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Are You Brain Fatigued?

July 3, 2019

The organs with the most ‘energy-hungry’ cells will be the first to feel the brunt of an energy crisis. Thus our brain is the first to feel the effects of low energy. Our brain only makes up 2% of our body weight but uses 20% of our energy. No wonder when we are fatigued the things we notice are brain fog, poor memory, impaired word recall and decreased executive function. We know that stress is a leading ‘energy-zapper’ and it leads to systemic inflammation throughout the body. Chro....

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Our Top 4 Nutrient Energisers

May 16, 2018

The change in temperature and seasons can often affect energy. Many people are coming in-store complaining of lowered energy and if you are wanting to get an ‘edge’ and gain optimum energy and vitality levels this Winter there are particular nutrients the body uses to produce energy. Supplementing with these could be the key to maintaining peak energy levels over winter. The ‘energy factories’ of our cells are called mitochondria and this is where our body generates the energy (ATP) i....

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Transformation… the first piece of the puzzle

June 5, 2012

Around 500BC, the Greek philosopher and founder of modern medicine, Hippocrates, first hinted at the notion of lifestyle medicine. He warned us that to keep well one should avoid “too much food, too little toil” Poor diet and lifestyle are the most common reasons people become overweight. It is logical, then, to presume that reversing these western lifestyle factors will be enough to reverse the weight gain. However, as most of us know from experience, getting the weight off and keeping i....

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