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6 things you need to know about Omega 3

By |2019-10-31T16:05:01+02:00October 31st, 2019|General health, General topics, Immunity, Wellness|

The days that all fats scared us witless are well and truly behind us. Here is the skinny about why Omega 3 must be at the top of your supplement shopping list. The FYI, concentrating on benefits of DHA versus EPA. And where to find the best kind. Can your body make its [...]

Sleep: do you get enough sleep to leap out of bed and keep you healthy?

By |2019-05-27T13:03:53+02:00July 31st, 2018|General health, Immunity, Sleep, Stress, Wellness|

Sleep is a necessary part of life and vitally important to your health. Hands up anyone who slept for eight hours straight last night! No? Sadly, lack of sleep has become one of modern life’s constant complaints. And, say the scientists, insomnia lies at the heart of many common ailments too, from weight gain to [...]

Gotu Kola may help Memory, Mood, Circulation and more

By |2018-07-30T10:53:30+02:00July 2nd, 2018|Digestive system health, General health, Immunity, Nutrition|

Gotu kola, the ‘herb of long life’, is a staple in traditional Eastern medicine since medicine began. In the West, we use it to support peripheral blood flow, helping to warm icy fingers and toes and improve varicose veins. In current news, gotu kola is making a major comeback as studies confirm its benefits for [...]

Gut health: why we keep hearing about the microbiome, prebiotics and probiotics.

By |2018-06-26T13:06:53+02:00May 10th, 2018|Digestive system health, General health, Immunity, Nutrition|

Gut health is much more than having good digestion and regular bowels. A healthy gut contributes to better health in almost every other organ and system in your body. But how and why? The answer lies in the massive populations of good bacteria that live in your gut - the so called microbiome - and [...]

Vegetarian Christmas dishes for a fabulous festive season

By |2018-01-30T12:36:38+02:00December 19th, 2017|General health, Immunity|

Have a very veggie festive season with our selection of vegetarian Christmas dishes that we’ve cherry-picked from the menus of some of the world’s greatest chefs. They’re not just for the festive season either – try these meat-free beauties for any happy occasion throughout the year. Open the pastry case of this Butternut squash and [...]

Men’s health: Check-ups every guy needs at what age

By |2017-11-09T10:01:45+02:00November 9th, 2017|General health, Immunity|

Men’s health is often ignored until it’s too late. Your prized car, computer and cellphone need regular checks and updates, right? So does your body. Improve your chances of a long and healthy life, and peace of mind too, with regular health checks. Men’s health is not just for November. It’s a year-round issue. Dr [...]

The alkaline diet: What is it and does it work?

By |2018-06-26T16:53:01+02:00October 3rd, 2017|General health, Immunity|

The alkaline diet is making news headlines. Why? Because the modern diet is increasing the acid content of our bodies. threatening our pH levels – the delicate but vital balance of alkali and acid in our systems. Let’s discuss the alkaline diet, how it works and if it’s worth it.. If you’re getting through your [...]

Thinking of doing a detox?

By |2017-09-12T10:10:15+02:00September 12th, 2017|General health, Immunity|

Are you feeling sluggish after all those comforting wintry stews and cheese toasties? Have the scales crept up a kilo or two, or three? Has your exercise plan fallen by the wayside? I’ll bet the words ‘Time for a detox’ just popped into your head. Before you give up everything, let’s look closely at detox [...]

Are you breastfeeding your baby?

By |2017-08-15T13:01:41+02:00August 15th, 2017|General health, Immunity|

If the answer is yes, then congratulations! Breast is definitely best when it comes to feeding your baby, especially in the first year. Did you know that by breastfeeding and not using formula you are doing your baby a huge health favour? Breast milk contains easily digestible fats (which give your baby energy) as well [...]

Trace minerals: what they are and why you need them

By |2017-08-14T12:05:28+02:00August 14th, 2017|General health, Immunity|

Your body needs trace minerals and minerals to keep it working properly. In general, they support your bones, muscles, heart and brain. They help your nerves to communicate, work to produce hormones and enzymes, and even support your metabolism. Here’s how… What’s the difference between minerals and trace minerals? Minerals are inorganic substances found in [...]