Sugar – Socially acceptable crack. It’s addictive, harmful in excess and it’s in almost everything these days! So you can be sure to get your fix no matter where you are. Sugar in excess is a poison and people don’t seem to too worried about the effects of over exposure. It is silently robbing us all of our health and weight gain is one of its least deadly side effects. Read on…..
Did you know that around 99% of calcium is stored in our teeth and bones? OK then smarty pants, did you know that there is a unique relationship between Vitamin D and Calcium? We all know that we need calcium for strong and healthy teeth and bones, but its Vitamin D that actually helps your body absorb all that calcium, so unless you are exposed to enough Vitamin D then all the dairy in the world aint gonna do squat. What a waste of perfectly good moo juice.
It’s well-known that Iodine plays an important role in hormone production and has a special relationship with the thyroid. What is less known is that, for women, the ovaries contain the second highest concentration of iodine in her body (the thyroid contains the most). Therefore, it goes without saying that maintaining normal iodine levels is a must for promoting the health of our ovaries. This importance is compounded as research has semi-recently linked iodine deficiency to polycystic ovary syndrome.