Nutritional detoxification: What your clients need to know

Detox is quite a popular word these days and commonly attached to the word “cleanse”. We’ve all seen the ads online with detox claims such as “eliminating toxins from the body” and “boosting fast results after a few days”. But, unfortunately, human biology is a lot more complex than that. This is why nutrition professionals…

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Can an electrolyte imbalance be fatal? Plus, a DIY electrolyte drink recipe

Can an electrolyte imbalance be fatal? Plus, a DIY electrolyte drink recipe

Electrolytes are often associated with sports and we tend to relegate it as only crucial to exercise enthusiasts, but there’s more to electrolytes than just replacing sweat losses. Our lives depend on the electricity given off by electrolytes. Without sufficient electrolytes aiding the body’s electrical currents, it’d be impossible for us to move, think, or…

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Dietary supplements: How to help your clients mitigate the risk of harmful intakes

Many young children and adults of all ages take supplements for various health reasons, and it continues to be widely recommended. However, many still do not understand that there are certain risks associated with dietary supplements, especially with wrong combinations or excessive dosing. Wrong supplement advice is a serious concern among health and wellness professionals.…

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Healthier Eating: 10 Strategies For Improving Your Client’s Diet Quality

Helping clients with healthier eating

The benefits of healthier eating are lifechanging and play a role in optimising our mental and physical wellbeing, reducing our risks of chronic diseases, living a longer, happier life, and so much more. However, sometimes it feels like we are flooded daily with information on the latest trends of what constitutes healthy eating or what…

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Clinical weight loss: How to help your clients who struggle with overeating

Besides weight loss, there are many reasons why your clients may come to you regarding their eating habits. They may come to you with concerns like: “No matter how physically full I am, I still feel hungry.” “Once I start eating, I’m like a car without breaks!” “I eat healthily, but why am I not…

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The 3 most important factors in keeping the brain healthy as we age

Brain Healthy

All of us humans will eventually get old – this is an irrevocable fact of nature. We will inevitably grow old, and as we age, the human body experiences some major changes; physically, systemically, and even mentally. Some of these changes are great, but some, not so pleasant. Experiencing these changes, especially the not-so-pleasant ones…

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What’s the ideal fruit to vegetables ratio? The new Harvard study explained

A recent study from Harvard researchers involving nearly 2 million adults revealed what might be an ideal ratio of fruit to vegetables to consume each day. So, what might that ideal ratio be? Aiming for a ratio of 2:3 vegetables to fruit may confer the highest longevity benefit and the optimal balance to reduce the…

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Dangers of dehydration: How much water should we drink each day?

Anyone can become dehydrated due to a plethora of reasons that range from physical activity to heat exposure and much more. It is easy to forget to stay hydrated throughout the day, but this is dangerous. We must keep replenishing fluids lost through sweating and eliminating waste. While it may be easy to treat a…

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Self-managing type 2 diabetes with coaching exercises and lifestyle changes

Type 2 diabetes is not only a lifestyle condition but could also be life-threatening, therefore, self-management of this condition is critical. Research has tested a number of group workshops and self-management education programs that help patients with type 2 diabetes take charge of their condition on a day-to-day basis from a behavioural perspective. One of…

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Reducing Low-Grade Chronic Inflammation with Diet and Lifestyle Changes

Inflammation is our body’s way of protecting itself by fighting off infection, illness, or injury so it can heal. However, it can take a turn for the worse when it lingers and then becomes chronic. This in turn can lead to the development of illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. So, what…

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