The Starvation Sate: What effect does it have on your body? 




What is Starvation:

Starvation can be considered as prolonged periods without eating or only consuming very few calories during the day. This can have extreme effects on the body and cause damage to varying body functions.  


Iron Deficiency and What is it? 




Dietary iron is a major contributor to our day-to-day bodily functions, it aids in the control and management of our immune system, transports oxygen throughout the body and provides us with energy. 


What’s Vitamin B12, and why is it important? 




Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient which helps with multiple processes in the body, including the formation of DNA, red blood cell production, energy regulation and supports overall cognitive brain function. While this vitamin is responsible for various metabolic functions, we cannot produce our own therefore we must get this from another source. 


How can I give my baby the healthiest start? 




Maintaining a healthy diet during pregnancy aids in both the health of the mother and infant. Healthy eating can improve the babies brain development, maintain a healthy birth weight, enhance their immune system, gut health, and decrease the overall risk of birth defects. 


So what nutrients are most important during pregnancy?  


Can I really improve by high blood pressure through diet and lifestyle? 



Hypertension is essentially high blood pressure and is one of the most common conditions seen in the dietetic industry. It can be brought on by a multitude of factors including poor diet choices, stress and medical condition history. If left untreated it may lead to heart attack, stoke, Coronary Heart Disease, kidney disease or kidney failure.


Our blood pressure is very sensitive to dietary and lifestyle changes and can infect be reduced in a matter of 1-2 weeks.


So how can we reduce these potential risks?   

What is SIBO? 


SIBO occurs when the small intestine develops an overgrowth of its bacteria population, hence the name Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. Also known as Blind Loop Syndrome, this condition occurs due to the slowing down of the contractions in the digestion tract therefore creating a buildup of waste products, leading to the bacterial overload.   

Easy Healthy Work Lunch Tips 




Too often we are caught running out the door forgetting to take something for lunch, leaving us to purchase something from the limited options at the local café. Meal prepping is a great way to ensure we eat healthy, save money and stress less about the all too familiar morning rush. So where to start?  


How to eat healthy with busy schedules?


Frequently we hear the challenges involved with eating healthy, nutritious meals when you’re working late, too tired and seeking quick and convenient meals. So how can you overcome some of these barriers?



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