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Feeling flat? Are you sure you’re getting enough protein for a happy mood?


If you’ve been feeling flat, you may be pleased to hear that certain foods and nutrients can help to lift your mood and calm your spirits. Depression and anxiety are extremely common conditions that nearly everyone experiences to some degree in their life. You may not realise that dietary factors have a significant bearing on whether you become depressed, and how severe the depression becomes.

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Are you missing the clues?


Celiac disease is only one possible way that gluten can make people sick. There are a range of other symptoms and health conditions that can result from gluten ingestion in genetically susceptible people.

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You may have fat bones!

Many doctors used to think that being overweight was protective against developing osteoporosis. We now know otherwise . . . It is possible for too much fat to accumulate in bones, which weakens them and raises the risk of osteoporosis.

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Blue light after sunset disrupts your sleep

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Did you know that exposure to blue light after sunset can disrupt your circadian rhythm and therefore reduce sleep quality? Before the introduction of electricity, the sun was the main source of light, and people spent evenings in relative darkness.

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Cherries can help you sleep

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Cherries are a rich source of the natural hormone melatonin, which helps to regulate your sleep-wake cycle (circadian rhythm) and allow you to achieve a deep, refreshing sleep.

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What a great way to wake up!

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Do you drink lemon juice in warm water each morning? It’s a good idea because it helps to wake up your digestive system and liver and improve your metabolic rate for the day. It also helps to promote good digestion and glowing skin.

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6 quick and easy tips for avoiding summer weight gain

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Most of us tend to associate weight gain with winter; eating larger meals and stodgy food for warmth and comfort. However summer presents its own challenges and it’s actually quite easy to gain several pounds at this time of year without even noticing. This is especially true if you’re going away on a summer holiday.

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Help protect your body from radiation

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Did you know that n-acetyl cysteine can help to protect your body from radiation? N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is a sulphur containing compound that powerfully supports your own body’s production of the amazing antioxidant glutathione. Having higher levels of glutathione in your body may help to reduce the negative impact of radiation exposure.

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Slippery Elm

Slippery elm is the inner bark of the red elm tree. Native Americans used slippery elm in healing salves for wounds, burns, ulcers, boils and skin inflammation. They also took ...

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