Healthy weight management

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What does weight management mean? For many people, weight loss, slimming, dieting, shaping up (whatever you choose to call it) is a life-long struggle and involves a lot of disappointment, negative body image and, often, worry, feelings of hopelessness and … Continued

Healthy diet for a healthy mind and body

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Some of the many potential benefits of eating a well-balanced, wholesome and nutritious diet include greater longevity and better overall health and fitness. By taking the few easy steps in this blog post, you can be in great shape in … Continued

Could I have Candida?

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What is Candida albicans? Candida (also sometimes referred to as a thrush, yeast or fungal infection) is a single cell, plant-like fungi. It starts life as a yeast, which everybody has in their digestive systems and other mucous membranes from … Continued

Healthy high protein foods

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High protein foods Protein is an essential element (macro-nutrient) in everyone’s diet. It is a component of each and every cell, tissue and organ in the body and it is constantly being broken down and replaced. With that in mind, … Continued

Fibre for digestion

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What is dietary fibre? Dietary fibre, “bulk” or “roughage” (a complex carbohydrate) is the part of plant-derived foods that can’t be completely broken down by digestive enzymes in the human digestive system. Instead, it travels through the gut largely untouched, … Continued

Antioxidants for health

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What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are beneficial compounds found in certain natural foods, such as fruit, vegetables, grasses, grains etc and even some animal products (such as fish oils). They help to defend your cells from damage caused by potentially harmful … Continued

What is coeliac disease?

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Coeliac disease (pronounced see-liac and spelled celiac in other countries) is an autoimmune disease, not an intolerance as is often assumed. This means that the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues, through the production of antibodies. In the case … Continued