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  • 7 Signs of a Toxic Liver

    The liver is probably one of the most important organs of the body for keeping you in vibrant health, and very often you don’t realise that you have a liver problem, because the symptoms are similar to so many other health issues. So here are 7 signs of a toxic liver: • Low energy • […]

  • Sugar is Bad For The Bones

    I am beginning to realise the real poison that sugar is. It has become a daily consumer product because it is in every processed food that we eat and we also add it to make things taste ‘nice’. No wonder we are getting fatter and fatter as a nation! Did you know that in the […]

  • Diabetic Complications May Be a B1 Deficiency

    Diabetes is a deadly and disabling disease with many risks and complications, including nerve damage, kidney and eye problems and even heart failure. We are told that these are the inevitable result of not keeping blood sugar levels within strict limits. However a pharmacist, Dr Stuart Lindsey, who suffers from type 2 diabetes himself, believes […]

  • Why Take Vitamin C?

    Vitamin C is currently recognised as an immune boosting vitamin and important in the treatment of scurvy. However a recent study has found it to be a crucial vitamin in bone health. The study, published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry, demonstrated that at higher levels than just the minimum dose to prevent scurvy, Vitamin […]

  • Cholesterol Is Good For You

    We are constantly being told by the medical profession that we must lower our cholesterol levels, especially the low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, also known as ‘bad cholesterol’, to avoid heart attacks. It seems to be that ‘the lower, the better’, although this has never been tested and more recently there has been increasing interest […]

  • Why Take Vitamin D?

    Vitamin D deficiency is a very important health issue that affects the vast majority of people in the UK, and the main reason for the deficiency is lack of adequate sun exposure. Vitamin D is primarily manufactured in the skin where it transforms cholesterol into the vitamin on contact with sunshine. The vitamin D status […]

  • Cruciferous Vegetables – Anti-Cancer

    Researchers, led by Dr Xiao Ou Shu at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, have found that women who had survived breast cancer and who ate lots of cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, spinach and cabbage) within the first 36 months following their diagnosis, had a higher survival rate. Results showed that increased intake of cruciferous vegetables was […]

  • Olive Oil – A Great Healer

    Not that long ago olive oil was thought of as a speciality cooking oil, and only used on Mediterranean type recipes and for special occasions. Now, however, I would recommend it to all my patients because of all the wonderful health benefits it gives, especially cold pressed extra virgin olive oil as it contains most […]

  • Running Shoe Guide!

    Whether you are a professional athlete or play sport for fun, the demands made on your feet are increased and can lead to a range of injuries, which may be caused by how you walk or run. The study of movement or gait is known as ‘biomechanics’. The alignment and function of ligaments, bones and […]