Over 20 years of research has shown the positive effects of taking regular supplements, disproving the notion that they are merely ingredients for expensive urine. Whilst a varied, nutrient dense diet is 100% vital to sustain life, sometimes it’s not … Continue reading Why should I take supplements?
A new study has linked major depressive disorder (MDD) to low bioavailability of arginine, an amino acid which the body converts to nitric oxide to control vascular dilation. What is arginine? Arginine is an amino acid necessary for protein synthesis … Continue reading Arginine and Depression
Article courtesy of @live.love.balance What are the benefits of oats? Oats are a wonderful source of complex carbohydrates, proteins and essential fatty acids. They are rich in magnesium, potassium, fibre and resistant starch, which is digested very slowly and triggers … Continue reading Overnight oats and the benefits of soaking grains
FODMAPs stand for: Fermentable Oligosacchrides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols The low FODMAPs diet was developed by the Monash university as a way to help people with IBS symptoms. FODMAPs are short chain carbohydrates which are poorly absorbed in the intestines and … Continue reading How to do a low FODMAPs diet
Bone undergoes constant remodelling which fluctuates throughout life depending on the life stage requirement. In adolescence, there is a greater occurrence of formation which exceeds break down. Bone density is decreased as we age, particularly past the age of … Continue reading Vitamin D, K2 and calcium for bones
Why is it important to take supplements at certain times? As humans, we need a broad spectrum of nutrients to make sure our bodies are working correctly. Our bodies are constantly trying to achieve a homeostatic balance and it can … Continue reading The best time to take vitamins and minerals
Article courtesy of @live.love.balance Why is it important to get enough vitamin D? Are you getting enough vitamin D? In the UK, the time of year has come to hide away indoors with a fluffy blanket and cup of tea … Continue reading Are you getting enough vitamin D this winter?
The days are getting colder here in the UK, so we’ve decided to ramp up the soups + broths. First up on my task list this year is some nourishing bone broth. Continue reading Boost gut health with this bone broth recipe
What is Vitae Diem? Vitae Diem is a smarter approach to healthy nutrition, giving you your daily dose of vitality. This completely organic vegan protein powder comes entirely from plant sources. It contains pea and rice protein at the ideal … Continue reading Vitae Diem and the Benefits of Plant-Based Protein
The anti-ageing business is a multi-billion pound industry with so many wanting to reverse the signs of ageing through topical, supplemental and surgical interventions. There are many products on the market promising to turn back the clock but do any … Continue reading Oxidative Stress and Theories of Ageing: Part 1