Put the wrong kind of gas into your car, and you could end up with an expensive problem on your hands. But before it even gets to that point, something else happens – your car won’t run as efficiently. Little problems will start up which, if ignored, will eventually cause the car to stall to a halt. The same applies to your body if it is constantly struggling or working hard to maintain its pH balance.
When your health is good and you’re well, you know it, don’t you? You feel on top of the world, sleep well, wake up with energy and your mood is positive. Things that make other people irritable and stressed seem to bounce off you. Would you believe that a lot of your moods, energy levels, feelings of wellness and positivity can be linked back to what you eat? More specifically, whether you’re eating acid- or alkaline-forming foods.
As Andy Williams’ Christmas classic reminds us, it’s ‘the most wonderful time of the year’. The festive season heralds fun, family, friends, laughter and good times. And, let’s be honest, it is also the season for food, lots of glorious food! We celebrate the holidays over meals with our loved ones, spoil each other with candy canes and cookies, snack on some pies, while sipping some eggnog or bubbly because, well, ‘why not? It’s the holidays’. And enjoy it, we should!
Valentine’s Day brings with it feelings of love, kindness, and acceptance of others (well, for some). With all this love in the air, we wanted to take a look at how you can fall in love with your body and what you can do to ensure it loves you back! After all, your body is the most important thing you have and there is only one of it!
There are two important sugars that we consume on a daily basis that impact our health: Glucose and Fructose. Glucose and Fructose are found in the foods we consume daily and are then used by the body. Glucose is, however, better (although still bad) for the body.