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Superfoods

Health Sanctum - SuperfoodsTop 10 Superfoods and Benefits

Superfoods are the foods which contain an unusually high concentration of essential nutrients required for healthy functioning of the human body.

At Health Sanctum we stock a variety of Superfoods that will help various health problems and also simply to maintain health. Benefits include :

  • Detoxifying the body
  • Enriching it with essential nutrients – vitamins, minerals, etc
  • Feeding it with active enzymes
  • Feeding it with raw food and vegetables
  • Doing regular exercise
  • Taking in meaningful rest and relaxation
  • Having a positive mindset
  • Applying a holistic approach to our well-being

Seaweed 

  • Blood Purifying: The chemical composition of seaweeds is so close to human blood plasma, excellent at regulating and purifying our blood.
  • High in Calcium: contains up to 10 times more calcium than milk
  • Alkalizing: alkalize our blood, neutralizing the over-acidic effects of our modern diet.
  • Have Powerful Chelating Properties: They offer protection from a wide array of environmental toxins, including heavy metals, pollutants and radiation by-products, by converting them to harmless salts that the body can eliminate easily.
  • Contain Anti-oxidants: Seaweeds contain lignans (naturally occurring chemical compounds) which have anti cancer properties.
  • Detoxifying: They are rich in chlorophyll (the pigment that makes some seaweeds green) which is a powerful, natural detoxifier that helps to draw out waste products.
  • Boost Weight loss: Seaweeds play a role in boosting weight loss and deterring cellulite build-up. Their naturally high concentration of iodine, helps to stimulate the thyroid gland, which is responsible for maintaining a healthy metabolism. At the same time, its’ minerals act like electrolytes to break the chemical bonds that seal the fat cells, allowing trapped wastes to escape.

Hemp 

  • Diet rich in hemp promotes digestive regularity
  • The Omega-3 fatty acids in hemp reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, lower blood pressure, even ward off Alzheimer’s disease. Hemp is one of the few plants with Omega-3 sources.
  • The Omega-6 fatty acids in hemp stimulate skin and hair growth, maintain bone health, regulate metabolism, and help the brain function.
  • Hemp contain essential amino acids, which improves muscle control, mental function, and normal body maintenance of cells, muscle, tissues, and organs.

Wheatgrass 

  • Suppress Appetite – Loaded with so many nutrients that your body isn’t hungering for other foods.
  • Stimulate Circulation – The ability to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood, making it a great way to stimulates bodies circulation.
  • Improve Digestion – Instead of reaching for antacids to relieve heartburn or indigestion, introduce and the benefit from its vitamin B, amino acids and enzyme content. Its great for irritable bowel syndrome to ulcers.
  • Treat Arthritis – Wheatgrass contains tons of Chlorophyll which is effective in treating arthritis.
  • Reduce Fatigue – Chlorophyll helps to increase oxygen supply in your body’s cells and tissues, contributing to cell regeneration, healing the body and reducing fatigue symptoms.
  • Cleanse the Liver – Wheatgrass is able to restore and revitalize the liver.
  • Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels – Wheatgrass improves glucose and lipid levels, which means it’s a great tool for managing diabetes.
  • • Revitalize Skin – Regenerates skin cells to get rid of acne, overcome dryness or eczema, and treat discoloration.
  • Prevent Cancer – Due to its potent detoxifying properties, keeps the blood clean and oxygenated contributes to cancer prevention.
  • Boost Immunity – Steer clear of any lingering colds with an immune boosting and sickness-free.

Maca 

  • Maca is rich in vitamin B vitamins, C, and E. It provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids.
  • Sexual function Maca promotes sexual function of both men and women. It serves as a boost to your libido and increases endurance. At the same time it balances your hormones and increases fertility.
  • Women’s health Maca relieves menstrual issues and menopause. It alleviates cramps, body pain, hot flushes, anxiety, mood swings, and depression.
  • Energy using maca your energy and stamina level will increase.
  • General health Maca supplies iron and helps restore red blood cells, which aids anemia and cardiovascular diseases. Maca keeps your bones and teeth healthy and allows you to heal from wounds more quickly.

Goji Berries 

  • Contain all essential amino acids
  • They are loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in fiber. Boasting 15 times the amount of iron found in spinach, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium and many other important trace minerals
  • Superfruit contains natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal compounds. Their powerful antioxidant properties and polysaccharides help to boost the immune system.
  • They are renowned for increasing strength and longevity.
  • Acts positively on the kidney and liver to help with lower back pain, dizziness and eyesight.

Coconut Oil 

  • Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fat with almost 90% of the fatty acids in it being saturated (new data is showing that saturated fats are harmless)
  • Additionally, coconut oil doesn’t contain your average run-of-the-mill saturated fats like you would find in diary or meat.
  • Coconut Oil leads to weight loss and reduce body fat over a period of time
  • The Lauric Acid in Coconut Oil kills of bacteria, viruses and help stave off infections
  • The Fatty Acids in Coconut Oil can help reduces seizures
  • Helps reduce Blood cholesterol levels
  • Lower Risk of Heart Disease
  • Great for hair, nails and skin
  • Helps boost brain Function and reduce risk of Alzheimers

Cacao 

  • Raw Cacao range from reducing cataracts
  • Improving heart function
  • Raw Cacao is very high in antioxidant flavanoids, sulfur and magnesium.
  • The essential fatty acids found in Raw Cacao help the body to raise good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol.
  • It will reduce your risk of cancer as the high levels of antioxidants reduce the amount of free radicals in the body.

MSM 

  • Bone and joint care, such as Arthritis and Osteoporosis
  • Improves Joint Flexibility, reduces stiffness, pain, swelling.
  • Improves Cell Vitality
  • Helps and improves skin conditions such as Psoriasis, Eczema, Dermatitis, Acne
  • Natural Energy Booster
  • Helps Asthma, food and skin allergies,
  • Helps with hormonal balance

Bee Pollen 

  • Improves energy levels
  • Benefits to respiratory issues
  • Improves digestive issues
  • Boost the Immune system
  • Gives Prostrate aid
  • Helps with Infertility issues
  • Supports the Cardiovascular system

Reishi Mushroom 

  • These mushrooms are very strong antioxidants.
  • Reishis are proven to boost the immune system
  • They suppress the growth of tumors in people with cancer. It can reinforce the membranes in cancerous cells to keep the tumor from spreading.
  • Reishis are also beneficial for people suffering from asthma and other respiratory conditions because it seems to have a healing effect on the lungs.
  • Reishi mushrooms have anti-inflammatory properties and are therefore used sometimes for patients who have Alzheimer’s and heart disease.
  • Reishi mushrooms can improve the flow of blood to the heart and reduce the amount of oxygen the heart consumes.

If you have any questions, or to book an appointment, please don’t hesitate to call us on 0141 237 1270.

Disclaimer: We don’t make any claims of prevention, treatment or cure for any medical condition. All the information is for your reference only. All such information has been taken from scientific research papers and other publications available from public sources and/or private professional subscriptions, with all the references provided. We encourage our customers to consult a nutritional therapist for further professional advice.

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I am very satisfied with the results of the program I was given and the girls at Health Sanctum were lovely. Their customer service was excellent and I looked forward to every session because I really saw the results after each visit!


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