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IN THIS ISSUE:
6    Five steps to sleep well
     Learn the steps you can take to calm your mind before bed
                                                                                                                     HELLO
7    Three of the best                                                                                               Autumn has well and truly arrived,
     Calcium, magnesium and zinc are key nutrients your body needs                                                   bringing cooler weather, shorter days
                                                                                                                     and a tumbling of beautiful yellow and
8    Vitamin C is for more than just immunity!                                                                       orange leaves.
     The role vitamin C plays in looking after your brain
                                                                                                                     This time of year can often leave you
9    Managing stress with mindfulness                                                                                feeling under the weather for one
     Strengthen your present-moment muscle and help manage stress                                                    reason or another. That’s why, this
11 Five tips for better dreams                                                                                       month, we’re focussing on two very
   Don’t let bad dreams and restless nights ruin your day                                                            common problems that can lead to
                                                                                                                     poorer overall health – stress and sleep.
14 Nature’s golden goodness
   Boost immunity and digestion with a home-grown fruit                                                              Did you know that 13% of us regularly
                                                                                                                     don’t get enough sleep? On page 6, you
15 Take control of the stress epidemic                                                                               can find five steps that can help calm your
   A natural remedy to support feelings of calm                                                                      busy mind before getting a good night’s
                                                                                                                     kip. You can also take a look at some
17 A herbal fusion for stress relief
                                                                                                                     different methods to help ease feelings
   Powerful herbs to help you relieve nervous tension
                                                                                                                     of stress – find out more about practising
20 Delicious recipes for you and the kids                                                                            mindfulness with Rachel Tobin on page 9.
   § Vanilla blueberry protein mousse
   § Seeded brittle bites                                                                                            Don’t forget – this month sees the return
                                                                                                                     of the Easter bunny and, for many of you,
23 Step up your beauty sleep                                                                                         a four-day weekend! Try and use some of
   Wake up with nourished, hydrated skin                                                                             your time off to recharge your batteries
                                                                                                                     and enjoy some quality family time.
24 Pop, shake, glow!
   Vitamin C works wonders outside the body too                                                                      Until next month,
25 Fight creaky joints with collagen
   The natural glue that holds your joints and bones together
                                                                                                                     The Health 2000 team
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26 A healthy gut = great energy
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29 The heart of the ocean
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When you are positive about life,
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                                                              DID YOU KNOW THAT
Every day is different – you can                              NUTRITIONAL WELLBEING CAN                            Key benefits:
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                                                              SUPPORT YOUR COPING ABILITY?                                 Supports a broad
                                                              Long-term stress can have a significant                      spectrum of body needs
However, when the dynamic gets                                impact on your immune system, and can
too much, and the traffic jams, work                          make you more prone to ills and chills.                      Soothes the nervous
deadlines, money issues, family or                            This impact is due to the relationship                       system
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much to bear, your dynamic life can                                                                                        stressful times.
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When your lifestyle is manic for too                          stress on the immune system.
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                                                              Maintaining a good-level of nutrition              Calcium and magnesium play
feelings. You feel the pressure take
                                                              helps support your brain, nervous                  synergistic roles, supporting
over, and your ‘fight or flight mode’
                                                              system and immunity. Three key                     your muscles, relaxation, nerve
kicks in, affecting the balance of your
                                                              nutrients that may support your                    transmission and a healthy blood
emotional and physical wellbeing.
                                                              ability to cope with stress are calcium,           sugar balance.
Some coping styles may be more                                magnesium and zinc.                                A lack of zinc in your body when
effective than others due to personality
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Vitamin C IS FOR MORE
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    BY BEN SMYTH, NATUROPATH

    When you think of vitamin C, the first thing that may come to mind is
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    prompted that very thought was partly because of vitamin C itself!



