Monthly Archives: September 2016

what does the pancreas do
Beneath your ribs, you’ll find, among other things, the pancreas – an organ that works a lot like a personal health coach. Enzymes, or digestive juices, produced by the pancreas are secreted into the small intestine to further break down food after it has left the stomach. The gland also […]

What does the pancreas do?

Chocolate banana ice cream
By using healthy ingredient, like bananas, we can still enjoy sweets without negative health effect. Try this healthy chocolate banana ice cream recipe! When ripe frozen bananas and cocoa powder are combined together in a blender you get a creamy, guilt-free, scrumptious frozen treat. It’s also gluten-free and vegan. Ingredients: ripe banana, […]

Healthy Chocolate Banana Ice Cream Recipe

A new WHO guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. A further reduction to below 5% or roughly 25 grams (6 teaspoons) per day would provide additional health benefits. Unfortunately, according to Stuff: New Zealanders, on […]

Sugar is killing us

Stress affects our body
Stress affects our body. Stress even harms our DNA by shortening our Telomeres – the caps at the end of each strand of DNA that protect our chromosomes, like the plastic tips at the end of shoelaces. “Our hard-wired stress response is designed to gives us the quick burst of […]

How stress affects our body