Eating for Mind & Body

A Supercharged YOU....


The weight loss industry turns over billions of pounds every year & is growing! Sadly waist lines too are expanding at an astonishing rate. See here for what the World Health Organisation has to say.


Several long term follow up studies have shown that the success rates of diets over time is dismal at best, in fact it is estimated that approximately 95% of diets simply do not work over the long term - Bennett, W.G and Gurin, J. (1982) The Dieter's Dilemma: Eating Less & Weighing More. Basic Books, New York.

Quite simply diets don't work, lifestyle changes do! Why not book a Nutrition Consult to find out what can work for YOU & how you can make positive changes for good. In the mean time, adding a few of the following foods into your nutritional choices can have a significant impact on your overall health:

MIND

Green Grapes - Great source of vitamin K1 which protects brain fats; Vitamin K and Heart Health. In addition to blood clotting and bone health, vitamin K also seems to play an important role in preventing heart disease. Vitamin K activates a protein that helps prevent calcium from depositing in your arteries.

Lemons - A great source of vitamin C, Lemons also have powerful antioxidant properties that preserve brain function.

Kale - Crammed with folate (a B vitamin) folate deficiencies are linked to depression and dementia, folate helps create new brain cells and produce natural "happy" chemicals.

HEART

Beetroot - Contains high levels of nitric oxide - This molecule widens your blood vessels, which means improved blood flow and lower blood pressure.

Blueberries - Packed with vitamin C and plant antioxidants - These help dampen inflammation in your arteries, resulting in less cholesterol & fatty deposits clogging up your arteries, lower your risk of heart disease.

Apples - Rich in pectin - This type of fibre attaches to "bad" cholesterol & promotes it's removal from your body. Less clogged arteries means lower risk of heart disease.

SKIN

Carrots - Your body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A, which helps reduce skin reddening caused by damaging UV sun rays.

Pineapples - Packed with not only vitamin C but also Manganese - Crucial for the production of collagen, maintaining the firmness of your skin.

Turmeric - Contains Curcumin - This active ingredient helps nourish & strengthen skin. Together with antioxidants, this spice contributes to a healthy natural glow.


Peace & Good Health!




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