Nutrition

Ann Barnes
Top 10 foods to Balance Female Hormones

Top 10 Foods to Balance Estrogen

Here is a list of the top ten foods that can help support a women’s hormonal equilibrium. These vegetables, fruits and nuts are natural cures for stress, weight gain and insomnia often caused by low estrogen levels. Why Is Balancing Estrogen Levels Important? For thousands of years food has not only been used as fuel for our bodies, but also medicinally. By using the correct foods, we create a powerful impact on our health. Healthy foods are a form of medicine which has a tremendous effect on our health, especially for women challenged with Perimenopause and Menopausal symptoms. At this...

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Ann Barnes
Top ten foods to reduce inflammation

Top 10 Foods to Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is a natural defense mechanism of our body. After an injury, pathogen attack or irritation, our immune cells, leukocytes (white blood cells), and cytokines (cells signaling protein) kick in. These protective agents engage invaders as well as repair the damage caused them. Because of this physiological response, we experience pain, swelling, redness, and heat — which are the typical signs of acute inflammation. However, in a chronic inflammation, which is a slow, meandering process of inflammation, severe health conditions develop, such as: Obesity Cancer Arthritis Chronic sinusitis Heart diseases Diabetes Some of the treatment options available for both acute and chronic...

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Green Tea cognition calm

Green Tea: Clarity, Cognition & Calm

Daily Distractions In our present harried and hectic world it can be difficult to maintain focus throughout the day. Constant distractions and lack of concentration compounds, leading to stress and exhaustion. Green tea is an incredibly healthful way to centre oneself and increase cognition and clarity. Green Tea and L-theanine One of the most effective ingredients for maintaining focus and improving memory is L-theanine. In clinical studies it has been shown to relieve anxiety and reduce stress (i). When we are in a state of stress our rational thinking and memory are directly affected. L-theanine has the amazing ability to...

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Ginger Male Test Booster

Ginger: The Secret Testosterone Booster

Low Testosterone Effects on the Male Body Low testosterone is an issue experienced by many men and can be a sensitive and difficult subject to address. It has negative implications for a man’s health and the effects of less than optimal levels can have implications beyond the physical. Confidence, mood, stress and day to day balance are ultimately compromised as well. Ginger is one of the strongest testosterone boosting foods a man can consume and is a powerful superfood with myriad benefits above and beyond (i). It is a simple but amazing solution to men’s health, muscle strength, endurance and...

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