Nutrient Information

The following fact sheets contain information about specific types of nutrients. i.e.  Amino Acids, Fibre Gluten Free

Amines – Foods containing substances called ‘amines’ which are derived from proteins can have a strong pharmacological effect on the vascular system and brain.  This can lead to symptoms such as high blood pressure, palpitations, headache and hyperactivity.

Amino Acids – Amino acids are the purest form of protein, the essential raw material for growth and reproduction in every cell of the body. Find out more about them.

Antioxidants – What Are They?  All you need to know about how these vital nutrients work to ensure that you stay health.

Antioxidant Table  A guide to common antioxidants and which foods to best find them in.

Carbohydrates – what are they and what do they do in the diet.

Essential Fatty Acids   Find out what they are and why they are important to health and well being.

Fats   Fats are not the enemy!  In fact they are essential to health.  Find out more about the good, the bad and the ugly…..

Fibre   Fibre keeps our gut moving and healthy.  Find out more about the different types and where to find them.

Food Families  Common foods belong to different plant families.  It is likely that if you are intolerant to one food in the group you will also have problems with others in the same group.  Find out more….

Franken Foods  What are they doing to our food?  Find out some of the many ways in which our food is been altered and why you might want to avoid it.

Free Radicals  What are they, why are they so detrimental to health and what are the different types….

Gluten Free  If you are trying to avoid gluten containing grains, then which foods can you use in their place?  Here’s some help!

How to Take Betaine HCL  Clear instructions on how to use Betaine HCL to get the required results.

Iodine  Vital information about this important nutrient, and why so many people are feeling the effects of a lack of it.

MSG, HFCS and Other Additives   Must know information for the canny shopper – and eater!

Neurotransmitters and Amino Acids  The correct balance of neurotransmitters greatly enhances our lives.  Find out what part amino acids play and how they rebalance neurotransmitters.

Probiotics  What are they are why are they so important to health?

Protein  Protein is essential for growth and repair of daily wear and tear to body tissues.  It is also used in the production of enzymes, hormones, neurotransmitters and antibodies as well as helping to transport certain substances around the body.

Vitamin and Mineral Table   Your guide to what different vitamins and minerals do within the body.

Wheat Free Alternatives + Menu Planner  How to substitute wheat based foods plus a handy menu planner