Chit Chat

  • Help for Hayfever

    Well, the hayfever season seems to be with us already. The warmer months of spring and summer mean that we can start enjoying more of our favourite outdoor activities. Whether it’s strolling through the woods, cycling along the riverbanks, taking the dog for a walk, playing cricket out in the fields, or simply relaxing in […]

  • The Importance of Cleansing the Bowel

    According to Mayo Clinic research, all shades of brown and even green are considered normal stool colours and the foods you eat can affect the colour of your stool. For example, beetroot, tomato juice, blueberries, and green leafy vegetables can affect your stool colour. However, a distinct change in stool colour can be a warning […]

  • A Simple Way to Combat Colon Cancer

    A new study reveals that consistent exercise is linked to a lower risk of dying from colon cancer. It is a US study from the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and is one of the first to show that exercise can make colon cancer less deadly. The researchers followed […]

  • Yes or No to Statins

    The pharmaceutical companies are trying to get everyone on statins as a precaution against heart problems. However is this really the way to go? They obviously don’t mention the appalling side effects including kidney failure, heart failure, motor neurone disease and even cancer? Well why would they, no-one would even consider taking them. Yes, statins […]

  • A Recipe for Vitamin D

    We all know that sunshine is the best way of getting your vitamin D, however sunshine isn’t always enough, as they found in a study from the city of Calgary, one of the sunniest places in Canada, and almost every person measured had a vitamin D deficiency. 97 percent of them! In Australia, one of […]

  • Keep Free of Flu and Viruses this Winter

    We are told that there are a lot of coughs, colds, flu and viruses ‘going around’ at the moment and everyone is clambering to have the flu vaccine, although there is little guarantee that it will work! At this time of the year there are 100 different strains of colds and flu, and I for […]

  • Liver and Intestine Clean Up

    Christmas is over and the new year has begun.  How are those new year resolutions?   Have they gone by the board yet, or are they beginning to become more difficult to stick to?   The over indulgences are regrets and the task to ‘get fit’ looks like an uphill climb again!   Well let us help you […]

  • Vitamins do keep you young

    The other day I met someone who I hadn’t seen in 20 years and very sweetly she said ‘oh you never change! How do you do it?’ My answer, slightly tongue in cheek….. vitamins and minerals. Well it seems that I am right! In a long-term study involving 913 pairs of twins, Danish researchers found […]

  • Does Your Liver Need Help?

    What can be so important about your liver? I often tell everyone how vital this particular organ is for optimum health. But exactly why is it so essential? Because your liver performs more than 500 bodily functions and chemical reactions every day of your life to keep you alive. To cleanse your system, your liver […]

  • Surviving Christmas

    So Christmas is nearly with us and as we get closer it can become more and more stressful.  For some reason we all believe that everything has to be perfect.  The tree up and decorated, the presents wrapped and under the tree, the decorations up, the Christmas cake and pudding made, the turkey ordered, the […]

  • Fight Disease with One Simple Dietary Change

    Can the kind of fats you eat really be a major culprit in lowering your immune system, arthritis, cancer, and heart disease? Dr. Andrew Weil a Harvard Medical School graduate and internationally-recognized nutrition expert, says they can. He says dietary fats are vital to health, because they either promote or combat inflammation, and as I […]