Vinegar & Your Health

Vinegar & Your Health

Vinegars traditionally are fermented products and used for food flavouring and as a preservative. There are a variety of different vinegar products found in many cultures around the world with the earliest known vinegar dating back to more than 10, 000 years....
Zinc for Everyday Health

Zinc for Everyday Health

Zinc is a biological essential mineral for humans. Over 300 enzymes in the body require zinc to function normally. Zinc is found in a variety of food sources such as oysters, pumpkin seeds, beef and egg yolks. Zinc is absorbed in the small intestines however,...
Do You Have A Gut Feeling?

Do You Have A Gut Feeling?

We Are Not AloneOur gut bacteria have co-evolve with us, from the moment we are born, into adulthood and then into our twilight years.  When we are born our gut is almost sterile and is populated within months of birth.  As we age, this bacteria population changes.The...
Have You Heard About Choline?

Have You Heard About Choline?

The BasicsCholine is a water-soluble nutrient compound. It is an essential nutrient which means that our bodies need it to function normally and to achieve optimum health. Interestingly, our livers can in fact make small amounts of choline. However, in most cases this...
Maybe Baby?

Maybe Baby?

The importance of good nutrition for parents at all stages of pregnancy including planning, pregnancy, post pregnancy and breast feeding cannot be over emphasised enough. The nutritional status of parents can have a significant impact not only on the parent’s health...