Disease and Illness Prevention, Health Flash, Mental Health, Nutrition

Health Flash – Probiotics

Probiotic foods such as live-cultured yoghurt or fermented foods can help stop the growth of disease-causing bacteria and strengthen your immune system. In addition, a healthy diet that includes probiotics has been linked to improvements in mental health and cognitive function.

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Probiotic power

After a week of travelling and eating in restaurants, my daughter Alexandra and I wanted to get back on track with eating well and exercising regularly. Among the healthy meals that we put together, were fresh fruit puddings and smoothie bowls made with chia seeds and natural bifidus probiotic yoghurt. Because we don’t like the […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention

Drug resistant superbugs – part 3

This post is the third in a series on Drug Resistant Superbugs. With respiratory or gastrointestinal infections, you may have questioned the need to see a doctor. How can you tell if an infection is viral or bacterial? Knowing is key to getting the right treatment. When physicians are unsure, they carry out chest x-rays […]

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