Tag Archives: inflammation

  • 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 […]

  • Sugary Drinks and Heart Disease

    The way we live, our environment and the food we eat is the main cause of the epidemic of chronic disease such as heart problems and cancer. A recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health has discovered that drinking just one sugary drink a day increases your chances of heart disease by 20 […]

  • Exciting News about Ginger

    Ginger is the rhizome (root) of the plant Zingiber officinale and is consumed as a medicine, a spice and as a delicacy. Other members of the same family are cardamom, galangal and turmeric. Young ginger roots are juicy and fleshy with a very mild taste and used in many dishes or steeped in boiling water […]

  • Help for a Good Nights Sleep

    A poor sleep pattern is one of the most common complaints in our society today and we do little to help ourselves. We stay up too late and get up too early. We tend to over stimulate ourselves with late night activities, such as working on our computers or watching television, and then we use […]

  • It could be Caused by Your Gut…

    Are you suffering from headaches, nausea, belching, bloating, tiredness and muscle aches? Would it surprise you if I told you that it is probably caused by your gut? Your body needs to process the food you eat, strip it of its essential nutrients and eliminate the waste as soon as possible for you to feel […]

  • Switch off your Pain

    Picture this scenario: you are walking along in a hurry and you don’t see that the pavement has a dip in it……suddenly you are saving yourself from falling, and there is a searing pain in your ankle! You have twisted it and already it is beginning to swell up. All very nasty and the first […]