In the past, type 2 diabetes was thought to be a progressive disease with no hope for reversal or remission. People were — and sometimes still are — taught to “manage” type 2 diabetes, rather than to try to reverse the underlying process.
Preservatives prolong the shelf-life of food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals by preventing their spoilage. Types of Preservatives There are two types of preservatives that are mostly used: Natural Preservatives There are some preservatives that don’t use any chemicals to alter the composition or are not mixed with any synthetic items. Several natural preservatives obtained from plants, […]
There’s a big difference between nutrients from whole foods and the nutrient ingredients used in the vast majority of supplements. Real whole food products use exclusively food powders, processed properly, as their active ingredients. Vitamin supplements can fill-in the gaps where your diet may be lacking. When picking vitamins for your family or yourself, it […]
The lives of far too many people in the world are being blighted and cut short by chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes. According to a report from WHO in 2020 : At a global level, 7 of the 10 leading causes of deaths in 2019 were noncommunicable […]
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius also known as Chaya, aka ‘Mayan Tree Spinach’ or ‘Mexican Tree Spinach’ is native to Central America, and is supposed to have originated on the Yucatan peninsula, but also now grown and cultivated here in South Africa. Regionally it is known as just “chaya”, which is derived from the Mayan word for the […]
Our gastrointestinal tract undergoes rapid growth and differentiation during the first 1000 days of life. Ensuring the healthy development of the gut is of major importance as gut function is inextricably linked to our overall health and wellbeing. Home to 100 trillion microorganisms, collectively known as the ‘microbiota’, the gut’s primary function is the digestion, […]
This root, which is part of the ginger family, originated in China and Thailand, making its way into common Ayurvedic medicine. Benefits of Galangal includes fights inflammation, strengthens the immune system, increases sperm count and motility, protects against cancer, is a natural antimicrobial, good for skin, supports digestive health, linked to brain health, may help […]
Phytochemicals, also called phytonutrients, are naturally occurring plant chemicals that can have protective qualities for human health.