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Nutritional Therapy
Demi Powell
The Hardcore Diet: Unleashing the Power of Discipline and Commitment

When it comes to achieving optimal health and transforming your physique, some individuals are willing to go to extreme measures. Enter the world of hardcore dieting, a no-nonsense approach that requires unwavering discipline and commitment. This article …

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PAULINE MBATHA
Lower Your Blood Pressure with These 5 Everyday Drinks.

In today’s fast-paced world, high blood pressure has become a growing health concern for people of all ages. Unhealthy lifestyle choices and stress have become a dangerous combination that can lead to various life-threatening conditions such as hypertensi…

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Nutritional Therapy
PAULINE MBATHA
Other Than Milk, What Foods and Drinks Can Help Promote Healthy Bones?

The bones of the human body are essential to sustaining its organs and structure. To prevent the formation of bone disorders like osteoporosis, the bones must receive the right care and attention because they are living, growing structures. All ages shoul…

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Nutritional Therapy
PAULINE MBATHA
The Benefits of Pomegranate Juice for Your Gut and Metabolism

There are more bacteria living in the human stomach than there are stars in the night sky, with an estimated 39 trillion of them. Together, these bacteria promote numerous processes, including metabolism, immunity, skin health, brain health, and others. A…

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Nutritional Therapy
PAULINE MBATHA
The Role of Papaya in Regulating Blood Sugar Levels for Diabetes: Exploring the Health Benefits

Millions of individuals worldwide suffer from the chronic disease of diabetes. Due to the body’s inability to efficiently manufacture or utilize insulin, it is characterized by high blood sugar levels. Diabetes is caused by a variety of variables, but it …

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Nutritional Therapy
PAULINE MBATHA
Should you drink water right before sleeping - Pros and Cons

Should You Drink Water Right Before Sleeping? The Pros and Cons.

Drinking water is essential for maintaining a healthy body. It helps to regulate body temperature, lubricate joints, and transport nutrients to cells. The recommended amount of water to dri…

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Nutritional Therapy
PAULINE MBATHA
How Your Diet Affects Liver Health: Essential Foods to Consume and Avoid

Maintaining a healthy liver is crucial to our overall well-being. The liver, which is the second largest organ in the body, performs several functions such as removing toxins, blood purification, and protein synthesis. A healthy liver is essential for our…

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Nutritional Therapy
Marlien Wright
How to Master Blood sugar Balancing for your best Health.

Most of us suffer from too much glucose in our system – and most of us are unaware of it. This is due to a western diet that is refined carb-heavy and not informed by intelligent food combining. Blood sugar balancing is more than just ‘cutting carbs’ or ‘…

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Nutritional Therapy
Marlien Wright
Why cooked apples is a superfood for your gut-health.

Good gut health depends on a diet rich in fibre and a diverse microbiome. To create diversity in your microbiome it is important to eat a wide variety of vegetables and fruits low in fructose. In my opinion one of the fruits to include in your diet should…

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Nutritional Therapy
Alison Birks
Health Benefits of Kefir

As a nutritionist, I am always on the lookout for foods that provide both taste and health benefits, and kefir is one such food. Kefir is a fermented dairy product that originated in the Caucasus Mountains and has been used for centuries for its many heal…

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Nutritional Therapy
Christine Foutch
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…

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Nutritional Therapy
Kelly Harrington, MS, RDN
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…

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Nutritional Therapy
Kelly Harrington, MS, RDN
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.
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Nutritional Therapy
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…

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Vito Lasprugato
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…

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Nutritional Therapy
Gemma Nice
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…

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Helen Kirby
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.

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Tammy Russell
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…

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Nutritional Therapy
Khabir Southwick
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…

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Nutritional Therapy
Nathalie Sansonetti
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 …

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Nutritional Therapy
Samuel Carlson
Iodine Supplementation

Most of us never consider the link between diet and chronic fatigue or insomnia. A body produces negative warning reactions when it has too much or too little of any given thing. Most of us lack vital nutrients like the B vitamins, which are found in most…

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Nutritional Therapy
Samuel Carlson
Prevent Macular Degeneration with Supplements

Impaired vision and total blindness are far more common than most people realize. In fact, more people lose vision to some degree than lose hearing or cognitive function.

I don’t know why so little attention is paid to what can be a very serious problem.…

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Samuel Carlson
Staying Sharp: Supplements to Maximize Cognitive Potential

Face it: We all slow down as we age. Metabolism, endurance, energy, memory— once past the peak reproductive years, the body just doesn’t respond like it used to. It’s not your imagination; research has documented the changes. Hormonal output lags, the abi…

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Nutritional Therapy
Olivia Shakespear
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…

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