    Vitamin C and your brain                    Vitamin C has many other roles when                          Vitamin C and your body
                                                it comes to the health of the nervous
    Your brain and adrenal glands have the      system. This includes its involvement                        Outside the brain, this mighty vitamin
    highest concentration of ascorbate, or      in the development of neurons and                            continues to support nervous system
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    electrons to neutralise the rogue                                                                        become, the more stress hormones
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    your brain burns through glucose while      that provides integrity to blood                             vitally important part of your nervous
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Managing
       stress with
mindfulness
BY RACHEL TOBIN




I
     f you open a magazine, go to a      When you stop with the intention            When those stressors are unavoidable,
     yoga class or attend a training     of relaxing, or head to bed,                you begin to realise you have a choice
     day at work, chances are you’ll     you sometimes can’t turn off the            about how to respond.
encounter the word ‘mindfulness’.        worrying or catastrophising thoughts
It’s a definite buzz word.               that tumble in, and you may enter into      Like going to the gym, mindfulness
                                         a cycle of anxiety and overwhelm.           needs to be an ongoing practice to
So, what is mindfulness, and how can                                                 bear fruit in the rest of your life.
it help you to manage stress and build   Mindfulness practice, also called           If you’re interested in taking up a regular
resilience in your everyday life?        meditation, develops and strengthens        meditation practice, it’s a good idea to
                                         the ‘muscle’ of present moment              start with a teacher, course or retreat.
Mindfulness is simply a state of         awareness, so you can begin to bring
awareness where you are present.         some mastery to your relationship with
This happens naturally sometimes,        thoughts, and to rest your mind in a           Check out 'the art of mindfulness'
especially if you’re doing something     place of natural balance.                      for courses, retreats, individual
you love. But more often than not,                                                      sessions and mindfulness in
you aren’t present.                          “ You could say that                       organisations. Mindfulness Works
                                               mindfulness is the                       is a New Zealand-wide provider
                                                                                        of introductory courses. There are
                                             practice of just ‘being’. ”                apps too – Headspace and Calm
    Think of those conversations
    when you act as if you’re            Mindfulness practice is not an attempt         are both very popular.
    listening, but actually your         to relax, think ‘better’ thoughts, or to
    attention is somewhere else.         stop thinking (which is impossible).        In the meantime, when you
                                         It is, however, the radical acceptance of   next make a cuppa, use
    Think of the times you might         whatever arises, moment to moment.          that as a chance to practise
    eat an entire meal and not
                                                                                     presence. Watch, listen,
    even taste it.                       It’s about returning, over and over,
                                                                                     breathe, and feel your
                                         with compassion and good humour,
    Think of a time you have                                                         feet on the ground
                                         to the ‘object’ of our present-moment
    walked on the beach, and not                                                     as the jug boils and
                                         practice – perhaps your breath,
    enjoyed the sound or feeling         perhaps the sounds, perhaps the             you make your tea.
    of the sea or sand because           sensations in your body.                    Then, when you sit
    you’re so busy planning,                                                         down to drink the tea,
    strategising, or ruminating.         When you’re hijacked by planning            simply sit down and
                                         thoughts, fantasies, judgments,             drink the tea!
                                         self-criticism, you stop the fight
                                           with yourself and you ‘come home’.
And then, caught in this habit                                                                       Rachel Tobin, based on the
                                                If you do this regularly, your
                                                                                                     Kapiti Coast, is the director
of being dragged around                           nervous system begins to relax                     of the art of mindfulness.
by the contents of your                               out of fight-or-flight mode,                   She offers mindfulness
mind, you rob yourself                                   and you develop more                        training for adults, children,
of the simple pleasures                                   awareness of your own                      and organisations around
of being alive.                                           stress triggers.                           New Zealand.


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Five tips
for better dreams
BY LIZZY HUNT




