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2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Nov 21 2021
Discomfort From Fructose Intolerance?

Fructose is known also as, Levulose and is a naturally occurring monosaccharide; meaning it is a simple sugar; that is found primarily within Fruits, Vegetables, and Honey.

I am gonna go chemistry-like here, but only just for a little bit. So here it go…

Christine Foutch
2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Nov 3 2021
8 Ways to Lower Cortisol Levels and Manage Sweets Cravings

When the body is stressed (physically, mentally, emotionally, environmentally), it releases cortisol produced by the adrenal glands. High cortisol levels have many negative side effects on your health, including an increased craving for sweets and fats.
T…

Kelly Harrington, MS, RDN
1 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Nov 2 2021
Foods to Promote Gut Health and Increase Akkermansia

Akkermansia muciniphila was first identified in 2004 and is a species of bacteria that helps to maintain our gut lining and possesses many health benefits. You may not have heard of it, but that certainly doesn’t mean it isn’t important! I hope you find t…

Kelly Harrington, MS, RDN
2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Oct 25 2021
Dietary guidelines for the Winter - According to Ayurveda.

Dietary guidelines for the Winter - According to Ayurveda.

As winter arrives, we should be on our guard as the warm summer days are behind us. It’s time to prepare our body for the cold weather of the winter season. To remain healthy and stay in harmony…

Khabir Southwick
2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jul 14 2021
Nutrients To Fuel Our Body

Monday I was in Meditation and all I could hear was my tummy rumbling. Do you ever get like that, sometimes no matter what you eat, your tummy still wants food. How do you feel when you are hungry? Probably grumpy, tired, sluggish and all around not happy…

Gemma Nice
1 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jul 9 2021
Fat!

Eat fat, lose fat! Don’t be afraid of your fats! The trendy years of “fat free” are finally over. Science has shown this fad diet holds no true health benefits. In addition to being unnatural and unsatisfying, this way of eating promotes diabetes and hear…

Vito Lasprugato
2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jun 25 2021
The Old Lady and The Sweets

A few years ago, an older lady (let’s call her ‘Mary’) came to me for nutritional help. Mary was very cross with herself and showed me her handbag that was literally overflowing with packets of sweets and chocolates: “I used to carry bottles of vodka and …

Nathalie Sansonetti
10 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jun 24 2021
Beware The Deadly Energy Drink Boost!

Energy drinks have been around for a long time. In fact, it has been approximately 72 years since the first energy drink was introduced in the US. Dr Enuf (weird name, I know) was introduced in 1949. However, the ‘energy drink era’ didn’t officially ki…

3 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jun 17 2021
Prevent burn-out according to this ancient Chinese concept

In Classical Chinese Medicine, the Three Treasures — which are the three most important aspects to cultivate if we are to achieve a state of radiant health — are called Jing (life force), Qi/Chi (energy) and Shen (our emotions or link to our higher purpos…

Leo de Melo
2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jun 12 2021
The Real Cake Wars

Recently I went on a ladies retreat to a local hot springs for a few days. Seven of us shared a rather sizeable cabin although a few were sharing beds to save some extra cash. Monkeying around in my own little world for the last year plus hasn’t helped me…

Tammy Russell
3 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jun 7 2021
The Mind Gut Connection

We have so many phrases in the English language that talk about the connection between the mind, our emotions and our gut – such as “gut feeling”, “gut wrenching”, “butterflies in the stomach” etc. There is a good reason for this. Our brain/mind and our e…

Olivia Shakespear
2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Jun 6 2021
WHAT MAKES A FOOD SUPER?

What makes a food super as opposed to simply on trend because someone wants to market it and make lots;of money? Well, to please me, it has to have several functions and not be so ridiculously expensive that you can’tbuy and eat the precious thing.

Techn…

Helen Kirby
3 min.
Nutritional Therapy
May 8 2021
Super-Simple Superfood Recipe Series II

Wonder what superfoods to eat with all this talk about gut health, probiotics and prebiotics, autoimmunity, hormonal balance, weight loss/weight gain, inflammation?
I’m sure you do, I know because I have been in those shoes before. I had just recently fig…

FAIZA Ibrahim-Audu
3 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Apr 30 2021
Super Simple Superfoods Recipe

Do you wonder what superfoods to eat with all this talk about gut health, probiotics and prebiotics, autoimmunity, hormonal balance, weight loss/weight gain, inflammation?

I’m sure you do, I know because I have been in those shoes before. I had just rece…

FAIZA Ibrahim-Audu
5 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Apr 5 2021
The Blood Type Diet - Myths & Facts

This diet was created by a naturopathic physician named Peter J. D’Adamo. He wrote a book in 1996 entitled ‘Eat Right for Your Type’, this book has sold over 7 million copies to date and made the New York Times bestseller list.

Usually when I write this …

2 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Mar 24 2021
The link between egg consumption and breast cancer

Concerning the relationship of egg consumption to breast cancer risk, 13 separate science studies on this link were ana­lyzed in 2014, and the results published in the journal, Breast Cancer. According to the study analysis authors, these “results showed …

Demi Powell
4 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Mar 24 2021
Appropriate age for children to eat sweets

When is it appropriate to introduce babies to sugar, and how much can they have? Is it okay to let your baby have sugar? Are all sugars created equal? We’re answering all of your sugar questions in this blog post.

One of the most common questions we rece…

Demi Powell
3 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Mar 24 2021
Moringa – The New Superfood We've All Been Waiting For

MORINGA – The superfood you need for whole body health and wellness

Heard of moringa before? You might want to go and get some after reading this….

Moringa (moringa oleifera) is also known as the Ben Oil Tree, Drumstick Tree, or Indian Horseradish. Mori…

Demi Powell
4 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Mar 17 2021
This Widespread Drink Kills Your Thyroid

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, mainstream nutritional guidelines have instructed Americans to eat soy and drink soy milk. BUT soy milk is not a healthy choice.

By drinking soy milk you are not doing yourself a favor, you are destroying your h…

Demi Powell
32 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Mar 17 2021
Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Great Britain, like the United States, has seen a remarkably rapid rise in pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes over the last decade. According to a recent BBC News report, more than one-third of British adults are now pre-diabetic.

In 2003, 11.6 percent of …

Demi Powell
14 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Mar 2 2021
Is detox a myth?

In this post we talk about how detoxification functions and how it can be approached from a gut and psychology syndrome perspective. It is created as a response to a p ost from the Guardian that was titled: “You Can’t Detox Your Body. It’s a Myth. So How …

Demi Powell
12 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Mar 2 2021
Follow These Ancient Practices to Lose Weight

Everything in the universe is composed of energy including the human body. Traditionally, when we lived in harmony with nature our body’s energies vibrated in resonance with the universal energies, we experienced optimum physical, mental, emotional and sp…

Demi Powell
3 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Feb 17 2021
10 SIMPLE DIETARY AND LIFESTYLE STEPS TO DECREASE YOUR RISK OF CANCER

Research has shown that it is the environment of the body and resulting vitality, or lack of it, that can affect the multiplication of cells (cancer). Our state of health either promotes or fights against cancer growth. So it is important to remember to l…

Olianna Gourlis
7 min.
Nutritional Therapy
Feb 8 2021
An Introduction to Bitters: How to Use, Pros, Types, and Recipes

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Not just for cocktails Bitters is — as the name implies — an infusion that’s created from predominantly bitter ingredients. These ingredients comprise aroma…

Demi Powell

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