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The digestive system and keeping it healthy

A healthy digestive system is a happy system   A healthy stomach and digestive system are incredibly important when it comes to our general health and physical condition. The digestive system is involved with a number of functions in the body.  Its three primary tasks include: Food digestion Nutrient absorption …

Low Carbohydrate High Fat diet and its benefits

Low Carbohydrate High Fat diet Low carbohydrate high fat (LCHF) diets have become very popular over the last few years. This diet restricts carbohydrate consumption (particularly refined carbohydrates and sugars) and those carbohydrates that are easily digested but that lead to spikes in blood glucose levels including bread, pasta, grains …

The Nutrition Revolution

The use of nutrition in the treatment of chronic disease and other illnesses   Nutrition plays an incredibly important part in our lives and in our health in particular.  Nutritional sciences have gone through five distinct phases from the early 20th century up until present day.  Let’s look at them …