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Tip #4 Support your mental health with the right supplements

It’s not just our physical bodies that sometimes need supplement support. Our mental health can benefit from supplementation too. Important brain nutrients are Vitamin B12 (a deficiency can contribute to depression and affects 25% of the population..

Tip #3 Have a laugh!

We all love to laugh! That’s because laughing produces positive physiological (body) effects such as reducing muscle tension, increasing the flow of oxygen to the blood, exercising the heart, and producing endorphins (naturally produced body chemic..

Tip #2 Make downtime an appointment – with yourself!

All that crazy, festive activity of parties, shopping for gifts and meal-planning can feel more stressful than work and have you wondering what’s happened to being on holiday! So make actual appointments in your diary or online calendar that are r..

Tip #1 You don’t have to say ‘yes’ to everything!

Sure it’s a time when you have more freedom and flexibility to accept invitations to gatherings and parties, but sometimes it can all feel a bit much, when what you really need is some down-time. So here’s the answer to that feeling of suddenly d..

Please be advised that we will be closing for the holidays on Monday the 18th of December to the 2nd of January 2018.

We are closing over the holiday period, from around Monday the 18th of December to the 2nd of January 2018.  We haven't had a day off this year and so look forward to family relaxing time...

ENDING THE BURN: ACID REFLUX

Acid Reflux or GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) is a relatively common condition in which stomach acid returns into the esophagus and even up to the throat irritating the tissue. You’ll know you have GERD if you suffer from persistent hear..

NOT JUST ANY FISH IN THE SEA!

Numerous clinical studies have shown that that EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid, a component of Omega 3 fish oil) is effective in treating depression when taken in high doses, most specifically in a ratio of at least 6 times more EPA than DHA (docosahexaen..

WHERE’S YOUR BRAIN? IN MORE PLACES THAN YOU THINK!

Ask anyone where their brain is and they’ll look at you strangely and point to their heads. But science now acknowledges a wider truth; we actually have 3 brains – our head, heart and gut (also known as the enteric brain).  Each brain interacts ..

DEPRESSION IS EPIDEMIC. WHAT’S GOING ON?

There seems to be an epidemic of depression in the world. And yet more people than ever are on anti-depressants. What’s going on? You may have heard of Dr Kelly Brogan, a psychiatrist with a cognitive neuroscience degree from MIT who has publish..

WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT SIBERIAN PINE NUT OIL?

Don’t confuse Siberian pine nuts with the pine nuts you buy as an ingredient for making your own basil pesto! They are quite different and come from different varieties of pine trees (Pinus pinea or Pinus koraiensis).  

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