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Nutrition and Lifestyle

5 plant-based snacks that you don’t have to feel guilty about

March 20, 2019

Nutrient-dense snacks that keep you going through the day and feeling great!

Modern-day snacks are calorie dense and nutritionally void. They are often high in sugar, salt, and other additives. These kinds of snacks lead to weight gain, decreased energy, and blood glucose fluctuations.

On the other side of the coin, nutritionally packed snacks can provide sustained energy, stable blood glucose levels and nutrients for good health.

Snacking through the day means you don’t arrive at that ‘hangry’ point at which time you are more likely to overeat. Eating a little less at main meals and snacking in between is easier on your digestive system, provides more energy with sustained nutrient intake.

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Nutrition and Lifestyle

The Gut-Brain axis – How to heal the Vagus Nerve.

March 19, 2019

New research is emerging on the importance of the gut microbiota and its link to many physical and neurological disorders.

Skin conditions, leaky gut, chronic inflammation, food sensitivities, fatigue, insomnia, depression, anxiety and to the extreme, increased chances of heart disease and cancer have been linked to a bad gut biome.

Research has linked the vagus nerve as the bidirectional communication highway between our gut and our brains. They have linked disorders in each area where the opposite end is suffering. These bi-directional communications regulate neural, hormonal and immunological levels.

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Do you have a food sensitivity?

March 13, 2019

Food sensitivities are more common than ever. More and more people are discovering discomforts after eating certain foods. Food sensitivities can cause an array of symptoms that are most often undetected. Symptoms can vary, often taking some time to appear. 30 minutes to 48 hours can elapse before a symptom of food sensitivity can appear.

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