Turmeric has been used in Indian and Chinese medicine for thousands of years to relieve conditions ranging from flatulence to menstrual irregularities. Now recognised in the West as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent.
Tired all the time? Irregular periods? Unexplained weight gain? Rosie Millen, also known as Miss Nutritionist gives you her top tips for balancing your hormones
Essential fats Omega 3 and Omega 6 play a key role in improving energy levels, stamina, performance, recovery, healing and fat loss. They are essential for everyone on the track and in the gym. Healthy fats are not only a health requirement for every man, but also for every woman and child, the young and elderly. Essential fats may improve brain function, skin condition, digestion, cardiovascular health, immune function, joint function and general health.
Stomach and digestive issues can ruin your day. It is important to your overall health and well-being that you keep your gut healthy.
There has been a lot written about the need to supplement our diets with fish oils. We have been swept along on wave after wave of articles on the benefits of fish oil Omega 3. Oil (fats) is part of our normal daily diet, however, whilst we have focused on oil supplements we have lost sight of the importance of getting our “foundation” oil intake right.
Antioxidants are substances in food used by the body as protection against free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced during normal metabolism in the body which can cause havoc if they multiply in an uncontrolled way as a result of illness, ageing or overexposure to toxins or the sun.