Keeping your energy level in check this summer
Jul15

Keeping your energy level in check this summer

Summer has started and the heat has hit us. Our bodies need their time to adjust to the high temperatures whilst producing more sweat to cool down. Even our metabolic rate slows down in summer leaving us feeling sluggish and listless. Too much sun exposure especially during peak hours also contributes to low energy as it causes dehydration. How do we keep our energy up naturally? Drink plenty of water, a lack of it will result in...

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Magnesium, the vital mineral that helps us cope with stress and anxiety.
May08

Magnesium, the vital mineral that helps us cope with stress and anxiety.

It is 2020 and we are facing a virus that has created havoc the world over. Quarantine, lockdown and Covid-19 are the most used words of our time. Routine has changed in many ways – working from home or job loss, home-schooling kids and the necessary social distancing. Whatever the situation, we are all experiencing some sort of anxiety and stress. Emotional stress drains the body of magnesium.  Magnesium is wasted via the urine...

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The importance of Probiotics for good health
Apr08

The importance of Probiotics for good health

Inside each of us, there are millions of bacteria which call our body home – the internal world these organisms form is commonly referred to as ‘The Microbiome’. The human microbiome is a small, but incredibly complex, ecosystem, containing hundreds of different competing and co-existing species. In fact, our own cells are outnumbered 10-1 by the plethora of cells and microbes which live in us and on us. There is currently a huge...

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Magnesium, a vital mineral we cannot be without
Mar25

Magnesium, a vital mineral we cannot be without

A magnesium-rich body will be stronger, more flexible and better able to resist both physical and emotional stress.  Magnesium is crucial for healthy bones as it makes up part of the skeleton’s framework. Its presence in every one of our body’s cells is essential, as it’s responsible for over 300 different actions in the body. So, let us look at some of the roles magnesium plays. Mood, Relaxation and sleep Hormones such as serotonin...

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