We often hear about the importance of protein in the context of exercise and muscle building, but it may surprise you that there is an increased need in our older years.
Summer is here and it’s well known that generally, the summer months mean people have stronger immune systems and aren’t as susceptible to illness.
Fats and oils are an essential part of our wellness.
Alzheimer's, one of the greatest health concerns we older New Zealanders fear.
Lion's Mane is a medical mushroom that mostly grows on fallen hardwood trees.
Our brains weigh aroung 1.4kg, the same as a laptop computer.
A Wanganui surgeon who became a Naturopath
Collagen is the most abundant protein found in all mammals and although it is vitally important for the strength and integrity of our skin
Exfoliation is the removal of the top skin cells that have finished their working lives and need to be removed. It depends on your type of skin and the method as to how often exfoliation should take place.
As well as often taking a large number of pharmaceutical medicines, older people are also big users of natural products.
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a sulphur compound that is naturally present in our body’s system. Predominantly MSM is used for its anti-inflammatory action on joints.
A high ratio of omega 6 fat to omega 3 fat in our modern New Zealand diet is resulting in major health problems.