Stress and nutrition part 1: the HPA axis, chronic stress & some important nutrients

Stress, in the short term, is not a bad thing – it is our bodies way of protecting us, of helping us to stay alert and focused. It is when it becomes ongoing and chronic that it ceases to be beneficial and starts affecting a whole range of areas from our physical and mental health to our day to day quality of life ie; relationships or productivity...


Balanced meals

When compiling our plates at meal times, the concept of balanced meals is an important one to keep in mind because a meal that is balanced can provide our bodies with everything we need to function throughout the day, and assists with maintaining steady blood sugar levels, sustaining energy levels and helping us to avoid food cravings...