Entries by Glenda Johnson

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Holiday Season Health Tips

Just Keep Moving – Try to keep moving so your exercise doesn’t fall by the wayside (even a ten-minute walk will do ). – If you have a pedometer lying at the back of your top drawer – it may be time to get it out so that you can aim for about 10,000 steps […]

The Benefits of PROBIOTICS!

The gut microbiota, which describes the microorganisms living and growing inside your digestive tract is a hot topic right now! Exciting new research shows the benefits of probiotics and how these microbes have a profound impact on the many aspects of your health and wellbeing. Taking probiotics (specific strains of beneficial bacteria) can positively influence these microorganisms and lead […]

Brain Health

Slow Brain Ageing Would you like to optimise your memory and cognitive function? Would you like to support your brain function? Maintaining a healthy mind and active brain throughout our entire life is something we all want. Fortunately, it is something that we can all achieve. And perhaps taking some early precautions might even help manage cognitive […]

Ketosis and Weight Loss

Ketosis and Weight Loss Use the power of ketosis in a ketogenic diet to help you with your weight loss goals. With the promise of more fantastic days ahead, your thoughts may be turning to how you can get fit and improve your body composition for the warmer months ahead. I’m sure you have heard terms […]

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10 Symptoms of Zinc Deficiency and How to Fix it

10 Symptoms Zinc Deficiency If you experience any of the following symptoms, your zinc levels may be low: Recurrent colds, flu, and/or  infections Poor appetite Reduced sense of taste and/or smell Sluggish digestion Slow growth and development Slow healing Acne and other skin conditions Infertility Sugar  cravings Stress, anxiety, and depression  Zinc is Essential For […]

Magnesium Benefits and Improves Specific Health Conditions

Magnesium benefits are felt in a wide range of magnesium deficiency conditions such as:  Stress, anxiety, and nervousness  High blood pressure  Insomnia  Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)  Muscle tension, cramping and spasms  Diabetes  Tension headaches and migraines  Asthma  Tiredness, lethargy, and fatigue  Chronic fatigue  Fibromyalgia How does Magnesium function in the body? Magnesium is an essential mineral […]

Fight Colds and Flu this Winter

Avoid sniffles, sneezing and sore throats Disease causing viruses or bacteria can enter your body simply by breathing or eating! Fortunately, only a few of these, particularly viral, ‘pathogens’ result in a cold or flu because you are equipped with an immune system specifically designed to fight off unwanted  invaders. That said, are you one […]

Manage Menopause Symptoms using Natural Treatments

You can manage menopause symptoms if the ones you are experiencing include hot flushes, bewildering mood swings, fatigue, cognitive impairment, insomnia and depression. You might even find these physical and emotional changes overwhelming, debilitating  and  extremely  frustrating. Even though they greatly impact the quality of life of the menopausal woman, the good thing is that they can be treated […]

Polycystic Ovaries and PCOS are Different

Here we briefly discuss the difference between PCOS and polycystic ovaries because they are often thought to be one and the same thing. Polycystic Ovaries When you have more ovarian cysts than normal, you are said to have polycystic ovaries. Ovaries of normal women can be polycystic when they do not ovulate. This can be found up to […]