Tag: Health

Sunrise meditation

Beautiful morning with an amazing sunrise ๐ŸŒž. Meditation and mindfulness. Great day to start any day!

Night beach walks and meditation

I like to do night beach walks and meditation for relaxation. What do you do to relax?

Can NAC improve the cardiometabolic profile of women with PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in females of reproductive age. PCOS can be described as a complex endocrine condition and is characterised by polycystic ovaries, anovulation, amenorrhoea, hyperandrogenaemia, hirsutism, acne and infertility. All of these characteristics of PCOS affect…

Herbal Medicine – a snapshot

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 80% of the world’s population use traditional medicine for their primary health care needs. Most of this therapy involves the use of plant extracts or the active components from plants. Plants have been used for their…

Vitamin K2

Population-based studies have shown an inverse association between dietary menaquinones (MK-n, vitamin K2) intake, coronary calcification and coronary heart disease risk, suggesting a potential role of vitamin K in vascular health. Vitamin K serves as a cofactor for ฮณ-glutamate carboxylase, promoting the post-translational conversion…

World chocolate day

Today is world chocolate day. Chocolate and cacao have numerous health benefits. Too many to name here ๐Ÿ˜‰I recommend chocolate, especially high cacao, every day! Enjoy life!

The impact of diet on cardiometabolic syndrome

Optimum nutrition plays the major role in optimum health. Cardiometabolic syndrome is a disease of unhealthy diet and lifestyle. It is a cluster of cardiometabolic risk factors, including elevated triglyceride levels, fasting plasma glucose level (hyperglycaemia), elevated blood pressure, increased waist circumference, and reduced…

The importance of minerals for cognitive development in children

Optimum nutrition is fundamental for the development of a childโ€™s full potential and there are studies that link chronic undernutrition and micronutrient deficiency to cognitive deficits.[1] Undernutrition has been shown to negatively impact various developmental and cognitive areas including motor development, language functioning, intelligent…

The Palaeolithic diet and cardiometabolic syndrome

The Palaeolithic diet and cardiometabolic syndrome: Can an ancient diet be the way of the future? Diet and nutrition play major roles in the prevention and management of chronic disease, especially cardiometabolic syndrome. Cardiometabolic syndrome has numerous risk factors, including increased waist circumference, elevated…

Good health starts in the gut

Good health starts in the gut. To quote Hippocrates, โ€œall disease begins in the gutโ€! I highly recommend The complete gut health cookbook by @chefpeteevans and @helenpadarin . A highly essential guide to improving the health of the digestive system and beyond. Did you…

Aรงai: the superfood antioxidant power punch

The superfood antioxidant power punch ๐ŸฅŠ any time of the day. Aรงai is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Combine Aรงai with seasonal fruit, kiwi, banana, strawberries, berries, chia seeds, coconut, nuts, seeds, and granola = awesome! This is my โ€œgo toโ€ for breakfast or…

Believe in yourself

If you want it you got it. You just got to believe in yourself. Wise words to follow from the great philosopher Lenny Kravitz. ๐Ÿ’ซ Believe in yourself. Any time you feel stressed, sit back, close your eyes, and look within. Know that you…

Pyrrole Disorder webinar: Part 1. Background, Pathophysiology, Signs and Symptoms

Pyrrole disorder is a complex disorder with numerous signs and symptoms. Although Pyrrole Disorder is not a new health condition, there has been a large influx of information and misinformation in recent years leading to confusion of the signs, symptoms, and treatment. This comprehensive…

Nail Diagnosis webinar – 21 May 2018

Nails often reflect the general state of health and wellbeing of a person. It is known that systemic disease/s can produce changes in the nails. Detailed examination of the fingernails can provide indications of nutritional deficiencies and potential underlying systemic diseases. This comprehensive webinar…

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing

Optimum nutrition is the foundation of all health and wellbeing. Diet and nutrition play major roles in the prevention and management of chronic disease. ๐Ÿฅ— Eat colourful foods daily: – black: blackberries, grapes, black sesame seeds, nori, kelp – blue: blueberries, plums, berries –…

Mothers are very special

Mothers are very special. There are no words that describe their unconditional love. Today is Motherโ€™s Day, but everyday is their day for you. Spoil her today with her favourite treats… โค๏ธ