Winter is here and so is the seasonal cold and flu! By this time of the year you’re probably starting to notice your fellow friends and family are “catching” the flu because they WONT STOP sniffing, blowing their nose, speak with a deep manly husky voice……. or, possibly (if they get annoying), something even better – have no voice!
x Am I right to say when your digestive health is out of whack, you feel like absolute shit and when you feel like absolute shit all you want to do is not eat but just sleep and read posts like this on how you can naturally relieve the discomfort?
Vitamins, along with minerals, are an essential part of our diet and are the basic tools of nutrition. As a nutritionist and naturopath in training, knowing the function and roles of both types of vitamins are important. Especially when it comes to clinic consultations as clients symptoms can often present as a nutrient deficiency or toxicity. The functions and actions of vitamins are also important in particular diseases or syndromes because some conditions need to avoid particular vitamins and foods. Eg- somebody with gallstones should avoid fat in their diet as they aggregate the gallbladder and cause further pain. With that in mind, I thought it would be cool to breakdown vitamins, why they are important to include into our diet and where we can find them.
Call me a freak for saying this, but it happens every time and I need to tell you all about it. I truly do love bananas. But every time I go to peel one and eat it, all I can think of is