Glutamine the Wonder Amino Acid

Although Glutamine is know as a non essential amino acid or in other words your body has the ability to produce it’s own. Under certain situations this may have some merit however as an example our skeletal muscles consist of a staggering 60% Glutamine, therefore during prolonged exercise Glutamine levels can quickly become depleted leaving […]

Collagen The Anti-Ageing Protein

Many individuals recognize collagen as an ingredient in most cosmetics, body lotions or specific supplements in the vitamin aisle etc… But what is this mystery protein and how can it benefit your overall health? Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies, found in muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, digestive system and tendons. Collagen […]

Health Benefits Of Hemp Oil

Hemp oil is a rich source of protein and is a great source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, omega 3, omega 6. Additionally it’s an ideal source of tocopherols, or Vitamin E a powerful antioxidants ideal for protecting the heart and reducing overall free radical damage. Hemp Oil is packed with essential minerals such as potassium, […]

Can Probiotics Treat Depression and Anxiety?

Scientist are only now beginning to fully understand the importance of healthy gut bacteria and their positive effect on mental health via the gut – brain connection. There’s a saying: ‘Healthy Gut – Healthy Mind’ with the gut containing more neurons as opposed to the brain you can understand why and your brain’s overall health […]

Welcome Carolyn McKenzie

Qualified Naturopath joining EHS Newcastle In addition to being trained in evidence-based Complementary Medicine, naturopath Carolyn has a special interest in Digestive Health Metabolic Health Nutrigenomics (impact of nutrients from foods on the expression of our genes) Carolyn is very passionate about supporting and educating. As a result clients having a better understanding of their conditions. Furthermore, Carolyn has qualifications […]

Does ZMA increase testosterone?

Low testosterone levels in men can result in muscle deterioration, diminished sex drive, depression, low energy, infertility and loss of hair among various other consequences. Slightly elevated testosterone levels on the other hand, will promote muscle growth, energy, sex drive and an overall sense of wellbeing. Low testosterone and mineral deficiencies There are many pharmaceuticals […]

Avocado Shrimp Salad and Chili Orange Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS: For the Chile orange vinaigrette: – the juice of one large orange about 1/3 cup 2-tbs of lemon juice (you can also use seasoned rice vinegar) 1-tbs honey 1- large clove of garlic 1-tbs chopped jalapeno (Chili) ( preferably red but green will do) 3/4- cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp of black […]

Gluten-free blueberry muffins

gluten free blueberry muffins

Blueberry muffins are a family favourite and this recipe won’t disappoint! This gluten free blueberry muffins recipe is absolutely delicious, healthy and so easy to make! Try this classic today! Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins Recipe Total Time: 30 minutes and serves: 12 INGREDIENTS: 2 cups almond flour 3 eggs 1/3 cup honey 1/2 tsp baking soda […]

Seasoned Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe

seasoned chicken and sweet potato recipe

A hearty, delicious, low-carb meal that packs in a punch of protein! Enjoy our take on a Paleo lunch recipe – Seasoned Chicken & Sweet Potato Stack! Ingredients 200g (cooked weight)  Chicken Breast Dried Parsley 1 Sweet Potato 1 Tsp Peace Love & Vegetables Raw Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil Handful of Spinach leaves Method […]