Digestive (liver detox, nutrition, weight loss)

Digestive (liver detox, nutrition, weight loss)

The human digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tract plus the accessory organs, the tongue, salivary glands, pancreas, liver and gallbladder.

E-Numbers What They Mean

E numbers

Many food additives including all artificial colours, flavours, and preservatives have adverse reactions including anything from causing hyperactivity to airway restriction, to promoting genetic mutation and cancer. Many studies indicate that certain food colorings and preservatives may increase hyperactive behavior in some children. We simply are what we eat and when it comes to our children if we love them we don't feed them junk. Please use the following list to help identify exactly what you are eating.

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Zone Diet for Weight Loss

This diet is beneficial to prevent the development of late-onset diabetes, heart disease & obesity. Balance is the key to any diet. This diet does not deprive the body of essential nutrients. The idea of the zone diet is to balance the ratio of carbohydrate, protein & fat.

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Smart Suggestions for the Silly season

Christmas

At this time of year we have a real tendency to overindulge, and with good reason. Christmas and the New Year is celebrated with good food, good wine and (hopefully!) good company. Consuming too many of the things we love though, can leave us feeling tired, rundown and off colour. Herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, dietary and lifestyle approaches can help alleviate overindulgence naturally.

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Safe Plastics

We buy bottled water because we believe it is good for us. However, it is most likely doing more harm than good. All plastic water bottles in Ireland are made from a type of plastic called Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET, PETE). 

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