Joanna Sochan

About Joanna Sochan

Joanna Sochan is a Natural Therapist and founder of Naturimedica Holistic Health & Wellness. She is a fatigue, sleep and gut health expert helping tired, stressed or unwell individuals to regain their energy, recover from adrenal fatigue, sleep better and be more relaxed and calm. Joanna practices in Sydney and Lake Macquarie and also conducts online consultations for clients Australia-wide. Visit Joanna's website https://www.naturimedica.com for more information on how she can help.
8 12, 2019

Smoothie recipes: How to make quick and healthy smoothies

2019-12-08T21:44:23+11:00

Smoothies are such a typical 21st century food – compact, abundant in nutrients and quick and easy to make! And what a great way to start the day! Freshly made is best but if mornings are hectic, you can make your smoothie the night before, refrigerate it and then re-mix it in the morning. In [...]

Smoothie recipes: How to make quick and healthy smoothies2019-12-08T21:44:23+11:00
26 11, 2019

Top sleep enhancing nutrients: inositol and L-theanine

2019-11-26T18:33:19+11:00

I'm always on a lookout for effective, safe and readily available sleep enhancing nutrients to test them myself as well as make effective recommendations to my clients. In my previous post I talked about how calming minerals magnesium and calcium promote more restful and uninterrupted sleep. In addition to magnesium and calcium, my other highly [...]

Top sleep enhancing nutrients: inositol and L-theanine2019-11-26T18:33:19+11:00
18 11, 2019

Adrenal fatigue and sleep connection

2019-11-18T21:21:20+11:00

Sleep and cortisol levels are closely related Both stress and adrenal function affect sleep in many ways, therefore adrenal fatigue, sleep and cortisol secretion are closely linked. In this blog I'd like to clarify and explain how they influence each other. To start with, a lack of sleep itself is often a significant factor contributing [...]

Adrenal fatigue and sleep connection2019-11-18T21:21:20+11:00
6 11, 2019

Top nutrition tips for insomnia and interrupted sleep

2019-11-06T18:29:38+11:00

Did you know that sleeping better is one of the most underrated as well as the easiest and most simple things you CAN do to improve your health fast - starting today? I'm confident my top nutrition tips for insomnia and interrupted sleep discussed in this post will make a big difference to your sleep [...]

Top nutrition tips for insomnia and interrupted sleep2019-11-06T18:29:38+11:00
30 10, 2019

Gotu kola: uses and benefits for skin, stomach ulcers and memory

2019-10-30T09:26:29+11:00

Gotu kola - aka 'botox in a bottle Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is a native herb of South Africa, India and Sri Lanka which has been a major herb used in Ayurvedic medicine for the last 3,000 years. Its leafy greens are an important food source in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Thailand. Leaves are used [...]

Gotu kola: uses and benefits for skin, stomach ulcers and memory2019-10-30T09:26:29+11:00
17 10, 2019

Constipation and letting go remedy: Bottlebrush flower essence

2019-10-17T20:42:24+11:00

Australian bush flowers are so remarkable in their beauty, colours and shapes! One of my favourites is Bottlebrush (Callistemon linearis), a common native tree that can grow up to 3 meters. The beautiful, brilliant red or dark pink flowers appear during spring and last for 2-3 weeks making the parks and gardens very beautiful and [...]

Constipation and letting go remedy: Bottlebrush flower essence2019-10-17T20:42:24+11:00
10 10, 2019

Foods and home remedies for deep sleep

2019-10-10T20:42:06+11:00

Sleep Let's talk about sleep! You do it every night but most likely not enough to feel energetic, healthy and well. It’s too easy to put sleep at the bottom of your priorities as our culture encourages and even glorifies skipping sleep. (At the bottom of this article you can download my FREE  Top 3 [...]

Foods and home remedies for deep sleep2019-10-10T20:42:06+11:00
1 10, 2019

Top 5 delicious and nutritious salad recipes

2019-10-10T11:50:28+11:00

Salad is such a versatile food that can serve as either a side or main dish depending on the ingredients. You can make delicious and nutritious salads any way you like from simple vegetable one to the main meal varieties by adding cheese, meat, grains or nuts. Having a healthy, homemade dressing is important as [...]

Top 5 delicious and nutritious salad recipes2019-10-10T11:50:28+11:00
26 09, 2019

Top 5 Bliss Balls Recipes: tried and tested many times over!

2019-09-26T17:26:05+10:00

Bliss balls are so easy to make, no cooking and no lengthy preparation are required. Simply combine all ingredients and then roll into small balls. The balls are nutrient dense foods rich in minerals, good fats and fibre. 2-3 balls per day will satisfy most people even those who crave sweets! All recipes are gluten [...]

Top 5 Bliss Balls Recipes: tried and tested many times over!2019-09-26T17:26:05+10:00
17 09, 2019

Testing for Blastocystis hominis, a clinical perspective

2019-09-17T11:21:18+10:00

Overview of current research on Blastocystis Research into Blastocystis hominis (Blastocystis) is a growing area of interest around the world as it’s estimated that over 1 billion people have this parasite in their gastrointestinal tracts. There are conflicting reports of the health effects of Blastocystis’ presence in the large intestine on the gut and overall [...]

Testing for Blastocystis hominis, a clinical perspective2019-09-17T11:21:18+10:00
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