As a vital constituent of tens of trillion cell membranes in the human body, think of Magnesium as the obliging doorman allowing many minerals right of entry – mainly Calcium and Potassium. Magnesium’s demanding role is required by over 300 enzymes for activation by the body, so it’s easy to see how we may become deficient. Magnesium is the number one mineral we burn in truck loads whilst … [Read more...]
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Minerals allow us to think, move and grow. They have allowed the development of a central nervous system, a skeleton to bear and transport our package of organs and parts and the ability to replicate ourselves, as a whole or to repair damage cell by cell at a pace that is nothing short of amazing. The ash that remains after the human body is burned is mineral ash - mineral salts. Scientific … [Read more...]
As we move into autumn we need to nourish our bodies accordingly. Sadly long hazy days and times of feasting on fresh picked warm summer fruits are finite, although some days in the winterless north – like our gardens - we may be fooled into believing differently. However just as we adjust our wardrobe – our body’s dietary requirements change seasonally. Summer salads and juicy fruits have a … [Read more...]
Today’s diet has strayed a long way from the ideal intake and balance of nutrients. The giddy pace we conduct our day places huge demands on us both physically and mentally. We are constantly bombarded with stressors from all directions & we need to learn of ways to increase the efficiency of the human body to survive. In my opinion there are no short-cuts, perhaps smart-cuts…….yes! How to … [Read more...]
Clinical Nutrition is the study of the relationship between food ingested and the well-being of the body. More specifically, it is the science of nutrients and how they are digested, absorbed, transported, metabolised, stored, and utilised and how the resulting by-products are excreted as waste by the body. In addition to studying how food works in the body, nutritionists are interested in how … [Read more...]