Focus – can you really focus?

Focus – can you really focus?

Focus! Have you found yourself saying that to yourself? Or even to your child? You see yourself wondering from one thing to another. One thought to another. You chide yourself to bring your attention back to something you wish to prioritise. Studying, reading, even...

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Calf Muscles – A Cure for Blood Pressure?

Calf Muscles – A Cure for Blood Pressure?

Calf muscles consist of two primary muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus. No one may have mentioned it, but these muscles play a vital role in maintaining blood pressure. Allow me to explain. Calf Muscles - A Second Heart? Your heart pumps the approximately five...

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Morning Walks – Can it help with D3

Morning Walks – Can it help with D3

Morning walks have been around for aeons. In prehistoric times, we left our camps to go and forage for food. In modern times, it is the only time we seem to be able to find for exercise. Today, I will focus not on the physical benefits of walking, which are plentiful....

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RICE – A protocol to manage injury

RICE – A protocol to manage injury

RICE is an acronym for Rest, Ice, Compress and Elevate. This can be a valuable tool to help speed up recovery from all kinds of injuries. Sprains, fractures and strains. Also minor burns and bruises. So why do Doctors ask you to follow the RICE protocol and what...

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Glucosamine – can it help with knee pain

Glucosamine – can it help with knee pain

Glucosamine is an amino sugar that produced in the body. It is also found in many types of animals and plants. For example, shellfish, crustaceans, algae, yeast and fungi have it. Glucosamine is also found in joint cartilage cells in your body. As you get older,...

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Autism – how should you manage nutrition

Autism – how should you manage nutrition

Autism is a condition of neurodiversity caused by factors yet to be determined. Children with autism may not respond to their name or repeat movements of their hands or feet. You may ask, how should I evaluate their nutritional needs?   Gluten seems to be one of the...

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Amino Acids – Can they be a cure?

Amino Acids – Can they be a cure?

Amino acids are the building blocks that make up proteins. There are 20 different types of amino acids, each with a unique role. You consume amino acids in the food you eat. Cottage cheese or lentils, for example. Can amino acids be a cure for your ailments?   Modern...

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