Nobody wants to talk about it, but your toilet habits can say a lot about your overall health. Do you spend way too much time in the loo or experience constipation, diarrhoea, pain, bloating or flatulence?
All individuals have a unique metabolic ‘set-point’, a weight range that your body fights to maintain. To stay in its ‘happy place’, your body will resist weight loss attempts and cause you to regain weight after successful weight loss.
Did you know that half of the Australian population lives with a chronic disease? Chronic inflammatory diseases have reached epidemic levels in many countries; they can occur throughout the body and affect all body systems.
You may currently take zinc when you have a cold or flu. However, did you know that your cells need zinc on a daily basis? The adult body contains approximately 2.0 to 3.0 g of zinc, mostly stored inside your cells.
Being the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, magnesium plays many roles in supporting your health. It helps dampen the effects of stress hormones to promote calming sleep, as well as relaxing muscles and reducing cramping.
One of the most common questions I get from my patients on low carb or ketogenic diets is about fruit, and also which sweeteners to use when the taste buds are calling for something sweet. Let's start with sugar. Sugar comes in a number of forms.