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Did you know that iron deficiency is the most common nutrient disorder in the world? You or someone close has probably experienced some of these 6 symptoms:
Why is iron such an important nutrient?
Iron helps deliver oxygen around the body. So, the noticeable benefits of having good levels include sky-rocketing energy, strong hair and nails, and a really effective immune system too.
Popping an iron pill isn’t always the answer:
Many iron supplements are hard to digest, don’t absorb and can cause constipation or stomach upset. Commercial, lab-made supplements also often contain unwanted additives, like binders,...
Bad moods often occur when you’re under stress, and/or experiencing hormonal fluctuations 😣. Discover below how Maca can help in both these situations.
Fight or flight!
Feeling stressed or overwhelmed triggers your adrenal glands to produce stress hormones, cortisol and adrenaline. This is known as the ‘fight or flight’ response, which is biologically designed to help you escape danger.
However modern life means some of us have continually elevated stress hormones which cause an imbalanced mood, to put it nicely 🙈!
How Maca works and how it can help?
Maca root works by stimulating and nourishing the pituitary gland to...
For women of childbearing age, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal problem. If you don’t have it (phew), you probably know someone who does. Here are some of the most common symptoms of it:
What causes "the syndrome"?
The syndrome covers a group of symptoms that are caused by an excess of androgen ‘male’ hormones. That’s why sufferers often get a receding hairline and increased facial and body hair. Women’s voices can even deepen.
Confusingly, not everyone with the syndrome actually gets polycystic ovaries – these are fluid-filled follicles on the ovaries that are unable to...
These yoga poses could transform your sex life especially if you sometimes find sex physically uncomfortable, have difficulty getting in the mood, or want to try some more exciting positions 😉.
- Bridge 💕 – works the pelvic floor, which can prevent pain during intercourse. The ‘hammock’ of muscles between our butt and front of pelvis need to be in shape for sex to feel good and achieve stronger orgasms!
- Happy Baby 💕 – is a fun pose that can melt away stress and release tension in the Sacral Chakra, which is linked to...
A study published last month in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Disease (2020) revealed that phycocyanobilin (PCB), a compound in Spirulina, can boost the body’s response to viruses✊.
The study is in fact entitled “Nutraceuticals have potential for boosting the type 1 interferon response to RNA viruses including influenza and coronavirus” and reveals incredible and very timely findings about Spirulina.
Researchers observed “profound antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects” and explained that the PCB converts in the body to a compound that has a role in the immune system and “may have potential for boosting type 1 interferon...