Probiotics and the Immune System

We are now in the middle of winter but we have not had much cold weather to kill off all the bugs, so it is really important to boost your immune system to help prevent any colds and infections. One really good way of doing this is by taking a probiotic because 60-70% of your … Read more

How to Keep Yourself Free of the Common Cold

It is the season for the ‘common cold’, an infectious disease triggered by hundreds of different viruses and typically spread by hand to hand contact between people or touching objects that are harbouring the pathogens. It is not bacterial and therefore antibiotics will not help and will only encourage antibiotic resistant disease. The key to … Read more

The Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

If you have read my Health policy blog you will know how much I go on about the bad, and often dangerous, effects of sugar on your body. It may be the single biggest threat to your health and the problem is that not many of the sugar substitutes are any better. A team of … Read more

Natural Alternative to Anti-biotics

More and more we are hearing that our antibiotics are not working so well because the bugs are becoming resistant to them. Soon, even common infections will be able to kill us! This is a scary thought, but luckily there are simple, natural solutions for fighting outside threats to your body and they’re not like … Read more

5 Reasons for Men to Take Zinc

I was with some friends the other day who were both suffering from a nasty cold, so I suggested that they take Vitamin C and Zinc. ‘Why zinc?’ they asked. I replied that it was a good immune booster and healer, and I added that it was a very important mineral, especially for men. So … Read more

15 Alkalising Reasons to Eat Cucumber

According to Dr Robert O Young cucumbers are one of the best foods for your overall health and often referred to as a super food because they are alkalising. Our bodies are alkaline by design but our lifestyle and diet create a very acid body which encourage inflammation, bacteria, viruses and fungi. So adding cucumber … Read more

Artificial Sweeteners Still Affect Your Blood Sugar

Do you use artificial sweeteners in an attempt to control your weight? Well evidence is growing that they may not be the healthy option that we think they are! Aspartame (nutra-sweet) could actually contribute to insulin resistance as well as being linked with brain and nerve damage and increased risks of multiple sclerosis, dementia, epilepsy … Read more

Silver Enhances the Effect of Antibiotics

Silver was used thousands of years ago by the Egyptians, Romans and Greeks for various illnesses and to prevent the growth of algae, bacteria and unwanted organisms spoiling their liquids and foods. The Roman soldiers used to put a silver coin in their water bottles to keep their water clean! Later Drs used silver as … Read more

Reduce your Chances of Catching Flu this Winter

Winter is definitely here and so is the flu season – they go hand in hand for so many people, but why is that? Well, it is not that the cold weather impairs the immune system, rather it appears that viruses prefer cold and dry conditions, they are able to spread more easily. There are … Read more

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