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A Guide to Detoxing

A Guide to Detoxing

Is detoxing really necessary? Up until the 1940’s there was little in the way of chemical pollution in our environment. Since then around 100,000 chemicals have leached there way out into our world, 214 of which are commonly found in us! This cocktail of heavy metals, hormone disrupting plastics and poisonous biocides are getting into… Continue Reading

Why Eat Organic?

Why Eat Organic?

Because chemical pesticides and herbicide have an inherent negative affect on the nutrient levels of food. The Ministry of Agriculture and Medical Research Council up until 1991 measured the annual average mineral content of food. The % change in nutrient content of vegetables, between 1940 and 1991 for example, were as follows: Sodium -50% Potassium… Continue Reading

Healthy Eating for Weight Loss

Healthy Eating for Weight Loss

Losing weight is often high on people’s agenda as being of a healthy weight not only makes you feel and look well but decreases the risk of many diseases such as: High blood pressure Type 2 diabetes Stroke Heart disease Certain types of cancer Sleep apnoea Osteoarthritis Kidney issues Fatty liver Fertility issues However there… Continue Reading

Making the most out of your plant-based diet.

Making the most out of your plant-based diet.

Whatever your reasons for exploring veganism, you’ll be glad to hear that well-planned vegan diets contain all the nutrients our bodies need. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about nutrition and experiment in the kitchen. You can get the most out of your diet by eating plenty of whole grains, fruit, nuts, seeds and… Continue Reading

Insect bites and stings

Insect bites and stings

Summer weather means more time outdoors, which is great! But little critters do spoil our fun. Steps should be taken for treatment for bites and stings and also to be well prepared with repellents. Do look out for nasty reactions to bites; any abnormal rashes and swellings – see a health professional as soon as… Continue Reading

Look After Your Heart

Look After Your Heart

Pumping over 7,000 litres of blood around the body each day and in an average lifetime reaching around 2.5 billion beats, carrying essential nutrients, oxygen, cells and hormones, while removing by-products of metabolism, the heart is the power horse of the body. Doing what we can to support it to remain healthy can be vital… Continue Reading

Gluten Free Diet and Coeliac Disease

Gluten Free Diet and Coeliac Disease

Gluten is the protein part of wheat, rye and barley. It is a staple part of many Western diets and is used to bind foods together due to its glue like action. Gluten free diets are suggested for those with an intolerance or sensitivity, and essential for those with an allergy or the autoimmune condition, coeliac disease.  Symptoms can include: Bloating Constipation Diarrhoea… Continue Reading

Nutritional Foundations for Children

Nutritional Foundations for Children

The new school year has started with new challenges and different experiences facing children and young people. Supporting them both physically and emotionally when they are still growing and developing will help them to cope with the pressures and stresses they face. A great place to start is with good healthy nutrition, hydration and exercise… Continue Reading

Eye Health

Eye Health

Eyes can often be overlooked when it comes to looking after health however they can be a strong indicator of other diseases developing within the body. They are a paramount part of our lives and with eye examinations being a possible predictor of imbalanced cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, cognitive decline and diabetes it is… Continue Reading

Probiotics and the Microbiome

Probiotics and the Microbiome

Probiotic comes from the Greek word ‘pro’ meaning ‘promoting’ and ‘biotic’ meaning ‘life’, they are bacteria and yeasts living within our bodies playing a vital role in keeping us healthy and make up our microbiome. Bacteria and yeasts live within our gut, mouth, skin, nose, throat, lungs and urogenital tract. Trillions of the organisms from… Continue Reading

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Health Food - Appleseeds Health Store
Health Food - Appleseeds Health Store
Health Food - Appleseeds Health Store
Health Food - Appleseeds Health Store
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