Vitamin K may be one of the more recent vitamins discovered, but it has a major role in our body – especially the elusive vitamin K2. Vitamin K1 is obtained from your diet in the form of leafy greens such as kale, collards, romaine lettuce, cauliflower, spinach, broccoli. Vitamin K2
Today we have access to a delicious variety of foods, most of which contain some level of nutritious carbohydrates that can be beneficial for cancer prevention. Unfortunately these anti-cancer carbs are often condemned for the damaging affects of refined carbs (acellular carbohydrates). In our environment we are exposed to harmful
No matter how stressful your days are, there are simple things you can do to destress. One of those, is to just breathe. Stressed breathing equals shallow breathing. In fact, many of us have mastered the ability to breathe with as little as 20% of our lung capacity. This seems
Keeping our children and ourselves sane and healthy when exam stress hits is a challenge for any parent. Thankfully there are many lifestyle tools to help lower stress impact and increase concentration and memory. We share the most important tools to make next exam time a stress free experience. How
Nourished skin not only feels great, it looks radiant – and collagen plays a massive role in this. Adding an extra boost of nutrients to our diet can go a long way towards preventing the negative effects of pollution and stress on our complexion. Collagen is an important protein that
Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health concern worldwide. According to the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) when antibiotics don’t work, the result can be “longer illnesses, more complicated illnesses, more doctor visits, the use of stronger and more expensive drugs and even more deaths caused by bacterial infections”.
Rooibos tea is an extremely well known South African treasure. And though it is the tea of choice for many, its benefits extend far beyond being just a beloved hot beverage. Scientists from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa are discovering it has the ability to help keep
Due to the popularity of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil sales have boomed over the last decade. But just when you thought you were making the healthy choice by pouring extra virgin Italian olive oil on your salad, we discover your oil may be counterfeit. Independent researchers, including a study
Additives and preservatives may improve the look and lifespan of your food, but they certainly don’t do the same for your body. Ingredients lists are confusing to say the least, but let’s demystify the E-Number Guide. To help us decipher the reams of gobbledygook, ingredients expert Robyn Smith, owner of
There may be a simple reason why responsible people splurge on crazy shopping sprees and eat junk food at 3am: decision fatigue. Life revolves around the choices we make; yet today we are bombarded by so many opportunities, schemes and offers it’s hard to see the wood for the trees.