Tag Archives: alkaline

  • What’s in an Apple?

    As the saying goes – ‘an apple a day keeps the Dr away’! Well, there is more and more scientific evidence to support the idea that by eating apples it keeps you from having to see your Dr. and protects you from developing chronic health problems such as heart disease, asthma and some forms of […]

  • What’s in a lime?

    As with all citrus fruits, limes provide lots of vitamin C and some B vitamins. They are also rich in a plant compound called flavonoids. In the 19th century the British sailors were given a daily allowance of limes to prevent scurvy. It presented itself initially with symptoms of fatigue and lethargy, then spots especially […]

  • What’s in an Avocado?

    Lots of people avoid avocados because they believe that they are full of fat and therefore calories. Well, they do have a high fat content but it is a healthy fat. It is predominantly monounsaturated and can help to lower LDL, ‘bad’, cholesterol. So, infact, avocados could be considered to be a heart-friendly food. Not […]

  • The Importance of Healthy Eating

    The summer is a great time to think about your eating habits. You can go for lovely green salads, raw green vegetables and the beautiful fruits such as the berries and currents that are around. If possible try to eat organic foods because it puts less strain on the liver. Why do I suggest green […]

  • How diet can affect bone health

    The main stream definition of osteoporosis portrays bones as static structures, indicating that when bone deteriorates there is nothing that you can do to reverse or stop it except take medicines to correct the problem. However, there is no miracle drug without side effects and infact bone loss or osteoporosis, can be prevented or even […]

  • 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 […]

  • Dehydration

    When summer comes and the temperatures go up it is more important than ever to drink WATER…..not juice or squash, not tea or coffee but WATER. The human body is 70% water.  It makes up 75% volume of our muscles and heart, 83% of our brain and kidneys, 86% of our lungs and 95% of […]