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NUZEST Good Green Stuff is the ultimate lifestyle supplement providing comprehensive nutritional support to help you look and feel your best.

With over 75 ingredients this feel-good superfood will keep you vibrant, sharp, active, healthy and balanced.

Try it in your next green smoothie:
– 1 banana
– 1/2 avocado
– 1 cup spinach
– 1 serve Good Green Stuff
– 3/4 cup filtered water
– 1 handful of ice

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

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If you’ve been on Pinterest lately, you’ve probably seen that overnight oats are everywhere. And while we’re skeptical of fads, this trendy breakfast is here to stay. Take this recipe for overnight oats with banana and peanut butter. All you have to do is prep it the night before (in a mason jar, duh) and in the morning—voilà—healthy, delicious breakfast is served.

Makes 1 serving
Prep: 5 minutes; Chilling time: 8 hours

Ingredients

Oats

¾ cup old-fashioned oats

½ banana

2 tablespoons peanut butter

1 tablespoon honey

½ to ¾ cup milk (such as whole, skim, almond, soy or coconut)

Toppings

½ banana, sliced

2 tablespoons peanut butter

Directions

1. Pour the oats into a 1-pint mason jar.

2. In a small bowl, mash half of the banana with a fork. Add the peanut butter and the honey and mix to combine.

3. Add the milk to the jar with the oats. (If you prefer a thicker oatmeal, use less milk.)

4. Screw on the lid and refrigerate overnight, about 8 hours.

5. In the morning, top the oatmeal with the peanut butter mixture and banana slices. Eat immediately or screw the top on and take it on the go.

Four Food Groups to Kick-start Your Liver

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Struggling with poor sleep, irritability, weight gain (especially around the middle) and poor digestion. The best way to get all these things back on track is by doing a cleanse.

Here’s 4 food groups that can start you on the way:

· Go green. Veges such as kale, broccoli, cabbage, watercress and brussel sprouts.

· Spring into sulphur. Cruciferous vegetables, eggs, onions, raw garlic, leaks and spring onion are all excellent sources of sulphur compounds.

· Bitter is better. Excellent bitter foods include rocket, endives, mustard leaf, dandelion greens, kale, turmeric and grapefruit. These foods help to promote natural detoxification by the liver and reduce cravings for sweet foods.

· Antioxidants Fresh fruits and vegetables, and herbs and spices, provide an abundance of natural antioxidants. Some of the highest-rated antioxidant foods include goji berries, blueberries, raw dark chocolate, rosemary, thyme, turmeric.

-Holistic Medical Centre

Zinc supplementation in older patients could help boost their immunity.

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Researchers recently studied the effects of daily 30 mg zinc supplementation for 3 months among nursing home residents to determine whether their serum zinc concentrations could improve. Their previous research had shown that around one-third of nursing home residents have low serum zinc levels and that these patients face increased risks for pneumonia and morbidity.

Of the 53 nursing home patients aged 65 years or older, 31 (58%) had low serum zinc concentrations. These Boston-area patients were assigned to either zinc supplementation or placebo.

In addition to analyzing supplementation results on serum zinc concentrations, the investigators also examined the effects on immune response.

Through their research, they determined that zinc supplementation was effective at improving serum zinc concentrations in the residents, and this increase in serum zinc concentrations was associated with enhancement of T cell function. Those in the treatment group saw an increase of serum zinc levels at a rate of 16%, while levels among the control group rose at a rate of 0.7%.

The study authors said this strongly suggests that by ensuring appropriate zinc intake in elderly patients, the incidence of and morbidity from infection may be significantly impacted.

However, not all the zinc-deficient patients saw adequate concentrations even with supplementation. Those who were substantially deficient in zinc at the start of the trial did not see an increase to a normal level.

“Having a positive response to zinc supplementation may take some time in people who have been highly zinc deficient,” said study author Junaidah B. Barnett, MCH (N), PhD, in a press release. “We need to better understand how much supplementation is needed for certain people, and for how long a period, so that more refined recommendations can be made.”

The researchers said that zinc deficiency is a problem for not only nursing home residents, but also “noninstitutionalized older adults,” said lead study author Simin Nikbin Meydani, DVM, PhD, in a press release.

“On average, zinc supplementation measurably improved serum zinc levels in these older adults, with most participants achieving serum zinc levels considered to be adequate,” Dr. Meydani said.

In addition to supplementation, patients can absorb zinc through foods like oysters, pork, red meat, poultry, seafood, fortified breakfast cereals, beans, nuts, whole grains, cucumber peel, and dairy products.

