Tag: iron deficiency

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Are you Getting enough Iron?

July 12, 2017

Iron is involved in numerous physiological processes. The primary function of iron in the body is to support the formation of healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen around the body so it can be used to produce ATP (adenosine triphosphate) or cellular energy. This is why, if we are low in iron, we often feel tired. However, many people do not consume adequate amounts of iron in their diets or their digestive system is compromised so iron is not readily absorbed by the body. The most vulner....

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Are You Getting Enough Protein? You might be surprised at the Answer!

June 6, 2017

It is quite hard to believe that those eating a western diet can be deficient in protein – but we see in-store and in our clinics, a lot of people who are. Experts are now telling us that to maintain good health and prevent degenerative disease we need to eat less meat. However if we are going to include some “meat-free “days or explore the vegetarian and vegan diet, then it is very important that we also know how to combine our foods  adequately to ensure we are still getting our requ....

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