Nutrition

Find out which Vitamin and Minerals are more bio available in whole foods in the latest must-read articles about Nutrition. Educate yourself on the different nutrients your body requires to function optimally!

magnesium

Magnesium

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Food , Health , Nutrition
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Published November 22, 2018
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Updated December 16, 2018
Magnesium is defined as a macro-mineral. What is that means? It means that you have to provide to your body hundreds of milligrams of this nutrient every day.  Inside your body, you can find magnesium especially in bones (60-65%) and muscles (25%). This macro-mineral cannot be made in your body and therefore you have to […]

Dashi

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published March 31, 2018
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Updated August 21, 2018

Japan loves its traditional cuisine, whether it be adapted, borrowed or indigenous. Shun is an important Japanese concept, it means cooking with seasonal ingredients so that the produce provides the m

Umami

Umami

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Nutrition
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Published March 24, 2018
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Updated August 21, 2018
As with all natural tastes, the flavour of food is dependent on the plant secondary compounds within it, the quality of its growing environment and the time of harvest. The harsh dry climate of Cyprus in Greece, for example, produces the most outstanding Rosemary. This wonderfully aromatic herb needs to work hard to grow here, […]
Vitamin C

Vitamin C

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Nutrition
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Published November 14, 2017
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Updated November 12, 2018
The benefits of this wonderful vitamin are endless. Vitamin C is always my go-to vitamin, I always make sure I have a bit bottle of 1000 mg capsule, so in case of a cold and uneasy feeling in my body, I can always get myself back onto track. It’s great for keeping your body in […]

Vitamin D

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published October 18, 2017
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Updated November 22, 2018

Vitamin D the sunshine vitamin is among the most deficient substances in the body. How can something that is made naturally by the body be lacking and what happens to your body when you don’t ha

Zinc

Zinc

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Nutrition
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Published June 25, 2017
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Updated November 10, 2018
Zinc is one of the most essential nutrients for the body, however, it is also one that many of us are deficient in. Zinc is necessary for local hormone activation, for the formation of retinol-binding proteins, aids in wound healing, it is immune boosting, helps with tissue regeneration and increases the bodies ability to resist […]
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