Deanna Copland

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Seed Bread Recipe

Seed bread This seed bread is a great recipe to make regularly to support your mineral intake and you can also sprinkle pumpkin and sunflower seeds over salads for some X-factor. Makes 1 small loaf Ingredients¾ cup pumpkin seeds¾ cup sunflower seeds¾ cup sesame seeds½ cup psyllium husks½ cup linseeds (flaxseeds)½ cup whole almonds2 Tbsp …

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Moroccan Chickpea and Lentil Soup Recipe

There is always a lot of debate around eating well and affordability. Often nourishing food may require more shopping around and it can take a little more time to prepare, but it doesn’t have to cost more. Make the most of dried herbs and spices to add interesting flavours to meals and you could even …

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How diet and lifestyle can affect your mood

Happiness is subjective. It has been defined as having a cognitive and affective component: Frequent positive emotions such as joy, affection, pride and tranquillity AND a sense that one’s life is good. We know that those in a happy mood are more creative, have better relationships, stronger immune systems and perform better at their daily …

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Asparagus with Tahini Dressing Recipe

Asparagus is a spring vegetable native to Europe, Africa and Asia. To maximise its in season, nutritional value, now is the time to be enjoying it. Silica is a mineral which is important for healthy bones, smooth skin, shiny hair and strong nails.  Eating asparagus is an easy way to absorb more of this mineral. …

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Slowing the ageing process

The Fountain of Youth is a spring that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters, writes Naturopath Deanna Copland. Article published in Otago Daily Times, October 2016 Tales of such a fountain have been recounted across the world for thousands of years and the legend became particularly prominent in …

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Eating well during Pregnancy

It really is a miracle that any of us exist when you look into the finer details of how conception comes about and how many factors are crucial to dictate the outcome, Naturopath Deanna Copland writes. Article Published in Otago Daily Times September 2016 Deanna Copland. Statistically, about half of modern pregnancies are unplanned. For others, …

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Appreciating the finer things in life

Camping always draws mixed opinions. It can be the greatest holiday or the worst, Naturopath Deanna Copland writes. As a child, I did Brownies, Girl Guides and then Duke of Edinburgh so, combined with family holidays with water lapping around the camper van door and a family bout of food poisoning due to some funny …

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Diabetes Awareness Week

According to statistics published in the NZ Medical Journal in March 2013, 7% of New Zealanders over the age of 15 have diabetes and 18.6% have pre-diabetes type symptoms which typically leads to Type II diabetes. These are sobering statistics, and the diabetes epidemic has been described by some experts as a ‘silent & smouldering’ …

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Follow Dee on Instagram and Pinterest

For delicious, healthy food ideas and recipes, follow Dee – INSTAGRAM – deelicious_nutrition   PINTEREST – Dee Copland Naturopath & Nutritionist      

Dee’s daily health advice on The Breeze 98.2FM

Each weekday morning at 6.50am and 9.20am, Dee shares a different health tip with Damian and Sonia on The Breeze (98.2FM Otago).  These relate to all areas of health  including healthy eating tips and tricks, good lifestyle habits such as how to get the best quality sleep, uses for essential oils around the home, natural cleaning tips etc to keep …

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