Chit Chat

  • Water May be Boring but it is Essential to Life

    I am always telling you to drink plenty of water, and so many of you complain that you don’t like water and that it’s boring! Well according to Vivien Goldschmidt of ‘Save our Bones’ it is a fascinating substance! Water is essential to life and here are some interesting facts about it: Drinking water can […]

  • Fizzy Drinks Can Give you Heart Disease

    A new study has found that if you drink a can of fizzy drink a day or even just two cans a week they can be the direct cause of weight gain, heart disease, liver failure, high blood pressure and diabetes! The effects happen after a very short time, often within a month and your […]

  • 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 […]