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

Antioxidants rich foods
Eating antioxidants food help prevent damaging our cells from Free Radicals. It reduces the risks of developing inflammation-associated diseases, such as heart disease or cancer, according to a review article published in the January 2005 issue of “The American Journal for Clinical Nutrition.” Many plant-based foods are an abundant source […]

Top Antioxidants Rich Super Food

how antioxidant work
Antioxidants are vital to our health. They help prevent or stop cell damage caused by oxidants, but how? This YouTube clip of Kyle Thornthwaite “Antioxidants – vs – Free Radicals – Immune System” will explain. “Oxidation is the cause of Free Radicals, this happens when an electron is knocked out […]

How Antioxidants Work