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Reaching a healthy weight is about more than just how you look; it’s about how you feel...

Carrying excess weight can have some serious consequences for your overall health and well-being, particularly once a level of obesity has been reached. For instance, high levels of body fat have been linked to:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • high blood...

The health of your digestive tract affects more than just your digestion

You often hear experts saying that it is important to care for your digestive system. You might naturally have assumed that this is because digestion is a vitally important process in the body; the process through which food is broken down into its constituent...

Posted by in Colon Health, Food Allergies and Intolerances on Feb 14, 2017 .

What is bad breath?

In summary, bad breath is an unpleasant aroma from a person's breath or mouth. Chronic bad breath is technically referred to as halitosis. Less commonly, it is also called fetor oris, ozostomia and stomatodysodia.

It's a more common problem than you might think and it comes in many forms, degrees of intensity and...

Posted by in Weight Loss, Protein on Feb 10, 2017 .

Protein

The body has multiple uses for protein - an essential macronutrient required in large amounts in the diet. For example, it has central role in critical processes like:

  • tissue production and repair
  • muscular and bone growth and renewal
  • brain function
  • hormone and enzyme production
  • immune system function
  • and providing...

Posted by in Colon Health, Body Cleanse and Detox on Jan 24, 2017 .

Why cleanse your colon?

Most natural health practitioners (such as herbalists, naturopaths, nutritionists etc) agree that many modern day health conditions and, in particular, digestive complaints are caused (or at least contributed to by) years of poor diet.

Regularly eating processed and refined foods (i.e. ”junk foods”),...

Posted by in Weight Loss, Bones and Joints, Healthy Eating, A Healthy Heart on Jan 13, 2017 .

How exercise can impact your health and weight

What makes physical exercise important?

Regular physical activity is necessary for everyone, not only those who are carrying excess weight. Our bodies were designed to be in motion, not to be sitting around all day long. They crave movement and require exercise to operate most...

Posted by in Body Cleanse and Detox on Jan 03, 2017 .

New year, new you?

It might be a little bit of a cliche, but the start of a new year is a great opportunity to take stock of your diet and overall health and make any needed changes. After all, it's a new start, which (at least psychologically) can make the job a little easier.

So whether you've done "New Year, New You" programmes...

Posted by in Weight Loss on Dec 08, 2016 .

The clothes that fit you yesterday, may not fit you today - sad but true! :)

Excess weight is a common problem that many people face in our modern world as a result of the modern day diet, often leading them to turn to “fad” weight loss plans and quick fixes in desperation.

These are often unhealthy and can ultimately lead to...

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