Maintaining good gut health

Maintaining good gut health

Our bodies are home to trillions of bacteria. Keeping them company are millions of fungi and viruses. Together they form the microbiome of our bodies. While in common parlance we associate bacteria and viruses with diseases, the truth is that our microbiome plays a...
Electrolyte Imbalance

Electrolyte Imbalance

Several of the automatic processes that we take for granted in our body are dependent on a tiny electrical current to function. This current or charge is provided by electrolytes when they mix with water. Electrolytes engage with tissues, muscles, nerves and with each...
Are you Vitamin D Deficient?

Are you Vitamin D Deficient?

“Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy” sang John Denver. Doctors will agree that he wasn’t off the mark. When our skin is exposed to sunshine, it creates Vitamin D. Lack or deficiency of Vitamin D can cause muscle weakness, pain, fatigue, and depression. On a more...
Boost your immunity to fight viruses

Boost your immunity to fight viruses

If there’s one place where you can apply the adage “Better safe than sorry”, it would be your own health. Immunity means that our body can resist infections and toxins naturally by activating specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells. This wonderful thing,...
Senior Fitness – Aging Well

Senior Fitness – Aging Well

Just as we look forward to a child’s development, we can look forward to reaching our senior years with positive anticipation. Retirement brings with it loads of free time to spend with loved ones and an opportunity to dabble in all the interests that got put on the...
Keeping Foodborne Illnesses Away

Keeping Foodborne Illnesses Away

Every year millions of people get sick from eating contaminated food and while it may be easy to point the finger of blame in the direction of restaurants and street food vendors, in a significant number of cases, food made and consumed at home is the culprit. ...

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