Category Mind & Body
What is gut microbiome? When we talk about gut microbiome, we are talking about the microorganisms that live in your gut (there are trillions of them, with over 1000 different species of bacteria). Everyone holds a slightly different composition – your unique composition starts in utero (your mother womb), you pick up more from
Summer is over , which means the weather is getting cooler and the bugs are getting stronger. Cold and flu season has well and truly begun. It’s time to work on keeping our number one defence system fit – our immune system. Stress, alcohol, medications, what you eat, your environment, and lack of sleep can directly
Did you know that nearly one in five Australian woman enter pregnancy with an iron deficiency (ID)? Iron deficiency aneamia (being extremely low on iron) increases a woman’s risk of preeclampsia, foetal growth retardation, premature birth, low birth weight, and increases mother and perinatal infant mortality risk. Also, if you have lowered iron stores
Check your Iron Levels Low energy, muscle weakness, fatigue and irritability are common symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia. Iron has an immense influence on our energy levels as it transports oxygen through the blood stream. Low supplies send your energy levels plummeting, which can affect your mood and put pressure on your immune system.
Every little cell in our body needs magnesium to function. We require it for strong bones and teeth, balanced hormones, a healthy nervous system, healthy heart and cardiovascular system, well-functioning detoxification pathways and so much more! The highest concentrations of magnesium in the body are the brain and heart—two pretty crucial organs don’t you think?