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Fibre supplements and fibre from foods

Fibre supplements and fibre from foods

August 20, 2019 | Diabetes, Heart, Weight loss, Diets
Fibre is an important dietary component for a healthy body and to help reduce the risk of disease. Coronary artery disease, diabetes, bowel disease and obesity can all be helped by fibre in the diet. Fibre plays a significant role in the health of the digestive system and regular bowel...
Anti-Candida Diet

Anti-Candida Diet

August 14, 2019 | Diabetes, Weight loss, Diets
If you suffer from diabetes, pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, or low immunity you may benefit from a diet high in nutrition, but low in simple sugars. This diet not only considerers low glycaemic index foods, but also foods which are highly nutritious and foods which are microbially beneficial, supporting immune...
Candida albicans

Candida albicans

August 13, 2019 | Diabetes, Women's Health
Candida albicans (C. albicans) is a yeast found in humans as part of natural microflora and commonly found in our mouth, gastrointestinal tract and vagina. Normally it resides without causing any harm, but in certain health conditions it can over-populate and become a troublesome infection. Antibiotic use, diabetes, low immunity and...
Supplementing with Fish Oil

Supplementing with Fish Oil

August 6, 2019 | Heart, Inflammation, Joint disorders
Fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which cannot be made by the body and need to be sourced from the diet. Omega 3 is used by the body for normal growth and development, brain function and inflammation, amongst other things. It can help with depression and anxiety, promote brain health in the...
Skin Care Targeting Photo-aging, Hyperpigmentation, Dryness and Acne

Skin Care Targeting Photo-aging, Hyperpigmentation, Dryness and Acne

July 31, 2019 | Skin Conditions, Age related illnesses
Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) are chemicals which can help with skin care concerns such as acne, pigmentation, dryness and damage. They do this by smoothing out the surface of the skin, stimulating blood flow and promoting collagen production. This results in a brighter complexion and improvement in the appearance of lines, discolouration,...
Supplements for Inflammation and Pain Relief

Supplements for Inflammation and Pain Relief

July 24, 2019 | Pain, Inflammation, Joint disorders
Inflammation is not always obvious. Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, auto-immune, arthritis and Irritable bowel disease are all associated with chronic inflammation. Reducing inflammation in the body can help reduce the symptoms of these and other disorders. There are a number of supplements available to help reduce inflammation and pain in...
Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

July 18, 2019 | Age related illnesses, Diets, Inflammation
We know that inflammation is important to us to defend against disease and disorders and initiate the healing process, but when inflammation does not resolve it can contribute to the development, progression and complications of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and obesity. Oxidative stress...
Inflammation and Chronic Disease

Inflammation and Chronic Disease

July 17, 2019 | Heart, Inflammation
We need inflammation, without inflammation, wounds would not heal and pathogens become major infections. Inflammation is a response by the body to injury - and is needed to initiate healing. It is the way the body notifies the immune system of foreign microbial invasion by bacteria or viruses. But inflammation can also be...
Medicinal uses of Kava

Medicinal uses of Kava

July 10, 2019 | Depression, Sleep Disorders, Stress
Many people would recognise Kava as a powerful drink often experienced when visiting pacific islands. It has been used socially and as a ceremonial drink thousands of years as part of cultural life. But you may not realise kava is also used as a pharmacological herb which has been widely...
How being Cold can affect your Health

How being Cold can affect your Health

July 3, 2019 | Heart, Age related illnesses
If you have a heart condition, bad circulation or are immune compromised, elderly or inactive, the cold weather could pose a serious health risk to you.
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