Tag: winter blues

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Do You Have a Touch of the Winter Blues?

July 24, 2018

The “Winter Blues”, also known as SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is caused by lack of sunlight. In Australia we are not subjected to the reduced daylight hours that some of our northern hemisphere friends are, but many Australians still experience lowered mood, energy and vitality during our Winter months. If reduced sunlight affects you in winter, incorporate the following tips to stay vital and happy. Eat Foods To Boost Your Mood Foods rich in tryptophan (an amino acid), help your bod....

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Live Better this Winter

June 4, 2018

Maintaining good health over winter can be challenging for many. The colder weather often brings many concerns – anything from colds and flu’s to chapped skin and the winter blues. So how can you spend the cooler months with optimum energy and vitality? I want to share with you some ideas you can embrace to not only survive but thrive this winter. Let’s Get Excited about Winter Some people love the cooler months and embrace winter as it is their favourite time of year. Others, on the oth....

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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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Winter Blues

July 12, 2017

The “Winter Blues”, also known as SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is caused by lack of sunlight. In Australia we are not subjected to the reduced daylight hours that some of our northern hemisphere friends are, but many Australians still experience lowered mood, energy and vitality during our Winter months. If reduced sunlight affects you in winter, incorporate the following tips to stay vital and happy. Eat Foods To Boost Your Mood Foods rich in tryptophan (an amino acid), help your bod....

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Our Top Tips to Help You Thrive this Winter

May 29, 2017

Welcome to Winter… and boy has it hit us with a cold blast! But on the bright side… tis the season of open fires, scarves, hats & gloves, slow-cooked casseroles & curries and warming soups & stews. It’s time to embrace the cooler months by taking time to nourish our bodies with seasonal, wholesome meals and nourish our connections with people by sharing these meals with those we love. Winter is a great time to rest up, eat well and get your health back on track. Our Top Tips ....

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