Tag Archives: Supplements

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Vitamin D….. The Essential Vitamin

    We are definitely into winter now and unlikely to get our Vitamin D from the sunshine. So it is important that everyone takes a supplement during the winter months as research show that the average person today has lower levels of Vitamin D than their parents had 30 years ago! Vitamin D is essential for: […]

  • Another Cause of Back Pain

    The circulation of your blood is vital to life but if that blood is full of toxins it can also be a cause of pain.  In fact, many forms of pain, illness and disease can be linked to, or are caused by toxic blood. In certain states the blood can actually harm the body.  These […]

  • A Simple Way to Beat Memory Loss

    If you have a friend or relative who is losing their memory you will know how distressing it is.  The number of times you have the same conversation, you answer the same question and you repeat the same story.  It is not easy. So if you feel that your memory is not what it should […]

  • Antidepressants….Good or Bad?

    Someone you love seems different all of a sudden. They’re sad all the time. They may even be clinically depressed. What do you do to help this person? Probably your first reaction is to run to the doctor. Depression is among the most common problems in medicine and soon will be the second leading cause […]

  • Bromelain – Benefits And Side Effects

    Bromelain is a mixture of enzymes found naturally in the juice and stem of pineapple and was first isolated from the pineapple plant in the late 1800s. It has been widely used as a meat tenderiser in the Caribbean and this is one of the reasons why pineapple is often served with gammon.

  • Goldenseal

    Goldenseal, otherwise known as orangeroot and hydrastis canadensis, is a herb in the buttercup family and native to south east Canada and north east United States. It is one of the most popular herbs sold on the American market and has recently gained a reputation as an herbal antibiotic and immune system enhancer. Goldenseal has […]

  • Heartburn drugs have serious side effects

    A recent report on five studies, appearing in the Archives of Internal Medicine, has some news that ‘proton pump inhibitors’ (PPIs) which are drugs such as lansoprazole, omeprazole (losec), pantoprezole and rabeprazole can cause some serious side effects. One of the studies followed 161,806 women between 50 and 79 for eight years. Researchers found that […]

  • Supplements During Adolescence Can Help Curb Osteoporosis

    Results of a recent study in the United States suggest that the first signs of osteoporosis begin during adolescence, and that teenage girls should consider taking vitamin D and calcium supplements in an effort to avoid suffering from the condition later in life. For the research, investigators from the School of Exercise Science at Australian […]