Nutrition is even more important during pregnancy, both for you and your baby. Many nutrients are needed to fuel growth and development, while supporting maternal nutrient stores needed for breastfeeding.
Neuroinflammation is defined as inflammation of the brain and central nervous system, and it may be responsible for a large part of global mental health burden. It is the brain’s response to disrupted homeostasis, or equilibrium.
In natural medicine, client-centric care is important to establish all reasons why the condition has developed and continues to exist – these may include social, emotional, physiological, or psychological factors.
Adaptogenics are a class of herbs that help the body respond to stress, and increase physical and mental performance. They do this by acting on the adrenals directly or the hypothalamus.
If your body could talk, what would it tell you that you should be eating? Well, science has come up with a way to help you decipher just that. Nutrigenomics is the science of discovering how the food we eat interacts with our genes.
When it comes to digestive health, understanding the importance of the bacteria that live in our gut and their subsequent contribution to wellbeing is vital.
Feeling tired? Having difficulty losing weight? You’re not alone. It’s become such a common problem that almost of all us can relate. Find out how to beat fatigue and regain your energy naturally.
A new study has linked working more than 39 hours/week to an increased risk of physical and mental health problems.
The various links between stress and mood are well documented – but where chronic stress and low mood are present, sleep deprivation is likely to exist as well. The reverse is also true; sleep disturbances are strongly related to increased cortisol levels and the development or exacerbation of mood disorders.
Our world is increasingly full of chemicals and environmental pollutants that act as metabolic disruptors. Mental health, gut & liver function, immunity, even fertility are affected by these ubiquitous substances.