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9 Jun

Quick & Easy Recipes

We all lead busy lives and as working professionals healthy meal prep is not always easy. Planning meals can be time consuming and after a busy day at work it’s far easier to pop into the local supermarket for one of your favourite ready meals or better still, just pick up a take away.  Time will […]

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21 May

Joint Stiffness / Muscle Weakness

As we age joints generally become stiffer and prone to inflammation. Oestrogen is known for managing inflammation levels throughout the body. The age range for menopause is 45 – 55 years, so you don’t have to think too hard as to why many women put their aches and pains down to ageing. There are a […]

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5 Mar

Magnificent Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body. It is essential for normal skeletal growth and is involved in a wide range of biochemical reactions. The benefits of magnesium has found to have effects on the nervous system, reducing symptoms of muscle spasms and twitches. The relaxation effects it has on muscles […]

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18 Nov

Did you know…

You’ve heard the saying  “…an apple day keeps the doctor away..” but in this case eating an apple, drinking curtain beverages, chomping down on delicious whole grains and savouring some essential fats…really can help to keep your GP at bay…. …why is this so, you may ask…….Polyphenols. It’s their collective nutrient! Polyphenols are a group of naturally occurring micronutrients in plants. […]

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31 Jan

Vitamin A

Plant based vitamin A Beta carotene is an antioxidant that converts to vitamin A when digested and plays a very important role in health. Vitamin A gives some fruits and veggies their yellowy and orange color. ? ? ? ? Beta carotene is also found in herbs and spices such as: paprika, cayenne, chili, parsley, […]

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