Stress and your body – Part 4

The first 3 parts of this series on stress covered the impact on the digestive and immune system, skin conditions, migraines, headaches, insomnia and cardiovascular health. It should now be obvious just how far reaching stress is with regards to negative impacts on the body, and how it is not only high levels of stress,…

Stress and its impact on your body – Part 3

In Part 1 and 2 of this series on the impact of stress on your body, I looked at the impact of stress – both high levels and chronic low levels – on the Digestive and Immune systems, on skin conditions, headaches and migraines. Part 3 of this series will investigate the impact of stress…

Stress and its impact on your body – Part 2

In Part 1 of “Stress and its impact on your body”, I discussed the impact of stress on the digestive and immune systems. The impact of stress plays a role in many health conditions, and affects virtually every bodily system, mainly through the release of cortisol and adrenalin from the adrenal glands. These essential hormones…

DEEP BREATHING TECHNIQUE

Deep breathing has many amazing, positive impacts on our body. One of the most obvious benefits is to help reduce stress and anxiety. Start with just a couple of minutes of deep breathing in the morning and evening and build up to 15 – 20 minutes if possible. Even building up to 5 or 10…

Frittata – zucchini, carrot and bacon – Paleo

Ingredients: 1 cup of firmly packed grated organic carrot (leave the skin on) 1 cup of firmly packed grated organic zucchini 1 cup of firmly packed grated organic red sweet potato (leave the skin on) or pumpkin 1 large organic onion, diced (or equivalent in green shallots) 8 free range organic eggs 4 tablespoons finely chopped parsley…