So many foods nowadays are talked about as ‘superfoods’ but what does this really mean and which greens are the ones we should be having to get that SUPER effect? Registered Nutritional Therapist Alison talks us through which supergreens really ARE good to eat, and how they benefit us as part of a well-balanced diet.
We talk a lot about the goodness of greens and the importance of loading up mealtime plates with dark leafy veggies. These powerhouses of nutrition provide fibre and vitamins in their purest form, but what makes these emerald gems so good for us and what gives our favourite veggies their rich green colour? Here we
Registered Nutritional Therapist Alison has given us her top 7 steps to a gentle cleanse, perfect to do in line with spring! Drink 2 litres of water a day This will help to flush out toxins and help bowel movements. Start the day with hot water and a slice of lemon (or just hot water).
Christmas is gone and you might have overindulged in food and drinks, but realise that it’s not sustainable to carry on eating all day like we do at Christmas. Why? Because the digestive system needs a break, so do the body and our mitochondria – our energy factories. Eating that vast amount and without much
Indoor air pollutants and Covid-19 According to a South African government paper on air quality, indoor pollution levels in developing countries generally exceed the World Health Organisation’s guidelines and is damaging to health. Indoor pollution can be more toxic than outdoors and treating the air in homes, offices and other interior spaces with essential oils
This article has been brought to us by Nature’s Plus, written by Lisa James When you think about the effect environmental toxins can have on health, weight gain may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the link is very real. That’s because the toxins we all carry, which are stored in
Many people think of doing a detox or cleanse in January, but in fact Spring is a much better time to do a cleanse. We are moving from the hibernation of winter to a season of new growth and rejuvenation. As the weather gets weather it’s also easier to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables