Beginner’s Guide Part 4: The Supplements You Shouldn’t be Taking

By Laura Smith Supplements are a multi-billion-dollar industry, and unless you have been living in a cave for the past twenty years, you probably have numerous supplements that you have bought over the years after being advised to do so by friends or family, or possibly reading some information on the internet. However, there’s aContinue reading “Beginner’s Guide Part 4: The Supplements You Shouldn’t be Taking”

Top 5 Reasons why we need Vitamin B

This week nutritionist and PT Laura Smith will take us through 5 important reasons to keep an eye out on our vitamin B levels. Firstly, let’s think about what would be the possible reason for us not to ingest the amount of petty little B’s we would need to function and thrive optimally. B vitaminsContinue reading “Top 5 Reasons why we need Vitamin B”

4 (Delicious) Ways to Ease a Cold

Got a cold? Here are the top 4 immune system boosters that can help ease the symptoms of the common cold:   Vitamin C We have all been told to take vitamin C when we feel under the weather. But have you ever wondered why? Vitamin C has been shown to have antihistamine properties which couldContinue reading “4 (Delicious) Ways to Ease a Cold”

All You Need to Know About Superfoods

By Adrianna McDonald Superfoods – what are they? They are nutrient-rich foods with many benefits. They’ve become very popular and it’s only in recent times that they’ve been identified as superfoods with near super powers. And, since everyone is now into organic food, it’s become easier to find these foods in most places where you wouldn’t have foundContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Superfoods”

Protein Powders vs Real Protein

By Adrianna McDonald There is no doubt and never will be about the importance of protein in your diet. It is an essential nutrient that helps the body to build, repair and maintain its organs, cells and tissues. You can meet your daily protein requirements whether you drink shakes and/or eat whole foods, but nutritionContinue reading “Protein Powders vs Real Protein”

Sports Supplements and Common Deficiencies

Photography by Comfort Written by Adrianna McDonald If you eat a balanced, whole-food diet (be honest with yourself), you’re most likely getting the right amounts of the vitamins and minerals for adequate functioning. If not (which applies to most), there’s a big chance your body is lacking in important nutrients. Although you may think youContinue reading “Sports Supplements and Common Deficiencies”

How These 3 Vitamin Deficiencies Can Wreck Your Life

Hello friends! Once again I have been quiet for a bit… and this time it’s just because… well I was too tired. You know the kind of tired that even rest can’t help, and everyone tells you it’s just stress. But is it just stress? You know sometimes you get some vague symptoms that no oneContinue reading “How These 3 Vitamin Deficiencies Can Wreck Your Life”

To Supp or Not to Supp?

A Modern Day Dilemma Supplements… where do I start? In a paradoxical world where some people are malnourished due to scarce resources and other are malnourished due to poor diet one has to wonder what is the best way to get the nutrients we need. Enter the supplements – a modern phenomenon of adding man-madeContinue reading “To Supp or Not to Supp?”