed animals contains healthy fats called omega-3 oils.  These fats help to reduce inflammation throughout the body to support a leak-proof gut wall and they also have amazing properties to support healthy brain function.  Additional benefits of feeding your child protein (meat) is it supports their growing process and builds strong muscles.  Protein also keeps them fuller for longer and stops the urge to...

I recently did the class (Building Healthier Kids). Not only was the content fascinating it was been incredibly useful on my journey to healing my son's gut. My son started to develop mild autistic symptoms when he was 18 months old and I'm so excited to say that since following Fiona's tips and recipes. I have already seen an improvement in his behaviour. Fiona has been really helpful answering all the questions I've had too. Could not recommend the class more! Thank you! S.A. Greece. ⁣ Naturopathy Can Help With the Following Childhood Conditions Fiona provides tailored health plans based on a...

 Testimonial "Building Healthier Kids" is filling a gap that parents have about everyday issues which compromise the physical and psychological wellbeing of their most precious asset-their kids. The Kids Immune Diet (KID) program helps children develop greater resilience to stress, infections, pollution and allergies. Changing just a few things can produce dramatic results. Having an emotional stable and physically healthy child is what all parents strive to achieve. Now its possible through the wisdom of Fiona's 20 years of clinical experience instilled into this book"Mike Curley - Nutritional Scientist responsible for developing Metagenics/Inner Health products in Australia.   Testimonial Building Healthier Kids is a reliable and indispensable instruction manual on how to best care for your children.  This compendium offers...

High glycemic-load (GL) foods such as starches and sugars should be kept to a minimum.  Starch foods include breads, rice, cereals, grains, potatoes and pasta.  Sugary foods include cakes, biscuits, pastries and desserts.  Your diet should contain some starches as a valuable source of energy; however intake of sugary foods should be minimized.  Having an excess of starches and sugars in your diet has been shown to promote obesity, diabetes, heart disease and other chronic diseases. Your daily consumption of allowable high GL foods should be limited to one to two servings daily (each providing approximately 30g of carbohydrate).  If you...

 “Good fats” from foods such as fish, nuts, seeds and cold pressed vegetable oils are an important part of a healthy diet.  Remember; these dietary fats are especially good for your heart and may help you burn body fat. Oils:  Different oils are good for different purposes.  Olive oil is the only healthy oil which is stable enough to use for cooking.  Other healthy oils can be used as dressing for salad and vegetables.  Buy salad oils fresh and keep refrigerated.  Always choose oils which are cold pressed and extra virgin where available. *Consumption of cooking and salad oils should be limited...

Every day new scientific studies are published about the human immune system and its fascinating relationship with the gut – especially through the food we eat and the gut microbes that live there. We have 10 times more bacteria in and on our bodies than we have human cells. Clearly we have evolved as humans along with these bacteria viruses and parasites and could not live without them. Until recently we were not aware of how important this symbiosis is and we have not always taken the best care of our flora. Antibiotics for example which can be life-saving during bacterial pneumonia...

  Vegetables are very high in nutrients and beneficial dietary fibre.  Regular vegetable consumption may reduce the overall risk of developing many types of chronic disease including heart disease and cancer (due to numerous phytonutrients present in all vegetables).  Phytonutrients are additional antioxidants found in plants, as distinct from vitamins and minerals, which are associated with numerous health promoting effects.  Highly coloured vegetables tend to be the highest in phytonutrients. You should aim to feed your child a minimum of three handfuls of vegetables per day.  Limit the intake of energy dense, high carbohydrate vegetables to one handful a day.  If available...

Fruits are high in nutrients and fibre.  Regular fruit consumption may reduce the overall risk of developing many types of chronic disease including heart disease and cancer (due to numerous phytonutrients present in all fruits).  Phytonutrients are additional antioxidants found in plants, as distinct from vitamins and minerals, which are associated with numerous health promoting effects.  Highly coloured fruits tend to be highest in phytonutrients.   It is recommended that you limit dried or sweetened tinned fruits.  If you are trying to lose weight, limit fruit to a maximum of 2-4 pieces daily, reducing the number of servings if experiencing difficulty with...

The “The Healthy Eating Plan” is an easy way of feeding your child - It includes the major food groups: Proteins (e.g. pure protein – lean meat, fish, dairy), Carbohydrates (grains, fruit and vegetables) Fats and oils.    The Healthy Eating Plan supports your child's health by supplying essential food items or nutrients.   Eight Simple Reasons Why the Healthy Eating Plan will benefit your child 1.  Weight Loss and Maintenance Following the Healthy Eating Plan will help you lose weight and keep it off due to improved dietary satisfaction, appetite, metabolism and muscle mass. 2.  Improve Energy People typically notice an improvement in their energy on the Healthy...