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A dietitian puts extreme ‘clean eating’ claims to the test – and the results aren’t pretty

Sophie Medlin, ‎Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, King’s College London in an article in The Conversation takes a look at the “clean eating” claims such as: “Some clean eating bloggers claim to have […]

Health Coaching for ME/CFS in the West

Do you have ME/CFS and live in the Western suburbs of Melbourne? Do you want to work on your own strategies to manage your daily life living with ME/CFS? Emerge […]

ME/CFS and Housekeeping

It can be extremely difficult to keep on top of housework and household organisation when you have ME/CFS. Most household chores involve physical exertion, and those that don’t require cognitive […]

Five Strategies to Help Control Relapses

Unfortunately, relapses, setbacks and flares are an all-too-common feature of ME/CFS. While they can be triggered by stressful or demanding events and circumstances, they can also happen seemingly without any […]

One Woman’s Naturopathic Journey with Fibromyalgia

We read a lot about drug trials and medical studies, and many of us have tried too many pharmaceutical treatments to remember, with varying degrees of success. For as long […]

Diet, Microbiota and Health

Kate Scarlata is a registered dietician and FODMAP diet expert. Recently, she attended a nutrition symposium focussing on diet and microbiota in health and disease, and she’s written a very […]

Expanding My Envelope: How I Balanced Work and CFIDS

Kristin Scherger faced many challenges in her seven years with CFS, but few have been as significant as the fight for her career. In this story, she talks about: Her initial efforts to […]

Treating Cognitive Problems

While the physical symptoms of ME/CFS are often the most obvious ones, the cognitive issues caused by brain fog can be equally as challenging, encompassing difficulties with memory, concentration, speech […]

Moving Beyond Loss

Suffering from chronic illness involves a kind of loss that is often not acknowledged. The reality, however, is that the life changes associated with being ill with ME/CFS take a […]

Travelling with ME/CFS

At first glance, travelling with ME/CFS may seem like an impossible dream. After all, for some of us, just getting out of bed is enough to use up an entire […]