The study findings were published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

MITOQ – SIGNIFICANT BREAKTHROUGH IN ANTI-AGING TECHNOLOGY

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It is not often that a true anti-aging breakthrough occurs but, after 10 years and 50 million USD in research, we are now ready to introduce the MitoQ story on a global scale. An exciting new advance in anti-aging technology, MitoQ has again got the attention of leading scientists and researchers from around the world!

Last month MitoQ was selected for the USA’s National Institute of Aging’s (NIA) Interventions Testing Programme (ITP) – an internationally renowned anti-aging testing programme funded by the US Government.

The NIA is part of the US National Institute of Health, an organization that invests over $US30 billion per annum into health research. It was set up by US Congress in 1974 to “understand the nature of aging and extend the healthy, active years of life”. In pursuit of this research, a global selection process by two expert panels of scientists invites a very small number of compounds with exceptional potential to reverse or decelerate the aging process for testing each year.

Why do we age? Can we slow the aging process?

Understanding the aging process is critical to our ability to understand and treat age-related diseases that currently kill or limit the quality of life of the majority of people in developed countries.

Research is showing there are ways to slow down the aging process.
Many theories on aging exist, and these theories are hotly debated around the world today. Amongst all this discourse, one thing has become very clear, that is, how vulnerable our metabolic processes and organs are– particularly the brain, heart and liver, to the natural decline in antioxidants and increased oxidative markers that occur naturally with age.

MitoQ Family shotFree radicals are produced as a by-product of many cellular reactions. These are normally kept in check by our bodies own supply of antioxidants, such as coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). However, if free radical production is excessive, or if our supply of antioxidants is reduced, free radicals damage cellular components such as proteins, fats and DNA, destroying tissue and ultimately causing our organs to stop functioning at optimal levels.

Slow the aging process

MitoQ is a breakthrough antioxidant that protects mitochondria, our ‘cellular batteries’, the organelles inside our cells that power our energy.  As we age, our mitochondria and antioxidant supplies start to decline; we cannot fight the damage to our skin and body from free radicals like we used to when we were younger.

For the first time ever, our scientists have found a way to deliver an antioxidant right to the mitochondria inside your cells, where 90-95% of your body’s free radicals are generated.  No other product to date has been able to achieve this.

MitoQ’s patented formula boosts your mitochondria which supports organ health and slows the aging process by helping repair the free radical damage caused by oxidative stress. This damage is steadily affecting the health of your internal organs and your skin as you age.

Aging occurs essentially when your major organs, such as the brain, heart, liver and kidneys, start to lose the energy they need to function optimally. Your skin begins to lose its elasticity and collagen, fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots may appear and your skin begins to look dull, losing its youthful ‘glow’.
By taking MitoQ supplements, you will feel an increase in energy levels and an overall improvement in well-being.

Maintaining healthy mitochondria is the key to staying healthier and younger for longer.

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MitaQ will recharge and re-energize your body and your skin at a deep  cellular level.
MitoQ’s groundbreaking technology has the potential to delay the aging process. It is supported by over 50 Million USD in research and has over 200 published articles. MitoQ is scientifically proven to be 847 times more effective than other CoQ10 supplements and can assist in a whole range of health issues.

 

DIET TIPS and recipe for pumpkin loaf

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1. Eat more plant based foods. Plant based foods are loaded with vital nutrients and phytochemicals our bodies need to for good health and for healthy weight management. They are high in dietary fibre to promote better digestion and bowel regularity, and are generally low in saturated fats and calories.

2. Don’t skip breakfast. You’ve heard it many times before, that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but over 50% of Australians still choose to skip eating in the morning. Having a nutritious breakfast will set you up for a day of healthy eating and is beneficial for healthy weight management. It helps you maintain stable blood sugar levels and prevents you from overeating high calorie and sugary foods mid-morning. Breakfast provides a good dose of our daily nutrient intake too, including fibre, protein and important nutrients like calcium and B vitamins we need for energy production, bone health, and growth and repair of the body.

 

GLUTEN FREE PUMPKIN LOAF

  • an amazing recipe, packed with fibre and warming spices like cinnamon and turmeric.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 450g of grated raw pumpkin
  • 4 organic eggs
  • 1/2 tsp of sea salt
  • 1/4 cup of cold pressed coconut oil
  • 350g of almond meal
  • 2 1/2 tsp of gluten free baking powder
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp of ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds

METHOD:

1.       Preheat your oven to 180’C. Grease a loaf tin and line the bottom with baking paper.

2.       Whisk your eggs together in a large bowl then add all of the other ingredients (except the pumpkin seeds).

3.       Mix well and pour mixture into a loaf tin and top with pumpkin seeds.

4.       Cook for 1 ½ hours, until a skewer comes out cleanly.

5.       Spread with hummus or avocado.