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Non toxic Skin care basics: Tips for the beginner!

By |2020-03-31T14:31:58+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , |

If you’re seeking natural, clean, safe or just generally better-for-you personal care, this is the post to help get you started. Whether you’re just looking for some information on how to make better choices or perhaps you want to revamp your makeup and skincare altogether, this post aims to provide you with some […]

What is functional medicine practice? 

By |2020-06-11T16:17:58+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , |

As we continue to grow knowledge and research in the field of health, wellness and nutrition we also see paradigm shifts in the industry in terms of practice and practitioner role. Standard healthcare is now supported by a wide and varied supplementary field of alternative medicine modalities. […]

Study Nutrition in Ireland or UK: Nutrition Course

By |2020-06-11T16:15:16+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nutrition plays a significant role in our lives, so it’s no surprise that many of us find a passion in this space. While some of us find a love in cooking, others look to study food in more detail either for personal reasons and/or to help others in finding better health, energy and […]

4 Habits You Should Stop Having in 2020

By |2020-01-09T18:38:38+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , |

Happy New Year! This is also the time for New Year’s resolutions and fresh starts. While some find it incredibly inspiring and helpful to set them, others feel it’s stressful and unnecessary. We’re not here to judge – do you. The most important thing to remember is that every day is a chance […]

12 Healthy Habits For The New Year

By |2020-01-29T10:59:13+00:00January 1st, 2020|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , |

Looking at habits can be a gentle, more sustainable approach compared to extreme diets, detoxes and concoctions that will start to surface in the coming weeks. So we hope you enjoy the twist. Here’s the 12 healthy habits countdown…

12 Healthy Habits

1 hour movement/exercise session

Aim for one hour of exercise and/or movement […]

Does protein cause an insulin spike & does this build muscle?

By |2020-06-11T15:56:59+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Protein – You can’t deny it’s a hot topic right now and even the big brands are jumping on board to meet demand. Protein bars, protein cereal, protein bread, protein powders – these items are flying off the shelf. What’s so magical about

The Importance of Nutrition in Sports

By |2020-05-07T13:37:19+00:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , |

Athletes and professional coaches are more aware than ever before of the importance of nutrition in sport. While there is an array of factors that contribute to an athlete’s overall performance in their chosen sport, food is a critical piece to the puzzle, providing the

Nutrition for Diabetes: Nutrition strategies for prevention and support

By |2020-06-11T16:34:41+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , |

There are about 60 million people with diabetes in the European Region, and levels among all ages mostly due to increases in overweight and obesity, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity. Diabetes is a leading cause of death worldwide and WHO projects diabetes deaths will double between 2005 […]

9 Best Superfood Powders and What to Look Out For

By |2020-01-29T10:59:28+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Superfood powders are at the height of fashion right now. Enter any health store and you will be met with a whole shelf of ‘miracle’ powders claiming various health benefits and results. But what are the best superfood powders? And do you really need any of these powders or can you get it […]

The future of nutrition is personalised

By |2020-06-11T13:52:18+00:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , , |

Nutrition is a complicated space. Our food choices affect our health so of course, we want to choose food that is healthy for us. But it gets more complicated than that; we are also biochemically […]