Kick Start Healthy Eating Resolutions – Bridgeford’s Best Bites

The media suggests that Christmas is a happy, peaceful time spent with loving families, though in reality there can be added stresses and strains with excesses of food, alcohol and television as well as limited routine, exercise and healthy food.  1st January brings a new impulse with resolutions to clean up, sober up, shape up … Continue reading Kick Start Healthy Eating Resolutions – Bridgeford’s Best Bites

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Gut Matters -(Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

After Christmas excesses this can be a good time to clean our digestive systems and lighten their load The gut begins as a tube in the embryo, with mouth and anus either end.  Buds develop along the tube and develop into the various organs like stomach, liver, pancreas, intestines, etc. The surface area of the … Continue reading Gut Matters -(Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

From Pyramid to Food Plate – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

5th - 11th July is Childhood Obesity Awareness Week 2011. July 2011 is also Ice Cream month! The food plate is important for avoiding obesity and encouraging health by eating a balanced diet  The food plate has replaced the pyramid that was established in USA in 1992 as a guideline to a balanced diet. The … Continue reading From Pyramid to Food Plate – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Nutrition to Help Sport and Exercise

Whether you are starting exercise after hibernation or are already into sports, nutrition plays a vital part Fitness versus Health There is a difference between fitness and health; fit people can drop dead, whereas healthy people do not! There are nutritional specifics for your particular sport, although the basics are similar. Focus on health and … Continue reading Nutrition to Help Sport and Exercise

February Hibernation – Withdraw to Re-Energise

It is the time of year when our bodies are telling us to go into the cave and pull over the leaves! In Chinese medicine it relates to the kidney energy and our basic energy reserves. Hibernation In nature everything slows down, the trees have lost their leaves and the flowers do not bloom. Yet, … Continue reading February Hibernation – Withdraw to Re-Energise

January Cleanup and Reality Check – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

New Year resolutions fresh in mind and will we stick to them?       Make simple, lasting changes that could transform your life! You could take simple steps in your life by making ongoing resolutions to improve your health and wellbeing. Early detection It seems that people get ill suddenly, but we can be … Continue reading January Cleanup and Reality Check – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Staying Healthy in December – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

December can be a challenging month with the excesses and stresses of Christmas festivities EXCESSES: Food There is no healthy way to eat ALL the food associated with Christmas in one day. Too many rich foods leave us feeling bloated, heavy and sluggish over burdening our digestive systems. Why pig out at Christmas and then … Continue reading Staying Healthy in December – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips