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Today’s Western herbal practitioner still practises the tradition of the oldest and most widely used system of medicine while embracing evidence-based science, writes Kat Blyth.

Rosemary Ann Ogilvie speaks to industry experts about how you can train in this gentle natural healing modality.

Rosemary Ann Ogilvie finds out what you need to know about studying this time-honoured and sophisticated modality.

Would you like to retrain as a naturopath or an aromatherapist? Or perhaps reflexology appeals? Rosemary Ann Ogilvie gets the scoop on what you need to know before choosing your course.

What is the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist? Kat Blyth asks the experts for answers.

Would you like to become a remedial masseur or a myotherapist? Ann Johnston finds out what's involved.

This gentle, non-invasive form of manual medicine focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, writes Rosemary Ann Ogilvie.

Comprising Western herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, homeopathy, and sometimes massage, naturopathy offers the most holistic treatment available, writes Kat Blyth.

Here's a fun fact for you - exposing your mushrooms to direct sunlight for two days causes them to act like tiny edible solar panels, soaking up much higher levels of vitamin D.

Despite Australia's abundant sunshine, one-third of us are deficient in vitamin D, a nutrient essential for strong bones.

Every bug - good or bad - is wiped away by battalions of cleaning products to achieve a 'healthier' living environment. The paradox is, we need most of these little fellas to keep us healthy.

Keep the dreaded lurgy at arm's length with these immune-boosting (and tasty!) teas from herbalist Toni Green.

Winter is no wonderland if you've got poor circulation, as it makes cold hands, feet, nose and ears even worse. Naturopath Teresa Mitchell-Paterson has the answers.

Rosemary Ann Ogilvie shares the joys of growing (and eating!) your own tasty and nourishing mushrooms.

Q. What is the microbiome and what does it do?