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Takalani Netshiomvani

Nutritionist

Takalani has a BSc in Nutrition degree acquired in 2006 at the University of Venda. She worked in prisons and  hospital kitchens assisting with training the staff and patients on : basic, therapeutic nutrition, weight balance, and employee wellness programs.
 
For over 4 years, I developed the training material and facilitated training in a culinary program provided to offenders in prison where the graduates were awarded with the City&Guilds endorsed certificates.

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Essential-Oils

Our Top 9 Essential Oils For The Memory.

We know essential oils for their disinfectant power. But some of them are also fabulous for the mind and memory (medicine of the spirit). Essential oils can thus help us to cure negative emotions that overwhelm us. They also act, when used correctly, to stimulate the brain and boost it. List Of Benefits Of Essential

Griffonia-Simplicifolia

Griffonia Simplicifolia: Dosage, Dangers, And Benefits For The Brain.

There is no shortage of opportunities to be stressed in the modern world. Everything is accelerating and we sometimes don’t have enough time to recover. It is not uncommon for stress to be coupled with depression or to cause disorders such as insomnia and anxiety. Allopathic medicine offers various painkillers, but more and more people

L-Theanine

L-Theanine: Dosage, Dangers, And Benefits For The Brain.

“Tea awakens the mind and wise thoughts. It refreshes your body and calms your mind. If you are depressed, tea will give you energy”. These words were spoken by the legendary Chinese emperor Shennong to describe the most commonly consumed beverage in the world after pure water. Since time immemorial, tea drinkers have benefited from

L-Tyrosine

L-Tyrosine: Dosage, Dangers, And Benefits For The Brain.

Our body is made up of millions of elements that complement each other and work harmoniously for our health. Among these elements are amino acids. L-Tyrosine is one of them. This product is particularly useful for the brain, as several studies have shown.  In this article, we will examine the importance of this amino acid,

ashwagandha

Ashwagandha: Dosage, Dangers, And Benefits For The Brain.

In the traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda, the benefits of Ashwagandha have been known for a long time. Now, the reputation of this medicinal plant is making its way to the west.  What are the effects of Ashwagandha? Is it really a miraculous nootropic plant as its reputation sometimes suggests? What are its benefits for the

Vitamin-B1

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine): Origin, Dosage, And Benefits For The Brain.

Vitamin B1 is often referred to as the “mood vitamin”. In fact, thiamine is an essential vitamin for our body. Not only does it play an important role in the nervous system, but it is also involved in energy metabolism and heart health. We usually get enough vitamin B1 from food, but at certain times

Rhodiola-Rosea

Rhodiola Rosea: Dosage, Dangers, And Benefits For the Brain.

New studies highlight the benefits and effectiveness of Rhodiola Rosea in managing stress. The plant has a positive effect not only on mental health but also on physical health and allows an improvement in performance. Rhodiola Rosea extracts are still little known in France. However, this plant deserves to be known, and that is why

Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid

Gaba (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid): Dosage, Dangers, And Benefits For The Brain.

Many people suffer from insomnia or restless sleep. They have problems falling asleep or waking up frequently and too early. About 30% of adults do not sleep well. You may have heard about GABA and how it can help you sleep better. Gamma-aminobutyric acid has other interesting properties for the brain. Let’s take a look

omega 3

The Benefits Of Omega-3 For The Brain.

It has long been known that omega-3 fatty acids are good for the brain and mental performance. But did you know that getting enough omega-3s is just as important for your well-being and mood? In this article, you’ll learn everything that’s important about the function and mode of action of this essential fatty acid and

Benzodiazepines-drug-effect

Benzodiazepines: Dosage, Side Effects, And Withdrawal.

In America, more than 30 million people use benzodiazepines. Doctors often prescribe them to fight insomnia, because of their anxiolytic and hypnotic effects. What are the clinical effects of these drugs? What are their side effects and the undesirable effects they cause? Let’s take a look at benzodiazepines in our special report. What Are Benzodiazepines? 

cbd to sleep

Cannabidiol (CBD) For Sleep: Does It Improve Sleep Quality?

What most of us wouldn’t give for a good night’s sleep? Without it, we can’t function at an optimal emotional, physical and mental level, yet in today’s highly stressed and connected world, many of us suffer from poor sleep quality. Insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy…and many others, cause patients to turn to over-the-counter and prescription medications

sleep-cycle

Sleep Cycle: Understanding The Different Phases [+ Diagram].

Almost a third of our life is dedicated to sleep, yet it remains a mysterious function, but crucial for our health. Sleep, although very variable from one subject to another, is made up of several cycles. The sleep phases follow each other but are not the same: the first one is light sleep, then comes