Go Super Green With Chlorophyll

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I have always been fascinated with green foods and particularly with their explosion onto the market over the last few years, so let’s investigate these further to discover the specific integral ingredients that make green foods so popular.

Not so long ago, green nutrition was reserved for those who were serious about their health, often idiosyncratic in nature. The incredible power of the internet and other forms of media are now constantly reminding us of the benefits of eating green foods such as green leafy vegetables and algae, as well as including green supplements such as Chlorella and Spirulina as part of our nutritional regime. But what is so special about green foods and supplements? Aside from their fibre content, green foods are a source of vitamins, minerals together with live enzymes that aid digestion and crucially a rich source of chlorophyll. They alkalise the body helping to alleviate many digestive disorders especially because our diets lean towards making the body acidic which results in numerous concerns such as poor nutrient absorption, reflux and even cardiovascular disease. The most notable property of green foods is their ability to detoxify the body of numerous types of toxins including heavy metals from environmental pollution and this property is attributable solely to chlorophyll and not to their nutritional content. Read More…

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of … Cherries

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A middle-aged friend who’s suffered long-term insomnia reports good results from a natural remedy based on Montmorency cherries. CherryActive capsules contain natural melatonin, the sleep hormone. Adding CherryActive to her existing strategies (not drinking caffeinated drinks after midday, a light supper without alcohol) has given her the best nights’ sleep she’s had for five years. Plus she’s much less anxious. CherryActive capsules, which are supported by experts including Dr Jason Ellis of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research, cost £12.95 for 30 (dose one to two before bed) Read More…