Category Archives: Restoration

2 self love tips for you to ease period pain

written by Rhovie Hulleza, with contributions from Naturopath Caroline Robertson ND* (* If your symptoms are severe please see your GP without delay) Periods. Ugh, just the word is enough to dredge up horror stories of painful cramps, foul moods and strange eating habits. Some of us go to battle against these side effects by […]

Melatonin the sleepy hormone – why TAKE it when you can MAKE it?

Our gut, thanks to good gut bacteria, produces over 90% of the body’s most versatile hormone, Serotonin. Among its many duties this hormone regulates our sleep patterns as the precursor for natural Melatonin production. (Don’t shoot the messenger, our founder Rick loves this chemical diagram… I know right!) Natural Melatonin production is why it’s so […]

Eat & Drink yourself to a good night’s sleep…

Dr Robert Thompson, PhD and his team at the Centre for Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder have recently discovered that “dietary pre-biotics can improve the restorative non-REM sleep as well as REM sleep after a stressful event”* While pro-biotics refer to good gut bacteria, pre-biotics are foods that feed our good gut bacteria. […]