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Vitamin C

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Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is an essential nutrient for health. It can only be obtained from our diet and is found in fruit and vegetables. The best sources are from uncooked, fresh foods. Cooking destroys or reduces the Vitamin C content of foods. Ascorbic acid was first isolated from lemons in 1932. Vitamin C deficiency’s […]

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Why don’t fad diets work? The longer term damage they can do to your body.

Crazy things people do to lose weight This video explains why fad diets don’t work and explores the different methods that people try to lose weight. These include acai berries, baby food, maple syrup and many others. Alternatively, take a balanced approach and consult a registered nutritional therapist to achieve the results you desire. All […]

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The Paleo Diet

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Food for thought! Looking back at our ancestors and the concept of the Paleolithic diet, we can aim to optimise our own diets for health benefits. This could mean naturally lowering cholesterol and preventing cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity.

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Sourcing Food

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Try to source locally as much as possible. Food that has not travelled air miles and over long distances is going to retain vitamins and minerals with superior nutrients and health benefits. Preferably shop at your local farm shop or if you are able to, grow your own. Most supermarkets are now starting to stock […]

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