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The Effects Of A Ketogenic Diet On Children With Epilepsy

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterized by recurrent, unprovoked seizures. Most people with epilepsy have more than one type of seizure and may have other symptoms of neurological problems as well. Although the symptoms of a seizure may affect any part of the body, the electrical events that produce the symptoms occur in the...

What’s Cooking in Nutrition – Top Trends for 2017

In the fast paced, information driven world of today new information is just a click away. Your colleagues, friends & family keep whipping out new trends & buzzwords that are all the rage but what do they mean & what’s involved? Lets take a look at what’s hot & what’s not, in the realm of nutrition, for...

How Healthy are Health Bars?

Listen to my thoughts on Health Bars during my PowerFM Interview by playing the sound clip below:  In today’s market there is a huge variety of different ‘health bars’. Not all bars are created equally, some are labeled as powerbars, energy bars, snack bars, brain boosting bars, cereal bars, diet bars and protein bars...

High Salt intake affects more than just your Blood Pressure

The use of salt is part of everyone’s daily life. Salt is also called sodium chloride with the main ingredients in salt being sodium, chloride and iodine. The essential minerals found in salt acts as important electrolytes in the human body, assisting with fluid balance, nerve transmission and muscle function. Consuming too much sodium may raise blood...

Healthy Eating during Pregnancy

A woman’s body provides the environment for the growth and development of a new human being and that is why adequate good nutrition plays an essential role during pregnancy. From conception to birth, all parts of the infant – bones, muscles, blood cells, skin and other organs – are made from the nutrients in the food that...