Keto Crispy Chicken (like Breaded / Battered)

Dr Jess Kitchen

The Natural Doctors: A delicious, much healthier alternative to breadcrumbs. We do this regularly and it is a child (and adult!) pleasing recipe that fulfils the crispy chicken and chips (in our case sweet potato fries!) desire in our house. Ground almonds are high in vitamin E, fibre and protein and this recipe is very low carb. You Will Need: A baking …

The Benefits Of Psyllium Husk & How To Use It

Dr Jess Garden, gastroenterology

Dr Jess says: Psyllium husk is a safe, natural and effective fiber that can revolutionise your digestion. This is probably one of the products I recommend the most to patients with digestive problems including IBS, bowel disease, constipation or diarrhoea.  It is also great as a support alongside a healthy diet for losing weight and helping blood sugars in diabetics. …

Top 10 Supplements for Hypothyroidism

Dr Jess endocrinology, Garden, You

Vitamins, dietary nutrients and minerals play a surprisingly big role in how healthy our thyroid is. We are still learning how many of these nutrients work but so far we know that the top 10 nutrients for hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone) are: 1. Vitamin A – Supplementation with Vitamin A for 4 months has been shown to significantly reduce TSH …

Top 5 Herbs for Hypothyroidism

Dr Jess endocrinology, Garden

Traditional herbs have been used to treat symptoms of hypothyroidism like fatigue, low energy, weakness and ‘brain fog’ for hundreds, and in some cases thousands, of years. Scientific evidence is now beginning to show the effectiveness of these herbs on the thyroid and mechanisms for how they work. Dr Jess has used all of these in practice and these are …

Top 5 Tips To Get Your Child To Eat Vegetables

Dr Jess Kids

One of the most common complaints from parents trying to give their children a healthy and balanced diet is that their child won’t eat vegetables. So how do you handle a fussy eater who picks out even finely diced veg and point blank refuses to eat anything green? Can you tell them why vegetables are so important. Here we discuss …

Natural Head Lice Treatment For Kids

Dr Jess Kids

Insecticides in over the counter head lice shampoos and treatments have been linked to issues with cognitive performance in children (including memory, learning and development). Why Not Avoid Chemicals & Treat Head Lice Naturally? Neem oil has been used for thousands of years to treat lice and is an excellent treatment, it’s only downside is the smell (like gone off …

Natural Insect Repellent (Bug Spray)

Dr Jess Garden

Our mum adapted this recipe and made it to huge demand for our clinic (thanks mum!). We have now tested this bug spray all over the world when travelling and hundreds of our patients and family and friends swear by it. All notice they rarely get bitten by anything when using it. Even better, with its high levels of essential …

Homemade Low Carb Granola

Dr Jess Kitchen

The Natural Doctors: It is really difficult to find an on-the-go breakfast that competes with the carb and sugar laden cereals from the supermarket. For kids and adults this makes a great, healthy fat and protein based snack (or breakfast) that will fill you up and keep your brain and body going. The walnuts provide valuable antioxidants, omega 3’s and …

Low Carb, No Grain Chocolate Banana Muffins

Dr Jess Kitchen

Dr Jess says: It is a challenge to find healthy snacks for kids (or adults!) when trying to keep down the sugar and wheat. This recipe is great, easy to bake with children who often enjoy mushing up banana, and makes a grain and dairy free tasty cake that can double as a healthy breakfast or mid-morning snack. Ground almonds …

Supercharge Your Health By Eating Organic

Dr Jess Kitchen

Dr Jess says: Organic food doesn’t just taste better, it is much better for you too! Here are my top 5 reasons to eat organic that I hope will convince you that, where possible, you should eat organic food because it is healthier, tastier and all round better for ourselves and our environment. Top 5 Reasons To Eat Organic Food …