Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

Health and well-being should be a priority in our lives.
The Mediterranean diet simply gives you all the nutrients your body requires & is extremely healthy.

Why is the liver is so important?

Why is the Liver so important?   What functions does the liver perform?  The liver is an essential organ of the body that performs over 500 vital functions. Some of the more well-known functions include the following: Production of bile, which helps carry away waste and break down fats in the small intestine during digestion Production of certain proteins for blood plasma Production of cholesterol and special proteins to help carry fats through the body Conversion of excess glucose into glycogen for storage (This glycogen can later be converted back to glucose for energy.) Regulation of blood levels of amino

Healthy Eating Guide – Dairy

Dairy isn’t necessary in the diet for optimal health, but for many people it is the easiest way to get their calcium, vitamin D, and protein. Some sources of dairy are milk, cream (heavy cream, sour cream etc), cheese, yoghurt, butter, whey, casein, and ice cream. Benefits: Bone health Dental health Increases muscle mass Negative effects: Lactose intolerance Dairy products are linked to high cholesterol Dairy drinkers may have higher blood pressure Dairy products are high in sodium Dairy drinkers are more likely to suffer from asthma Consuming dairy can aggravate acne Hormones in dairy products may increase estrogen levels

How a PH imbalance can impact your health

Most people who suffer from an imbalanced pH are acidic. This condition forces the body to borrow minerals —including calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium from vital organs and bones to buffer (neutralise) the acid and safely remove it from the body. Because of this strain, the body can suffer severe and prolonged damage due to high acidity, a condition that may go undetected for years.

Healthy Eating Guide Grains

Grains are the seeds of grass-like plants called cereals. Some of the most common varieties are corn, rice, wheat, oat, barley, millet and rye.
Some seeds of non-grass plants or pseudo cereals are also considered whole grains and include buckwheat, quinoa, and amaranth.

Weight Loss

Why should we lose weight? Does it matter that we are overweight? Most modern day disease is caused by obesity, for instance diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, high blood pressure, chronic back problems and lots more. But just as important is our quality of life, Can we do everything we want to in our day-to-day