Discussion on sugar addiction with Vanessa Ascencao a nutritionist.The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition claimed that sugar is an addictive substance and the relapse symptoms of sugar are the same as those of cocaine and heroine. In the 1970s fat was blamed for weight and heart issues and now it seems to be sugar that can be considered as the swear word in nutrition.
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From a fertility perspective this breakfast offers an array of vitamins and minerals both necessary for and valuable to conception, hormone regulation, sperm production, quality and quantity. … [Read More...]
It’s our motto and our morning beverage. Here’s what we serve in the Carr/Fassett home daily. This green juice recipe makes almost 32 ounces. When we have time, we make another juice at 4 pm.
2 large cucumbers (peeled if not organic)
Big fistful of kale
Big fistful of sweet pea sprouts
4 – 5 stalks celery
1 – 2 big broccoli stems
1 pear or green apple (optional)
1-inch piece of ginger (or less)
Other optional greens we love: romaine, parsley, spinach and dandelion.
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Eco-psychology regognises that ways of living that are good for the environment can also be good for us in body, mind and soul. In essence, it is simply ancient healing wisdom given a new name, written by Mandy Collins from Business Day 10 Aug 2011.
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Hot water and lemon and ginger
Vegetable juice: Loads of greens Spinach, kale, green apple, parsley, celery and fennel
Sometimes I just I have a veggie juice and some nuts other days I will have gluten free oats and berries
Quinoa Salad or fresh fish and a large green salad with coconut oil and avocado.
Almonds and some fruit
Fresh fish , especially Salmon and loads of green steamed veggies with olive oil and lemon juice
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The all too familiar “I'm eating for two” adage is now no longer an excuse to double on what you eating. Nowadays, it’s known that the diet for an expectant woman is not about how much is eaten, but about maximizing nutrition with smart food choices.
Women are now getting back to their pre-baby weight in record time through eating correctly during pregnancy. They are not gorging and overeating on the wrong foods, they are nutrition savvy, go to nutritionist for assistance, they are … [Read More...]
For one, it’s the richest and most complete source of nutrition in the world. It contains over 100 nutrients and the full spectrum of all of the essential amino acids, chlorophyll, enzymes and antioxidants. Virtually everything you need for a healthy body and active lifestyle. It’s a “whole food” natural vitamin. 99% of Vitamins on the shelf are completely synthetically,manufactured. The assimilation of nutrients from whole foods is superior and how nature intended humans to ingest … [Read More...]
Eat organic food as much as possible, if this isn’t possible don’t sweat it, just make sure all your animal products, including chicken, meat and dairy are all hormone free. Make sure at least half your diet consists of raw fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds, the rest coming from lean, hormone free protein sources and some wholegrain.
Remember natural, unprocessed food is nutrient dense – processed food is calorie dense
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Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 142-151, 2010
Spirulina has long been used for energy and endurance as well as many other health benefits such as immunity, eye health and cardiovascular health. New research published in the Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine shows that Spirulina may be the perfect nutrient for athletes and validates its positive effects on energy and endurance.
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Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green algae that has been used as a significant food source for centuries. Its exceptional food value was recognized by the ancient Aztecs. Rediscovered in the 60′s Spirulina seems to be the ultimate source of nutrition available to mankind today. No other algae has been the subject of such intense research over the past 30 years
While women are pregnant, the baby in their womb will rapidly absorb nutrients. If the pregnant mother does not get sufficient … [Read More...]