Sea-buckthorn is an amazing superfood and is being made famous as an aid to weight-loss that was demonstrated by an experiment involving mice. The two mice were fed the same diet but only one of them sea-buckthorn. The mouse on the sea-buckthorn remained trim whilst the other mouse became clinically obese! Scientists believe this is because of the rare omega-7 essential fatty acid and other factors which signal the brain store less fat in the body. It seems to lower blood glucose levels and so works great in reducing the risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes type-II. Another great thing about Sea-buckthorn is that it may help in cases of more »
Sea-buckthorn is an amazing superfood and is being made famous as an aid to weight-loss that was demonstrated by an experiment involving mice. The two mice were fed the same diet but only one of them sea-buckthorn. The mouse on the sea-buckthorn remained trim whilst the other mouse became clinically obese! Scientists believe this is because of the rare omega-7 essential fatty acid and other factors which signal the brain to not store excess fat in the body. It seems to lower blood glucose levels and so works great in reducing the risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes type-II . Another great thing about Sea-buckthorn is that it may help more »
Some people I know look at my smoothies in disgust and ask how I can drink them!! I have refined my daily breakfast smoothie over many years, 8 actually and it is constantly evolving and changing with the seasons. I incorporate the most nutritious and vitality boosting ingredients I know about at this time in my life, but it has taken years to build up the knowledge and to acquire the taste. It takes a long time to adapt your taste buds to allow you to enjoy healthier and more life enhancing foods and this should be done gradually and over time. A smoothie should incorporate or deliver 4 things: more »
THE SITUATION Many people right now are feeling a sense of lack within themselves. Thoughts of unworthiness, frustration, stress and negativity swamp our minds as we go about our day, leaving us with a deep sense that something is missing from life. A feeling that maybe things aren’t supposed to be this way. A hunch that something just isn’t right. We try to maintain our health by doing exercise and eating right, but still we don’t feel totally content. The reason for this is that there is a vital component to health, which is often overlooked. That vital component is the mind and emotions. At Vitalic Nutrition we recognise the more »
Try this simple, refreshing summer smoothie for increased energy levels, glowing skin, relaxation and a boosted immune system. For maximum benefit use fresh, organic ingredients. Strawberries: ~ Packed with antioxidants and help to prevent wrinkles. Orange: ~ Antioxidant, free radical scavenger, anti-inflammatory, and immune system modulator. Basil: ~ Exceptionally high levels of beta-carotene, vitamin A, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zea-xanthin, which protect against ageing and disease. Coconut Water: ~ Loaded with vital minerals, potassium and magnesium. Great for skin, reduces hypertension and has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties.
Life nowadays can seem very stressful and at times overwhelming for many people. If you want to not only stay on top of the game, but also stay calm, relaxed and healthy, especially during times of high pressure then you need to make sure you are looking after yourself. Below are a few common misconceptions related to relaxing (or not as the case may be!) How many of these traps have you fallen into?! Many people believe that looking after themselves means being egotistical, self-centred and basically ignoring the needs of others. But you can’t be of any help to others if you are run ragged, over-worked and stressed. You more »
When you think about your body what comes to mind? For most people it’s the outer form of their body, and more noticeably their perceived faults of it. Common thoughts that come to mind are usually along the lines of “I’m too fat,” “my nose is too big” or “my skin is so spotty” and these thoughts are for the most part accompanied by feelings of dissatisfaction, guilt, inadequacy and sadness. What most people don’t realise is that each of these thoughts and feelings sends a message to the cells in their body, ultimately affecting the whole immune system. If only we realised our own power! Our body is so more »
We so often take for granted everything we have that we forget to feel gratitude. Worse…we even complain constantly about our misfortunes. How would our lives be different if we stopped complainging and started to focus on our abundance and strengths. This is one truly amazing man that can certainly teach us all a lesson or two. Nicholas James “Nick” Vujicic was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs….but that doesn’t stop him doing anything. CLICK HERE TO WATCH NICK’S INSPIRING VIDEO As a child, he struggled mentally and emotionally as well as physically, but eventually came to terms with his disability more »