D
       o your dreams let you drift                            1. Sounds and music
       into a great escape, or do
       they often feel real because                              Your brain responds to sounds
they are so vivid?                                               in a variety of ways. There may
                                                                 be a chance that if you hear
Around 20 to 25 percent of adult sleep                           a sound in your dream, you
consists of REM (rapid eye movement)                             may actually be hearing it in
sleep. This type of sleep happens in                             real life, and it’s disrupting your
intervals that can last from two to 30                           sleep. You can use sounds to your
minutes and it is during this time in                            advantage – calming music, or white
which your dreams take place.*                                   noise, can help to settle the mind,
                                                                 helping you drift off to sleep and
A number of external factors can affect
                                                                 encouraging less active dreams.
how your dreams evolve. If you want
to understand why you may be having                                                                                       2. Smells and scents
frequent, tiring dreams, here are five
things that may be having an impact                                                                                   Have you ever experienced
on your longed-after, relaxing eight                                                                                  a scent that’s reminded you
hours sleep…                                                                                                          of a pleasant or unpleasant
                                                                                                                      time? Scents and smells
                                                                                                                      have a long-lasting impact
                                                                                                                      in your mind. They can also
 3. Your sleeping position                                                                                            influence your dreams.
                                                                                                                      Try scenting your pillow
     Research has shown that the                                                                                      with lavender essential oil
     position in which you sleep                                                                                      for a relaxing sleep.
     can also impact the nature of
     your dreams. For example, one
     study has shown that people
     who sleep facing downwards or
     on the stomach may experience
     more stimulating dreams.
     Additionally, another study shows that if you
     sleep on your left side, you’re more likely to have                                  4. Your mental health
     nightmares than those who sleep on their right!
                                                                                               Have you ever experienced a dream
                                                                                               in which you know you are dreaming,
                                                                                               and can partially control the events or outcome?
                                                                                               This is called a lucid dream, and a recent study has
 5. Avoid rich foods before bed                                                                suggested that these could be influenced by your
                                                                                               mental wellbeing. Look after your mental health
      Food can impact your energy levels and your                                              – a calm mind can help encourage more positive dreams.
      mood, so it’s reasonable to think that it can
      also affect how you sleep at night.
      Eating rich foods before bed could
      enhance your body’s temperature
      and metabolism – two things that also                                                                                     Lizzy Hunt is a natural
      impact your brain’s activity during the                                                                                   health and nutrition
      REM stage of your sleep cycle, and                                                                                        researcher from the UK,
      therefore encourage more dreams!                                                                                          with a particular interest in
                                                                                                                                mental wellbeing.



            *See www.health2000.co.nz/blog/sleep/better-dreams for the references to this article.                      APRIL 2019 • HEALTH 2OOO
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T
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hydrolysed collagen, along with                                                                                        or Laybuy from
vitamin C (an important co-factor)                                                                                    $9.45 a week*
which is vital for collagen production.

        Always read the label and take as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional.
                        NaturalMeds Limited, Napier. *over six weekly, automatic payments.                        APRIL 2019 • HEALTH 2OOO
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A      healthy gut
     = great energy  true or false?
     BY BEN WARREN, CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST


     It’s true! When your energy level                 How can gut health support
     plummets, and your mood spirals                   your mood and mind health?
     out of control, your gut health is
                                                       One of the most important (and
     not necessarily the first thing you
                                                       probably overlooked) benefits of a
     blame. But it should be!
                                                       healthy microbiome is a balanced mood.                            BePure Gut Renew Probiotic
     Your gut health is about way                                                                                        is an advanced daily probiotic,
                                                       You often think of mood as originating                            specially formulated to provide
     more than just digestion                          in the brain, but your gut has more                               your body with a powerful dose
     The world of the human microbiome                 in common with your emotions than                                 of beneficial bacteria to promote
     is complex, as it impacts almost every            you may think. In fact, your gut has                              optimal gut health.
     aspect of your health and wellness.               sometimes been referred to as your
     The trillions of beneficial bacteria              ‘second brain’, as your gut and brain                             Containing 18 strains of beneficial
     that live in your gut are responsible             communicate closely through the                                   bacteria and a minimum of
     for coordinating many other bodily                gut-brain axis. Did you know                                      30 billion viable bacteria per
     functions, such as regulating your                arguably 70 to 90 percent of your                                 serving, Gut Renew Probiotic
     immune system, balancing your blood               serotonin (your ‘feel good’ hormone)                              is one of the most complete
     sugars and supporting inflammation.               is produced in the gut?                                           probiotic formulations available
     As it turns out, these little microbes                                                                              for supporting lower-digestive
     also play a huge role in your energy              Sleep is also crucial. A lack of sleep                            health, and in turn, overall health
     and mood!                                         can negatively affect your energy                                 and wellness.
                                                       level and mind health. Your friendly
     How can gut health support                        gut bacteria produce and regulate
     your energy levels?                               important neurotransmitters and



                                                                                                                               E
                                                       amino acids (like serotonin and



                                                                                                                            A V
     Low energy levels can take a toll                 tryptophan) that help you get the


                                                                                                                           S
     on your body, both physically and                 quality sleep you need to recharge
     mentally. This often goes hand in hand            and feel your best.



