Introductory article - Know Yourself - August 25, 2017
Your body is inhabited by trillions of bacterial cells. Some bacteria have the potential to harm you, but many benefit your health. Do probiotics, beneficial bacteria added to food, have a health promoting role and why are prebiotics important?
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 28, 2017
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplementation. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
Indepth article - Know Yourself - June 09, 2017
Vitamin K is involved in the synthesis of bone proteins and is freely available in green leafy vegetables. What other functions does vitamin K have and can you obtain sufficient vitamin K from the food you eat?
Indepth article - Eat Well - May 19, 2017
Vitamin E is an essential nutrient and while a deficiency may contribute to less than optimal health evidence for anti-ageing benefits of vitamin E supplementation has not materialised. Why do you need this vitamin and how much is enough?
Introductory article - Know Yourself - April 14, 2017
Several hormones are necessary for effective nutrient digestion, absorption and metabolism of the nutrients in the foods and beverages you consume. What are these hormones and what functions do they perform?