New Zealand naturopath Eric is passionate about helping individuals improve their lives with natural medicine. He is well published online with many articles, and in the past has authored a regular column in NZ’s leading health magazine for several years. Eric is an acknowledged expert in the fields of natural health and wellness. In recent times, he has been spending more time sharing his vast knowledge through the internet.

The content on ericbakker.com reflect Eric’s philosophy. His focus is to give people the tools and ability that will enable them to change their body at the cellular level, without in many cases having to resort to drugs. His articles are written from a common-sense point of view, some are very in-depth and well-referenced on most common health conditions.

You’ll also be learning a lot more than you’ll see on most websites, like how to grow your own fruits and vegetables, how to cook and eat a natural whole foods diet, how keep bees and make the right lifestyle changes that can significantly benefit your health and well-being.

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Article Directory

Women's Health

Women's health is quite a broad term that refers to physical and mental health issues that are unique to women, are more frequent in women, or vary in appearance, severity,...

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Healthy Lifestyle

Eating a natural whole foods diet that is balanced and fresh, regular exercise such as walking, avoiding tobacco and all drugs, and getting plenty of rest are the components that...

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Natural Medicine

Natural medicine can also be referred to as naturopathy; it is a form of alternative medicine which may involve acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy, diet and lifestyle counselling, massage, relaxation therapy...

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Immune Health

A strong immune system keeps germs out of your body and kills or restricts their damage if they do get in. Get plenty of sleep, stay active, eat fruits and...

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Gut and Digestive Health

The microorganisms in your digestive tract call your gut home. They assist you in breaking down food and converting nutrients into substances that your body can utilise. When they run...

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Ear Nose Throat

Doctors discovered in the 19th century that a system of tubes and channels connects the ears, nose, and throat. They created unique tools to examine these ENT regions more closely...

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Urinary Health

The health of the urinary tract relates to how effectively the urinary system removes wastes and produces and controls urine, as well as any illnesses or abnormalities that may arise...

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Endocrine Health

Do you feel bloated, angry, or simply not yourself? Hormone fluctuations could be to blame. Hormones are chemical "messengers" that influence the activity of your cells and organs. It's common...

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Heart And Circulation Health

Your heart is constantly working for you, even if you don't realise it. Because it pumps blood and oxygen to all of your organs, the heart is the most vital...

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Men's Health

Men can often ignore possible health problems and avoid seeing your doctor, it's a well known fact. This category includes some important health conditions for men to be aware of...

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Brain and Cognitive Health

We all get older, and as we do our risk of developing a chronic degenerative neurological disease increases. What can we do to reduce our risk factors? What can we...

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Bone & Joint Health

One of the most effective strategies to preserve healthy bones and joints is to take a holistic approach to healthy living. As you get older, your bones lose density, but...

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We all get older, and as we do our risk of developing a chronic degenerative neurological disease increases. What can we do to reduce our risk factors? What can we do if we are diagnosed? You will find that there...

General Health

General Health is a large page covering many different articles, it represents mind/body health and more. Come back regularly for some very interesting information! Perhaps you have a topic which you would like me to research and write which I...

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Food Allergy

Do you have a food allergy or think you may have one? I have heard countless patients over the years tell me that they are suffering from some food allergy or intolerance. In reality, they most likely have other underlying...

Stress and Insomnia

Adrenal Fatigue and Stress

Fatigue is one of the biggest reasons people come to see us as naturopaths. The problem is, fatigue is seen as a “non-descriptive” complaint that so many people present to their doctors with. It is easy to dismiss the tired...