Happy gut, happy child

Written by Julia D’Angelo, Naturopath at Vital Chi Wellness The human gut plays host to more microbes than any other part of the body, with an estimated ten million bacterial cells- and these are just the ones we know about so far. While it is commonly known that these bacteria help maintain our health by […]

Eating with the Seasons

Written by Lina Capovilla, qualified Nutritionist and Naturopath at Vital Chi Wellness As the days get shorter, and the morning air is fresher, it becomes obvious that the cooler season is approaching. Autumn is a time when we start to withdraw from the outdoors, getting ready to consolidate for winter and go within. I always […]

STAYING HYDRATED FOR SUMMER

We all know that we need to drink more water, and with the warmer weather upon us, it’s never been so important! Water is considered an essential nutrient, because we are unable to produce enough of it in our bodies alone. Water depletion increases during the summer months with 50% of it lost through the […]

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

We all know that excess weight is associated with many health risks, so why is the rate of overweight and obese adults and children growing? The statistics state that 2 in 3 adults and 1 in 4 children in Australia are overweight and therefore increasing their risk of disease. Our experience at Vital Chi is […]

Sweating is important for your health!

Did you know sweating is important for your health? We all know there are many factors to health, one aspect that is overlooked is the importance of flushing out toxins that we have been exposed to through our food or environment. Have you ever wondered what has great detox-ing abilities? You would be surprised, it […]

5 Things that you had no idea could be hurting your back

Written by Dr Diana Pakzamir 1.Your back pocket – this goes out to all the back pocket wallet carriers. Filling your back pocket can cause you to sit with one pelvis sitting higher than the other, this then changes the way your spine is while your are sitting, changing the way muscles are holding, making […]

The Thyroid Gland, Understanding How It Works.

What’s all the hype about? Until recently, most people had never heard of the thyroid, but in recent years there seems to be a plethora of information about it. So what is it? The thyroid gland is considered the master gland within the body. It’s located in the front of the throat and it’s primary […]

Specialist Oncology Massage

ONCOLOGY MASSAGE OFFERS A SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE STYLE OF MASSAGE, GENTLE YET NURTURING, AT ANY STAGE OF CANCER Oncology massage is a therapeutic form of massage which takes into consideration the special needs of a cancer patient during and post-medical treatment. Patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy often feel fatigued, both physically and mentally. Moreover, cancer […]

What type of PCOS are you? Treat the Cause for your PCOS type!

Written by Shiho Mafune (MOTPrac, BHs) Naturopath & Occupational Therapist PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome is one the most common condition that I see in women of reproductive age at Vital Chi Wellness. So what is PCOS? It is a condition in which a woman’s hormones go out of balance. The main concern for women […]

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