Health and Wellness

03/03/2017

Suggestions for mindful eating

Paying attention to your relationship to food is important for your health. Listening to your body and observing the activity of your mind in relationship to food can help you to make and maintain healthy changes in your diet. When we are on automatic pilot, we tend to act (in this case...
  • Probity Design

17/06/2014

LOADED QUESTION - What's hiding in your fruit and veg?

Where did your fresh produce come from? (Yes, even your organic produce...) What's happened to it during picking, handling, packaging, transport, storage and supply before you, the consumer, get it? What's hiding in your fruit and vegetables? As a natural healthcare practitioner for over 38 y...
  • Probity Design

22/05/2014

Study: Eating Veggies Lengthens Life Span

Once again research has emerged which confirms the importance of consuming a high amount of fruit and vegetables each day. We all know we SHOULD be eating a certain amount of vegetables and fruits, BUT do we consistently manage to fit it into our diet? The World Health Organisation says th...
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02/03/2010

Alcohol

It can simply start out with enjoyable social drinking or just having a few drinks to relax and de-stress you when you're under pressure. Gradually, drinking alcohol may start turning into drinking for the sake of drinking. Often not even being aware of how subtle the shift happens. Alcoholis...
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25/02/2010

Digestion - Stomach Acid

Digestion is a crucial part of the body’s metabolic equation. Suffering from poor digestion upsets this balance and causes your body more harm. You can eat a balanced diet, but unless the food is digested properly, you simply won’t be able to grow and repair. Many people suffer from low acid ...
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25/02/2010

Microbiology - Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis is the state of disordered microbial ecology that causes disease. It may exist in the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract or vaginal cavity. In dysbiosis, organisms of low intrinsic virulence, including bacteria, yeasts and protozoa, induce disease by altering the nutrition or immun...
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12/01/2010

Curbing Your Appetite: An in-depth look

The parent molecule of three different metabolic pathways, which affect your weight, is an amino acid called phenylalanine. This amino acid triggers the release in your stomach of a substance called cholecystokinin (CCK), which is like a hormonal dipstick. As far as appetite is concerned, low...
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12/01/2010

Emotional Eating - Weight Gain

Most diet programs, while stressing on how they will reshape your figure, completely ignore the damage they can cause to the body's sensitive metabolism. Making sure that the body is adequately nourished while dieting is very important. For example, by including amino acids into your program,...
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