Why I made MY TRIBE TYPE Adaptogen Vegan Collagen Food

As I aged I realised I needed more protein and collagen, not just for my skin, but for my bones and my general long-term wellness. My strength was non-existent when I was not well and it took some time for me to build it back up. I was not absorbing nutrients as well as I did when I was younger either. Ageing significantly affects our nutrient absorption and we need nourishing foods and a digestive system working at optimum to absorb them.

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Isabella Palmai
Six Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

High stress = high cortisol (your stress/energy hormone) which overpowers your rest/sleep hormone melatonin and leaves you tossing and turning. Stress is hard to avoid, but luckily there are some beautiful supportive plant medicines and lifestyle tips we can implement to help improve our sleep quality. 

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Isabella Palmai
The HPA Axis? How Adaptogens Modulate Stress

We find that adaptogens help us to feel balanced and in charge of our reactions to the stresses we encounter in our daily lives. Equipped with a balanced stress response we can do more of what we love without fatigue related crashes, unhappy hormones and that good old 3pm irritability. Morning, afternoon and evening, these are some of our favourite daily adaptogenic rituals for stressing less and glowing more:

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Isabella Palmai
How Adaptogens Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Energy

Adaptogens are often referred to as a tonic for your whole body, as they work on all levels to bring you back to alignment. They have been shown to improve your bodies response to stress (whether it be environmental or emotional in basis) -  instead of taking on this stress and having it deplete your body and adrenal glands (leading to the exhaustion of adrenal fatigue) these remedies will help to move through challenges in life with more ease.

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Isabella Palmai
Berries with Bounce: Amla

To create and protect our collagen protein we need a lot of absorbable vitamin C in our diet. Amla is super high in the antioxidant vitamin C which helps in slowing the ageing process. Amla is also high in flavonoids and polyphenols making it anti-inflammatory.

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Isabella Palmai