Wellness

Iodine – why do we need it?

By |2016-11-22T17:06:02+02:00October 11th, 2016|General health, Nutrition, Wellness|

Do you take iodine supplements? Or do you rely on iodised salt for your iodine intake? If you’re undecided, this information may surprise you! What is iodine? Iodine is a trace mineral your body requires to maintain proper thyroid function (this gland manufactures thyroxine, which regulates cell metabolism throughout the body). Although the body needs [...]

Circulation health: 5 exercises to improve your circulation

By |2016-11-22T17:05:44+02:00September 27th, 2016|Fitness, General health, Stress, Wellness|

Your circulation health can suffer if you are desk-bound all day. Try these 5 simple exercises to improve your circulation and general wellbeing (and help prevent an expanding bottom!) Your desk job could be killing you! Sounds dramatic, but the health drawbacks of sedentary desk jobs are common knowledge. In fact, emerging research indicates that [...]

Liver detox: 13 Signs you need one, and how to do it

By |2016-11-22T13:51:23+02:00September 13th, 2016|General health, Liver health, Wellness|

Liver detox - is it really necessary? Your body is after all perfectly capable of cleansing itself. But today’s world is full of toxins, and your waste-removing organs – liver, kidneys and skin – become overworked. They may need a helping hand... How do you know if your waste-removal system, especially your liver, needs a [...]

Looking after your bladder and kidneys

By |2016-11-22T13:51:23+02:00August 30th, 2016|Bladder & Kidneys, General health, Wellness|

Along with your liver, your kidneys and bladder are your body’s waste removal system. They eliminate waste products found in your cells and help get rid of toxins – not only toxins derived from food, pesticides or a contaminated environment, but also those caused by stress. So it makes sense to look after these organs [...]

Treatments for allergies – 10 all natural options to relieve allergies

By |2016-11-22T13:51:23+02:00August 16th, 2016|allergies, General health, Wellness|

Spring is just around the corner. Yay! Or not, if you’re one of the millions for whom spring means itchy, watery eyes, sneezing and a streaming nose. Help is at hand – we bring you 10 all-natural treatments for allergies. The change of seasons can be a mixed blessing. Spring and autumn may be beautiful, [...]

Breastfeeding – making the world’s children healthier and smarter

By |2016-11-22T13:51:23+02:00August 2nd, 2016|Detox & Cleansing, General health, Wellness|

Breastfeeding is important. It’s one of the most satisfying activities you can do with your baby – and one of your body’s most miraculous functions. Breast milk provides your newborn’s first immunisation, helping to prevent diarrhoea, chest, ear and other infections, and disease; it promotes good brain development and your child’s ability to be educated; [...]

Winter detox: Try this mini midwinter cleanse to beat the winter blues.

By |2016-11-22T13:51:23+02:00July 19th, 2016|Detox & Cleansing, General health, Wellness|

Happier to chill on the couch rather than walk the dog? Winter’s tummy-warming dishes are certainly comforting, but they can leave you feeling lethargic. Find your inner glow with this mini winter detox – it will help cleanse your body, rejuvenate your skin and perk up your energy. What a mini winter detox entails We’re not [...]

The health benefits of pepper

By |2018-02-13T12:53:23+02:00March 10th, 2015|General health, General topics, Heart health, Nutrition, Wellness|

Always reaching for the salt despite health warnings? We discuss the effect salt has on your body and introduce the health benefits of pepper, the tongue-tingling dinner-table companion of your sodium-laden condiment. Salt facts: The effect on salt on your body Salt and pepper are staples in kitchens and on dinner tables throughout the Western [...]

Glaucoma: the thief of sight

By |2016-11-22T13:51:34+02:00March 3rd, 2015|Eye health, General topics, Wellness|

Did you know that glaucoma can lead to you losing as much as 40% of your vision, without you even realising you had glaucoma? That’s why this condition is called the ‘sneak thief of sight’. What exactly is glaucoma, and how can you prevent it? What is glaucoma? 
Glaucoma is not one but a family [...]

Touch benefits newborn babies: how your contact can make a difference

By |2017-11-28T17:52:09+02:00February 24th, 2015|Baby health, General health, General topics, Wellness|

Did you know that science has shown that early contact and touch benefits newborn babies? Do you remember the moment of your birth? Probably not. The experience of being born is one of life’s greatest mysteries. But one thing is certain: the path any human travels is affected significantly by the way in which their [...]

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