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  • How to Test Your Ketones

    Blood Ketone Test Blood readings are considered to be the most accurate method of measuring ketone levels Pinch your finger until a drop of blood appears. Touch this onto the ketone strip. Blood ketone levels are measured in units of mmol/L. For anyone who has insulin-dependent diabetes, elevated levels of blood ketones can indicate a blood Breath and blood tests are generally accepted as being more accurate than urine tests, with breath testing

  • Healthier Dark Chocolate Brownies

    These delicious dark chocolate brownies are made with no added sugar and are a great tasting, low-gl alternative to the regular sugar-filled variations.

  • 2 Autoimmune Friendly Salad Dressings

    Unfortunately, the dressings we put on them are often full of sugar and other additives, meaning that There are plenty of options for creating a delicious salad dressing without reaching for the sugar.

  • Arthritis Explained: Part 2 Nutrition

    Foods that you should reduce or preferably cut out completely are: Sugar, gluten and refined carbohydrates These fast-burning carbs quickly break down into sugar in the body, driving inflammation and causing shown it reduces inflammation, reduces and prevents swelling and removes waste and toxins from the blood They act by ‘eating’ the fibrin and other scar tissue thus allowing blood to flow to the site of inflammation

  • Essential Minerals 5: Iron

    The word anaemic means 'not in the blood.' problem can be one of getting iron from tissues into the blood. Ceruloplasmin carries more than 95% of the total copper in human blood. Transferrins are iron-binding blood plasma glycoproteins. What to look for when you go for blood tests 'Ferritin' is the blood test you should ask for when you

  • Berry Sorbet

    They are low in calories and have no refined sugar, helping you keep the extra pounds off.

  • Rocket and Apple Salad

    Rocket is high in nitrates, which help to lower blood pressure and improve fitness through muscle oxygenation

  • Understanding Neurodegenerative Disorders

    Vascular Factors - Poor blood flow to the brain can damage nerve cells and potentially open the door Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, improves the efficiency of brain cells, and encourages the

  • 25 Tips to Get Your 10-a-Day

    Have you ever tried swapping out the sugar and syrup for some savoury ingredients? Instead of sugar, grate a little Parmesan cheese on the top. 6. Sneak it into family favourites. Baby carrots, radishes and sugar snap peas are delicious and can be eaten without having to chop. sugar-balancing snack. Substituting some of the fruit for vegetables will help you to cut down on sugar.

  • 3 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies

    be a major contributor to many chronic health conditions, including arthritis, heart disease, high blood

  • Summer Salad

    tender); Half an avocado; One celery stick; One beetroot; A few asparagus lightly steamed; A handful of sugar

  • Healthy Mince Pies

    This healthier take on classic mince pies offers the same great taste, but with much less sugar and a blueberries, mango, apricots - dried but unsweetened) Zest and juice of an orange 50g coconut palm sugar nutmeg ½ tsp ground ginger For the pastry 150g ground almonds 75g coconut flour 1 tbsp coconut palm sugar Making the pastry Put the ground almonds and coconut flour in a bowl with the sugar, baking soda and

  • Understanding Statins, Cholesterol and Heart Disease

    This means cholesterol is incapable of dissolving in blood. Consuming artificial, partially hydrogenated oils (trans fats), a diet high in refined sugars and refined If you have elevated triglycerides it is important to avoid a high carbohydrate diet, alcohol, sugary and refined carbohydrates, including sugar, honey, sugary drinks, and anything made with white refined Because magnesium is essential for the healthy control of blood vessel function, blood pressure regulation

  • 8 Alcoholic Drinks for a Ketogenic Diet

    Alcoholic drinks usually contain natural sugars and grains that are converted to ethyl alcohol during Dry sparkling wine or champagne – These types of wine also have little to no sugar. During the fermentation process, yeast consumes the sugar from the juice of the grapes, leaving the wine It is the best option if you want to eliminate artificial sweeteners and sugar from your cocktail. 1⅓ Cognac – Cognac is best paired with sugar-free mixers but many people prefer to drink it neat (unmixed

  • Super Juices

    Feel free to create your own juice combinations, but please remember that a lot of fruit is high in sugar

  • Prevention Is Better Than Cure: 5 Factors Essential For Health

    Foods that harm you include: vegetable oils, most highly-processed foods, sugary drinks, most pizzas, white bread, most fruit juices (high in sugar), margarine, pastries, biscuits and cakes, chips and crisps , gluten-free junk food, processed cheese and meats, most fast-food meals and anything high in sugar

  • 8 Tips for a Healthy Brain

    Reduce sugar. With Alzheimer’s Disease being renamed Diabetes type-3 due to the link between Alzheimer’s and sugar, reducing refined sugar in all forms (such as sugary drinks, fast and processed foods, pasta, white bread Exercise increases oxygen and blood flow to the brain, which supports optimal cognitive function as we

  • Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself

    HOCL is an oxidant which is naturally produced as white blood cells respond to and kill pathogens in Steps to build and support your immune system Dietary: Cut sugar - Sugar corrodes the immune system and example, it takes over 50 molecules of the important nutrient magnesium to break down one molecule of sugar Sugar feeds all kinds of pathogens and unhealthy bacteria, making an ideal breeding ground for viruses Read this article to understand what sugar is doing to your body and what you can do to help yourself

  • A to Z of Skin Problems and Nutritional Solutions

    Acne Diet: Low in fat (as excess fat blocks pores); low in sugar; plenty of water; fresh fruit, vegetables Oily Skin Diet: Low in saturated fat; Ensure a high intake of essential fats; Low in alcohol, sugar and

  • Essential Minerals 7: Calcium

    Calcium plays a role in muscle contraction, blood clotting, cell membrane function and regulating certain deficient, please contact your GP or qualified nutritional therapist, who will be able to perform a blood Tooth decay High blood pressure Bone fractures and brittle bones Indigestion Pins and needles Irritable

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