Health, Nutrition

World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding Benefits & Diet

World Breast Feeding Week It is World Breastfeeding Week (1st -7th  August)! This is a global movement to promote, protect and support breastfeeding by anyone, anywhere and at any time.  Breastfeeding helps to satisfy a baby’s needs, it is also a special moment in which mothers bond with their babies and create a long-lasting relationship.… Continue reading World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding Benefits & Diet

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Health, Nutrition

Is Your Diet the Reason You Have Low Iron Levels?

Iron is an essential mineral, responsible for various functions in the body. However, its primary responsibility is the production of red blood cells (RBC). RBC transports inhaled oxygen from the lungs to the different tissues in the body and carry carbon dioxide from these tissues back to the lungs to be exhaled. Iron also plays… Continue reading Is Your Diet the Reason You Have Low Iron Levels?

Nutrition

Know your GI! – Everything You Should Know About The Glycaemic Index

Many times I often hear different people’s perspectives on carbohydrate – mainly people expressing their hatred towards it and it being the number one public enemy. Carbohydrates are not the enemy! They are quite friendly in fact. They are one of the main macronutrients in your diet that help provide energy for our body. However, there… Continue reading Know your GI! – Everything You Should Know About The Glycaemic Index