Good health starts in the gut. Your microbiome could even be considered an organ in its own right, and plays an important role in your health and happiness.
Magnesium contributes to your overall health in many ways such as relaxing the muscles, & helps to metabolize carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
Plant-based diets are gaining a lot of attention from the medical community. With so many compelling reasons to replace the animal products and processed foods in your meals, it is a great time to shift toward a whole food, plant-based diet.
Here is a selection of FAQs on hot topics that Dr. Kate has answered recently. They are general guidelines that provide a strong foundation for most people.
Do you eat the right foods to feed your brain? Just like the rest of your body, your brain needs carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water to function normally. A key part of supporting brain health is eating a wide variety of “brain foods”.
Humans have survived because of our ability to respond to our environment and its many stresses. In today’s world of hurried life, work and social pressures, pollution, chemicals, and nutrient deficient foods, the demand on our minds and bodies to cope with stress is greater than ever. A group of ancient herbs, known as adaptogens, can help.
For something that just passes through your digestive tract without actually being absorbed, dietary fibre contributes a lot to your health – especially heart health.
Short days, limited sunlight, and cool wet weather can make many of us feel “blue” at times. The concern is when your gloomy mood follows a seasonal pattern and impacts your ability to function normally.
It appears that men are taking a more active role in their health and in preventative medicine. There has been an increase in men’s health awareness in recent years; one particularly successful campaign is the annual Movember. But many men still need to pay more attention to their health.
Probiotics and digestive enzymes are increasingly popular natural products shown to support digestive health, but are digestive enzymes the same as probiotics? In short, no. There is, however, some overlap between the potential health benefits of these natural supplements