                                                                                                                             $10
     with an imbalanced gut – not having
     enough beneficial bacteria.                       How can you nurture great gut
                                                       health to support your energy
     Your beneficial bacteria help to                  and mind health?
     break down and digest the food
     you eat so that you can absorb the                By eating a whole-food diet full of
     nutrients you need to feel good.                  green vegetables and nourishing
     This is where nutrients are so                    carbohydrates, fats and proteins,
     important, as the rate at which energy            alongside adding back in beneficial
     is produced is nutrient-dependent.                bacteria with the likes of a high-
     Some probiotics even produce their                quality probiotic, you can change the
     own energy-boosting B vitamins!                   bacteria in your gut within a couple of
                                                       days, and re-energise your body
     Your friendly gut bacteria also work              as-well-as your mind.
     with your body’s cells to help keep your
     blood sugars balanced, keeping you off
     the roller coaster of energy levels.
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                        Advice from an expert:                                         120s NOW
                  “ I think BePure Gut Renew Probiotic is a
                  fantastic product! With multiple bacteria
                    strains, plus the added benefits of the
                                                                                         $69
                                                                                         was $79
                  prebiotics, this is a brilliant probiotic for
                      those needing advanced support.”
                                                                                          or Laybuy from
                             Rosalind, Health 2000 Richmond                             $11.50 a week*




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                                                               Always read the label and take as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional.
                                                                                     BePure, Auckland. *over six weekly, automatic payments.
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MOVEMENT
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                                                                                                                                           Heart health
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        Always read the label and take as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional.
                                           HealthZone Limited, Hamilton.                                                  APRIL 2019 • HEALTH 2OOO
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Boosting your immunity
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     – a unique, dried fermentate                                                                                for those with a demanding
     from the nutritional yeast                Well-known herb, elderberry (Sambucus                             lifestyle that need a simple,
     Saccharomyces cerevisiae.                 nigra), has a long history of traditional                         convenient and easily-absorbable
                                               use in supporting immune health and                               zinc to supplement with daily.
                                               the respiratory tract.
                                                                                                                 Zinc acts to support immunity
                  ®                            Additionally, New Zealand
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                                               Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) provides                              all year round.
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                                                                                             Good Health, Auckland.
Key benefits:
                                                                                                                      Supports your joints, heart
                                                                                                                      health, brain function,
                                                                                                                      hormonal health and skin




The heart
                                                                                                                      Contains naturally
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                                                              SUPPORT YOUR IMMUNITY
and what can it do for your body?                                       Naturally found in krill
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Krill oil is an omega 3 oil, but it is
                                                                         astaxanthin supports your
absorbed and utilised in your body
                                                                        immune system and helps
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you suffer from any digestive or liver                                 an abundant and sustainable
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bladder removed.                                              the Commission for the Conservation
                                                              of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
BENEFIT YOUR BRAIN                                            (CCAMLR). The CCAMLR looks after
                                                              the Antarctic eco-system, making sure
         Phospholipids provide                                it remains bountiful and undisrupted.
          structure to your cell’s
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                                                              LITTLE FISH, BUT BIG
        supporting both your brain
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                                                              HEALTH BENEFITS!
Better energy and better sleep.                                         The essential fatty acids
                                                                        in krill oil can support
                                                                        cardiovascular function,                   EARN UP TO 80 REWARD POINTS
HELP YOUR HEART                                                        healthy blood pressure and
                                                                     triglyceride levels, joint health,
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           EPA specifically, are
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healthy blood lipid levels and other                          a convenient way to get the essential                    or split into six weekly payments
risk factors for heart problems.                              fatty acids you need for optimal health.

        Always read the label and take as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional.
                                              Good Health, Auckland.                                                  APRIL 2019 • HEALTH 2OOO
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