The latest health crisis involves energy, and it’s not related to Eskom (for once). A lot of us are feeling overworked, overstressed, over fatigued and overwhelmed from dealing with all that we have had to over the past couple of years. As a result, there’s a great need for enhanced energy levels.
Advice and nutritional solutions for developing and leading a healthy life.
Digesting your meal isn’t always easy. This is because many plant foods contain “anti-nutrients”. Anti-nutrients are substances that block the absorption of nutrients from your meal. They are beneficial for the plant itself as they serve to against from bacterial infections and being eaten by insects. The concern however is whether anti-nutrients will inhibit our ability to take quality nutrition from our meal.
If you’ve ever witnessed a toddler tantrum after they’ve hit a sugar-low, you’ll know that poor food choices can impact mental health. What we put into our mouths really matters and choosing a diet rich in wholefoods is key to improving mental health. We should really consider food as the basis of not just our physical wellbeing, but our mental wellbeing throughout our lives.
Taking your health into the next level of lockdown, means that we get to focus on more than just our immune systems. With greater access to the beaches, restaurants and bars, and social gatherings with loved ones, comes unique opportunities to include your health essentials. Here is the ultimate guide to your must-have essentials: