15 Tips to Help Fight ‘Swine Flu’

15 Tips to help fight ‘Swine Flu’. The human body is a wonderful and remarkable machine that is designed to function and survive in a world full of ‘body invaders’. All around us every day, every hour, every minute, the human body is exposed to and attacked by ‘body invaders’. They can be infectious organisms … Read more

Food intolerance symptoms

The symptoms of food allergy and food intolerance are many and varied. If you’ve suffered from any of the conditions listed below, this could be the time to take action – and make an appointment. Diseases which may be caused by food sensitivities or organ weakness: Fatigue, headaches, recurrent oedema, intermittent poor memory, lack of … Read more

How food intolerance affects your health

The human body is a wonderful thing, launching its immune system into battle when faced with a nasty virus or harmful bacteria. However, by regularly eating food that you’re intolerant to, you could be subjecting it to stress and discomfort on a daily basis. The reactions caused by your body being unable to deal with … Read more

What is the difference between allergy and intolerance?

Food allergy and food intolerance – they’re often confused for one another and neither is too pleasant, yet they are dramatically different. With an allergy you will quickly become aware you’ve eaten something. It can take less than an hour for an allergic reaction to take hold, with nasty effects from skin rashes to vomiting … Read more

The Effects of Coffee

Coffee does lots of things to your body. Including: Caffeine makes your heart beat faster and raises blood pressure. It widens blood vessels and excites the system that conducts electrical impulses, which can lead to palpitations. It lowers blood sugar levels and increases circulating cholesterol and free fatty acids (triglycerides) risking heart attacks. concentration and … Read more

How Much Water ?

Our bodies are made up of 70% water and it is therefore important to keep the fluid levels at their maximum especially at this time of year. Certain things like tea and coffee, alcohol, and sweating dehydrate the body. We should drink approximately two litres of water a day to be sufficiently hydrated although our … Read more

Coping naturally with the menopause

The menopause is a time of fundamental hormonal adjustment causing a variety of symptoms in women over the age of forty. This is caused by dropping levels of progesterone and oestrogen in their bodies. Symptoms include: hot flushes, sweats, memory loss, depression, irritability, insomnia, palpitations, water retention, vaginal dryness, weight gain, osteoporosis and an increase … Read more

Cancer, what’s it about?

Now that one in three people develop cancer it is vital that we realise that the 21st Century environment and lifestyle could be responsible, and make the necessary changes. The four main causes of chronic disease are: Poisons Radiation Lack of vitamins and minerals Fears and emotions Poisons These are chemicals in our food, the … Read more

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