Soy has been touted as a health food for many years. Unfortunately, there are potential negatives associated with high soy intake.
Issue 7-8 | Volume 2 | July-August 2020 In this issue There’s a lot to digest in this month’s issue! (Pun intended.) So, we’ve separated it into two parts; Part 1 [July]: An introduction to gut health The gut and mental health The gut and sleep The gut and skin health Part 2 [August]: Gut health and hormones Gut health and lifestyle (exercise, stress, mindfulness etc.) The gut and cardiometabolic health Gut health and weight management How to improve gut health with diet and lifestyle Articles Part 1: July 2020 Introduction to gut Health ‘Gut health’ is a popular but
The interplay between the health of the gut and skin is well known. In this article, Cliff delves into the research on the gut microbiome and skin conditions.
Sleep affects health and the gut and these also affect sleep! In this article, Cliff summarises the research on the gut and sleep.
Nuts and seeds add vitamins, minerals, essential fats and protein to meals.
In this excerpt from The Credo (now also an interactive course!) I open up about some of the mental health and other challenges that helped to form my world view and helped me to become a better person and practitioner (still very much a work in progress!) ~ Cliff
The health of the gut and the brain are so closely linked that people sometimes now refer to the gut as the ‘second brain’. In this article, Cliff summarises the research on the gut and mental health.
Gut health is an extremely popular topic in health. In this article, Cliff introduces the foundations of gut health.
Macadamia, hemp and olive oils are all great options for healthy fats that can be added to meals.
Ghee, butter and coconut are very heat resistant and are the best options for cooking or baking.
Gypsy [noun]: A member of a traditionally itinerant people who originated in northern India and now live chiefly in south and southwest Asia, Europe, and North America: Romani, Rom, Romany What’s a Gypsy? A Gypsy is a Romani person. The term is now also often used in the United Kingdom to describe several of the other ethnic traveller groups, Scottish (Narkin) and Irish (Pavee) travellers. But isn’t a Gypsy anyone who travels? Not really. Originally, the term gypsy was applied only to Romani people. The word originates from ‘Egyptian’. Because Romani people are historically dark (although now many Rom in Western
Issue 6 | Volume 2 | June 2020 In this issue: 🥱 How does SLEEP impact HEALTH? 🥛 How does SLEEP impact DIET? 🛌 An evidence-backed GUIDE with TIPS on how to IMPROVE it! Articles The Effects of Sleep on Health Sleep has a complex relationship with health. In this review, Dr Cliff Harvey explores the effects of poor sleep on health, and of poor health on sleep. Read the article here The Effects of Diet and Supplementation on Sleep Diet is affected by sleep and sleep affects diet. In this review, Dr Cliff Harvey explores the effects of dietary
An evidence-based guide to getting the zzz’s that you need…
When you cook with common seed oils like safflower, sunflower and canola, they may break down and become damaged…
Diet is affected by sleep and sleep affects diet. In this review, Dr Cliff Harvey explores the effects of dietary changes and supplements on sleep.
Sleep has a complex relationship with health. In this review, Dr Cliff Harvey explores the effects of poor sleep on health, and of poor health on sleep.
Kumara and yams are first-choice carbs!
Don’t buy into the low-fat hype!
It is widely accepted that exercise improves health and is, by extension, a valuable contributor to proper immune functioning and resistance to infection. However, excessive exercise is a stressor that can dampen immune functions and as a result, over-training can lead to increased rates of infection with colds and flu-like viruses, a situation commonly seen in athletes. Over-exercise or over-stress from any cause is pro-inflammatory and over half of all sports injuries are also secondary to overuse.1 Markers of antioxidant status such as glutathione concentration and inflammatory markers such as interleukin 10 are affected by long periods of intense training.2
Even if you’re not vegetarian or vegan, you may tend to really ‘load up’ your plate with carb foods like rice.