Nutrition

The importance of Vitamin C and why we need to supplement

Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is probably one of the most important vitamins to the human body and can be regarded as the foundation of the antioxidant system due to its ability to protect other antioxidants from oxidisation.  As humans we have lost the ability to make our own Vitamin C, so it… Continue reading The importance of Vitamin C and why we need to supplement

Nutrition

Gut Health

Did you know over 60% of our immune system is in the gut?  One of our first lines of defence comes from the environment created by gut bacteria in our intestines and without high levels of beneficial bacteria our overall health can be greatly compromised.  Bacteria in our gut communicates with our immune system via… Continue reading Gut Health

Nutrition

Seasonal Eating, Organic and Growing Your Own

Eating foods that are in season and local is really important to me and I can’t stress enough the benefits to your body and overall wellbeing.  Here are some reasons to try and make the majority of your diet as local, seasonal and ideally organic,as possible: ~Maximum nutrition ~Less food miles ~Support of local business… Continue reading Seasonal Eating, Organic and Growing Your Own