Bone Health

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Protein Balls for Hormone Health

These protein balls can be a great snack to manage energy levels, support hormonal balance, and provide a dose of protein and iron without excess sugar. Enjoy one or two as a nutritious snack throughout the day. Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup almond meal 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4 …

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Why is Magnesium essential to bone health?

As an athlete, you’re constantly pushing your body to the limits, always striving for peak performance. Athletes are also churning through key nutrients such as magnesium, sodium and iron. Whether you’re running marathons, cycling, swimming, lifting weights, or participating in team sports, your bones bear the brunt of your intense physical activity and constant training …

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Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal mushrooms have gained popularity in recent years for their potential health benefits, including those that can be advantageous for athletes. Mushrooms are a great inclusion in your diet as they have many health and nutritional benefits. Mushrooms contain several B vitamins, including niacin, folate, biotin, pantothenic acid and riboflavin. Mushrooms also provide antioxidants and …

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Sports Naturopathy

Sports naturopathy, also known as sports focussed naturopathic medicine, uses natural healing approaches and offers many potential benefits for athletes. Naturopathic practitioners (Naturopaths) aim to maintain optimal health through a balanced and yet comprehensive approach. Naturopathy complements other conventional medical and allied health practices. Potential benefits of sports naturopathy for athletes include: Holistic Approach: Sports …

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Mineral testing for athletes

Mineral and heavy metal testing

Mineral and heavy metal testing can help to gain a better understanding of what metals may be impacting on health and what minerals are required to increase to enhance performance and overall health. Optimal nutritional balance is essential for the function of every cell and system in your body.  Obtaining feedback on mineral absorption is …

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