avocados
avocados
By Jacinta Sheedy, 6:04 pm on June 21, 2018

Avocados are a delicious fruit when eaten at exactly the right time.  They are well known for their high fat content, but let’s not take away from the fact that this is an incredibly nutrient dense food, very creamy and tasty.   Did you know? The average avocado holds 6-7 grams of fibre – this is high in fibre which means they help your digestive system work at its optimum….

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Taste
Taste
By Jacinta Sheedy, 4:14 pm on June 8, 2018

Effects of ageing on taste and smell The most important thing to remember about the sense of taste is that it highly dependent upon the sense of smell. The brain is only capable of distinguishing five specific flavours; Sour Sweet Salty Bitter Savoury We experience taste when saliva combines with good to break it down chemically. Our mouths contain over 10,000 taste buds. Our taste buds must physically meet the…

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health
health
By Jacinta Sheedy, 12:26 pm on May 29, 2018

The generational changes in health From previous generations to now, there has been a significant downward change in the health of our children, parents and the ageing population.  Though our life expectancy is longer than our forebearers, many people who live to an old age are significantly affected by illnesses. They often requiring a concoction of medications to alleviate the symptoms.  Did you know that the average person will consume…

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