Nutrition

The powerful Chia Seeds

Don’t even get me started on the Chia Seeds! They’re first on the superfood category; they’re an amazing energy booster and they have super powers! No kidding, they are loaded with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates (the good ones), protein, fibre, antioxidants, and calcium. You can’t get any better! You couldn’t tell really, chia seeds are these…… Continue reading The powerful Chia Seeds

Nutrition

The truth about carbohydrates

Carbohydrates – carbs- are one of the three macronutrients. For your information, the other two are fat and protein. They’re designed to provide the body with energy, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, essential fats, fibre, and water. A lot of people treat them very unfairly though, mainly because they don’t know what they are and because of all…… Continue reading The truth about carbohydrates

Nutrition · The natural pharmacy

What can veggies do for you?

Avocado Reduces cholesterol, lowers risk of kidney failure and heart disease, prevents cancer, promotes skin health, helps reduce inflammation, improves digestion and fights constipation, helps with weight loss. Good source of pantothenic acid, dietary fibre, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C. Artichoke Improves liver function, lowers cholesterol, improves digestion, lowers blood pressure,…… Continue reading What can veggies do for you?

Nutrition · The natural pharmacy

What can fruit do for you?

Apple Reduces stress, improves bowel function, increases appetite, helps lower blood cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of heart disease. A nutritional powerhouse, you know what they say : an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Good source of dietary fibre and vitamin c. Banana Moderates blood sugar levels, improves digestion, helps with weight loss,…… Continue reading What can fruit do for you?