What Role Can Nutrition Play in the Treatment of Modern Illness?

What Role Can Nutrition Play in the Treatment of Modern Illness?

Today, healthcare is a hot topic all around the world; with a global population surpassing seven billion, the treatment of disease is a larger task than at any other point in history. Many people wonder about the best ways to live a healthy life and how they might prevent sickness. When we do get sick...

4 Amazing Paleo Desserts That Will Help You Lose Weight Without Feeling Guilty

4 Amazing Paleo Desserts That Will Help You Lose Weight Without Feeling Guilty

There have been endless amount of diets knocking about for years but the reality is, most of them are unsustainable, don’t have lasting effects and in some cases, can be dangerous. The Paleo Diet (sometimes referred to as the Caveman Diet) is a more of a lifestyle change and is based on what people may...


Coconut Oil: Good or Bad?

Coconut Oil: Good or Bad?

If you’re fed up with hearing conflicting information about nutrition, you’re not alone. You want to eat well, but it seems a losing battle when what you thought was healthy is suddenly getting lambasted by the media, and what you’ve been avoiding is suddenly labelled a “superfood.” The recent advisory by the American Heart Association...

30 of the Best Paleo Diet Blogs on Earth

30 of the Best Paleo Diet Blogs on Earth

With it being possibly the healthiest way to eat, the Paleo Diet’s popularity has rocketed in recent years. Also known as the Caveman Diet, the Paleo Diet looks back at what our hunter-gather ancestors ate, to get you eating in a healthy way that works with your genetics. When it comes to information on Paleo...


Rhodiola Rosea: An Age-Old Miracle Supplement

Rhodiola Rosea: An Age-Old Miracle Supplement

The market for supplements has grown exponentially in recent years. These products often promise to burn belly fat, increase muscle mass, speed up your metabolism and boost your energy, usually with little effort. While these claims are usually found to be exaggerated, more importantly, these chemical-based products lack longitudinal studies, and before long, they quickly...

What Do Heat Shock & Cold Shock Proteins Do For Your Body?

What Do Heat Shock & Cold Shock Proteins Do For Your Body?

The body is an incredibly complex machine. Even before you think closely about something like cell division, it’s evident how many systems must work in concert for our bodies to function. Unfortunately, we don’t have an owner’s manual to the human body to tell us all the fine details. Figuring out the best way how...


Can Eating More Food Help You Lose Weight ?

Can Eating More Food Help You Lose Weight ?

In modern society, weight loss is a topic that elicits concerns across the board. According to the NHS one in four British adults are obese and the most recent studies show that more than 20% of American adults are obese. Globally, the menace seems to have doubled since 1980 with about 1.9 billion people aged...

The Incredible Medicinal Powers of Mushrooms

The Incredible Medicinal Powers of Mushrooms

What’s your opinion on mushrooms? While many people today just think of them simply as food, they’re much more than that. Regardless of what you think about the common mushroom you might find as a topping on your pizza, there is a lot for one to appreciate about fungi. For thousands of years, our forebears...


10 Health Benefits of Hemp

10 Health Benefits of Hemp

In many circles, hemp tends to have a negative connotation, due solely to its association with marijuana. Hemp and marijuana are both products of the cannabis plant, which means that the association does have merit. However, there are several notable differences between hemp and marijuana. Marijuana leaves are high in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the chemical that...

The Amazing Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant: Ashwagandha

The Amazing Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant: Ashwagandha

Do you ever stop to wonder just how people got along without all the benefits of modern medicine? One only needs to stroll into their local market or pharmacist to instantly have access to a vast array of over the counter medicines that can help you cope with everything from allergies to headaches and even...


8 Health Benefits of Whey Protein

8 Health Benefits of Whey Protein

Whey protein has become an exceptionally popular health food product in recent years, largely for how it can help users meet their fitness and nutrition goals. Whey is incredibly high in protein content, which means that whey protein is useful as a supplement for helping people achieve their recommended daily protein intake levels...

The Awesome Qualities of the Cordyceps Mushroom

The Awesome Qualities of the Cordyceps Mushroom

If you have ever been on a walk through the woods, there’s no doubt you eventually stumbled across some growing fungus. Whether mushrooms are budding out of the side of a fallen and rotting tree or toadstools are cropping from the undergrowth, there’s an enormous amount of diversity among them. Some are poisonous, some are...


Hemp vs Whey Protein: Understanding Different Kinds of Protein

Hemp vs Whey Protein: Understanding Different Kinds of Protein

The crowded supplement market, full of products claiming to give you an advantage or a boost during your workout, can be a challenge to navigate. Finding the products which work best for your body can take some degree of trial and error. When it comes to your body’s most basic requirements, though, there’s no need...

The 105 Plan – Destroy Fat and Create Your New Defined Body in Just 6 Weeks

The 105 Plan – Destroy Fat and Create Your New Defined Body in Just 6 Weeks

In this day and age of refined foods and more so called nutrition experts than you can shake a stick at, we could be forgiven for needing a little help to cut through the myriad of information and get right to the core of what our bodies really need to function as the optimised machine it was meant...


Preparation for Cold Water Surfing

Preparation for Cold Water Surfing

Several years ago a very famous surf brand coined the phrase: “Only a surfer knows the feeling”. To my mind the marketing team were spot on. Surfers so often find themselves attempting to describe a sensation or even an emotion to somebody who has never experienced our favourite aquatic pursuit. While we gesticulate wildly and...

Which Milk is Best – The Shocking Facts About Pasturised Milk

Which Milk is Best – The Shocking Facts About Pasturised Milk

Milk is an essential part of the average diet. It’s versatile, affordable, and convenient, and it provides calcium as well as many other nutrients you need to keep healthy and strong. Right? Raw, Organic Milk: The Healthier Choice It turns out that it depends on what kind of milk you’re drinking, and most people aren’t...


Fasting – Is it for you? Types of Fasting Diets

Fasting – Is it for you? Types of Fasting Diets

Every major religion, from Christianity and Judaism, to Islam and Buddhism, practises a kind of fasting. Some in pursuit of purification, others in an attempt to move closer to God. The word ‘breakfast’ means to literally break a period of fasting. Assuming, that is, you sleep for at least eight hours a night...

The Essential Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The Essential Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet has been around since caveman times, when instinctually, the most attractive source of food was high-fat, energy-rich meat. The updated version, a diet which consists of up to 70% fat, is said to accelerate weight loss, stabilise energy levels and help you to preserve valuable muscle. Can a diet so high in...


The Shocking Truth About Cancer Treatments

The Shocking Truth About Cancer Treatments

Change is the cornerstone of the medical field. Every year reveals new methodologies and redefined techniques, with progress winding its way through every specialty. Physicians must constantly adapt to advancements. One core principle, however, is immune to time – the Hippocratic Oath. Few texts prove as enduring as this ethical code, which stands as a...

6 Ways to Prevent Cancer

6 Ways to Prevent Cancer

In 2012, the World Health Organisation (known more commonly as the WHO) began an exhaustive study of populations – examining the rising medical concerns plaguing men, women, and children. This study, launched in conjunction with the Global Health Observatory and the Centre for Disease Control, revealed alarming trends within both developed and developing countries...