Friday, 23 October 2020 | Admin
Collagen is a naturally occurring structural protein that makes up around 25-30% of total protein found in our bodies. It’s found in our organs, blood vessels, gut lining, skin, teeth, connective tissues and bones and it gives cells and tissues their strength and structure.
Monday, 19 October 2020 | Admin
B Vitamins are eight nutrients that quite simply, have a huge impact on the wellbeing of your body. They have a starring role in organs and functions of the body every single day and without them, we simply would not be in the best of health.
Friday, 16 October 2020 | Admin
Comfort foods do what they say on the tin, right? Wrong…or at least in the shorter term they might provide some comfort…like when you’re stressed or down you have a tendency to reach out for chocolate, biscuits, cake and even alcohol.
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 | Admin
A food allergy occurs when the body's immune system overreacts to a food or food ingredient, mistakenly identifying the substance as a threat to the body and hence triggering a protective response.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 | Admin
The term 'food combining' refers to combinations of food that combine well with each other and are compatible with each other when considering digestive chemistry. In other words, eating a meal comprised of foods that combine well with each other will aid the digestive process and result in better absorption of nutrients.
Saturday, 29 February 2020 | Admin
Both calcium and phosphorous play important parts in the health of the body. Specifically, these minerals are essential for healthy bones and teeth, but also have other important roles within the body.
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 | Admin
Water is of vital importance to the body, which can survive but a few days without it. Although amounts vary between different weight individuals, the average adult’s body is made up of approximately 50 - 60% water which equates to roughly 80 pints in a 150 lb weight male.
Sunday, 9 February 2020 | Admin
Many of us have experienced the uncomfortable feeling of being bloated at some time or other. Itís usually at some really inconvenient time, just before an important interview or that party youíve been waiting for ages to go to.
Tuesday, 4 February 2020 | Admin
The systems of the human body can be a complex subject to understand. Here we briefly outline the main systems and the part they play in the human body.
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 | Admin
The digestive process begins in the mouth. Saliva is secreted from the three sets of salivary glands in the mouth and is mixed with the food, aided by the tongue, during the action of chewing.