Nutrition

Do you have Adrenal Fatigue?

2018-05-07T20:29:03+00:00

Do you have Adrenal Fatigue? Common symptoms include: Difficulty waking in the morning Need caffeine to get going Feeling overwhelmed by everyday tasks Pronounced fatigue in the afternoon between 2-5pm Feel better in the evening and more alert around 10-11pm Waking between 2-3am with busy or anxious thoughts Eyes over-sensitive to bright light [...]

Do you have Adrenal Fatigue?2018-05-07T20:29:03+00:00

Oats and Phytic Acid

2018-05-07T20:17:24+00:00

Oats and Phytic Acid Porridge oats can be a warming breakfast option during the winter but it is important to prepare oats properly. Whole-grains contain something called phytic acid which can impede absorption of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc. Soaking grains in a slightly acidic medium (i.e. warm water with [...]

Oats and Phytic Acid2018-05-07T20:17:24+00:00

Fermented Vegetables

2018-05-07T20:21:34+00:00

Fermented Vegetables Traditionally most cultures included probiotic foods in their daily diet to aid digestion and promote beneficial bacteria in the gut. With modern diets, and processing methods such as pasteurisation, probiotic foods are now rarely eaten. A simple way to include these foods in your diet is to ferment vegetables. This is [...]

Fermented Vegetables2018-05-07T20:21:34+00:00

Bone Broth

2018-05-07T20:01:04+00:00

Bone Broth Posted in Natural Medicine, Nutrition | Comments Off on Bone Broth This is ideal weather for introducing bone stocks/broths into your diet.  Bone broths are a great source of minerals, and contain natural gelatin which supports digestive health. You can make a large pot of stock and refrigerate or freeze some for later use. Stock can be used [...]

Bone Broth2018-05-07T20:01:04+00:00