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Lowering the risk of heart disease? Are Antioxidants your answer?

Our heart health can be helped greatly by the food we eat. The bountiful benefits of a Mediterranean diet are demonstrated in science. The importance of antioxidants in the Mediterranean diet is the focus of scientific studies. Studies analyse how oxidative stress can lead to heart disease and inflammatory conditions. …

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Brainpower & memory loss – a way out!

How often have you heard someone complaining about memory loss? This is your chance to improve your memory and gain some brainpower: How about cocoa & memory loss? Cocoa is an excellent source of many functional ingredients: flavonoids, caffeine and theobromine. All of them exert neuroprotective effects and increase cerebral …

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Missed periods, but not pregnant?

If you are of child-bearing age, and not pregnant, but have missed period over consecutive months, then it’s advisable to see your GP for further investigation. For those who usually have menstrual cycles but who suffer heavy bleeding, irregular periods or menstrual pain, likewise, they should see their doctor. If …

Osteoporosis

Suffering from Osteoporosis? Get Help from your food.

What is Osteoporosis? As we age, our bones can weaken, lose calcium and bone mass density. Therefore, they thin and decline in overall strength. Weak, thinner bones are more likely to break. Age is one reason for developing osteoporosis but there are certainly other reasons too. Osteoporosis can occur when …

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Milk and Dairy Intolerance: test yourself and check this out!

What does it mean to have a milk or dairy intolerance? Having a milk or dairy intolerance means that your immune system reacts negatively to certain proteins present in dairy products. There are specific proteins in cow’s, sheep’s and goat’s milk. How to detect a milk and dairy intolerance? A …

Aware of body needs

From the Guestbook:  Thank you Gregorio, I am much more aware of food and what my body needs.

Savoy Cabbage – get ready for the season!

In our previous post we introduced the best ways to use Savoy Cabbage in your kitchen! Now it’s time to learn why  Savoy Cabbage is such a precious veggie.  Healthy benefits of Savoy Cabbage: This inconspicuous vegetable is an excellent source of vitamins: vitamins A (beta-carotene) – essential to maintain …

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All we need is to fight Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

Do you ever feel like your gut is not working properly? In our previous article about milk and dairy intolerance we mentioned food intolerance testing as a helpful tool in detecting and solving digestive problems. Speaking of digestive problems, a common condition associated with food intolerances is Irritable Bowel Syndrome, …

Gratitude

My sense of well-being and vitality have improved enormously as a direct consequence of Gregorio’s work. Every gratitude! By Rosie From the Guestbook…

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Suffering from inflammation? Bring in the antioxidants army!

Your very own ‘ antioxidants army’ can reduce inflammation and pain for you! We cannot survive without antioxidants! Therefore, let’s make sure our diets give us a strong antioxidants army! What do antioxidants do for us?   Antioxidants destroy free radicals or unstable molecules which cause damage to our bodies …