Nutrition

October 12, 2021

Bone Broth

You may have heard that consuming bone broth stock is good for you but you’re not sure just why. Consuming bone broths – for example, from chicken, beef, duck, fish, lamb, pork etc. – are staples in the traditional diets of most cultures and form the basis of fine cuisine. They are excellent sources of nutrients, easy to digest, full of flavour and provide nutrients that boost healing.

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July 27, 2020

Vitamin C – Why is it so important?

Even in developed countries, vitamin C deficiency can occur. Lack of good nutrition can lead to insufficient vitamin C. Symptoms include fatigue, depression, and connective tissue defects (such as gum inflammation, bruising, bleeding and poor wound healing). In infants and children, bone growth may be impaired.

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April 6, 2020

How Nutrition Affects Emotions – Eating Well During Immune Challenges

Everything we put into our body affects our well-being in many ways and good nutrition can help boost mood, reduce anxiety and depression and therefore keep us feeling on top of things in times of stress. It’s at these tense times that good nutrition is very important. Read on to discover the best foods to reduce stress and boost mood, how the Mediterranean diet can help and to learn more about the biology behind the gut-to-brain connection and how it affects emotions.

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February 20, 2020

Wellness Continuum Your Physical Health

There are six components of personal health which lead to a high level of wellness: physical, emotional, mental, social, environmental and spiritual health. The component we are discussing in this blog is physical health. A high-level of wellness involves taking good care of your physical self, using your mind constructively, expressing your emotions effectively, being creatively involved with those around you, and being concerned about your physical, psychological and spiritual environments.

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August 7, 2019

5 Things to Avoid if You Have Gout

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in men greater than 40 years of age. Women may develop gout later in life, and in women it is more likely to involve the upper extremities. People with gout, a form of arthritis, or specific types of kidney stone, are advised to avoid foods high in a natural compound called purines to help lower blood levels of uric acid. High purine foods can raise uric acid levels in the body.  You do not need to avoid all foods with purines, only those highest in purines and control your intake of the others.

Bones, Joints & MusclesMens HealthTopics
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August 14, 2018

Bone Broth

You may have heard that consuming bone broth stock is good for you but you’re not sure just why. Consuming bone broths – for example, from chicken, beef, duck, fish, lamb, pork etc. – are staples in the traditional diets of most cultures and form the basis of fine cuisine. They are excellent sources of nutrients, easy to digest, full of flavour and provide nutrients that boost healing.

Digestive HealthRecipesSoupsTopics
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