Category Archives for "Nutrition"

Nutrition is the supply of materials needed by the cells to stay alive and function. Nutrition is also the study of nutrients in food and how the body uses them

In our nutrition blog we take a look at nutrition in a number of ways. We look at nutrients individually as well as holistically. We take a look at nutrition in terms of how it can be used to help or hinder our health or encourage a disease state.

We also look at nutrition and nutrients in terms of food cravings and food craving meanings. Is the body missing particular nutrients which are causing food cravings? Has the body become out of balance due to a nutrient poor diet which has caused cravings? What can you do if this is the case and how can you troubleshoot?

Our nutrition blog also covers nutrition in terms of looking at weight loss, different conditions people are suffering from which could be improved or made worse depending on what they eat as well as looking at different types of food and whether they are healthy for us to consume.

The aim of this section is to help you make an informed choice on any nutrition plan you wish to start following and/or to help you get the best information of any questions you have on getting the best nutrition for your body and circumstances, whether you are a busy mother with huge athletic endeavours or someone who just wants to feel more energetic in their older age.

Nutrition plays an important and often overlooked role in how we feel and perform in our every day life. Whether you want a physical boost or mental boost – nutrition can really help with both. Finding out what certain food craving meanings are can have a huge impact on your health.

Our nutrition blog aims to provide a resource that leaves you feeling like all your questions how been answered about a particular nutrient so you are able to go away with all the information you need.

What Do Food Cravings Mean?

Almost everyone craves certain foodstuffs in their lives, whether you are a healthy and varied eater, pescatarian, carnivore, vegetarian, vegan or just plain pregnant! Just that craving and strong urge for a certain type of food can put you into the situation of driving miles to get a cupcake and coffee that you love, or […]

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Is Coconut Oil Healthy?

Coconut oil has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the healthier products on the market, packed with enough ‘good’ cholesterol to enchant anybody, a fine addition to any weight loss diet plan and the perfect addition to any Paleo-centric kitchen. Contrary opinions have occasionally been aired, however, and the American Heart Association have taken […]

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Is Chocolate Healthy?

As people, we endure a complicated relationship with chocolate. Leaving aside the fact that it’s an undeniable treat for the tastebuds, a typical bar is also loaded with chemicals that flood our brains with feel-good chemicals. Claims that chocolate can actually be healthy are becoming increasingly commonplace. Is this actually true, or once again, are branding whizzes attempting to blind us into jeopardizing our health in the name of profit? Let’s take a look at the evidence.

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L Glutamine and Leaky Gut

Glutamine is an amino acid found naturally within the body. In fact, it’s the most common amino acid. Amino acids have a fundamental role in cell structure, organ function and the transport of nutrients. Glutamine has a variety of health benefits, including helping a leaky gut. So, how does glutamine aid the gut and what […]

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Best Vegan Protein Sources

Whatever your reasons for being vegan aside; it can be difficult to convince non-vegans that there is an abundance of vegan protein sources that will fill you up and allow you get in your daily dose.. In fact, while some have no problem adapting to a vegan diet; for some vegan newbies it can be difficult to work out what to eat in replacement of the usual dairy or meat item they were once eating.

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Are Oysters Good For You? The Health Benefits Of Eating Oysters

Many people mistake “healthy eating” as simply cutting out fatty or sugary foods, or increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables that they have in their diet – however there are different foods that can have a positive effect, too. One food group that is regularly recommended as a healthy option is shellfish, particularly oysters, which include many vitamins and minerals that we should be eating in our daily diet.

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