Weight Loss

  • asthma

    Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterised by airflow obstruction & bronchospasm. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath.

  • Obesity is an issue of health. Excess weight in terms of complementary medicine is seen as an excess condition of toxicity that needs to be eliminated. Causes treatments and effects of obesity are

  • auricular ear acupuncture

    Acupuncture is increasingly being used to treat problems of chemical dependency. Individuals addicted to opiates who underwent acupuncture anesthesia experienced a substantial reduction in the severity of their withdrawal symptoms.

  • Indulgence

    There is an array of pleasurable food stuffs that we can enjoy until our hearts content that are life giving. Not only can they be physically jam packed with happy hormone producing proteins, and immune boosting vitamins and minerals.

  • Healthy Eating

    We have all heard about eating the right amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. This is important to maintain health. Every cell in our body needs the correct balance to function properly.

  • ARCHTI

    Naturopathic Consultant, Carina HarkinBHSc.Acu. BHSc.Nat. BHSc.Hom. Cert IV TAE. ARCHTI mem. A triple degree qualified practitioner in acupuncture (TCM), naturopathy nutrition, Iridology & homeopathy, in my clinic I combine techniques from all three modalities, including case history taking skills, diagnostic skills & treatment.

  • why diets dont work

    Excess weight in terms of complementary medicine is seen as an excess condition of toxicity that needs to be eliminated. Did you know that central obesity is as much linked to cardiovascular disease as cigarette smoking?.

  • carina harkin nutritionist

    Nutritionists apply knowledge of the therapeutic & preventive potential of food, diet & supplements including vitamins, minerals & trace elements to maintain and promote our patient's health.

  • Dietry guidelines

    Reduce risk of degenerative diseases, including kidney, liver & heart failure, want to improve vitality, have followed a low reactive diet & wish to return to a healthy eating plan.

  • obesity and dementia

    As reported on the BBC News on 3rd May 2011, there is a link between being overweight and dementia. The study says 1.6 billion adults are overweight worldwide. While previous studies have indicated a link between obesity and dementia, a new study of 8,534 of Swedish twins, in the journal Neurology, suggests just being overweight is also a risk factor.

  • This diet is beneficial to prevent the development of late-onset diabetes, heart disease & obesity. Balance is the key to any diet. This diet does not deprive the body of essential nutrients. The idea of the zone diet is to balance the ratio of carbohydrate, protein & fat.