Nutra-Life presents Embrace Age, an interview series hosted by model, stylist and Embrace Age advocate, Mel Brady (Instagram). Each week, Mel speaks to women who are TAKING CHARGE and LIVING WELL. In the this episode, Mel chats to yogi and wellness coach Fiona Goldsmith (Instagram) about life after divorce, the cosmetic benefits of meditation and the importance of putting yourself first.
The gut or gastrointestinal tract is the part of our bodies that takes in the food we consume, breaks it down into tiny parts that can be absorbed by our system, and helps us to expel what can’t be used up by our bodies in the form of faecal matter. The gut forms the largest organ system in our bodies, hence its health plays a crucial role in our overall […]
Foods to nourish and support your immune system all winter long! Winter is here, the cooler weather bringing with it a host of viruses and bacteria which can overwhelm your immune system. Your immune system – your inner army of cells and good bacteria fighting off harmful invaders – needs to be supported and well-nourished in order to keep you on our feet! And while your immune system requires a […]
Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals residing in our bones and soft tissue. It is required in more than 300 biochemical reactions in the human body. Dr. Mark Hyman describes this mineral as “The most powerful relaxation mineral available” going on to say that an average modern diet is deficient in magnesium. As adults we require more than 400mg per day in order for the aforementioned biochemical reactions […]
Sleep has long been a bit of a mystery; what happens to our bodies when we sleep, how sleep occurs and even why we sleep aren’t fully understood. The effects of not enough sleep however are quite apparent, with even the smallest disruptions to our slumber resulting in loss of concentration, diminished reaction times, inability to fully control our emotions and even physical illness. While the long term effects on […]
While we’re always reminded of the foods not to eat to avoid being awake all night, like caffeinated drinks, sugary sweets and chocolate, there are a range of foods which can actually help us fall asleep and stay asleep for longer. Rich in a range of vitamins and minerals, these foods will not only boost how refreshed you’ll feel in the morning, but your overall health as well. Warm Milk […]
If you’re like almost half of Australians, the stress of your daily life, an overexposure to technology and a less-than-ideal diet can see you struggle to fall asleep at night. Sleep isn’t a lost cause however, with these five simple, pre-bedtime rituals which can see you snuggled up in bed, dreaming peacefully in no time. Set A Routine In order to sleep like a baby, it’s a good idea to […]
Sleep arrives in response to a delicate balance of hormones that shut off your mind and sink you deep into slumber. These hormones that induce and maintain sleep are released in response to external triggers in your environment. Creating such an environment is called sleep hygiene and is essential for those of you who struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep and wake refreshed. Here are 5 ways to promote healthy […]