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Monday, 23 November 2020
At this time of year - Christmas and the holidays, the social scene may be tough for pets to cope with, their world is turned upside down by this. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 23 November 2020
Top 10 Foods for Eye Health (as recommended by all optometrists) — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 23 November 2020
Our good health is dependent on various minerals to facilitate body function and our metabolism; these minerals are described as major minerals and trace minerals. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 23 November 2020
Over the summer months the risk of suffering the effects of food poisoning increase; this is generally the result of careless food handling. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 23 November 2020
Chickpeas with Harissa Yoghurt Recipe — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 23 November 2020
Green Herb Hummus — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 23 November 2020
The history of beans and lentils as a food staple goes back 20,000 years through Roman, Greek and Egyptian periods well into pre-recorded times. Archaeologists have uncovered evidence supporting this in areas associated with ancient Egypt. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 23 November 2020
For many the year has been devastating for both financial, mental health and wellbeing, for others it has been a year of opportunities — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Wednesday, 14 October 2020
If your dog is limping, it could mean he has an injury on one or more legs. This could be caused by an injury, disrupted function or even a combination of both. An injured dogs limp can be subtle or very obvious. He may even lift up the paw to avoid putting weight down. Some dogs may even show intermittent signs of on and off limping. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Genetics play a big role in whether your pup gets arthritis. But, if you put a few preventative measures in place, you may be able to prevent or at least minimise his symptoms. Just like with humans, if you feed him well, give regular exercise and quality supplements, this will keep him strong and healthy. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 14 October 2020
The ‘metabolism’ refers to the chemical reactions in the organisms of our body that keep us alive. How fast your metabolism runs depends on a few things like; genetics, gender, age, diet and lifestyle. Having a fast metabolism is the holy grail of weight loss. The faster it is, the higher amount of calories you’ll burn and less weight you’ll carry. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 14 October 2020
According to statistics, coronary heart disease and stroke are the number one causes of death in New Zealand. One in 20 adults have been diagnosed with heart disease and every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from heart disease! With these sobering thoughts top of mind, let’s take a look some simple heart healthy diet tips. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
As our pets age, it’s likely some will suffer with an eye condition. If you put prevention methods in place early on, you can stave off problems. And the good news is, there are many natural remedies you can try out to support their overall vision. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Has your beloved pup start to experience split nails? Or has he always had weak nails and you’re looking for a remedy? Either way, split nails can cause pain and bleeding for your canine if not looked after. Also, constant split nails could point to another problem that needs to be healed. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
If you’ve been on a journey to lose weight and finally reached your weight loss goal – well done! But the downside of this, is that you may be left with a lot of loose or sagging skin. Other causes of stretched, sagging skin are the loss of elastin fibres, collagen networks and hyaluronic acid. Pregnancy and occasionally lifestyle factors like smoking, drinking alcohol, artificial tanning and certain medications can also be a contributor. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
We all know how collagen can do wonders for our skin, but what about those workouts? Collagen helps support our connective tissues among other things. So when muscles are being put through a series of tough squats, burpees, bicep curls, crunches and everything else in between, more collagen could be beneficial. Let’s take a look at how collagen supplements may add a little boost to your next fitness session. — Read Article
 
Monday, 24 August 2020
Cortisol is a stress hormone, released by our bodies when we deal with a stressful situation. While it’s natural for our bodies to release a small amount of cortisol, it’s when levels of this hormone stay high for a long amount of time that it can become a problem. — Read Article
 
Monday, 24 August 2020
Dogs love to run about and jump around like crazy things, especially when they get excited. This can mean, as they age, joints start to show signs of wear and tear. — Read Article
 
Monday, 24 August 2020
Are you wondering how to boost your dog’s immune system naturally? Dogs living in the modern world are constantly exposed to immune suppressants such as chemicals, toxins and pesticides for example. This means, they need all the help they can get to keep a healthy, functioning immune system. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
Carrots could be described as a super food, a root vegetable that is well known for its actual health promoting benefits both real and mythical as a result of propaganda. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
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