Category Nutrition

Boost Your Energy Naturally

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.

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Know your Fats – Good vs. Bad

Part One: Oils   Fatty Acids fit into 3 categories – saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. Current diets are too high in polyunsaturated fats, as we find these in abundance in manufactured foods (as hydrogenated vegetable oils). What this means is we now consume too much Omega-6 and insufficient Omega-3. To correct this imbalance we need

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Stress Less and Sleep Better – Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

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?

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Antioxidants and ‘Superfoods’

For a food to be termed ‘superfood’, it must hit the top of the list of foods that have a high content of nutrients and antioxidants. Antioxidants stop the damaging effects of free radicals that are formed on exposure to substances such as alcohol, stress, poor diet, highly processed and refined foods, drugs, medications, smog,

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How Much Coffee Is Too Much Coffee?

Caffeine has its perks, but it can also pose problems. People who are susceptible may find they feel the effects after just one cup of coffee or tea, while others won’t feel effects until 3-4 cups of coffee. If you rely on coffee to get you going, you are not alone. Caffeine stimulates the nervous

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