DO MY GENES MAKE ME FAT

We were all born with a set of genes inherited from our parents who carried good and bad genes from their ancestors. There might be a family history of stroke, heart attacks, Diabetes, breast cancer, arthritis or thyroid disease but while this gives you an increased risk, you are able to avert these tendencies and […]

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WHAT AFFECTS MY THYROID?

This endocrine gland sits in the throat and is responsible for our metabolism, growth and mental development. Parathyroid glands situated on the thyroid gland are responsible for regulating calcium in the blood and this impacts on muscle contraction, blood clotting and nerve impulses. If the thyroid is out of balance, you can experience hyper or […]

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Fertility Problems

FERTILITY AND PREGNANCY   by Margaret Ellis   When deciding to start a family, it is vital that both parties are at peak health to ensure a healthy foetus and baby and avoid abnormalities, miscarriages and infant mortalities. In order for men to produce healthy sperm, it is important to prepare for three months before conception […]

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WHAT DOES MY PINEAL GLAND DO?

CIRCADIAN RYTHMS Your Pineal Gland, also known as your “Third Eye”, “Crown Chakra” or “Seat of the Soul”, is responsible for far more than you will ever guess.     Circadian rhythms Immune system Sexual development and fertility Mood The Pineal gland manufactures Melatonin from  Tryptophan, an amino acid which is the precursor to your Seratonin, […]

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EFA’s – WHICH ONE DO I CHOOSE?

ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS : Essentially, these are omega 3 and omega 6 or alpha-linolenic and linoleic acid. Without these, cell membranes become hard and inflexible and valuable nutrients are unable to  penetrate the cell to do their job.  This can lead to chronic diseases. They are vital for brain health, nerve health, heart health, hormone […]

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WHAT AM I MISSING?

WHY SHOULD I SUPPLEMENT? To achieve all over health, I believe it is necessary to add supplements to your daily diet to avoid deficiencies that may occur and result in chronic problems later. You may ask why you would be deficient in any nutrient if you eat a healthy diet but there are many factors […]

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