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Gut is key to boosting your immune system

Your Gut is the Key to Boosting Your Immune System

Written by Charlie Smith  With Covid-19 still threatening the health of many and the looming flu season, you’d want to do everything to give your immune system a maximum boost. But did you know that it all starts in the gut? It is in the gut where food is broken down into macromolecules. Therefore, it’s vital to keep the gut healthy for optimal nutrient absorption. Furthermore, studies reveal that 70% of our immune function is in the stomach. There is also increasing evidence regarding brain and gut connection. So, how do you support gut health?  CONSUME PROBIOTICSMillions of bacteria live...

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The Incredible Benefits of Bone Broth

The Incredible Benefits of Bone Broth

You may have heard of bone broth but are you aware of its health benefits? This product has been used for centuries to add flavour to meals and to boost wellbeing. Take a quick look at what bone broth is and find out why it’s so good for you. What is bone broth? If you pop what’s left of a roast chicken after dinner into a pot, cover it with water and let it simmer overnight, the result is a ‘bone broth’ which, when strained, is a nutritious liquid that contains all the benefits of the meat and bones. Bone...

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Alison Bell
5 Tips for Eating Healthy During a Coronavirus Quarantine

5 Tips for Eating Healthy During a Coronavirus Quarantine

Written by Charlie Smith While there’s still more to know about COVID-19, eating healthy is still a standard requirement for normal immune function. However, some of us have been reaching for chips instead of celery due to pandemic anxiety. David Taylor, a nutrition expert at Monkeyfoodz, worries that people might use mindless eating as a coping mechanism. According to him, the repetitive days can cause boredom, stress, depression, anxiety, and sadness. The subconscious could respond to these negative emotions through comfort eating. He provided the following eating tips to remain healthy during quarantine: 1. Increase Fruit and Vegetable Serving Fruits...

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Alison Bell
7 Tips to Stay Safe From Coronavirus

7 Tips to Stay Safe From Coronavirus

Written by Alison Bell It seems near impossible to avoid hearing about Coronavirus every day at the moment. When the media start using words such as epidemic and pandemic, it naturally evokes fear and panic. This turns to excitement, holding your attention on their space which is brilliant for the media ad space. Panic sells.  Social Media "reporters" and bloggers claim to report the "truth", but unfortunately for the most part is full of unsubstantiated theories and opinion evoking even more fear than the mainstream media.  There is very little chance of actually dying from this disease compared with other epidemic illnesses such as ebola. If on...

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