Category: Nutrition


Nutrition
Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds are the world's newest superfood, and have amazing nutritional value. Full of protein, essential fatty acids and nutrients, they're a great addition to your pantry.

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10 Things You Must Know About Kombucha

Kombucha is a naturally fermented drink rich in probiotics, which are live bacterial cultures. It’s brewed with tea, sugar and the starting culture called a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) which is from what most of its health benefits are derived from. The exact origins of this fermented drink remain unknown however many believe it originated in China, where the first emperor, Qin Shi Huang drank kombucha for its health benefits and subsequently gave it the name lingzhi – ‘the elixir of immortality’

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Can Antioxidants Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is a natural process. It is what allows our body to defend itself from harm and then heal and repair itself. For example, when we get stung by a bee, the swelling and pain is the result of blood rushing to the site of the wound with immune fighting cells to protect us against further damage and then initiate healing. This is called acute inflammation. The response is supposed to be short and targeted because during the process of defending, some further damage is

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10 Healthy Changes You Can Make In 2019

When the clock strikes midnight, people around the world vow to lose weight, go on crazy diets, and start intense exercise regimes. And more often than not, the resolutions fade before January does. This year, instead of changing everything, focus on making small and steady changes for your health…1. Practice self-loveIn 2019, make yourself a priority. We live in a fast-paced world and it’s so important to pause, recharge and reset. Self-love can take many forms. It means accepting yourself, and acknowledging all

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The Imporance of Good Gut Health

The gut is the cornerstone to good health and plays a key role in the way in which the different body systems communicate. Firstly it’s referred to as our second brain but in fact the gut sends a lot more information to the brain than the brain sends to your gut. This is because the gut has its own nervous system, involving a complex network of 100 million neurons that are embedded in the gut wall. This nervous system, known as the ‘enteric nervous

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