New Zealand Naturopath


I’m Eric, a naturopath with 34 years of clinical experience. I retired from clinical work in 2019. My time is now devoted to health and wellness education online, as well as to my family and our healthy lifestyle & garden. ​There are hundreds of articles and recipes to check out on this site, you’ll find comprehensive articles on many topics. Looking for something in particular? Try using the search bar. Thanks for dropping by. Don’t forget to subscribe, you’ll have access to a free health and wellness course!

The Healing Power Of Nature

You’ll find a lot more to this website than just blog pages about diseases and natural treatment. While this website contains many such pages, the emphasis is on leading a healthy lifestyle, growing your own fruits & vegetables, and how to prepare, cook, and even preserve your own foods. In time, we will even show you how we keep bees and catch our own fish. If you want to learn more about any of these topics, then come & join us and learn how to lead a cleaner, healthier and more relaxed lifestyle!

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Healthy Lifestyle Natural Medicine

Dr. H. Sutcliffe Maverick Doctor

Many years ago, an elderly patient from Havelock North here in Hawke’s Bay (New Zealand) mentioned that her favourite doctor was a bit of a maverick. In fact, he was in some sense a natural therapist medical doctor. It was...

Immune Health Gut and Digestive Health

Food Allergy And Food Intolerance

People talk to naturopaths a lot about their food allergies and intolerances. Many people get kind of get confused and think that "all food reactions are allergies", when in fact, many reactions are intolerances and not actually food allergies. So...

Healthy Lifestyle Gut and Digestive Health

Eric's 3 Basic Nutrition Principles

When I'm online and read health and wellness articles, everyone has got their own opinion, from the sublime to the ridiculous and even wacky. I've worked with patients in the past who consume only dried fruits and tofu, through to...

Gut and Digestive Health

Treating Constipation With Yoghurt

Yogurt is beneficial not just for those who suffer from constipation but also for the general health of the gastrointestinal system. Years of experience as a naturopathic physician have led me to the conclusion that yoghurt is one of the...

Women's Health

Thyroid Disease Raises Birth Risk

Women with thyroid disease are more likely have babies with birth defects even if tests show no problem with the gland during pregnancy. A study by Johns Hopkins University also showed that babies born to women with overactive or under-active...

Men's Health

Why Are Guys Afraid Of Doctors?

A recent poll reveals that many males have a negative attitude about getting medical help. Nearly two-thirds of those interviewed  said they try to avoid going to the doctor as often as possible, and 37% said they keep information from...