The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Progesterone

Progesterone is an important steroid based hormone in the body. For females, progesterone helps to: regulate the menstrual cycle maintain pregnancy acts as precursor to other steroid hormones has an effect on moods / brain function Progesterone works in relation to other steroid based... Continue Reading

Summer Rainbow Salad

Long, beautiful sunny days are finally upon our bustling city and as always with them comes the magnetism towards fresh, colourful salads. I’m always telling my clients to make ‘rainbow’ salads; challenging them to achieve as many colours as possible on their plate. In the summer months this... Continue Reading

recipe: Dr. Kent’s detox smoothie

Get your antioxidants, liver and colon support with this detox smoothie that combines fiber, antioxidants, adaptogens, protein, essential fatty acids and much more! Ingredients 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 scoop of Douglas ultra Protein Powder (Vanilla flavoured) 1/2 large beet, skinned and... Continue Reading

the skinny on fat

A balanced diet is likely the cornerstone of health and in that balance is the essential need to consume fat and the right kinds of fats.  For the health and weight conscious, fats may get shunned however without them in your diet you’re likely preventing optimal wellness.  Here’s why. Fats... Continue Reading