Given the role of vitamin D in how we may respond to the COVID-19 infection, it’s not surprising that vitamin D supplementation has increased in recent months. Vitamin D suppresses the production of antimicrobial peptides in the respiratory track and it might also help to decrease the inflammatory response to the infection, so there are definite benefits to ensuring that your vitamin D levels are optimal.Continue reading more “Supplementing with vitamin D? Don’t forget about magnesium!”
Wild rice and buckwheat salad
We love wild rice and we love buckwheat, so why not combine them for a healthy summer salad!Continue reading more “Wild rice and buckwheat salad”
Can you make the switch in the morning? What might your Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) be telling you?
Cortisol is your body’s main stress hormone and plays a role in controlling our mood, motivation and fear or what is commonly referred to as your ‘Flight, Fight or Freeze’ response.
Our Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) is a measure of the amount of cortisol you naturally produce on waking.
What can corn tell you about your digestion?
Ever thought about how long it takes for food to go from one end to the other end and what that might be telling you about your digestion?Continue reading more “What can corn tell you about your digestion?”
Sourdough buckwheat pancakes
These fermented buckwheat pancakes are so delicious and versatile – suitable as a sweet or savoury option and have the added benefit of being gluten and grain free! Who said you can’t enjoy bacon and eggs without bread!Continue reading more “Sourdough buckwheat pancakes”
Almond, coconut and choc chip muffins
These muffins are packed with fibre and magnesium. They’re gluten and dairy-free, and have no added sugars. They make a great breakfast on the run.Continue reading more “Almond, coconut and choc chip muffins”