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Do You Know The Main Factors Affecting Brain Health?   When our brain health is in tip top shape we feel like we can conquer the world – we can think clearly, are able to make decisions, have great recall of the information we need to, and we generally feel like we can cope better with what life throws our way.   When brain health suffers we’re usually talking about the broad subjects of mood, concentration and memory being negatively affected. In more extreme circumstances we can be talking about depression, anxiety, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease. All the things that are […]
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Our skin is the largest organ of the body and one we often take for granted. I wonder how many of these facts you are aware of: The thickness of skin can vary from less than 0.5mm on your eyelids to 1.5mm on the soles of your feet Your skin can weight between 15-20% of your total body weight Your skin cells fully regenerate every month It serves many functions including protecting our organs, helping to regulate temperature, detoxification, carrying nerve endings to provide sensation for heat and pain, helping hydration by holding water – to name just a few It often provides an indication […]
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Last week I shared with you the multitude of toxins that our bodies have to deal with on a daily basis. There are so many you think we’d just melt into a puddle, but our bodies are amazing and have plenty of ways in which to deal with these nasties!   Our amazing body! The main 5 organs involved in detoxification are the liver, digestive tract, kidneys, lungs and skin – there are more, but I’d keep you forever!   Liver – probably what you would think of first and a critical organ involved in detoxification. It helps filter the […]
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Did you know that 50-70% of your body is water? It’s in every cell, the fluid between cells, blood, lymph, sweat, urine and more. Maintaining a healthy fluid balance in our body is critical to our health and wellbeing. Water has many functions including: Digesting your food and helping the absorption of nutrients from food Preventing constipation Carrying and excreting waste products and toxins out of your body Regulating your body temperature Keeping all your moving parts lubricated Sending messages between your cells so that you can do things like move your muscles or allow your eyes to see Every […]
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This one surprised me when I first learned about it and I’m sure it will you too. At least 70% of your immune system is based in your gut – yes, the health of your digestive system will directly influence the strength of your immune system! If you have digestive issues, then it could be the case that it’s compromising the strength of your immunity. Nutritional Therapists are well placed to help you overcome digestive issues – I help lots of people with these problems. If I’m not local for you, then go to the BANT website to find someone in your area appropriately qualified and accredited. Looking […]
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