Author: Amy Hotz


Nutrition
How to get a good night sleep naturally

By GMB Health Advisor, Naturopath Amy Hotz A good night’s sleep is vital for both our health and wellbeing. We spend approximately one third of our lives sleeping, or - for many of us - trying to get to sleep! Poor sleep quality has a number of negative health implications that can impact our mood, emotions, productivity, immune system and also our ability to focus. While it’s always important to identify the root cause of your insomnia or poor sleep quality, there are

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Nutrition
Top 6 Natural Remedies you can make at home

By GMB Health Advisor, Naturopath Amy Hotz Suffering from a sore throat or an upset belly? Look no further than your kitchen for some amazing and effective natural remedies. Home-made remedies are my favourite way to ease many symptoms that make us feel unwell. They are inexpensive and easy to make and deeply rooted in tradition. I am excited to share with you how everyday kitchen foods can be turned into a healing remedy. Below are my top natural remedies that you can make at

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Why These are our Favourite coffee spots in Sydney

By GMB Health Advisor, Naturopath Amy Hotz I absolutely love coffee. There’s nothing better than drinking a rich, aromatic coffee on a winter’s day in a cosy café. Sydney’s coffee game is amazing; bustling with speciality coffee shops and cafes that are both passionate and skilled when it comes to making that perfect brew. If, like me, you’re something of a caffeine fiend, check out my top coffee spots around Sydney with a healthy twist! 1. Mecca, Alexandria I was lucky

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Latte Trends: Turmeric, Beetroot, Matcha and Charcoal

By GMB Advisor, Naturopath Amy Hotz The superfood latte trend has taken both Instagram and the health food scene by storm. While I adore my morning coffee this new wave of lattes is a fun and tasty way to incorporate extra nutrition into your day. Switching to a superfood latte from a regular flat white is an excellent way to eliminate caffeine from your diet while still enjoying your morning ritual. Here, I’ve selected five different lattes so you can take your pick next

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Supercharge your kids lunch box with these healthy swaps

By Naturopath, Amy Hotz A healthy lunch box is key to fuelling your kids with wholesome foods to keep them focused, energized and nourished throughout the day. Below are my top food swaps that will help you provide your little ones with a nutritious and yummy lunch box – that will be both eaten and enjoyed! 1. Swap white bread sandwich for quality bread Sandwiches are a quick and easy lunch to whip up. Swap your white bread sandwiches for a high-quality sourdough bread or buckwheat

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What you should know before buying a protein powder

By Naturopath, Amy Hotz Do those bliss balls you love or your banana bread recipe call for a scoop of protein powder? Or are you looking for a nutritious snack to cure that 4-o’clock slump? Protein powder has risen in popularity as a convenient meal replacement, snack or dietary supplement, and while it’s always best to eat a wholefood source of protein, powders do have a place in our busy lifestyles. This blog will help you navigate that crowded protein aisle and pick

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