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Antioxidants

Antioxidants are a group of vitamins, mineral and enzymes that help protect our body from the formation of free radicals. Free radicals are produced by our own metabolism and from the environment.

Aromatherapy oil uses

The word aromatherapy means "treatment using scents". It refers to a particular branch of herbal medicine that uses concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, to improve physical & emotional health & to restore balance to the whole person.

Benefits of fasting & detoxifying

On a cleansing & detoxifying program, the body's tissues will start to release stored toxins for excretion through the detoxification processes of the liver & kidneys. These organs need to function efficiently in order to prevent degenerative diseases.

Carbohydrate and protein content of foods

 

Essential oils for your emotions

Essential oils can be used as powerful concentrated plant oils to counteract negative emotions and lift the spirits.

Fish Oil, Garlic, Antioxidants

A high potency antioxidant, combining fish oil, mixed tocopherols & carotenoids with selenium & garlic for true synergistic antioxidant protection. These nutrients assist in reducing atherosclerosis, maintaining peripheral circulation & capillary function

Good nutrition for positive weight control

Never before have the statistics on obesity been so high in New Zealand, with more than half of the adult population being either overweight or obese. When we look at these statistics, we find that the NZ pattern is similar to the United States trend.

How to read a food labels

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) requires that the packaging of every manufactured food display certain nutritional information on the label, including a list of ingredients in descending order of weight.

Levels of protein, carbohydrates and fat in foods

 

Liver cleansing herbs and nutrient instructions

The liver acts as the body's primary detoxification organ for the clearance of toxins. Certain vitamins & minerals, as well as plant nutrients, can help support the liver in its detoxification & eliminative processes.

Protein - a macronutrient so often overlooked

Amino acids are the building blocks from which proteins are made. They supply the raw materials for repairing damaged muscle tissue, cell division, making enzymes, building new connective tissue & making hormones and neurotransmitters.

The Aromatherapy Company Oils

The Aromatherapy Company offers a comprehensive range of essential oils with the following benefits.

The benefits of Glutathione (GSH) - master antioxidant

Glutathione has been called the "master antioxidant" and regulates the action of lesser antioxidants such as Vitamin C & E. Low levels are associated with liver & immune dysfunction, heart disease, premature aging and death.

The Good Health Diet

The Good Health Diet suggests a number of important points for improving health & well-being.

Vegetable broth

Vegetable broths are excellent for alkalinising the body during any disease state.

Vegetable juices

Vegetable juices are a great way to alkalinise the body and allow it the opportunity to cleanse the blood, which is an ideal form of detoxification.

Water, the elixir of life

Most people do not drink enough water and unknowingly they are chronically dehydrating their body. Water is quite possibly the single most important catalyst in losing wiehgt & keeping it off.

Zone meal suggestions

The following meal suggestions will help you stay in the zone for positive weight control.

More product information

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Please Note

The health information presented here has been written for the New Zealand health consumer. It is of a general nature and is only intended to provide a summary of the subjects covered and is intended to be used for educational and general information purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice or as a means to diagnose, treat, cure or prescribe for any particular condition or disease. You assume all responsibility for the treatment which may be undertaken as a result of the information on this site, or treatment recommended by any other party. While all care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, no responsibility or liability is accepted, and no person should act in reliance on any statement contained in the information provided. All health ailments should be treated by a qualified health professional.


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