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Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis is a genetic condition that causes iron to build up in the body. It is a toxic and harmful condition that can damage the tissues and organs.

Blood

We all need blood for life. It's important to ensure that our blood remains healthy so that it can carry out it's functions and keep us feeling well.

Brain health

Our brains change as we age, but certain lifestyle behaviours can speed up cognitive decline and increase our risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease

The gloominess of winter can have a negative effect on our mood. Adapted lifestyle behaviours can help to combat the winter blues.

Prebiotics

Prebiotics are insoluble fibers that feed the good bacteria in the gut and help to keep the friendly bacteria thriving.

Our immune systems help our bodies to fight off the germs that make us sick and prevent us from staying well.

People living in areas of the world known as the "Blue Zones" seems to live longer due to their lifestyle habits

While we have no control over our chronological age, we can do something about our biological age, which influences how we age

Am I Healthy? – Part 3

A healthy body includes a healthy mind. To ensure this we need to make sure to exercise in a way that is good for our bodies and make sure we get enough sleep.

Am I Healthy? – Part 2

We all find ourselves somewhere on the illness-wellness continuum, but ideally we want to aim for optimal wellness.

Am I Healthy? – Part 1

The word "healthy" is quite broad. This article starts to explore the questions we can ask to establish our level of health and what we can do to be more in tune with what is healthy.

Fats vs Carbs

Fats have received a bad wrap over the past few decades, however the right types of fats should be consumed as part of a healthy, balanced diet.

Sleep and Hormonal Balance

Many perimenopausal and menopausal women struggle with sleep issues. dealing with sleep disruptions can require a multi-faceted approach.

Fasting – Part 2

There are many ways to implement intermittent fasting. Read more for six different options

Omega Oils

Omega oils are healthy, unsaturated fats that are essential for our brains, nerves and immune function. They also help to reduce inflammation and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Fasting Part 1

Intermittent fasting can have some helpful health benefits, but it is not recommended for everyone.

What is a balanced diet?

A balanced diet requires that we eat foods from a variety of food groups so that we get all the nutrients necessary for our bodies to function properly.

Heavy Metals

Heavy metal toxicity can be related to several acute and chronic toxic effects in different organs and cells in the body.

Blood Pressure

Blood pressure measures the pressure in our arteries as our blood circulates around our bodies.

Potassium

Potassium is an essential mineral that is needed by every cell in our bodies.