Balance from within

Balance from within pH is more than measure used in science class – it’s also an indicator of health. If you recall from chemistry class, pH is a scale to measure acidity (0) and alkalinity (+14). Your body has a pH scale too. Ideally, it is slightly alkaline at pH 7.36. However, not all of…

Get Fat With Sugar

Throw ‘low-fat’ out the window Think low fat is healthier? Think again. When food manufacturers take the fat out of food, lots of other additives are added to the mix, making low-fat food not only even more highly processed, but also filled with unwanted and unneeded ingredients. Low-fat yogurt for instance, is loaded with sugar…

Collagen: The Anti-Ageing Protein

Collagen: the anti-ageing protein You’ve heard about it, seen it sold in stores and even eaten it in one form or another. But what is collagen and what does it have to do with anti-ageing? Collagen is simply a type of protein found in organs and tissues. Its role is as a scaffold that provides…

Fibre for Health

Fibre for health Fibre is more than nature’s scrubbing brush, it is also a sponge and bulking agent. Including adequate amounts of fibre into your diet keeps your digestive system and bowel movements in good working condition. Fibre comes in two forms: insoluble fibre and soluble fibre. Soluble fibre cannot be digested and passes through…