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Potassium

Potassium is an essential mineral that plays a role in maintaining our fluid balance and keeping our nerve and muscle tissue healthy.

Memory and forgetfulness

Occasional forgetfulness at any age can be normal, but memory loss can be an indication of cognitive decline.

Kidney Health

Our kidneys play a role in filtering blood and removing waste products and acid from our bodies. Several factors influence our kidney health and function, but there are not always warning signs that they are not functioning as they should.

Salt

Salt is necessary for certain body function, but too much salt intake can contribute to several health problems and therefore it should be used in moderation.

Spring Detox

Detoxification helps our bodies to get rid of a build up of toxic substances and can help to improve energy and vitality if done in a health-supportive way.

Heart Health

Our hearts are vital to the functioning of our bodies so it is important to have daily habits that maintain good heart health.

Hypotension

Hypotension, or low blood pressure, happens when our blood pressure drops below normal ranges.

Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is not always obvious. It is always good to check our levels regularly to make sure they remain within normal ranges.

The importance of Sleep

The quality and quantity of sleep we get plays a vital role in keeping our bodies healthy.

Diabetes

Diabetes occurs in people when their bodies are unable to regulate their blood sugar levels effectively.

Glucose

Our bodies make glucose from the foods we eat. Consistently high levels of glucose can lead to diabetes.

Physical inactivity can increase our risk for heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

Part 2 of understanding food labels will look at what our food labels tell us about sugar and additives.

Understanding food labels is important for us to make sure we are eating foods that will benefit us the most. Part 1 looks at what's on the label as well as what's important about calories.

Types of Fats

Fats are an important part of a healthy diet, but the type of fats we eat matters.

Oils – part 2

Oils have several health benefits and we should include good sources as part of a balanced diet.

Oils – part 1

There are several oils available. Oils, especially cold pressed oils, have undergone the least processing and are the best for our health.

Body Odour

Body odour happens when our sweat mixes with the bacteria on our skin. Sometimes body odour can be an indication of underlying health conditions.

Headaches

Headaches commonly affect many people. It's important to understand the underlying causes and triggers to manage them well.

Bladder Health

The bladder is a hollow organ that stores urine that has been processed by the kidneys. This article looks at some ways to maintain a healthy bladder.