As you may have seen in our blog last month, we have started discussing what a processed food is. We walk through the shops, and pile up our trolleys with foods that are well packaged and attractive, not realising that they could be causing and contributing to a serious level of unwanted illness.
In this blog we will unpack why chemically processed foods have a directly negative effect on our bodies, and why we should avoid them if we want to live a healthy life.
Most of the food we consume has been processed in some way or another. Whole foods, such as fresh vegetables and fruits, nuts, seeds, and whole grains, have likely been cleaned, trimmed, shelled, husked, ground, or wrapped and this is a type of processing.
Processed food is any food that has been altered in some way during preparation.
There are so many diets and eating programs that you could follow. There is so much information out there that you could read and apply to your life, and before you know it, you end up more confused than before you even started. We thought we would help you out! Here are some incredibly simple tips to getting healthy and sustaining a healthy lifestyle in yours and your family’s lives.
Last month we spoke about the Power of Superfoods and just in case you forgot what makes a food SUPER, here is a small reminder:
Superfoods have extra-large doses of essential vitamins and minerals in them which can help us ward off diseases and live a longer, healthier life. They are also fantastic for your gut health, superfoods can be a great source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are incredible as they work at shielding our bodies from cell damage and helping prevent awful diseases.
In this blog, we have listed some of the more ‘exotic’ Superfoods that are available for anyone and everyone! You can incorporate them easily into your diet in many different ways. Read on to encounter the power of Superfoods!
This is a topic well written about. As mentioned previously the aim of our blogs is to keep it simple. So I will try my best to keep it simple and palatable for you and will leave some awesome links to more scientific research. In the last couple of years we have heard a lot about blood sugar levels, GI foods, insulin resistance and diabetes all this information can get a bit overwhelming! Here is a breakdown of some of these key terms.
I just thought I would start off by wishing you a very Happy New Year!! I hope that the year ahead is filled with love, laughter, peace and incredible relationship with those around you.
As we all know, the number one New Year’s resolution around the world is “I am going to lose weight.”
So before you choose the current trending, fad diet and spend a fortune on all the products you need, we thought we would send you an article on why diets don’t work and give you a few tried and tested ideas of what will work.
The word Stress seems to be the buzz word these days. Did you know that stress can have an impact on your physical body? In this blog, we will look at the different ways stress can affect your health. We’ll also explore ways to naturally sooth stress by eating foods that will help to calm your body.
First of all, we need to understand not all stress is bad.
Did you know that the toxins found in food make you put on weight and they upset your hormonal balance? What exactly is a toxin and how can you help your body out by avoiding them? In this blog we will explore what toxins are, and how they can really affect your health. At the same time, we will take a look at a few easy steps you can take to remove toxins from your system.
Removing toxins from your diet can have a huge effect of your health, trust me, I know!
Our gut is responsible for turning food into fuel for our bodies. It absorbs nutrients that support our body’s functions — energy production, toxin and waste elimination, hormone balance and overall health and wellbeing.
If we have a sluggish, “unhealthy gut” our body will not be able to absorb the nutrients we need for optimal health. This can impact our weight, mood, mental wellbeing and a number of other ailments.
Keeping our gut healthy boosts energy and ensures a healthy immune system.