All posts tagged: natural

How to Prevent Against Cold and Flus!

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! Advertisements

Fat Soluble Vitamins Functions + Sources

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.