All About Acai

The Acai Berry is a Superfood. Acai is actually said “Ah-sigh-ee”. The Acai Berry is sourced from the Euterpe Oleracea. Acai Berries grow on plan trees. The Acai plant is native to South America, and the jungles of the Amazon Rainforest. Indigenous Amazonian trigged contribute majority of their good health to Acai, with over 25%…

All About Psyllium Husk

Psyllium Husk is a powdered form of fibre. Psyllium Husk powder is made from the seed husks of the Plantago Ovato plant. Psyllium Husk is a traditional ingredient used in Ayurvedic medicine used to treat gastrointestinal problems and constipation. Fibre is known for its ability to promote satiety and promote weight loss by bulking out…

All About Miso

The Japanese have long known about miso’s remarkable health benefits. Recent research has found that the benefits of miso come not only from the nutrients in the soybeans, but also from other ingredients that arise from the action of aspergillum and other milds used in the fermentation and aging processes. Here are some health benefits…

All About Caffeine

The chemical name for caffeine is 1,3,7 trimethylxanthine. Caffeine is classified as an alkaloid of the methylxanthine class. Caffeine has a similar structure to DNA nucleotides, adenine and guanine. It is absorbed into the blood stream within 45 minutes. It remains in our bodies for 8-12 hours after consumption. In each cup of coffee there…

Benefits of Reflexology

Reflexology is a non-invasive complementary health therapy that can be effective in promoting deep relaxation and wellbeing; by reducing stress in people’s lives can be key in optimising good health and building resilience. Here are some benefits of reflexology : Nerve Function – As we age, the sensitivity of our nerve endings slows down too especially in our extremities….

Tips for a Great Skin

We all suffer from bad skin days from time to time, but there are many tips and tricks you can use to get perfect skin naturally. To make spots and blemishes a thing of the past, check out these tips for clear skin. Cleansing in the morning and evening is a must. Also going to…

Types of Fat Cells

Adipose (fat) cells are specialised for the storage of energy in the form of triglycerides, but research in the last few decades has shown that fat cells also play a critical role in sensing and responding to changes in systemic energy balance. You have two primary types of fat cells that we produce and store…

Daily Dose of Affirmations

Each day you can journey from your Alpha (it begins with you) to your Omega, which in the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, is the point within each of us where our inner spiritual nature meets our outer worldly nature.  It is with this thought I bring to you daily dose of affirmations for…

Checklist to Start Your Week Right

Do you come back from your weekend needing another weekend to recover? “How to start the week” is one of the most popular questions. Ironically, much of the “starting the week” stress is self-inflicted. It is either due to not being prepared or irresponsible behavior over the weekend. Everyone wants to be more organized and have less life friction during…

Beating Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to appropriately regulate the level of sugar, specifically glucose, in the blood, either by poor sensitivity to the protein insulin, or due to inadequate production of insulin by the pancreas. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90-95% of all diabetes cases. What are the affects of Diabetes? Eyes – Can…