Nutrition/Health

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Can Vitamin D save your Life?

Yes, we believe vitamin D can save your life. Vitamin D is a true superstar which affects so much more than bones and teeth. The brain, immune system, hormones, cancer prevention and gene expression all rely to some extent on Vitamin D. In fact Vitamin D has been called “one...
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The Importance of Drinking Water

Many people know that humans are made up of 25% solids and 75% water. But did you know that 85% of brain tissue is water, which means we need loads of water to remain healthy. Not drinking enough water may trigger symptoms seemingly unrelated to dehydration, such as: excess body...
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What is a good, healthy breakfast?

Many people ask me what we eat for breakfast – well that’s a loaded question – all sorts of things! But we’ll get to that later. A healthy breakfast is really important in helping you to avoid the mid-morning crash that most people feel after eating an unhealthy breakfast. It’s...
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Did you know this about Selenium?

Selenium is important for thyroid function, immunity and powerful cancer preventative nutrient. It is a mineral, and due to poor farming methods has become very thin on the ground (no pun intended) when it comes to our food supply. We need to make sure we get enough each day which...
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Food Fact: Asparagus

Did you know that asparagus is one of the most amazing nutritionally well-balanced vegetables and low in calories. It is known to be high in anti-inflammatory nutrients, may boost energy, cleanse the urinary tract and neutralize excess ammonia. Asparagus is a good source of: Vitamins C – important for proper...
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What are Functional Foods?

Have you ever wondered what people mean when discussing functional foods and nutraceuticals? Functional foods are food items or ingredients that exhibit additional health benefits to the body beyond simply supplying it with energy or fuel for functioning. Nutraceuticals are also functional foods as they are derived from food items...
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Are you eating enough Protein?

Here are some tell-tale signs you may not be getting enough protein in your diet. If you suspect you are not eating enough you can increase your meat, fish, eggs and poultry. Protein is essential to prevent muscle loss, and stay alive and well. Loss of muscle mass and decreased...
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What is Human Microbiome?

What is Human Microbiome? And is your gut microbiota causing weight gain? A microbiome is a community consisting of trillions of microorganisms (also called microbiota or microbes) of thousands of different species that inhibit our bodies. These also include bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses. Inside and out, our bodies are...
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4 Vitamins and Minerals to boost your Metabolism

Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. Calories in food and beverages are combined with oxygen to release the energy your body needs to function. HOWEVER …as you age and begin to lose muscle your metabolism slows down. Supplements for Metabolism:...
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The difference between a Probiotic and Prebiotic

 Probiotic and Prebiotic? Trusting Your Gut In human intestines, there are many strains of two main species of friendly bacteria, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.  Probiotics and Prebiotics both help those friendly bacteria, but in different ways: What is the Difference between Probiotic and Prebiotic? The lining of our gut is covered in...
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Healthy Habits to support your Wellness Journey

Congratulations – you have already taken the first step in the right direction and are ready to take on some healthy habits! Just a few things to consider which we hope you will find helpful: Weight itself is not necessarily the marker of success. Exploring your dietary habits and maximising your nutrition will...
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How do I take this? A Guide to our Products

People often ask us How do I take this? Our Sally-Ann Creed Products, directions for use and what can they be taken with are all below. We have put together a comprehensive list of “How do I take this”. The list has 35 Collagen, Vitamins, Minerals and Nutraceuticals, Pantry and...