Eating your way to the good life in 2017: 5 Tips from us at Nature’s LabĀ®

A new year comes with new hopes and dreams, new expectations and new optimism. It’s been said that ‘you are what you eat’ and if that is the case, for you to become the best version of you in 2017, you must be conscious about what goes into your body and intentional about eating the right foods. Below are five tips recommended by our experts at Natures LabĀ®.

Quinoa -The Powerhouse Seed

Technically speaking, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a pseudo-cereal, the name given to foods that are cooked and eaten like grains and have a similar nutrient profile. Many erroneously refer to this superfood as a wholegrain but it is actually a highly proteinous seed.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Ever feel like you’re constantly exhausted, even after having adequate sleep? Ever wonder how on earth you’re going to get through the day when you’ve just woken up in the morning and already feel like you’ve been working tirelessly for hours? Ever wonder why the doctor keeps giving you the all-clear and yet you just don’t feel like you’re firing on all cylinders? Has it been over six months since you entered this never ending cycle of feeling exhausted? If you can relate to what has just been described then you and 15 million other people worldwide could be suffering from a complicated condition called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).

Help! I can’t sleep

It’s 1:45am in the morning and you’re lying in bed wide awake, dreading how tired you’ll feel when the alarm goes off at 6am and you have to get ready for work. You’ve tried everything from having a warm bath to reliving your childhood with a glass of warm milk before bedtime. Even the boring book that used to leave you drowsy doesn’t seem to be doing the trick anymore. Just when you finally manage to get some shut eye, that annoying alarm starts wailing in your ears, reminding you to get up and set off for the day ahead.

12 Foods To Help You Fight Arthritis

Hurting shoulders, painful fingers, sore knees and tender elbows. Arthritis creeps up on its victims but announces its arrival in no uncertain terms. What usually starts off as a dull ache gradually deteriorates into a life-changing battle with pain and discomfort for many sufferers. Over 50 million people in the U.S. and 10 million in the UK suffer from arthritis.