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Sick Building Syndrome

A building's indoor environment can have a negative influence our health. Sick building syndrome can be linked to several health conditions.

Why Stress makes us fat

Through several interconnected mechanisms, stress can have a significant impact on how and where our body stores fat.

Deep breathing is not only beneficial for our physical health, it also benefits our mental and emitional wellbeing

Blood

Blood is essential to life. Providing our bodies with the right nutrients is important for the health of our blood.

The supplements we buy can enhance our health but if we take poor quality supplements they can have negative consequences on our health.

Food labels are crucial sources of information that provide us with details regarding the nutritional content of the foods we choose to consume. It is important to understand these labels so that we can make healthy choices.

Our diets play a significant role in the health of our eyes so it is important to focus on eating foods that maintain good eye health rather than those that can lead to degeneration of our eyes.

There are several pros and cons when it comes to consuming fats in our diets. The quality and quantity of the fats we eat determine whether our health will be negatively impacted or not.

The Toxic Gut Type

When we consume a diet that is high in unhealthy fats and processed foods, the liver and gallbladder become stressed which can result in a toxic gut.

The Gastric Gut Type

Chronically poor digestive processes along with the overuse of antacids can exacerbate symptoms for people with the gastric gut type.

The Immune Gut Type

The immune gut type can be triggered by the overuse of certain medications and also by eating inflammatory foods.

The Stressed Gut Type

Stress causes the release of hormones which can disrupt the gut microbes and can lead to increased intestinal permeability and impaired digestive function.

The Candida Gut Type

Candida is an unfriendly yeast that can contribute to yeast infections and an overgrowth can produce toxins that degrade the integrity of the gut barrier.

Intro to gut types

Identifying the root of our gut issues is key to addressing the symptoms we experience and is vital in helping us to heal and function more optimally.

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is a set of behaviours that sets us up for good quality sleep every night.

Healthy lunch box ideas

Whether for adults or children, many of us struggle to keep our lunch boxes healthy and varied. Planning and imagination can help us to come up with interesting and healthy ideas.

Small changes for a big 2024

Making small consistent changes can be far more beneficial and much less overwhelming than trying to make big changes all at once.

Surviving the Christmas Table

The Christmas season can often be a time of overindulgence. Surviving this period with our health intact is possible with some lifestyle tips.

Toxic Mould Exposure

Chronic exposure to toxic mould or mycotoxins can cause an inflammatory immune response and increase frequency and intensity of upper and lower respiratory infections.

Burnout

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion that is not relieved by sleep or rest.