Diabetes

Beating Food Addiction

Beating Food Addiction

Unfortunately, this is a very real condition, but one that you can conquer. Most of us eat a bit more than we should now and then, but I’m referring here to...
Pea protein for vegans

Collagen alternatives for vegans

As we age, our natural collagen production slows down and decreases. Collagen is an animal-derived product, making it difficult for those following a plant-based lifestyle to choose the right supplements that...
Blooming Chocolate

What is Chocolate Blooming?

Have you ever opened a chocolate bar and noticed a white layer over the surface of your chocolate or little, granular white specks? This is a common phenomenon, and is known...
laugh

BURNING MOUTH SYNDROME (BMS)

BURNING MOUTH SYNDROME (BMS) BURNING MOUTH SYNDROME is a distressing condition that is all too common.  Your mouth feels as though you have had a big gulp of boiling water and...
Basil

Please meet Basil – He’s sweet and organic!

I’ve introduced a new, lovely herb to my herb & spice range – Sweet Basil.  It’s something I adore and go through mountains of in food due to it’s goodness, but...
health fibre

The Case for fibre

There are 2 schools of thought about fibre, but let’s be clear – the human body is designed to use fibre. The more healthy fibre you get in your diet, the...
Rosacea

Do you suffer from Rosacea?

Rosacea is a really nasty skin disorder affecting the curves and features of the centre of the face. It is often called acne rosacea. It’s generally characterised by one or more...
Gallbladder Disease

Symptoms and Causes of Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder disease is serious and as I have said often the gallbladder is not a dispensable organ.This little sac is there to collect bile – it’s there for a reason, and...
Omega-3

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency is Serious

According to Harvard research, this deficiency is one of the top 10 causes of death in USA. Omega-3 decreases risk of heart disease and stroke, depression, hypertension, ADHD, joint pain, arthritis,...
Joke

The Role of Homocysteine in Mental Health

When you get your cholesterol panel done, ask for homocysteine too – it is a factor in blood clotting. You may know that homocysteine is a toxin which, when elevated, increases...
IRON

Iron Deficiency 101

Iron deficiency anaemia occurs when your body doesn’t have enough iron to produce haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is the part of red blood cells that gives blood its red colour and enables the...
Diabetes

Are you an Undiagnosed Type II Diabetic?

Make no mistake about it – diabetes is a SERIOUS medical condition.  Many people think that this is something where they have “a little sugar” in their blood – it’s SO...