All posts tagged: digestion

Issues with your Thyroid?

There are two types of thyroid problems; hyperthyroidism (over active thyroid) and hypothyroidism (under active thyroid). Hyperthyroidism is when your thyroid produces too much thyroid hormones and hypothyroidism is when your thyroid produces too little thyroid hormones. What does this mean exactly? If your body produces too much or too little thyroid hormones it can

The effects of Ozone Therapy on Heartburn

Heartburn or pyrosis is a painful or burning sensation in the oesophagus, just below the breastbone caused by regurgitation of gastric acid. The pain often rises in the chest and may radiate to the neck, throat, or angle of the jaw. Heartburn is also identified as one of the causes of chronic cough, and may

Walking your way to better health

Walking is the number one way of getting somewhere. To most toddlers learning how to walk it’s the best thing they will ever accomplish. Gone are the dreaded skid marks and sore hands from crawling, hello two feet! As adults we take the fact of being able to walk and run for granted. We hate

The facts of irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS, is a disorder that leads to bowel changes, abdominal pain, cramps and other symptoms. Between 9% and 23% of the world’s population suffers from IBS. The cause of IBS is unknown, but an unhealthy diet, drastic lifestyle changes, smoking, stress, anxiety and a lack of exercise have shown to worsen

[Recipe] Blueberry and Coconut Oatmeal slices

This delicious recipe makes 8-10 servings and is best when prepared the night before serving. Ingredients: Oatmeal 1 1/2 cups Oats 1/2 tsp Ginger, ground 1/2 tsp fine Sea Salt 1 tsp Baking Powder 4 cups Vanilla Almond Milk, unsweetened 2 cups Coconut Milk, unsweetened 1 1/2 cups Blueberries 1/4 cup Dried Blueberries 1/4 cup

Why choose Quinoa?

We have posted quite a few quinoa recipes. But I think we haven’t introduced you properly. So, what is Quinoa? Quinoa, pronounced [KEEN-wah], looks similar to couscous and can be eaten in salads, desserts or be a substitute for rice. Quinoa is very popular in the vegetarian community as it is high in protein and